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DO No. 19, s. 2018Guidelines On The Utilization Of The National Literacy Awards Support Funds For Deped Regional Offices2018Guidelines on the Utilization of the National Literacy Awards Support Funds for DepEd Regional OfficesDO No. 19https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RCiftfFAwDS0WY7wmOrS_T4xdPT8E34K/view?usp=sharingDO No. 19
DO No. 26, s. 2003Supplemental Provisions/Guidelines On The Strengthening Of Local Literacy Coordinating Councils And Literacy Implementing Units2003The Joint Circular aims to reinforce the efforts in addressing the various literacy concerns in the country and to ensure proper implementation, management and sustainability of these literacy programs and projects.DO No. 26https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eoxT9fmpQSPEhu-SrUZ59-ZxIUW3_lif/view?usp=sharingDO No. 26
D.O. No. 27, s. 2021Implementing Guidelines on the Release, Utilization, Monitoring and Reporting of Program Support Funds for Alternative Learning System for Calendar Year 20212021The guidelines aim to promote and support the program management activities and capacity building programs for ALS implementers, especially for the roll out of the ALS K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum. This is in line with the thrust of DepEd to strengthen and expand the ALS program, to pivot from access to quality consistent with Sulong Edukalidad and to comply with the prescribed minimum public health standards and various levels of community quarantine protocols during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.D.O. No. 27https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FYlZPOffbxj5YYte5DQA-gfExZsz9GSs/view?usp=sharingD.O. No. 27
D.O. No. 22, s. 2021Financial Education Policy2021The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Financial Education Policy. This is pursuant to pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) No. 10922 or the Economic and Financial Literacy Act of 2016 and RA 10679 or the Youth Entrepreneurship Act of 2015.
This policy aims to intensify the integration of Financial Education in the K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum in various disciplines across grade levels
D.O. No. 22https://drive.google.com/file/d/1j2qRHCzvTqLsUk--wmThDJtKpa5XJtiy/view?usp=sharingD.O. No. 22
D.O. No. 21, s. 2021Implementing Guidelines on the Release, Utilization, Monitoring and Reporting of Program Support Funds for the Pilot Implementation of Inclusion of Alternative Learning System in School-Based Management for School Year 2020–20212021The guidelines aim to promote and support the inclusion of ALS in School-Based Management as indicated in the ALS 2.0 Roadmap. This is in line with the thrust of DepEd to strengthen and expand the ALS program, to pivot from access to quality consistent with Sulong Edukalidad, and to provide implementation guidelines to schools during the COVID-19 Pandemic.D.O. No. 21https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sTzgqr3kI_RqueOqwUK_Erw8IaI8Bb6s/view?usp=sharingD.O. No. 21
D.O. No. 10, s. 2021Convening of the Philippine Forum for Inclusive Quality Basic Education (Educ Forum)2021The Department of Education (DepEd) convenes the The Philippine Forum for Quality Basic Education (Educ Forum). The Educ Forum is a multi-stakeholder platform for consultation, collaborative research and analysis, and high-level advice aimed at supporting strategic basic education policy, planning and programming at the national level.
The Educ Forum shall also serve as the Local Education Group (LEG) of the Philippines in the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).
D.O. No. 10https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BXUI9wEt4kSHRLEFJufb_LEWXW9JIiYG/view?usp=sharingD.O. No. 10
DO No. 18, s. 2020Policy Guidelines for the Provision of Learning Resources
in the Implementation of the Basic Education Learning
Continuity Plan
2020The policy establishes the guidelines that will enable DepEd to provide learning resources in the implementation of the Basic Education Leaning Continuity Plan (BE-LCP). It also establishes the guidelines on the release, utilization, and liquidation of support funds for the printing and delivery of self-learning modules and other learning resources.DO No. 18https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iDIwfyuGVsgucB39tcLLXJV9jIX_a_mv/view?usp=sharingDO No. 18
DO No. 14, s. 2020Guidelines on the Required Health Standards in
Basic Education Offices and Schools
2020This Policy facilitates the safe return of learners, teacher and personnel to schools/CLCs and offices, at the time and to the extent as will be allowed by the DOH, the IATF, or the President.DO No. 14https://drive.google.com/file/d/16J2yhm0xNJGW9knCB74xjfmAICH80Pp1/view?usp=sharingDO No. 14
DO No. 35, s. 2019Division Policy on Curriculum Teaching and Instructional Materials (IMs) Localization2019To this effect, the City Schools Division of Dasmariñas through the Curriculum Implementation Division (CID) Unit in cooperation with the Learning Resource Management Development System (LRMDS) will spearhead the crafting of localized instructional materials specifically for key stage 1 learners as first step towards localization.DM No. 35https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LVbMvevtVR2OcfXqSXGxU3vYrBam84K6/view?usp=sharingDM No. 35
DO No. 21, s. 2019Policy Guidelines on the K to 12 Basic Education Program2019The Policy provides a comprehensive explanation of the K to 12 Basic education Program and its components across all key stages. It also provides a clear framework for the monitoring and evaluation of the program.DO No. 21https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FbEM6y8FP0qESMnxZ26_q6yNMftcPJtz/view?usp=sharingDO No. 021
DO No. 13, s. 2019Policy Guidelines on the Implementation of Enhanced
Alternative Learning System 2.0
2019These guidelines aim to ensure that the implementation of enhanced ALS 2.0 by the central office, regional, and schools division offices, and other ALS program implementers and stakeholders is strategic and efficiently and effectively managed.DO No. 13https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fb8SKH6H4x-o6Dkn4x467iPpT1ExAIDM/view?usp=sharingDO No. 13
DO No. 30, s. 2018Preventive Drug Education Program Policy for Curriculum and Instruction2018The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the Preventive Drug Education Program Policy for Curriculum and Instruction in support of the National Drug Education Program as provided in Section 43, Article IV of Republic Act No. 9165, hereunder quoted as follows: Instruction on drug abuse prevention and control shall be integrated in the elementary, secondary and tertiary curricula of all public and private schools, whether general, technical, vocational or agro-industrial as well as in nonformal, informal and indigenous learning systems. Such instructions shall include: (1) Adverse effects of the abuse and misuse of dangerous drugs on the person, the family, the school and the community; (2) Preventive measures against drug abuse; (3) Health, socio-cultural, psychological, legal and economic dimensions and implications of the drug problem; (4) Steps to take when intervention on behalf of a drug dependent needed, as well as the services available for the treatment and rehabilitation of drug dependents; and (5) Misconceptions about the use of dangerous drugs such as, but not limited to, the importance and safety of dangerous drugs for medical and therapeutic use as well as the differentiation between medical patients and drug dependents in order to avoid confusion and accidental stigmatization in the consciousness of the students otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2001.DO No.30https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YocFez1xujOdLf6qFdTZ8prqLnEpe7Nd/view?usp=sharingDO No.30
DO No. 18, s. 2017Guidelines on the Utilization of the 2017 Every Child a reader Program Funds for the Early Language, Literacy and Numeracy Program: Professional Development Component2017The Program Aims to Develop the Filipino Children the Literacy and Numeracy Skills, Attitude, which will contribute the Lifelong Learning: With this, it is the goal of DepEd to improve the Literacy and Numeracy of the learners from kinder to grade 3 following the K to 12 Basic education Curriculum by establishing a Sustainable and coat effective professional development system for the Teachers.DO No. 18https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nBFpCJEmhbyXqb_aCL_vGCc1fvXQCC9-/view?usp=sharingDO No. 18
DO No.33, s. 2016Guidelines on the Utilization of the 2016 Every Child A Reader Program Funds for the Early Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Program: Professional Development Component2016• The purpose of the Program is to develop in Filipino children literacy and numeracy skills and attitudes that will contribute to lifelong learning.

• It is the goal of the DepEd to improve the literacy and numeracy skills of Kindergarten to Grade 3 learners following the K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum by establishing a sustainable and cost effective professional development system for teachers.
DO No.33https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DMVlxbwkphcLuZklb4ZOD86fcYpRg-fv/view?usp=sharingDO No.33
DO No. 12, s. 2015Guidelines on the Early Language, Literacy and
Numeracy Program: Professional Development Component
2015In line with one of the President’s Ten Point Basic Education Agenda which states that “every child should be a reader by Grade 1,” the Department of Education (DepEd) is strengthening its reading program through the implementation of the Early Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Program. It aims to improve reading and numeracy skills of Kinder to Grade 3 pupils, following K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum, and to establish a sustainable and cost-effective professional development system for teachers.DO No. 12https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jAUgZQyvs2PO6WGfgL5tCPPKq_xod4TJ/view?usp=sharingDO No. 12
DO No. 31, s. 2022Child Rights Policy: Adopting the Rights-Based Education Framework in Philippine Basic Education2022At the center of Philippine basic education is the child and learner. In pursuance of the holistic development of the child, the Department envisions child-centered and child-caring basic education schools, learnning centers, and offices, which perofrm their duty to respect, protext, fulfilll, and actively promote the education rights of choldren so they may lead productive and happy lives as they partiicpate in nation-building.DO No. 31https://www.deped.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/DO_s2022_031.pdfDO No. 31
DO No. 28, s. 2022Implementing Guidelines on the Release, Receipt, Utilization, Monitoring and Reporting of Program Support Funds for Alternative Learning System for Calendar Year 2022 and Years Thereafter2022The guidelines aim to support the field offices in order to preapre for the implementation and operationalization of Republic Act No. 11510, also known as the Alterantive Learning System Act and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR), and to promote and support the program management activities and capacity building programs for ALS implementers, especially for the roll out of the ALS K to 12 Basic Education Curricum.DO No. 28https://www.deped.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/DO_s2022_028.pdfDO No. 28
DO No. 27, s. 2022Conduct of Rapid Assessment in School Year 2021–2022 for Learning Recovery as Well as in Preparation for the 2024 Baseline System Assessment2022The test admnistration for SY 2021-2022 will serve as a rapdi assessment to identify learning gaps and design appropriate interventions, as well as pre[aration for establishing a new syste, assessment baseline in 2024. DO No. 27https://www.deped.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/DO_s2022_027.pdfDO No. 27
DO No. 25, s. 2022Amendment to DepEd Order No. 13, s. 2018 (Implementing Guidelines on the Conduct of Remedial and Advancement Classess During (Summer for the K to 12 Basic Education Program)2022The Department of Education issues the Amendment to DepEd Order (DO) No. 13, s. 2018
titled Implementing Guidelines on the Conduct of Remedial and Advancement Classess During (Summer for the K to 12 Basic Education Program to assist schools in identifying learners who are most in need of instructional support and layout mechanisms by which remedial classes during summer can be maximized to address learning gaps brought primarily by the abrupt pedagogical shift due to the pandemic.
DO No. 25https://www.deped.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/DO_s2022_025.pdfDO No. 25
DO No. 24, s. 2022Adoption of the Basic Education Development Plan 20302022The Department of Education (DepEd) adopts the Basic Education Development Plan 2030 as the medium term plan for the DepEd covering all formal education from Kindergarten (K), Elementary, Junior High School (JHS), to Senior High Schol (SHS), as well as nonformal education through the Alternative Learning System (ALS). The BEDP has been developed through a highly participatory and consultative process that considered the views and priorities of all stakeholders in the education sector. DO No. 24https://www.deped.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/DO_s2022_024.pdfDO No. 24
DO No. 23, s. 2022Child Find Policy for Learners with Disabilities Towards Inclusive Education2022This policy articulates the processes in ensuring that learners with disabilities are identified, located, and evlauated to facilitate their inclusion in the general basic education school system; provides means for the schools to monitor implementation of the Child Find Process; and promotes cooperatie advocacy for children with disability and developental delays among stakeholders in the communities.DO No. 23https://www.deped.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/DO_s2022_023.pdfDO No. 23
DO No. 21, s. 2022Extending the Effectivity of DepEd Order No. 018, s. 2021 to School Year 2021–2022 and Amending Certain Provisions Thereof2022The Department of Education (DepEd) recognizes the high value of awards and recognition and their profound effect on learners' morale, motivation, and self-efficacy, particularly in these extraordinary and challenging times of public health emergency. In view of this, the Department extends the effectivity of DepEd Order No. 018, s. 2021 to School Year 7 to 9, and Grade 11 for Academic Excellence Awards and Performance Awards for Kindergarten.DO No. 21https://www.deped.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/DO_s2022_021.pdfDO No. 21
DO No. 18, s. 2022
Amendment to DepEd Order No. 042, s. 2021
(Guidelines on the Utilization of Support Funds for Special Education Program)
2022The Department of Education (DepEd), issued DepEd Order (DO) No. 042, s. 2021 (Guidelines on the Utilization of Support Funds for Special Education (SPED) Program) to provide guidance on the rules for the release, allocation, utilization, and liquidation/reporting of the SPED Program Support Fund (PSF) for public elementary and secondary schools offering SPED Program, as well as regional offices and schools division offices. The SPED PSF supports the implementation of appropriate programs and services to Learners with Disabilities. DO No. 18https://www.deped.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/DO_s2022_018.pdfDO No. 18
DO No. 17, s. 2022Guidelines on the Progressive Expansion of Face to Face Classes2022These guidelines seek to provide guidance to schools on the mechanis,s and standards of the Face to Face classes and ensure their effective, efficient, and sage implementation. This is anchored on the same shared responsibility princinple which was introduced and adopted during the pilot implementation as reflected in the DepEd-DOH Joint Memoandum Circular (JMC) No. 1, s. 2021 titled, Operational Guidelines on the Implementation of Face to Face Learning Modality.DO No. 17https://www.deped.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/DO_s2022_017.pdfDO No. 17
DO No. 15, s. 2022Amendment to DepEd Order No. 045, s. 2021

(Policy Guidelines on the Selection of and Minimum Requirements for the Conversion of Certain Schools with SPED Centers Into Prototype Inclusive Learning Resource Centers)
2022The conversion of the SPED classrooms into Prototype Inclusive Learning Resource Centers (ILRC) models with 10 support service areas was programmed for three consecutive Fiscal Years (FY): four support service areas in FY 2021; three support service areas in FY 2022 and the remaining three supprot service areas in FY 2023. The scope and program of wor prepared by the SDO for the procurement was based on the number of support service areas per FY. The conversion of classrooms needs to be phased as it will take time before the classrooms can be operational as an ILRC.DO No. 15https://www.deped.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/DO_s2022_015.pdfDO No. 15
DO No. 14, s. 2022Adoption of E-Saliksik: The DepEd Research Portal2022DepEd issues this Order to establish E-Saliksik: The DepEd Research Portal (E-Saliksik for Education Saliksik or the Portal), which shall serve as the central repository for completed research which were funded by the Basic Education Research Fund (BERF). It shall also host, with permission of authors and/or owners, research studies completed by DepEd partners in the education sector. E-Saliksik is expected to improve access to education research and foster the culture of research.DO No. 14https://www.deped.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/DO_s2022_014.pdfDO No. 14
DO No. 12, s. 2022Policy Guidelines for the Provision of Learning Resources and Needed Devices and Equipment and Funding Relevant Activities for the Implementation of Basic Education-Learning Continuity Plan2022The policy establishes the guidelines that will enable DepEd to provide learning resources in the implementation of the Basic Education-Learning Continuity Plan. It also established the guidelines on the releases, utilization, and liquidation of the Flexible Learning Options (FLO) funds. DO No. 12https://www.deped.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/DO_s2022_012.pdfDO No. 12
DO No. 1, s. 2022Revised Policy Guidelines on Home Schooling Program2022The Departmnet of Education issues the enclosed Revise Policy Guidelines on Homeschooling Program. This is consistent with its mandate to establish, maintain and support a complete, adequate and integrated system of education relevant to the needs of the people and society (Article XIV, Section 2.2, 1987 Philippine Constitution), and guided by the constitutional directive to support the natural and primary right and duty of parents in the rearing of the youth for civic efficiency and development of moral character (Article II, Sec. 12, 1987 Philippine Constitution).DO No. 1https://www.deped.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/DO_s2022_001.pdfDO No. 1

Memorandum

DepEd Memorandum NumberTitleDate IssuedSummary/Salient ProvisionsLink
DM No. 22, s. 20222022 National Literacy AwardsMarch 28, 2022As provided for under Republic Act (RA) 7165, as amended by RA 1O122, the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC) shall "adopt measures for the universalization of literacy," "provide policy and program directions for all literacy endeavors in the country," "recommend strategies on the development of a mass movement for the promotion of life skills and education," formulate policies towards maximizing public and pivate sector support and involvement on literacy programs, projects, and activities," and 'propose measures on how to organize and strengthen support' structuress for literacy at the regional, provincial, city, muncipal and barangay levels," among others.DM_s2022_022
DM No. 54, s. 20212021 National Literacy Conference2021In celebration of the annual Literacy Week as stipulated in Presidential Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of Every Year as Literacy Week and DepEd Memo No. 72, s. 2019 entitled Annual Celebration of the Literacy Week, the Department of Education (DepEd), through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), announces the conduct of the 2021 National Literacy Conference (NLC) with the theme “Literacy Learning Innovations in the New Normal Towards Sustainable Development” which will be held on September 6-7, 2021 via Microsoft Teams and will be broadcasted simultaneously on DepEd and LCC’s Facebook page. DM No. 54, s. 2021
DM No. 41, s. 20202020 National Literacy Awards2020The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), will hold the 2020 National Literacy Awards (NLA) in September in Pasay CityDM No. 41
DM No. 72, s. 2019Annual Celebration of the National Literacy Week2019The Department of Education (DepEd), in coordination with the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), announces the Annual Celebration of the National Literacy Week from September 2 to 8 of every year. This is pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled, “Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of Every Year as Literacy Week”, and the UNESCO Proclamation in 1966 that September 8 be celebrated as International Literacy Day from 1966 onwards.DM No. 72
DM No. 68, s. 2019Designation of Dr. Diosdado M. San Antonio as Permanent Representative of the Secretary to the Literacy Coordinating Council2019DM No. 68
DM No. 64, s. 20192019 National Literacy Conference2019In celebration of the annual Literacy Week as stipulated in Presidential Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of Every Year as Literacy Week, the Department of Education (DepEd), through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), announces the conduct of the 2019 National Literacy Conference with the theme Aligning 21st Centure Literacies to Industry 4.0 Through Research. The Conference was held in Iloilo City from September 3 to 6, 2019.DM No. 64
DM No. 113 s. 20182018 National Literacy Conference and Awards2018In celebration of the annual Literacy Week as stipulated in Presidential Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of Every Year as Literacy Week, the Department of Education (DepEd), through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), announces the conduct of the 2019 National Literacy Conference with the theme, Inclusive Literacy Through Integrative and Innovative Partnerships, which will be held at the Supreme Hotel, Magsaysay Avenue, Baguio City from September 4 to 6, 2018.DM No. 113
DM No. 79, s. 20182018 Literacy Week Celebration2018The Department of Education (DepEd), in coordination with the Literacy Coordinating Council, announces the celebration of the 2018 Literacy Week from September 2 to 8, 2018. The celebration is pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of Every Year as Literacy Week, and the UNESCO Proclamation in 1966 that September 8 be celebrated as International Literacy Day from 1966 onwards.DM No. 79
DM No. 001 s. 2018Designation of Undersecretary Lorna D. Dino as Chairperson of the Literacy Coordinating Council2018The Department of Education designates Undersecretary Lorna D. Dino as Chairperson of the Literacy Coordinating Council vice Undersecretary Dina S. Ocampo. This is pursuant to Section 3 of Republic Act No. 10122 entitled An Act Strengthening the Literacy Coordinating Council, by Amending Republic Act No. 7165, otherwise known as An Act Creating the Literacy Coordinating Council Defining its Powers, and Functions, Appropriating Funds Therefor and for Other Purposes.DM No. 001
DM No. 135 s. 20172017 National Literacy Conference2017In celebration of the annual Literacy Week as stipulated in Presidential Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of Every Year as Literacy Week, the Department of Education (DepEd), through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), in cooperation and coordination with other government organizations (GOs), local government units (LGUs), private organizations (POs) and non-government organizations (NGOs), will hold the 2017 National Literacy Conference with the theme Lifelong Learning in a Digital World from September 27 to 29, 2017 in Cagayan de Oro City.DM NO. 135
DM No. 98 s. 20152015 National Literacy Conference2015In celebration of the annual Literacy Week as stipulated in Presidential Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of Every Year as Literacy Week, the Department of Education (DepEd), through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), in cooperation and coordination with other government organizations (GOs), local government units (LGUs), private organizations (POs) and non-government organizations (NGOs), will hold the 2015 National Literacy Conference with the theme Educational Justice and New literacies at the ECOTECH Center, Lahug Cebu City from September 30 to October 2, 2015.DM No. 98
DM No. 94, s. 20142014 National Literacy Conference2014In celebration of the annual Literacy Week as stipulated in Presidential Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of Every Year as Literacy Week, the Department of Education (DepEd), through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), in cooperation and coordination with other government organizations (GOs), local government units (LGUs), private organizations (POs) and non-government organizations (NGOs), will hold the 2014 National Literacy Conference with the theme Literacy for Resilient Communities from September 17 to 20, 2014 at the Teachers Camp, Baguio City.DM No. 94
DM No. 52, s. 2014Designation Of Undersecretary Dina S. Ocampo As Chairperson Of The Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC)2014Pursuant to Section 3 of Republic Act No. 10122 entitled An Act Strengthening the Literacy Coordinating Council by Amending Republic Act No. 7165, Otherwise Known as An Act Creating the Literacy Coordinating Council, Defining Its Powers and Functions, Appropriating Funds Therefor and for Other Purposes, Undersecretary Dina S. Ocampo is designated as Chairperson of the Literacy Coordinating Council vice Undersecretary Rizalino D. Rivera.

DM No. 52
DM No. 151, s. 20132013 National Literacy Conference2013In celebration of the annual Literacy Week as stipulated in Presidential Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of Every Year as Literacy Week, the Department of Education (DepEd), through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), in cooperation and coordination with other government organizations (GOs), local government units (LGUs), private organizations (POs) and non-government organizations (NGOs), will hold the 2013 National Literacy Conference with the theme Literacy for Inclusive Growth on September 2-6, 2013 at the Teachers Camp, Baguio City.DM No. 151
DM No. 150, s. 2012 2012 National Literacy Conference and Awards2012In celebration of the annual Literacy Week as stipulated in Presidential Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of Every Year as Literacy Week, the Department of Education (DepEd), through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), in cooperation and coordination with other government organizations (GOs), local government units (LGUs), private organizations (POs) and non-government organizations (NGOs), will hold the 2012 National Literacy Conference and Awards on September 17-21, 2012 at the Benitez Hall, Teachers Camp, Baguio City.DM No. 150
DM No. 182, s. 20112011 National Literacy Conference2011In celebration of the annual Literacy Week as stipulated in Presidential Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of Every Year as Literacy Week, the Department of Education (DepEd), through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), in cooperation and coordination with other government organizations (GOs), local government units (LGUs), private organizations (POs) and non-government organizations (NGOs), will hold the 2011 National Literacy Conference with the theme “Pursuing Community Development through Peace Literacy” at the Imperial Palace Suites, Quezon city on September 27-29, 2011. This is in Line with Priority agenda of the United Nations Literacy Decade (UNLD) for Calendar Year (CY) 2011-2012, which is Literacy and Peace.DM No. 182
DM No. 362, s. 20102010 National Literacy Conference and Awards2010In celebration of the annual Literacy Week as stipulated in Presidential Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of Every Year as Literacy Week, the Department of Education (DepEd), through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), in cooperation and coordination with other government organizations (GOs), local government units (LGUs), private organizations (POs) and non-government organizations (NGOs), will hold the 2010 National Literacy Conference on September 8-11, 2010 at the Teachers Camp, Baguio City.DM No. 362
DM No. 78, s. 2009Adoption of the New Operational Definition of Functional Literacy2009The Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC) on its 94th Council Meeting on April 23, 2008, held at the SEAMEO-INNOTECH, Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City, approved LCC Resolution No. 01 s. 2008 re: Adoption of the New Operational Definition of Functional Literacy (FL), copy enclosed. The resolution is based on the recommendation of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Technical Working Group (TWG) and agreed upon by the members of the Council during the LCC Strategies Planning Workshop led at the Develeopment Academy of the Philippines (DAP) on February 26-28, 2007DM No. 78
DM No. 391, s. 20082008 National Literacy Conference2008In celebration of the annual Literacy Week as stipulated in Presidential Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of Every Year as Literacy Week, the Department of Education (DepEd), through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), in cooperation and coordination with other government organizations (GOs), local government units (LGUs), private organizations (POs) and non-government organizations (NGOs), will hold the 2008 National Literacy Conference on September 17-19, 2008 at the Teachers Camp, Baguio City. The theme of the conference is “Functional Literacy Towards a Sustainable Future”.DM No. 391
DM No. 59, s. 20082008 National Literacy Awards2008The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC), will resume the conduct of the National Literacy Awards (NLA) this year, 2008, based on the recommendations of the study on the process and impact evaluation of the NLA.DM No. 59
DM No. 98, s. 2016Changes in DepEd Memorandum No. 81, s. 20162016The 2016 National Literacy Awards (NLA) was announced through DepEd Memorandum (DM) No. 81, s. 2016. However, the following changes have been made: a. The National Literacy Conference has been rescheduled from September 28-30, 2016 to October 18-21, 2016; b. The Deadline for submission of regional entry/folio for the NLA has been extended from June 30 to July 6, 2016; and c. All regional entries must be received by the Literacy Coordinating Council Secretariat on or before the closing of office hours on July 6, 2016.DM No. 97
DM No. 54, s. 2022Research O' Clock 2022 (Finding the Right Blend: Interventions on the Blended Learning Modality)2022In line with the gradual transition to offerring face to face classes in basic education, Research O'clock 2022, with the theme, Finding the Right Blend: Interventions on the Blended Learning Modality, will be focusing its discussion on the evidence and lessons learned during the implementation of distance learning modalities, and will showcase current interventions in the blended learning modality.DM No. 54
DM No. 51, s. 2022Official Launch of the Basic Education Development Plan 20302022The Basic Education Development Plan 2030 is the Department's first long-term plan for basic education covering all formal education from Kindergarten (K), Elementary, Junior High Schoo (JHS), to Senior High School (SHS), as well as nonformal education through the Alternative Learning System (ALS). It shall provide a strategic roadmap geared towards improving the delivery and quality of basic education by addessing the immediate impacts of the pandemic on learning and participation, close the remaining access gaps, confront the issues on education quality, and anticipate the future of education and introduce innovations in fostering resiliency and embedding the rights of children and the youth in education.DM No. 51
DM No. 44, s. 2022Philippine Youth Convergence 20222022The Philippine Youth Convergence 2022 was developed in response to DepEd thrust to reassess, realign, and refocus its youth-related initiatives to be more responsive to the needs pof the youth. DM No. 44
DM No. 34, s. 2022Dissemination of Executive Order No. 167

(Strengthening the Philippine Commission on Women, Further Amending Executive Order No. 208 [s. 1994] as Amended, for the Purpose)
2022For the information and guidance of all concerned, enclosed is a copy of Executive Order No. 167 dated April 6, 2022, titled Strengthenning the Philippine Commission on Women, Further Amending Executive Order No. 208 (s. 1994) as Amended, for the Purpose.DM No. 34
DM No. 26, s. 2022Disability-Inclusive Teaching in Emergencies Online Course2022The online course, dubbed as Disability-Inclusive Teaching in Emergencies or DTeEm, offers teachers in regular and special education schools, teachers-to-be in universities/colleges of education, and other stakeholders the following modules with 26 supplemental animated videos:
a. Module 1: Stress Management and Psychosocial Support,
b. Module 2: Utilisation of Different Assistive Technologies,
c. Module 3: Developing Emergency Responsive Plan, and
d. Module 4: Continuity of Learning.
DM No. 26
DM No. 25, s. 2022Dissemination of Executive Order No. 166, s. 2022

(Adopting the Ten-Point Agenda Policy to Accelerate and Sustain Economic Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic, and Directing a Whole-of-Government Approach to Align All Economic Recovery Programs and Measures of the National Government)
2022For the information and guidance of all concerned, enclosed is a copy of Executive Order No. 166 dated March 21, 2022, titled Adopting the Ten-Point Policy Agenda to Accelerateand Sustain Economic Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic, and Directing a Whole-of-Government Approach to Align All Economic Recovery Programs and Measures of the National Government.DM No. 25
DM No. 20, s. 2022Dissemination of Republic Act No. 11650

(An Act Instituting a Policy of Inclusion and Services for Learners with Disabilities in Support of Inclusive Education, Establishing Inclusive Learning Resource Centers of Learners with Disabilities in All Schools Districts, Municipalities and Cities, Providing for Standards, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes)
2022For the information and guidance of all concerned, enclosed is a copy of Republic Act No. 11650 dated March 11 2022, titled An Act Instituting a Policy of Inclusion and Services for Learners with Disabilities in Support of Inclusive Education, Establishing Inclusive Learning Resource Centers of Learners with Disabilities in All Schools Districts, Municipalities and Cities, Providing for Standards, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes.DM No. 20
DM No. 18, s. 202218th Women with Disabilities Day Celebration2022The Department of Education supports the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) on its annual celebration of Women with Disabilities Day (WWD), pursuant to Presidential Proclamation (PP) No. 744, s. 2005 titled, Declaring the Last Monday of March of Every Year as Women with Disabilities Day, and PP 759, s. 1996, titled Declaring Every Fourth Week of March as Protection and Gender-Fair Treatment of the Girl Child Week. DM No. 18
DM No. 16, s. 2022Balangkas ng Nagkakaisang Sambayanan (BANSA) Department of Education Peace Framework2022This peace framework articulates the initiatives and contributions of the Department to peace education and peacebuilding in accordance with its mandate to deliver quality, accessible, relevant and liberating K-12 Programs by a modern, professional, proactive, nimble, trusted and nurturing DepEd.DM No. 16
DM No. 11, s. 2022Official Launch of the Department of Education Research Portal, E-Saliksik2022E-Saliksik shall serve as the official repository of education research in the Department and mae education research more accessible to aid evidence-based actions. The research portal also seeks to encourage the conduct and use of research from school to the national level through the sharing of knowledge.DM No. 11
DM No. 4, s. 2022Implementation of the Results-Based Performance Management System-Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers for School Year 2021-20222022For School Year 2021-2022, the Department aims to complete the full cycle of embedding the 37 Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers (PPST) indicators into teachers' performance. This DepEd Memorandum titled Implementation of the Results-Based Performance Management System-Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers (RPMS-PPST) for School Year 2021-2022 provides for the guidelines on the performance management and appraise of teachers using the remaining 18 indicators in their RPMS. With the implementation of the Basic Education Learning Continuity Plan (BE-LCP), the suddem shift from face to face to remote learning, and now the gradual implementation of the limited face to face classes, the tools, forms, and protocols stipulated herein are developed and modified to ensure that the measures of performance this school year are appropriate, adaptive, and relevant to capture teachers' actul performance in the context of the pandemic.DM No. 4
DM No. 3, s. 20222022 International Day of Education2022To showcase the most important transformations that have to be nurtured to realize everyone's fundametal right to education and build more sustainable, inclusive and peaceful futures, the Department of Education announces the observance of the 2022 International Day of Education with the theme, Changing Courses, Transforming Education.DM No. 3