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Maria Julieta Ramos

on 15 February 2014

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RA 9155 : Governance of Basic Education Act of 2001
known as Governance of Basic Education Act of 2001
renamed Department of Education, Culture, and Sports (DECS) to Department of Education (DepEd)
authored by former Senator Tessie Aquino-Oreta
consists of 17 sections
provide the framework for the governance of basic education
define the roles and responsibilities of the field offices
encourage local initiatives for the improvement of schools and learning centers
Section 5: Shared Governance

recognizes that every unit in the education bureaucracy has a particular role, task and responsibility inherent in the office and for which it is principally accountable for outcomes

process of democratic consultation shall be observed in the decision-making process at appropriate levels.

principles of accountability and transparency shall be operationalized
A. National Level

The Secretary of Education shall be assisted by
not more than four (4) undersecretaries and not more than four (4) assistant secretaries and directors of bureaus, services, center whose
assignments, duties and responsibilities shall be governed by law.

Chapter 1: Governance of Basic Education
Section 7: Powers, Duties, and Function
Section 7: Powers, Duties, and Function
B. Regional Level

There shall be as many regional offices as many be provided by law. Each regional office
shall have a director, an assistant director and office staff for programs promotion and support, administrative, legal and fiscal service
The regional director shall exercise appointing authority over all the employees in the regional office, except the assistant regional director
Section 7: Powers, Duties, and Function
C. Division Level
A division shall consist of a province or city which shall have a schools division superintendent. There shall be at least one assistant schools division superintendent and office staff for programs promotion, planning,
administrative, fiscal, legal, ancillary and other support services.

The schools division superintendent shall appoint the division supervisors and school district supervisors as well as all employees in the division, both teaching and non-teaching personnel, including school heads, except for the assistant schools division superintendent, subject to the civil service laws, rules and regulations, and the policies and guidelines

The schools division superintendent shall have disciplinary authority only over the non-teaching personnel under his jurisdiction.

The Regional Director shall continue exercising disciplinary authority over the teaching personnel insofar as the latter are covered by specific and Magna Carta for Public School teachers (R.A. No. 4670).

Section 7: Powers, Duties,
and Function
D. District Level

A school district shall have a school district supervisor and office staff for program promotion. The schools district supervisor shall primarily perform staff functions and shall not exercise administrative supervision over school principals, unless specifically authorized by the proper authorities.

The main focus of his/her functions shall be instructional and curricula supervision aimed at raising academic standards at the school level.
Section 7: Powers, Duties,
and Function
E. School Level

The school head shall form an instructional leader
and administrative manager.

The school head shall form a team with the school teachers/learning facilitators for delivery of quality educational programs, projects and services. A core of non-teaching staff shall handle the school’s administrative, fiscal and auxiliary services

Chapter 2

Sec. 8. Cultural Agencies
The Komisyon ng Wikang Pilipino, National Historical Institute, Record Management and Archives Office
and the National Library shall now be administratively attached to the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and no longer with the Department of Education.
The program for school arts
and culture shall remain part of the school curriculum.
CHAPTER 3 : Abolition of the Bureau of Physical Education and School Sports
Sec. 9. Abolition of BPESS
All functions, programs and activities of the department of Education related to sports competition shall be
transferred to the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC). The program
for school sports and physical fitness shall remain part of the basic
education curriculum.

Support and Assistance of
Other Government Agencies
Sec. 10
The Secretary of Education and the Secretary of Budget and Management shall 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.
Chapter 5 : Final Provisions
Sec. 13. Governance in the ARMM
The Regional Education Secretary for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) shall exercise
similar governance authority over the divisions, districts, schools and learning centers in the region as may be provided in the Organic Act without prejudice to the provisions of Republic Act No. 9054, entitled
“An Act to Strengthen and Expand the Organic Act for the
Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 6734, entitled ‘An Act Providing for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, as amended.’”
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