The Department of Education (DepED) announces the celebration of DepEd’s 121st Foundation Day with the theme “DepEd Para sa Pilipino” on June 21, 2019.
The celebration is pursuant to Administrative Order No. 322, s. 1997 issued by the former President Fidel V. Ramos that recognizes June 23, 1898 as the Foundation Day of the Department.
To promote the public awareness of this event, the DepEd Central Office enjoins all personnel, offices, and officials at the regional, schools division offices, and schools to:
a)Produce Information and Communication Materials by hanging DepEd’s 121st Foundation Day official streamer in all offices and schools; and wearing blue shirts/polo/blouses during the celebration nationwide.
b)Participate in DepEd’s Online Celebration by changing Facebook cover photo using DepEd’s 121st Foundation Day tarpaulin/ streamer design; sharing of stories highlighting the most significant DepEd experiences using the hashtag, #DepED121 and #DepEdParaSaPilipino, in social media accounts.
c)Organize activities based on the theme by partnering with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) for the return of the opera show entitled Noli Me Tangere, The Opera Touch Me Not at the CCP which shall be attended by selected teachers and learners on June 21, 2019 and DepEd Officials and staff on June 22, 2019.
d)All Offices and schools to include in the announcement of DepEd’s 121st Foundation Day during the flag Raising Ceremonies on June 17, 2019.
e)Encouraging all offices and schools to organize their own activities allowing this year’s theme ““DepEd Para sa Pilipino” on June 21, 2019.
The copy of the tarpaulin, or streamers, and cover photo can be accessed through the link
Source: DepEd Memorandum No. 077, s. 2019