Deped National Uniforms for Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel for SY 2018-2019 | DepEd Memo No. 063 s. 2018

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DepEd Memorandum No. 063 s. 2018 Deped National Uniforms for Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel for School Year 2018-2019       The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has issued Budget Circular No. 2018-1 entitled Rules and Regulations on the Grant of Uniform/Clothing Allowance (U/CA) to Civilian Personnel on March 8, 2018. In view of this, the Department of Education (DepEd) announces that the National Uniforms for Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel for School Year (SY) 2018-2019 shall remain the same as the of SY 2016-2017. The prescribed official uniform designs…

How Should Schools’ MOOE be Utilized According to DepEd

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DepEd Reminds Schools to Maximize Utilization of MOOE.  PASIG CITY, December 1, 2017 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones encouraged all teachers to report incidences of when and why they had to shell out personal money for expenses that should have been covered by the Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE). “You are not compelled na gumastos, to buy things na nasa MOOE na. I suggest you report na gumastos kayo,” the Education chief stated. As the Department eyes further increase in MOOE next year to raise the capacity of schools to provide…

DepEd Statement on the Proposed “No Vaccination, No Enrollment” Policy

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DepEd: In view of the rising number of measles cases in the country, the Department of Education (DepEd) is studying the proposal of the Department of Health (DOH) to implement a “no vaccination, no enrollment” policy in public schools. As much as there is a growing need to reinvigorate the campaign for the importance of vaccination, Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones emphasizes that the proposed policy must take into consideration the human rights of learners, especially their access to quality basic education. While DepEd is looking into different ways to…

Election Offenses Punishable by Law for DepEd Officials, Employees

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The Department of Education (DepEd) issued DepEd Order No. 048 s. 2018 – Prohibition on Electioneering and Partisan Political Activity as a reminder to all its officials, teaching and nonteaching personnel on the constitutional prohibition against electioneering and conduct of partisan political activity. Article IX-B, Section 2(b), paragraph 4 of the 1987 Constitution states that no officer or employee in the civil service shall engage, directly or indirectly, in any electioneering or partisan political campaign. The Omnibus Election Code, as amended, prohibits government officials and employees from engaging in any…

DepEd Statement on Calls to Fully Implement the Six-hour Workday

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As a response to the concerns pertaining to the working hours of public school teachers, the Department of Education (DepEd) clarified that teachers are not exempted from the eight-hour workday in government, as resolved in the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Resolution No. 080096 issued in 2008. Under the CSC Resolution, teachers are required to render six hours of actual classroom teaching per day within the school premises, while the remaining two hours may be utilized to doing teaching-related tasks outside the school premises. Due to the continuing clamor to strictly…

DepEd: GSIS Deadline for Settlement of Past Due Loans Extended

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DepEd ensures extension of GSIS deadline for settlement of past due loans The Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday secured the assurance of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) that member-borrowers who have past due loans will still be able to update these accounts, with automatic waiver of penalties and surcharges, one month after the original September 30 deadline set by the social insurance institution. “We just received a call from GSIS President and General Manage Jesus Clint Aranas bearing good news for our teachers and other personnel – that…

DepEd Official Statement on Calls to Ban Saturday Classes, Required Meetings

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DepEd Official Statement Published: September 24, 2018 Statement on calls to ban Saturday classes, required meetings Amid calls to prohibit classes and required meetings on Saturdays, the Department of Education (DepEd) emphasizes the need to balance between its mandate to deliver quality basic education and safeguarding the welfare of both learners and personnel. As prescribed by Republic Act No. 7797, DepEd sets a school calendar with a minimum of 200 and a maximum of 220 class days every year. During class suspensions, whether due to inclement weather or other legitimate reasons,…

DBM: Education Still Top Priority in Proposed 2019 Budget

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Yesterday, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the Department of Education (DepEd) had their respective budget hearings at the House of Representatives and Senate, respectively. During both hearings, legislators raised concerns regarding several budget cuts in the education agencies’ budgets. No more stipends? During the CHED budget hearing, the P3-billion budget cut for the Tulong Dunong program was once again brought up following concerns that around 350,000 college students receiving stipend would be cut off from aid. “That’s not automatic. We expect that a lot of them will be…

Understanding RPMS, PPST – DepEd Press Releases

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RPMS-PPST: Helping Teachers Improve Delivery of Quality Basic Education The Department of Education (DepEd) underscored anew the importance of the Results-Based Performance Management System (RPMS) that is aligned with the Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers (PPST) in ensuring the delivery of quality, accessible, relevant, and liberating basic education in the country. Understanding RPMS, PPST The RPMS is being implemented in consonance with the Civil Service Commission’s (CSC) Strategic Performance Management System (SPMS). It follows the four-phase cycle of SPMS prescribed in CSC Memorandum Circular No. 6, s. 2012 and aims…

DepEd Appealed to GSIS on Issues with Undeducted Outstanding Loans

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Statement on DepEd’s coordination with GSIS on undeducted outstanding loans The Department of Education (DepEd) would like to assure its teaching and non-teaching personnel that the agency is taking steps to address the problem of undeducted Government Service Insurance Service- GSIS loans that reportedly resulted in the imposition of penalties, surcharges, and compounded accrued interest. As the Department understands the difficulty being faced by affected member-borrowers who truly want to pay and reduce their loans, it has made an appeal to GSIS to reconsider the payment of their outstanding loans…