Preventive Drug Education Program Curriculum Model
1. The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Preventive Drug Education Program (PDEP) Curriculum Model in support of the National Drug Education Program as provided in Section 43, Article IV of Republic Act No. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
2. The PDEP Curriculum Model aims to:
a. provide a flexible framework for classroom-based prevention efforts from Kindergarten to Grade 12;
b. complement the existing health education curriculum and identify drug prevention concepts that can be correlated in various learning areas;
c. emphasize the development of life skills among the Filipino learners; and
d. serve as basis in crafting the curriculum standards of the Preventive Drug Education Program.
3. For more information, please contact the Bureau of Curriculum Development Curriculum Standards Development Division, 3rd Floor, Mabini Building, Department of Education Central Office, DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City at telephone numbers (02) 8632-7746 and (02) 8635-9822.
Read Enclosure to DepEd Memorandum No. 25, s. 2021 for more details.