June 23, 2015
DO 25, s. 2015
Implementing Guidelines on the Special Program in Sports (SPS)
Schools Division Superintendents
Heads, Public and Private Secondary Schools
1. To address the needs of talented students in the different sports disciplines, the Department of Education (DepEd) shall implement the Special Program in Sports (SPS) in regular high schools, which have the capacity to implement and sustain the program in terms of trained teachers, facilities and equipment.
2. In view of this, the DepEd issues the enclosed Implementing Guidelines on the Special Program in Sports (SPS) for the information and guidance of secondary school heads who wish to offer the SPS.
3. All other provisions of DECS Memorandum No. 242, s. 2000 entitled Implementing Guidelines for the Pilot Testing of the Special Sports Program at the Secondary Level and DepEd Order No. 46, s. 2012 entitled Policy Guidelines on the Implementation of the Special Curricular Programs at the Secondary Level, Item No. 3, which are inconsistent with these guidelines, are hereby rescinded.
4. Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed.
(Sgd.) BR. ARMIN A. LUISTRO FSC
Encl.: As stated
DECS Memorandum: (No. 242, s. 2000)
DepEd Order: Nos. 54, s. 2010; 28 and (46, s. 2012)
To be indicated in the Perpetual Index under the following subjects:
RULES AND REGULATIONS