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New School Establishment and Integration

The Institutionalization of public-school system carries the mandates of providing quality, accessible, relevant and liberating education. Section 1 of the 1987 Philippine constitution states that the State shall protect and promote the right of all citizens to quality education at all levels and shall take appropriate steps to make such education accessible to all. To make the mandates come to life DepED-Division of Malaybalay City continue to extend the educational services in different strategic areas where basic education is most needed by the learners. Provision of free and compulsory education for all Filipino children in the elementary and secondary levels as specified in Republic Act 9155 the Basic Education Act of 2001 is the heart of this initiative. Continue reading New School Establishment and Integration

Early Registration for Public Schools Commences

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today” that’s the challenge made by Malcolm X African American leader. As preparation of the upcoming school year opening, this year’s kick-off of the early registration activity was set at the proposed Upper Aglayan Elementary School, Upper Aglayan, Malaybalay City on January 26, 2019. The early registration program of the Department of Education (DepEd) is a yearly activity set by the department to all public schools nationwide. Early registration ensures that all school-aged children and even the out-of-school youth are in school with the end-goal of completing their basic education particularly the incoming Kindergarten, Grades 1, 7, and 11 this also ensures that; Continue reading Early Registration for Public Schools Commences

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