DM-No.-176-s.-2020: Alignment Of Child Protection Policy To The New Normal, Restructuring Of The Child Protection Committee (CPC) And Submission Of Reportorial Obligation Of Schools Pursuant To Deped Order Nos. 40, S. 2012, 55, S. 2013 and 18, S. 2015

Pursuant to Department of Education (DepEd) Order No. 40, s. 2012 entitled “DepEd Child Protection Policy”, it is expected that all public and private elementary and secondary schools are adopting an effective child protection policy and procedure and monitoring compliance thereof. However, due to the pandemic that ‘everyone is facing at the moment, there is a need to align these  existing policies to the new normal