We dream of Filipinos who passionately love their country and whose competencies and values enable them to realize their full potential and contribute meaningfully to building the nation.
As a learner-centered public institution, the Department of education continuously improves itself to better serve its stakeholders.
To protect and promote the right of every Filipino to quality, equitable, culture-based, and complete basic education where:
Students learn in a child-friendly, gender-sensitive, safe, and motivating environment
Teachers facilitate learning and constantly nurture every learner
Administrators and staff, as stewards of the institution, ensure an enabling and supportive environment for effective learning to happen
Family, community, and other stakeholders are actively engaged and share responsibility for developing life-long learners
To provide quality basic education for all
To serve school-aged children in and off school
To reduce schools’ dropout rate
To strengthen system governance and school-based management
To utilize alternative learning systems when needed
To strengthen technical and managerial skills of principals as instructional leaders and managers