DepEd Memorandum 028, s. 2024 - 126th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence (2024)

The Department of Education (DepEd) will participate in the 126th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence, themed “Kalayaan, Kinabukasan, Kasaysayan,” from May 28 to June 30, 2024. This celebration aims to honor the heroism of Filipino forefathers, instill national pride in the youth, and demonstrate unity and strength. Activities include a simultaneous flag-raising on June 12, month-long discussions, and the Pampamahalaang Programa at Serbisyo exhibition. DepEd offices and schools are encouraged to participate and support the events, with expenses covered by the Building Partnership and Linkages Program and local funds, ensuring adherence to accounting and auditing rules.

Table of Contents:

1. Policy Cover

2. Rationale

3. Objectives of the Celebration

4. Exhibition Details

5. Commemoration Activities

6. Participation and Support

7. Funding and Expenses

8. Enclosure to DepEd Memorandum No. 028, s. 2024

9. Full Copy of DepEd Order No. 007, s. 2024

DepEd Memorandum 028, s. 2024 - 126th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence (1)

JUN 05 2024

DepEd MEMORANDUM

No.028, s. 2024

126th ANNIVERSARY OF THE PROCLAMATION OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE

To:Undersecretaries

Assistant Secretaries

Bureau and Service Directors

Minister, Basic, Higher, and Technical Education, BARMM

Regional Directors

Schools Division Superintendents

Public and Private Elementary and Secondary School Heads

All Others Concerned

1. The Department of Education (DepEd) will participate in the commemoration of the126th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independencewith the theme, “Kalayaan, Kinabukasan, Kasaysayan” from May 28 to June 30, 2024. This is in accordance with Presidential Proclamation No. 110 1 s. 1963 titled Declaring June 12 as Philippine Independence Day, and Administrative Order No. 23, s. 2011 titled Creating a Steering Committee on National Observances. All departments, bureaus, offices of government agencies, and government-owned and controlled corporations are required to give full support, assistance, and cooperation to the National Steering Committee (NSC), chaired by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), in the exercise of its responsibilities and functions to achieve the celebration's objectives.

2. This year's celebration aims to:

a. commemorate the heroism, patriotism, and self-sacrifice of our Filipino forefathers in the struggle for independence;

b. instill in the hearts and minds of the youth the greatness of the Filipino race, the legacy of their national heroes, and the ideals of their nationhood; and

c. show unity and strength during challenging times.

3. The exhibitionPampamahalaang Programa at Serbisyo, an activity that will showcase the programs and services of various government offices, will be held on June 11-12, 2024 (Tuesday and Wednesday), from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Rizal Park, Roxas Boulevard, Manila.

4. To commemorate the126th Anniversary of Philippine Independenceand to observe theNational Flag Day, the DepEd Central Office (CO), regional offices (ROs), schools division offices (SD Os), and schools are encouraged to undertake the following activities:

a. Simultaneous Flag Raising in schools or historical sites on June 12, 2024;

b. A month-long sharing of insights on the same topic is encouraged during the flag-raising ceremony at the ROs, and SDOs to be spearheaded by theAraling Panlipunansupervisors; and

c. other creative and fitting activities.

5. All DepEd officials at the national, regional, SDOs, and school nonteaching personnel are encouraged to participate in the scheduled activities.

6. DepEd requests the support, assistance, and cooperation of the regions and SDOs stated in the enclosure for the Simultaneous Flag Raising and Wreath-Laying Ceremonies on June 12, 2024, at 8:00 a.m. at various historical sites and venues.

7. Travel expenses (transportation and per diem) of the technical working group, meals, documentation, supplies, carpentry materials, preparatory, and other incidental expenses on May 28-June 30, 2024, shall be charged to the 2024 Building Partnership and Linkages Program, whereas exhibitors' travel expenses from various DepEd offices and participating schools, and the production of flyers, tarpaulins, and other materials shall be charged to local funds, subject to the usual accounting and auditing rules and regulations.

8. For more information, please contact theExternal Partnerships Service, Alonzo Building, Department of Education Central Office, DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City through email atexternalpartnerships@deped.gov.phor telephone numbers (02) 8638-8637 and (02) 8638-8639.

9. Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.

By Authority of the Secretary

(SGD) GINA O GONONG

Undersecretary for Curriculum and Teaching

Encls.:

As stated

References:

DepEd Memorandum No. 030, s. 2023

To be indicated in thePerpetual Index

under the following subjects:

BUREAUS AND OFFICES

CELEBRATIONS AND FESTIVALS

LEARNERS

OFFICIALS

SCHOOLS

TEACHERS

(Enclosure to DepEd Memorandum No.028, s. 2024)

126thAnniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence

126th National Flag Day Celebration

May 28, 2024, 8:00 a.m.

VENUE

PARTICIPANTS

REGION/DIVISION CONCERNED

GUEST OF HONOR

Heritage Park, Miguel Santo Alapan II-B, Imus, Cavite City

Attendance of concerned officials (Central Office, Region, Division) and non-teaching personnels and PTA members from nearby schools

Region IV A CALABARZON – Schools Division Office of Imus City

Senator Ramong “Bong” Revilla Jr.

Simultaneous Flag Raising and Wreath-laying Ceremonies

June 12, 2024, 7:00 a.m.

VENUE

NO OF PARTICIPANTS REQUESTED

(composed of concerned officials (Central offices, Regions, and Divisions) and non-teaching personnel and PTA members from nearby schools

REGION/DIVISION CONCERNED

PROPOSED GUEST OF HONOR

Rizal National Monument, Rizal Park Manila

100

National Capital Region and all schools divisions offices, Region III and nearby schools divisions, Region IVA and all schools divisions offices

His Excellency Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.

President of the Republic of the Philippines

Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine, Kawit, Cavite

100

Region IV A

Schools Division Offices of Cavite Province and Cavite City

TBA

Andres Bonifacio National Monument, Caloocan City

100

NCR

Schools City Division of Caloocan

Senate President of the Philippines

Barasoain Church Historical Landmark, Malolos, Bulacan

100

Region III

Schools City Division of Malolos

House Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez

House of Representatives

Spirit of Pinaglabanan Monument, Pinaglabanan Shrine, San Juan City

100

NCR

Schools City Division of San Juan

Chief Justice Alexander G. Gesmundo

Museum of Philippine Social History, Angeles, Pampanga

100

Region III

Schools City Division of Angeles

Secretary Enrique A. Manalo

Mausoleo de los Veteranos de las Revolucion, Manila, North Cemetary

100

National Capital Region

Secretary Gilberto C. Teodoro, Jr.

Department of National Defense

Regions I, II, IVB, MIMAROPA, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XII, CARAGA, CAR, BARMM

(for coordination with respective Local Government Units)

FLOAT PARADE

June 12, 2024, 4:00 p.m.

REGION / DIVISION CONCERN

PROPOSED PARTICIPANTS

VENUE

National Capital Region

·All divisions Region III

·Schools Division of Bulacan, Pampanga

·Schools City Divisions of Baliwag City, Meycauyan City, Bulacan, Pampanga, Angeles City, Mabalacat, Malolos, City of San Fernando

Region IV-A

·Schools Division of Cavite, Laguna, Rizal

·Schools City Divisions of Cavite, Antipolo, Bacoor, Binan, Imus, Dasmarinas, Sta Rosa, Gen. Trias, San Pedro, and Sto. Tomas

Region IV-B - Regional Office

Volunteer non-teaching personnel and PTA members from

NCR - 500 participants Region III - 300 participants Region IV-A – 250 participants Region IV-B -250 participants

CO – 200 participants

Quirino Grandstand

A full copy of DepEd Memorandum No.028, s. 2024 below:

DepEd Memorandum 028, s. 2024 - 126th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence (2024)
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