We dream of Filipinos who passionately love their country and whose competencies and values 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.


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

Core Values



To provide quality basic education for all
To serve school-aged children in and off school
To reduce schools’ dropout rate
To strengthen system governance and school-based management
To utilize alternative learning systems when needed
To strengthen technical and managerial skills of principals as instructional leaders and managers