GUIDELINES FOR NEAP RECOGNITION OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND COURSES FOR TEACHERS AND SCHOOL LEADERS
DepEd Order No. 001, s. 2020
The department of Education (DepEd), through the National Educators Academy of the Philippines (NEAP). Is committed to the professional growth and lifelong learning of its teachers and school leaders as a key foundation to the upgrading of the quality of basic education. Hence, appropriate professional development programs or courses that address their development needs using various platforms and modalities that included formal training and workplace learning, shall be made available at all levels.
The quality of professional development programs and courses shall be assured through a Recognition System that requires alignment to professional standards for teachers and school leaders, responsiveness to identified professional development priorities, promotion of dynamism, innovation and application at the classroom level, and transparency and consistency.
In light of the above, DepEd issues the enclosed Guidelines for NEAP Recognition of Professional Development Programs and Courses for Teachers and School Leaders to ensure that all programs and courses, whether internally or externally provided, are aligned, integrated, and consistent the wider NEAP Professional Development Framework.
These Guidelines shall take effect immediately upon issuance. By then, only recognized programs and courses shall be implemented in DepEd as officially part of the DepEd professional development program.
Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance to this Order are directed.
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