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DepEd Memo 55 s 2022 – Alapan 1 Elementary School

To:  Undersecretaries
Assistant Secretaries
Minister, Basic, Higher and Technical Education, BARMM
Bureau and Service Directors
Regional Directors
School Division Superintendents
Public Elementary and Secondary School Heads
All Others Concerned

  1. Pursuant to Administrative Order o. 322, s. 1997 titled Authorizing Certain Government Agencies to Undertake Activities in Preparation for their Centennial Anniversary Celebrations in 1997, 1998, and 1999, the Department of Education (DepEd) announces its 124th Founding Anniversary with the theme, PAMANA: Kahusayan at Tagumpay ng Edukasyon.
  1. In the Filipino language, pamana means heritage inheritance or legacy. It relates to a special possession being passed on, commonly, to a new generation. The theme, PAMANA: Kahusayan at Tagumpay ng Edukasyon, relates to DepEd’s commitment to providing Filipino learners with quality basic education that is accessible, inclusive, and liberating and passing this mandate to the upcoming new administration.
  2. In view of the foregoing, the Department will have its week. long celebration from June 20 to 24, 2022, for its 124th Founding Anniversary. To promote public awareness of this momentous event, the DepEd Central Office enjoins all DepEd officials, personnel, and learners at the regional, schools division offices, and schools to
  • a. Produce Information and Communication Materials by
  • I. Hanging DepEd 124th Founding Anniversary official streamer in offices and schools;
  • b. Participate in DepEd Online Celebration by:
  • I. Joining the following national activities to be live-streamed via DepEd Philippines’ official Facebook (FB) page:
Date and timeActivityDetails
June 20, 2022 8:00-9:00 a.m.Flag-Raising CeremonyOpening Celebration of DepEd 124th Founding Anniversary
June 20, 2022 9:30-10:30 a.m.Thanksgiving MassPrayer hour as one DepEd community
June 23, 2022 8:00-10:30 a.m.National Parade, Cultural Dance, and Banner PresentationsFurther details are to be announced
June 23, 2022 10:30-11:00 a.m.Messages of the Executive Committee MembersHighlights of the milestone achievements of the Department through the ears.
June 23, 2022 11:00 a.m.-12:00 nnLegacy Talk by Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones 
June 24, 2022 4:00-7:00 p.m.ISO 9001:2015 Certification Awarding CeremonyFurther details are to be announced
  • II. Using the official frame for profile photos on FB to be released on DepEd Philippines’ official FB page;
  • III. Submitting personal photo documentation with captions that depicts personal endeavor in connection to this year’s anniversary theme (see Enclosure No. 1 for more details);
  • IV. Sharing Anong kwentong DepEd mo?, a written post or video recording on social media using the hashtags #DepEd124 and #PamanaNgEdukasyon (see Enclosure No. 2 for more details); and
  • V. Following and joining other online activities to be released through DepEd Philippines’ official FB page.
  • c. Organize Activities based on the theme by:
  • I. Encouraging offices and schools to organize their own activities within the weeklong celebration. All are encouraged to continuously observe minimum public health and safety protocols to ensure all DepEd personnel and learners are safe while enjoying this momentous celebration.
  1. The copy of the official streamer, logo, and other virtual materials can be accessed through this link:
  2. Expenses and other incurred expenditures shall be charged to respective local funds subject to pertinent accounting and auditing rules and regulations.
  3. For more information, please contact Ms. Bless D. Valdez of the Bureau of Human Resource and Organizational Development-Employee Welfare Division, Department of Education Central Office, DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City, through email at or telephone number (02) 8633-7229.
  4. Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.

(Source: DepEd Memo 55 s 2022, click here)



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