AMENDMENT TO DEPED MEMORANDUM NO. 019, S. 2019
The Department of Education (DepEd) issued DepEd Memorandum No. 057, s. 2020 titled “AMENDMENT TO DEPED MEMORANDUM NO. 019, S. 2019 (Assignments of Undersecretaries and Assistant Secretaries in the Department of Education).”
DepEd Memorandum No. 057, s. 2020 – AMENDMENT TO DEPED MEMORANDUM NO. 019, S. 2019 (Assignments of Undersecretaries and Assistant Secretaries in the Department of Education)
1. Pursuant to the authority of supervision and control over the Department of Education (DepEd) vested in the Secretary by Executive Order No. 292, or the Administrative Code of 1987, and by Republic Act No. 9155, titled Governance of Basic Education Act of 2001, the Assignments of Undersecretaries and Assistant Secretaries in the Department of Education, instituted under DepEd Memorandum No. 019, s. 2019 and amended by DepEd Memoranda Nos. 058 and 141, s. 2019, are further amended as follows:
a. The Alternative Learning System (ALS) Program and Task Force is placed under the Curriculum and Instruction (CI) strand. As such, Assistant Secretary G.H. S. Ambat, while continuing to oversee the operational activities of the ALS Program and provide strategic leadership to the ALS Task Force, shall report to Undersecretary Diosdado M. San Antonio as Undersecretary-in charge of the CI strand.
b. Assistant Secretary Alma Ruby C. Torio is designated as Officer-In-Charge of the Bureau of Learning Resources (BLR), in concurrent capacity as Assistant Secretary for CI. In light of this, the designation of Director Edel B. Carag as Officer-In-Charge of the Office of the Director IV, BLR, is terminated, and she is placed under the office of Undersecretary Tonisito M.C. Umali for appropriate assignment.
c. The Personnel Division and the Employee Welfare Division are reintegrated under the Bureau of Human Resource and Organizational Development (BHROD). The BHROD, and all its five (5) divisions, is placed under the supervision of Undersecretary Jesus L. R. Mateo.
d. Undersecretary Mateo is assigned to exercise administrative supervision over the International Cooperation Office (ICO). In terms of the operational activities of ICO, he will exercise oversight of those related to Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
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