PRIME-HRM in the Dep-Ed: A Transformational Initiative

Enhancing quality, accessible, relevant, and liberating basic education services necessitates the transformational process of the Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM) in the Department of Education (DepED). As professed by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson Alicia dela Rosa-Bala (2016), PRIME-HRM transforms the quality of the Philippine bureaucracy, governance and public service delivery. Consistent to this notion, the DepEd considers the integration of the PRIME-HRM into the basic education system not only as a mandatory requirement but also as a transformative initiative towards building a culture of excellence. Continue reading PRIME-HRM in the Dep-Ed: A Transformational Initiative

One DepED, One National Quality Management System

Establishing Quality Management System (QMS) is one major strategy of the Department of Education (DepED) for 2018 to 2022 geared towards organizational excellence. The “One DepED, One National QMS” conforms to the Presidential Directive which President Rodrigo R. Duterte emphasized during the 2017 Station of the Nation Address (SONA). He directed all government agencies with frontline services to the people, from womb to tomb, to further streamline services making it efficient and people-friendly, ensure quality services minus delays by the bureaucratic red tape, and speedy reforms    . Moreover, the DepED adheres to the provisions of Executive Order No. 605, s. 2007 which directed all departments in the Executive Branch to establish a QMS certified to the ISO 9001 standards. Continue reading One DepED, One National Quality Management System

DepED Rationalization Program Implementation Review: An Organizational Alignment Strategy

Continuous improvement in the delivery of public service entails the Department of Education (DepED) to review the implementation of the DepED Rationalization Program to be led by the DepED Central Office through the Office of the Undersecretary for Administration (OUA) and Bureau of Human Resource and Organizational Development (BHROD). Basically, organizational alignment is one of three (3) major strategies of the DepED towards organizational excellence for 2018 to 2022. Organizational alignment considers the review of the DepED Rationalization Program Implementation and the development of an integrated proposal to the Department of Budget Management (DBM) aimed at aligning the purpose, process, and people towards service excellence. Continue reading DepED Rationalization Program Implementation Review: An Organizational Alignment Strategy

Strategizing Organizational Excellence as One DepED

Organizational Excellence requires the Department of Education (DepED) to employ strategies for its continuous improvement to better serve its stakeholders as a learner-centered public institution. Guided by this long-term vision, it is the team’s vision for DepED by 2022 to become a modern, professional, pro-active, nimble, trusted and nurturing institution delivering quality, accessible, relevant and liberating K to 12 Education enabling the learners to be nation-loving, resilient and competent lifelong learners. DepEd officials and employees at different governance levels strive to perform their mandated functions in accordance to the vision, mission, and core values. The battle cry of the DepED calls for the convergence of all governance levels as “ONE DEPED” in strategizing organizational excellence. Continue reading Strategizing Organizational Excellence as One DepED

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