DepEd creates anti-corruption committees
The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed policy on the Creation of Anti-Corruption Committees in the Central, Regional and Schools Division Offices of the department.
“The department recognizes that graft and corruption are major obstacles to the realization of the right of all Filipinos and children to access quality basic education,” DepEd statement.
“The Department espouses the principle that a public office is a public trust and fully adheres to the above policies. As such, the Department commits to efforts o[ the government to promote public accountability and curb corruption in the government. It supports Project KASANGGA: Aksyon Laban sa Korapsiyon, initiated by the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC)”, it added.
“Moreover, in pursuance of one of the l0-Point Basic Education Agenda, which is to promote active, transparent, consultative, collaborative, and corruption-free leadership, the Department, in a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the PACC and other agencies under the executive branch, agreed to create and form a coordinating council, which shall collaborate and coordinate to support the anti-corruption campaign of the government. In compliance with its commitments in the MOA, the Department issued OO-OSEC-2O21-O29, which created the AntiCorruption Committee (ACC) in the Central Office.”
The DepEd order will take effect upon the issuance.