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Amendment to DepEd Order No. 022, s. 2023 (Implementing Guidelines on the School Calendar and Activities for the SY 2023-2024)

 The Department of Education (DepEd) has always been dedicated to prioritizing the well-being and safety of learners and educators. In adherence to the MATATAG Agenda's core principle of nurturing learners through inclusive education and a positive learning environment, DepEd has introduced key amendments to DepEd Order No. 022, s. 2023, focusing on the School Calendar and Activities for the SY 2023-2024 academic year.

Among the notable changes in the amendment are the adjusted date for the End of School Year (EOSY) set for May 31, 2024, providing a clear timeline for the academic year's conclusion. Additionally, the School Awards Committee will convene to deliberate on awards and recognition, ensuring deserving learners are acknowledged appropriately, no later than three days before the EOSY Rites. Moreover, the EOSY Break has been scheduled from June 1 to July 26, 2024, allowing students and staff a well-deserved respite after a productive academic year.

These amendments underscore DepEd's continuous efforts to create a conducive and safe learning environment for all, fostering a culture of excellence and care within the education sector. By prioritizing learner well-being and safety, DepEd aims to empower students to thrive academically and personally, embracing a holistic approach to education that goes beyond the classroom.

Amendment to DepEd Order No. 022, s. 2023 (Implementing Guidelines on the School Calendar and Activities for the SY 2023-2024)
Amendment to DepEd Order No. 022, s. 2023 (Implementing Guidelines on the School Calendar and Activities for the SY 2023-2024)


The following are pertinent sections of the Monthly School Calendar of Activities:

Quarterly Examination. Quarterly Examinations shall be scheduled as follows:

  1. Academic Quarter 3: March 25 and 26, 2024
  2. Academic Quarter 4: May 16 and 17, 2024
EOSY Rites.  The EOSY Rites shall be conducted form May 29 to 31, 2024. However, under exceptional circumstances, the schools may conduct the EOSY Rites on June 1, 2024, Saturday, only upon consultation with teachers and parents.

The following are additional provisions of the school calendar to be implemented in the SY 2023-2024:
  • National Learning Camp (NLC). The NLC shall continue to be implemented following DO 14, s. 2023. However, due to the adjustment of the school calendar for SY 2023-2024, activities in the Consolidation and Intervention Camps shall be conducted within three weeks instead of five weeks during the SY 2023-2024 EOSY break from July 1 to 19, 2024. Services of teachers in the NLC shall be voluntary.
  • Centrally Managed Co-Curricular Activities. All Central Office-managed co-curricular activities shall be scheduled within the EOSY break with the following specific dates:
  1. Palarong Pambansa : July 6 to 17, 2024
  2. National Festival of Talents (NFOT) : July 9 to 13, 2024
  3. National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) : July 9 to 13, 2024
  4. Learners' Convergence: July 9 to 15, 2024
  • Brigada Eskwela. The Brigada Eskwela shall be conducted from July 22, Monday to July 27, 2024, Saturday.
  • Start and End of SY 2024-2025. SY 2024-2025 shall start on July 29, 2024, Monday and end on May 16, 2025, Friday.
Furthermore, the Amendment said that No vountary or mandatory tasks shall be assigned to teachers from June 1 to 30, 2024.













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