Short Title. Declaration of Policy. Such education shall also include alternative learning systems for out-of-school youth and adult learners. It shall be the goal of basic education to provide them with the skills, knowledge and values they need to become caring, self- reliant, productive and patriotic citizens. The school shall be the heart of the formal education system. It is where children learn.
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Short Title. Declaration of Policy. Such education shall also include alternative learning systems for out-of-school youth and adult learners. It shall be the goal of basic education to provide them with the skills, knowledge and values they need to become caring, self- reliant, productive and patriotic citizens.
The school shall be the heart of the formal education system. It is where children learn. Schools shall have a single aim of providing the best possible basic education for all learners. Governance of basic education shall begin at the national level. It is at the regions, divisions, schools and learning centers — herein referred to as the field offices — where the policy and principle for the governance of basic education shall be translated into programs, projects and services developed, adapted and offered to fit local needs.
The State shall encourage local initiatives for improving the quality of basic education. The State shall ensure that the values, needs and aspirations of a school community are reflected in the program of education for the children, out-of-school youth and adult learners. Schools and learning centers shall be empowered to make decisions on what is best for the learners they serve.
Purposes and Objectives. Definition of Terms. Principles of Shared Governance. It shall be vested with authority, accountability and responsibility for ensuring access to, promoting equity in, and improving the quality of basic education. Arts, culture and sports shall be as provided for in Sections 8 and 9 hereof. Powers, Duties and Functions. The Secretary of Education shall be assisted by not more than four 4 undersecretaries and not more than four 4 assistant secretaries whose assignments, duties and responsibilities shall be governed by law.
There shall be at least one undersecretary and one assistant secretary who shall be career executive service officers chosen from among the staff of the Department.
Regional Level There shall be as many regional offices as may be provided by law. Each regional office shall have a director, an assistant director and an office staff for program promotion and support, planning, administrative and fiscal services. Division Level A division shall consist of a province or a city which shall have a schools division superintendent, at least one assistant schools division superintendent and an office staff for programs promotion, planning, administrative, fiscal, legal, ancillary and other support services.
Schools District Level Upon the recommendation of the schools division superintendents, the regional director may establish additional schools district within a schools division. Schools districts already existing at the time of the passage of this law shall be maintained.
A schools district shall have a schools district supervisor and an office staff for program promotion. School Level There shall be a school head for all public elementary schools and public high schools or a cluster thereof.
The establishment of integrated schools from existing public elementary and public high schools shall be encouraged. The school head, who may be assisted by an assistant school head, shall be both an instructional leader and administrative manager. Such donations or grants must be reported to the appropriate district supervisors and division superintendents; and 12 Performing such other functions as may be assigned by proper authorities.
The Secretary of Education shall create a promotions board, at the appropriate levels, which shall formulate and implement a system of promotion for schools division supervisors, schools district supervisors, and school heads. The qualifications, salary grade, status of employment and welfare and benefits of school heads shall be the same for public elementary, secondary and integrated schools. No appointment to the positions of regional directors, assistant regional directors, schools division superintendents and assistant schools division superintendents shall be made unless the appointee is a career executive service officer who preferably shall have risen from the ranks.
Cultural Agencies. The program for school arts and culture shall remain part of the school curriculum. The program for school sports and physical fitness shall remain part of the basic education curriculum. The Secretary of Education and the Secretary of Budget and Management shall, within ninety 90 days from the approval of this Act, jointly promulgate the guidelines on the allocation, distribution and utilization of resources provided by the national government for the field offices, taking into consideration the uniqueness of the working conditions of the teaching service.
The Secretary of the Department of Education shall ensure that resources appropriated for the field offices are adequate and that resources for school personnel, school desks and textbooks and other instructional materials intended are allocated directly and released immediately by the Department of Budget and Management to said offices.
The Secretary of the Department of Education, subject to civil service laws and regulations, shall issue appropriate personnel policy rules and regulations that will best meet the requirements of the teaching profession taking into consideration the uniqueness of the working conditions of the teaching service. Governance in the ARMM. Rules and Regulations. Separability Clause. Repealing Clause. Effectivity Clause.
Republic Act No. 9155
The Department of Education shall establish, maintain, and support a complete, adequate, and integrated system of basic education relevant to the needs of the people and society. It shall establish and maintain a system of free and compulsory public education in the elementary level and free public education in high school level. All educational institutions shall inculcate patriotism and nationalism, foster love humanity, respect for human rights, appreciation of the role of national heroes in the historical development of the country, teach the rights and duties of citizenship, strengthen ethical and spiritual values, develop moral character and personal discipline, encourage critical and creative thinking, broaden scientific and technological knowledge, and promote vocational efficiency. The Department of Education shall take into account regional and sectoral needs and conditions and shall encourage local planning in the development of educational policies and programs. Section 1. The participation, coordination between and among the schools, the local school boards, the Parent Teachers Associations PTAs must be maximized; v Volunteerism from among all sectors shall be emphasized and encouraged to ensure sustainable growth and development in education.
Governance of Basic Education Act of 2001 (Republic Act No. 9155)
Short Title. Declaration of Policy. Such education shall also include alternative learning systems for out-of-school youth and adult learners. It shall be the goal of basic education to provide them with the skills, knowledge and values they need to become caring, seIf-reliant, productive and patriotic citizens. The school shall be the heart of the formal education system. It is where children learn. Schools shall have a single aim of providing the best possible basic education for all learners.
RA 9155-IRR-Governance of Basic Education Act 2001