Vision, Mission and Core Values

The DepEd Vision

We dream of Filipinos
who passionately love their country
and whose values and competencies
enable them to realize their full potential
and contribute meaningfully to building the nation.

As a learner-centered public institution,
the Department of Education
continuously improves itself
to better serve its stakeholders.


The DepEd Mission

To protect and promote the right of every Filipino to quality, equitable, culture-based, and complete basic education where:

Students learn in a child-friendly, gender-sensitive, safe, and motivating environment.
Teachers facilitate learning and constantly nurture every learner.
Administrators and staff, as stewards of the institution, ensure an enabling and supportive environment for effective learning to happen.
Family, community, and other stakeholders are actively engaged and share responsibility for developing life-long learners.


Our Core Values

Maka-Diyos
Maka-tao
Makakalikasan
Makabansa

DEPED Quality Policy Statement

“The Department of Education is committed to provide learners with quality basic education that is accessible, inclusive, and liberating through:

•             Proactive leadership

•             Shared governance

•             Evidence-based policies, standards, and programs

•             Responsive and relevant curricula

•             Highly competent and committed officials, and teaching and non-teaching personnel

•             An enabling learning environment

The Department upholds the highest standards of conduct and performance to fulfill stakeholders’ needs and expectations by adhering to constitutional mandates, statutory, and regulatory requirements, and sustains client satisfaction though continuous improvement of the Quality Management System”