GiZ & DepED Inked Covenant.


Today, DepED-ARMM signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) led by Dr. John A. Magno and the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GiZ), a German Society for International Cooperation during the WASH in School Summit, held at Em Manor, Cotabato City.

Hand washing is recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as one of the most important means of preventing germs from spreading.  It is also one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and malnourished problem in school.

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DepED ARMM joined Humanitarian Activities.

Dr. John A. Magno, DepED-ARMM Regional Secretary, joined yesterday the signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Humanitarian Action Development Plan (HADP) called for by the ARMM Governor, Mujiv  Hataman.

The HDAP is meant to accelerate the recovery of communities devastated by conflicts and natural calamities for the past several years. On education, it aims to deliver learning supports to school age children and infra supports directly to far-flung areas to address the prevalent literacy rate in the region.

Secretary Luistro encourages ARMM students to join SHS Program.

Bro. Armin A. Luistro bids ARMM education stakeholders to encourage Grade 10 completers to enroll in the Senior High School in June 2016. At the early registration conducted recently,  out of 28, 925 students only 19,658 signified interest to enroll in the SHS program.

No worries, the government will  provide assistance to students who will continue SHS in an non-DepED schools through the SHS Voucher Program,  Sec  Luistro mentioned during  the K to 12 Summit in Jolo, Sulu.

Starting School Year 2016-2017, the SHS Voucher Program will subsidize the school fees of students who completed Grade 10 in public and private schools, if they enroll in a non-DepEd   school licensed to offer SHS. The voucher is accepted in private high schools, State Universities and Colleges/Local Universities and Colleges, and Technical and Vocational Schools.

Source : DepED

Key Officials.


  Name Position/Designation Contact Nos.
1 Dr. John A. Magno Regional Secretary 552-1618
2 Atty. Sittie Mariam I. Balahim, CPA Asst. Sec for Operations 421-7927
3 Marjuni Maddi Asst. Sec for Academics 552-2046
4 Alfhadar Pajiji Asst Sec for Special Projects 552-1164
5 Fatima B. Abubakar Director II, Secondary Education 552-2339
6 Suaib A. Maulana Director II, Elementary Education 552-2369
7 Nur A. Pulong Director II, Alternative Learning System 552-1083
8 Taya K. Aplal Director II, Physical & Sport Dev’t. 552-0486
9 Somerado M. Pandapatan Director II, Admin, Fin. & Other Services 552-1849
10 Atty. Mojahid S. Guro Chief, Legal Section 552-1618
11 Mosbicak B. Ibrahim Chief, Budget Section 552-0480
12 Analee Biruar Chief, Accounting Section  
13 Rosemarie Cardos Chief, Supply Section 552-0486
14 Dureza Ann N. Romasanta Chief, Record Section  
15 Margie G. Pendulat Manager, IMDC 421-5902
16 Annabelle R. Gilayo Chief, Disbursing Unit  
17 Eskak G. Mohamad Chief, Retirement Unit 552-2380
18 Pieron Du Chief, Health & Nutrition Unit 552-3020
19 Badjury Tuansi Chief, Regional Payroll System Unit 552-0449
20 Aratoc A. Macarambon Chief, Information &  Comm Tech  Unit 552-1123
21 Alama E. Yu Chief, Action Center for Education 421-7927
22 Mobarak Pandi Chief, Region Information Unit 552-0503
23 Baimon Malang Chief, Smoking Cessation Center 552-3020
24 Rosalinda Hassan Chief, Cashier Section 552-2299
25 Virginia Besana Office of the Planning Services 421-3838
This entry was posted on February 9, 2016, in Contact.

Palarong ARMMAA is set on February 2016.

According to Dr. John A. Magno, DepED-ARMM top official, pronounced during the meeting on January 6, 2016, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Athletic Association (ARMMAA) Palarong 2016 is set on February 21-27, 2016 at Parang Sport Complex, Maguindanao.

Secretary Magno issued Memorandum Order No. 024 dated January 26, 2016 informing school officials to refrain collecting any monetary contribution to teachers and students. The regional office will provide all necessary funds for the said event.

This entry was posted on February 5, 2016, in Events.

Summary of Fund Sources.

Fiscal Year 2015.


FY 2015
% Utilized
( c)
Regular (ARMM GAA)
National Funds
Local Funds



This entry was posted on February 4, 2016, in Funds.