DepEd to Review and Revise School Districting Policies

The Department of Education (DepEd) announces the creation National Technical Working Group (NTWG) to Review and Revise School Districting Policies.

A separate DepEd Memorandum was also issued that all redistricting requests endorsed to DepEd CO including those that are pending for tagging in the Learner Information System (LIS) and Basic Education Information System (EBEIS) from the regions and SDOs shall be put on hold until an updated policy and guidelines related to school redistricting have been issued.

DepEd National Technical Working Group to Review and Revise School Districting Policies

The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Bureau of Human Resource and Organizational Development and Planning Service, is currently conducting a review of the policies on public schools’ district and redistricting.

For this purpose, a National Technical Working Group (NTWG) is created and composed of the following DepEd officials:

ChairpersonJesus L.R. Mateo
Undersecretary for Planning Service and Bureau of Human Resource and Organizational Development
Co-ChairpersonRevsee A. Escobedo
Undersecretary for Field Operations, Palarong
Pambansa Secretariat, DEACO

Malcolm S. Garma
Officer-in-Charge, Assistant Secretary for the National Academy of Sports and Field Operations
DirectorsAtty. Anne Rachel C. Miguel
Jennifer E. Lopez
Bureau of Human Resource and Organizational Development

Roger B. Masapol
Planning Service
MembersCecille Anyayahan, BHROD-HRDD
Charles Cedrick C. Maghlrang, BHROD-OED
Dexter Pante, BHROD-SED
Mariel Bayangos, PS-PRD
Marieta Atienza, PS-EMISD
Emiljohn Sentillas, PS-PRD
Reinaid Jay Belen, PS
Thedem Alarte, PS-PRD
Deo Genito Jr., PS-EMISD
Pia P. Pangilinan, BHROD-OED
Cecilio D. Peralta, BHROD-SED
Noveros B. Dadole, BHROD-SED
Ched Allen S. Martinez, BHROD-SED
Jeric Francis C. Llanto, BHROD-SED
OUPHROD Staff
PUFOPPSDEACO Staff
Selected Field Office MembersRegional Directors
Assistant Regional Directors
Schools Division Superintendents
Public Schools District Supervisors
Association of Public Schools District Supervisors

The NTWG shall be responsible for the following:

a. Propose appropriate revisions to the current organizational structure, and determine the functions and delineation of positions in the schools division offices and schools, including but not limited to Public Schools District Supervisors, Education Supervisors, and School Heads;

b. Evaluate the existing manpower complement and staffing standards that might affect the performance of functions in the schools district level as stated in Republic Act (RA) No. 9155 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations;

c. Review relevant policies and legal bases of documents related to redistricting in the Department;

d. Provide input and technical assistance, and addressing emerging concerns raised in the review, revision, and preparation of the draft standards for redistricting;

e. Facilitate consultations and orientation sessions with the stakeholders;

f. Consult and coordinate with the field office members of the NTWG with regard to the recommendation and proposal prior to the submission of the final draft;

g. Prepare draft amendments and inclusion to the redistricting standards, policies, and other relevant guidelines; and

h. Finalize the draft redistricting standards and other relevant guidelines for recommendation to the Department’s Executive Committee.

i. Submit a request to the Secretary, along with the recommended actions for the Secretary’s review and consideration.

The Bureau of Human Resource and Organizational Development-Organizational Effectiveness Division (BHROD-OED) shall serve as Secretariat of the NTWG.

Expenses for the meals and snacks relative to meetings in this undertaking and traveling expenses of the NTWG members and Secretariat from Central Office shall be charged to local funds, subject to the usual accounting and auditing rules and regulations.

For more information, please contact the Bureau of Human Resource and Organizational Development-Organizational Effectiveness Division, Department of Education Central Office, DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue Pasig City through email: bhrod.oed@deped.gov.ph or at telephone number (02) 8633-5375.

Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.

DepEd National Technical Working Group to Review and Revise School Districting Policies
DepEd National Technical Working Group to Review and Revise School Districting Policies
DepEd National Technical Working Group to Review and Revise School Districting Policies

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