(Eagle News) – The Department of Education (DepEd) has issued a memorandum that formalizes the moratorium on field trips and different related actions, following the tragic bus accident involving faculty college students in Tanay, Rizal.
Memorandum No. 47, collection 2017 shall be noticed by all public elementary and secondary faculties till the evaluate and revision of associated insurance policies have been finalized.
“As the primary institution mandated to ensure access to quality basic education, it is imperative for the Department to look after the security and safety of learners in its education-related activities,” Education Secretary Leonor Briones mentioned.
The DepEd mentioned all non-public faculties are additionally inspired to abide by the memorandum, if needed.
Schools, nevertheless, whose permits and finalized contracts for the conduct of academic field trips previous to the moratorium have been permitted, should still proceed with the exercise.
The DepEd mentioned, nevertheless, that tips, particularly on security and safety measures, must be strictly noticed.