Promotion of Professionalism in the Implementation and Delivery of Basic Education Programs and Services

Promotion of Professionalism in the Implementation and Delivery of Basic Education Programs and Services

17 OCT 2022

DepEd ORDER No. 047, s. 2022


To: Undersecretaries:
Bureau and Service Directors 
Regional Directors
Assistant Secretaries 
Schools Division Superintendents 
Public Elementary and Secondary School Heads 
All Others Concerned

1. It is the policy of the Department of Education (DepEd), to promote effective and efficient policies and programs. To realize this, the DepEd should be free from any partisan activities. As such, this Office reminds the officials and employees to practice the highest form of professionalism and to observe the following measures:

a. Refrain from seeking endorsements, recommendations, contributions, support, consideration, political accommodations, or any form of intervention from other government personnel or similar entities outside of the DepEd;

b. Desist from soliciting favorable actions from politicians to facilitate the implementation of programs, projects, or activities, except those covered by the Adopt-a-School Program, initiated by the local government units, funded by the Special Education Fund (SEF), or covered by partnership agreements and/or allowed by law;

c. Follow the internal rules and regulations of the Department on protocols relative to communication, correspondence, and other appropriate work processes; and

d. Write letters of requests or correspondences directly to the Office of the Secretary regarding concerns that may be related to basic education.

2. Failure to comply with any of the abovementioned acts shall mean outright denial of the request or appeal for consideration in the Office of the Secretary. 

3. Officials and employees are likewise directed to exercise utmost attention, prudence, and judiciousness in the implementation and delivery of basic education programs and services.

4. Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed.

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