Roll-Out and Use of Facebook Workplace and DepEd Election Monitoring Apps
May 7, 2019
Schools Division Superintendent
Public School District Supervisors (PSDS)
Principals and School Heads / DESO
Public School Teachers / Electoral Board (EB) Members
ESSD and SGOD Chiefs
ICTS, Regional/Division IT Officers
All Others Concerned
ROLL-OUT AND USE OF FACEBOOK WORKPLACE AND DEPED ELECTION MONITORING APPS
Pursuant to the authority granted by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to the Department of Education (DepEd) to ensure compliance with and enforcement of all orders and instructions relative to the election duties of the latter’s personnel and in accordance with DepEd Memorandum No. 052, series of 2019, entitled “Establishment of the 2019 DepEd Election Task Force (ETF) and its Operation and Monitoring Center”, the Office of the Undersecretary for Administration, as ETF chair and lead, hereby orders the immediate roll-out and use of the Facebook Workplace and the DepEd Election Monitoring Apps for use of all concerned.
The Information and Communications Technology Service (ICTS) and all Regional and Division Information Technology Officers (ITOs) are hereby directed to lead in the rolling-out of both the Workplace and the Monitoring Apps, and to assist officials at the central, regional and division offices in presenting, effecting and cascading the same down to the district and school levels.
The Members of the Election Task Forces (ETFs) at the Central, Regional and Division Offices, Public Schools District Supervisors (PSDS), DepEd Supervisor Officials (DESO) and the Principals and School Heads are hereby enjoined to register at Workplace using their DepEd email addresses and use the same as their communication platform. The ITOs will be assisting all concerned in the creation or resetting of their DepEd email addresses, and in registering at Workplace.
The public school teachers and personnel serving in the Electoral Boards (EBs), the DepEd Supervisor Officials (DESO) and their staff, the Public Schools District Supervisors (PSDS) and the Members of the Election Task Forces (ETFs) at the Central, Regional and Division Offices are hereby enjoined to download the monitoring apps beginning May 10, 2019 at 8:00 AM, and use the same by reporting, by way of answering the questions, at certain time/day, and/or at the occurence of particular incidences before, during and after the May 13, 2019 national and local elections.
The election monitoring apps may be downloaded at the URL/site listed below. Resource and reference materials may also be viewed and downloaded from the same site.
The success of the monitoring of the elections vis-a-vis the immediate and appropriate response/resolutions on welfare, working conditions, honoraria and allowances and other DepEd related issues and concerns would greatly depend on the timely utilization of this monitoring application.
A summary of the technology features, data contents and other pertinent information of the application is hereto attached for your information and ready reference.
Questions and/or clarifications maybe directed via email at [email protected] or via phone (02) 633-7203.
For guidance and compliance.
ALAIN DEL B. PASCUA