Monday, September 17, 2018

DepEd ARMM Strictly Implements Anti-Smoking Campaign.

DEPED-ARMM ensures Strict Implementation of Policies on the Protection Against Tobacco Industry Interference in the Department as per DepEd Order No. 48 s. 2016, CSC MC No.17 s. 2009, and the CSC-DOH JMC No.2010-01.

The following acts are hereby prohibited and shall be penalized in administrative proceedings as Grave or Simple Misconduct depending on the gravity of the act and its consequences, under existing laws, rules, and regulations, namely:

 Smoking in and on the premises, buildings, and grounds of the DepEd and all

Establishing or allowing smoking areas within ten  meters of entrances and exits of such premises;

Selling tobacco products in the premises, including buildings and grounds, of public
Elementary and Secondary schools and all DepEd offices;

Unjustified refusal by persons concerned to report tobacco control policy violations including so-called tobacco industry Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities in schools or provide any related information that would facilitate enforcement of the tobacco industry interference policy and this Order;

Having unnecessary interaction with the tobacco industry;

Failure to conduct necessary transaction with the tobacco industry in a public and transparent manner;

Unjustified refusal by persons concerned to correct any perception of partnership
With the tobacco industry;

Extending preferential treatment to the tobacco industry;

Accepting gifts, donations, and sponsorship directly and indirectly from the tobacco Industry, including those that may be coursed through DepEd stakeholders, partners, or third parties in the guise of CSR projects;

Failure to disclose any financial interest in the tobacco industry;

Accepting any favors analogous to those mentioned above – such as having any conflict
of interest with the tobacco industry;

Failure to disclose engagement in any occupational activity within the tobacco industry
Or any intention to engage in the same to past and current superiors; and

Any analogous or similar acts.

"Moral Governance"

English - "Good governance for a progressive and peaceful BARMM."

Sinama - "Hap pamarinta tudju BARMM na sambu maka salamat"

Bahasa Sug - "Dan mabuntul tudju pa BARMM masambu iban mahatul"

Meranaw - "Mathitu a kandatu sa BARMM ko katagompiya go kalilintad"


"Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education (MBHTE)"