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June 13, 2019

REGIONAL MEMORANDUM
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DISSEIVIINATION OF DEPED MEMORANDUM NO. 072, S. 2019 0N THE ANNUAL


CELEBRAHON OF THE NAHONAL LEFERACY WEEK

To: Schools Division superintendents


All Others Concerned

1. Attached is DepEd Memorandum No. 072, s. 2019 entitled Annual celebration of the
National Literacy Week.

2. For information and guidance.

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Enclosures: DepEd Memorandum No. 072, s. 2019


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1. The Department of Education (DepEd), in coordination with the Literacy


Coordinating Council (LCC), announces the Annual Celebration of the national
Literacy Week from September 2 to 8 of every year. This is pursuant to Presidential
Proclamation No. 239, s. 1993 entitled Declaring the Period from September 2 to 8 of
Every Year as Literacy Week, and the UNESCO Proclamation in 1966 that September
8 be celehaated as International Literacy Day from 1966 onwards.

2. The National Literacy Week shall be celebrated annually with the following
objectives:

a. generate awareness and appreciation of literacy programs and


projects among educators, 1eamers, stakeholders, and the
community;
b. highlight the role of education in the eradication of illiteracy;
c. create interest and understanding of issues and concerns related to
literacy among various sectors;
d. develop and sustain a critical mass of social mobilizers, advocates,
and supporters of literacy; and
e. recognize those who have dedicated their life's work to reaching out
to illiterate individuals and communities.

3. DepEd enjoins regional directors, schools division superintendents, district


supervisors, school principals/heads, and Alternative Learning System (ALS) mobile
teachers/coordinators/facilitators including private school administrators and
teachers to conduct relevant activities in line with the objectives of the National
I,iteracy Week. All learners and community stakeholders are alsg enjoined to
participate.
4. The implementation of relevant literacy programs in schools and community
learning centers shall ensure that activities are aligned to DepEd's goal of developing
learners with 21 st century skills.

5. Awarding ceremonies to recognize literacy champions, including Local


Government Units, and Civil Society Organizations who actively support DepEd in
implementing community~based literacy programs may also be conducted during the
week~long celebration.
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6. Expenses incurred relative to the conduct of the activities during the


celebration shall be charged to local funds, subject to the usual accounting and
auditing rules and regulations, or through the support of external partners.

7. For more information, please contact the Literacy Coordinating Council


Secretariat, 2nd Floor, Bonifacio Building, Department of Education Central
Office, DepEd Coquplex, . Meralco Avenue, Pasig City throuch email at
lcc@deped.gov.ph or at telephone mos. (02) 631-0579, (02) 631-0567, and (02)
631-0590.

8. Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.

L#fawh GTOLIS BRIONES


Secretary

Reference:
DepEd Memorandum No. 079, s. 2018

To be indicated in the Perpetual Index


under the fouowing subjects:

cELEBRATloNs AND FESTrvALS


OFFICLus
SCHOOLS

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