The Department of Education Region IV-A Director, Dr. Diosdado M. San Antonio, reiterated several recommendations in order to strengthen the implementation of the Transparent, Ethical and Accountable (TEA) Governance during the 2nd CALABARZON TEA Governance Forum with the theme “Edukasyong K-12 Gawing Mabisa Sa Matalinong Pamamahala” held at Alonte Sports Complex, Biňan City, Laguna, Feb.27.
12 Things to DO for Transparent, Ethical and Accountable (TEA) Governance (SCOUTERS ROCK)
- Strengthen the merit system and support open ranking procedures.
- Create and nurture productive partnerships with all stakeholders in implementing various education programs, projects and activities.
- Open all channels of communication (suggestion boxes, on-line and other media) to keep everybody updated on all policies and opportunities for professional growth and to gather constructive comments and feedback for enhanced delivery of services.
- Uphold the norms of conduct for public servants (commitment to public interest, professionalism, justness and sincerity, political neutrality, responsiveness to the public, nationalism and patriotism, commitment to democracy, and simple living)
- Take active part in monitoring and supervising teaching-learning activities as well as in providing technical assistance towards better outcomes.
- Enable every school-aged child and youth to benefit from high quality basic education services.
- Recognize and scale up research-enabled best practices of exemplary performance to sustain a culture of excellence.
- Systematically push higher levels of practice in School-Based Management.
- Render regular and accurate financial reports on MOOE and other funds generated from other sources and keep an updated and reliable e-BEIS.
- Optimize the utilization of ICT in improving access to and quality of basic education services.
- Conserve water, energy and other resources while performing tasks.
- Keep schools and offices safe and eco-friendly.