Integrity on paper

Schools have their annual allocation for their maintenance and other operating expenses. Most schools receive their quarterly allotment while some schools with big allocations receive their allotment bi-monthly. These funds are released to the school through downloading of the funds in their respective checking accounts.

Usually, the biggest chunk of the school’s fund is intended for the procurement of office and school supplies. These supplies are determined after the School Improvement Plan has been prepared and approved. Continue reading

Making time for your client

Government offices need more employees who could perform certain tasks to provide quality service and customer care which includes patience, cordiality, sincerity, willingness and expertise in work.

Republic Act No. 9485 stipulates the State shall maintain honesty and responsibility among its public officials and employees, and shall take appropriate measures to promote transparency in each agency with regard to the manner of transacting with the public, which shall encompass a program for the adoption of simplified procedures that will reduce red tape and expedite transactions in government Continue reading


ipschools1As billows of change roll, so does education for the indigenous peoples in the Division of Malaybalay City ride the innovations and interventions towards more relevant, culturally sensitive education.

For four years now, with the support of Schools Division Superintendent Edilberto L. Oplenaria and Division Office staff and personnel, much-needed consultative meetings and dialogs with elders; training workshops for teachers, school heads, and the IPEd focal person continue. The conduct of engagement, partnership and social mobilization of community culture bearers and other stakeholders also goes on. Continue reading

Senior High School: a tool for change

Filipinos are known to be competitive in the international community but our education system hinders us from becoming even more competitive. The Senior High School program offers a solution to that problem.

The implementation of Senior High School program is the key to national development. Though the government faces many problems as it implements the program over the course of several years, it is a necessary improvement since increasing the quality of education is critical to nation’s success. Continue reading

DepEd to address hoary glitches in public schools

A hopeful and promising new school year opened last June 13, 2016 and millions of hopeful students trooped to school in search for better education. They meet new teachers, new friends and classmates. But there is also something old that is retained. The same issue year by year that students, teachers and school administrations have to face: lack of classrooms, books, chairs, visual aids and teachers. Continue reading

Creating a productive environment in the workplace

To ensure a happy and productive environment, every employee should act as role model by demonstrating good manners in the office. Office etiquette or office manners are about conducting yourself respectfully and courteously in the office or workplace. We should always act with honesty and dignity at all times. Below are some reminders of how we should act at the office or workplace. Continue reading

Scouting is a tool for holistic development

Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. Educational methods include storytelling, discussion, teaching, training, and directed research. But education does not only focus on classroom activities and academic.  It does not concentrate on just reading and writing but also in extracurricular activities such as sports and scouting. Continue reading

Electronic online processing of payment

Online processing is an automated way of uploading, updating and processing data consistently. It is very efficient and it produces complete and accurate data of reports. It runs an inventory report at any time of the day.

Information technology (IT) advancements have been at the center of a transformation in our work as we are required to use online system in paying Phil health, Pag-ibig, GSIS and BIR monthly remittances especially in the national agencies. Continue reading

Enhanced preparation of school MOOE liquidation ensures proper use of funds

The budget is one provision from where the school derives its existence. Not merely to exist but to function productively. The school’s Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE) is downloaded to the school’s account for the management and disbursement of the school head. The division office tries to see to it that the annual allocation of each school is fully released by the end of the year. This is to ensure that the allocation will be fully utilized by the school for its purpose. Continue reading

Malaybalay City school heads, coordinators equipped on ICT literacy

pic. articleln support to the 2015-2017 Division Technology Plan and Division Strategic Program on lCT4Ed, 65 school heads and 81 school ICT coordinators were equipped on ICT literacy at Loiza’s Pavilion, Casisang, Malaybalay City, July 5-7.

The activity aims to prepare teachers to become users of various ICT tools to allow students to benefit from technology; to build on ICT skills to perform job roles related to teaching and administrative functions; to train the School ICT Coordinators on the content, program and delivery method of the ICT Literacy Training Workshop for school level cascading; to equip the School ICT Coordinators on the use of software in the DCP for teaching and learning; and to train the school ICT Coordinators in their role of supporting DepEd Information Systems. Continue reading