Programs and Projects

1.         PSA 1 – Expanding Access to Basic Education
  •     Open High School System/EASE
  •     SPED Expansion Program 
  •     Evening Vocational Courses/Opportunity Courses
  •     Feeding Program
  •     Special Science (DOST-ESEP)
  •     Oplan Balik-Eskwela
  •     Food for School Program/4Ps
  •     Education for All (EFA)
  •     Adopt a School Program
  •     Remedial Reading Program
  •     Drop Out Reduction Program
  •    Improvement of existing facilities specifically classrooms   and comfort rooms to meet standards
  •    Construction of new buildings
  •   Alternative delivery mode systems for learning
  •  A & E
  • Strict implementation of DepED policies such as “No Collection Policy”, “Admit All – No Refusal Policy”, “No School Uniform Requirement” and mandatory enrolment of 6 year-old children
  • ALIVE (MADRASAH) classes for Muslim population in schools
  • School Health and Nutrition Program
2.      PSA 2 – Improving the Quality and Relevance of Basic Education

· STEP - Student Technology and Entrepreneurial Program
· Information Technology – Computer-Aided Instruction
· YECS – Youth Entrepreneurial and Cooperativism in Schools
·  Computer Literacy Program (for teachers and students)
·  Regional School Press Conference
·  Special Program for the Arts
· (SBIS) – Project Intensive School-Based Instructional Supervision
·  Summer Institute for Teachers
· School-Based In-Service Trainings and Workshops (SB-Inset)
·  Reading Program (Elementary)
·  Developmental Reading Proficiency (English and Filipino)
·  Speech Development Program
·  English Language Proficiency Program
·  Mentoring Program
·  Mid/End year achievement tests in all grade/year levels
·  Phil-IRI oral and silent reading tests
· Conduct of SREA to all Grade I pupils to determine readiness
· Purchase of textbooks, instructional materials, science and sports equipment, computer units, risograph, fax machines, etc.
· Conduct of Executive Meetings to enhance professional development of school heads and school offices
·  Attendance of principals to NEAP management trainings

3.      PSA 3 – Improving the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the School and System
·  Content Enhancement Program
·  New Government Accounting System
·  Performance Appraisal System
·  Basic Education Information System (BEIS)
·  School-Based Management (SBM)
·  Strengthened Technical Vocational Education Program
·  HRIS – (Human Resource Information System)
·  Brigada Eskwela – National Maintenance Week
  2 Brigada Schools were awarded
  Best Brigada Implementers
·  Better Service through Improved Facilities (
· Training of school heads and teachers on the School Based Management
· APPES accreditation grant to 5 elementary schools
· Teacher Induction Program for 300 teachers
· Training/workshops on Downloading MOOE funds
· NCBTS Survey Form
· A Day in School (ADIS) Project
· Institutionalization of incentives to deserving pupils, teachers, schools during Education Week and Year End days

4.      PSA 4 – Enhancing Equity
·    ALS Accreditation and Equivalency System
·    School Building Program
·    GAD – Gender and Development
·  Accommodation of relocates from railroad tracks to schools in relocation sites

5. PSA 5- Strengthening Local Culture, Arts, Media and Sports
  •  Cultural Shows and Exhibits
·  Training of Officiating Coaches and Sports Officials
·    Training of athletes for Palarong Pambansa
 2009 – Manila Athletes contributed 60% that made NCR emerge as champion
·  Clinics for Coaches/Trainees for Various events
· World-Class Cultural presentations at Baywalk for 6 consecutive Saturdays
·  Choirs, Drum and Lyre Groups participation in cultural presentations and other special occasions in coordination with Tourism Bureau  of the City Government