DEPED SCHOOL CALENDAR 2022 TO 2023 AND ACTIVITIES | PDF – Alapan 1 Elementary School
The Department of Education released a policy guideline within DepEd Order 34 s. 2022 entitled “IMPLEMENTING GUIDELINES ON THE SCHOOL CALENDAR AND ACTIVITIES FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR 2022-2023“ which applies to all schools in the country. According to the scope of the said policy guideline, “These Implementing Guidelines on the School Calendar and Activities for School Year 2022-2023 shall apply to public and private elementary and secondary schools, including CLCs nationwide. Private schools and state/local universities and colleges (SUCs/LUCs) may implement this school calendar. They may start classes not earlier than the first Monday of June and not later than the last day of August.”
According to No. 16 of the IMPLEMENTING GUIDELINES ON THE SCHOOL CALENDAR AND ACTIVITIES FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR 2022-2023 (DepEd Order 34 s. 2022):
16. Recognizing the COVID-19 pandemic vis-a-vis the need to resume to 5 days in-person classes, the DepEd intends for schools to be given ample time to slowly transition into it by implementing any of the following options:
a. 5 days of in-person classes;
b. Blended learning modality:
b.1. 3 days of in-person classes and 2 days of distance learning (modular, online, or television/radio-based instruction); and thereafter, 4 days of in-person classes and 1 day of distance learning (modular, online, or television/ radio-based instruction)
e.g. Mondays to Wednesdays (in-person classes) and Thursdays to Fridays (distance learning).
e.g. Mondays to Thursdays (in-person classes) and Friday (distance learning).
c. Full Distance Learning.
The abovementioned options shall only be implemented by schools until October 31, 2022.
In addition, in No. 17 of the said policy guidelines:
17. Starting November 2, 2022, all public and private schools shall have transitioned to 5 days of in-person classes. After the said date, no school shall be allowed to implement purely distance learning or blended learning except for those that are implementing Alternative Delivery Modes as provided for in DO 21, s. 2019 entitled “Policy Guidelines on the K to 12 Basic Education Program” and DO O1 s. 2022 entitled “Revised Policy Guidelines on Homeschooling Program.”