"Retaining Those Who are in School"
// What is Project EASE?
EASE is an acronym for Effective Alternative Secondary Education. It is a secondary education program run by the Bureau of Secondary Education (BSE) of the Department of Education (DepED) of the Republic of the Philippines. The program offers flexible time option to certain students who cannot report to class during certain seasons of the school year for various reasons. The program provides printed self-learning modules for students to use thereby allowing them to continue their lessons and classroom activities on their own convenient time.
// When can I avail of Project EASE?
Project EASE is available anytime during the course of the school year. If you are certain about the time when you will be unable to attend regular classes, it is best that you inform your class adviser early in order to avail of Project EASE.
// Who are qualified to avail of Project EASE?
Students who wishes to avail of Project EASE must meet the following qualifications:
• Regular students who will be temporarily unable to attend regular classes;
• Passers of reading and writing ability tests in English and Filipino and the mathematical ability test;.
• Passers of coping ability assessment.
// Where is Project EASE offered?
Project EASE is available nationwide. All interested parties may contact the DORP Coordinator at the nearest DepED Regional Office. The DORP Coordinator will direct the applicant to the nearest schools division where EASE is offered.
|Regional Office||DORP Coordinator||Contact Number
| Region I || Alicia M. Galsim || 0929-464-8271
| Region II || Hortencia P. Calvan ||
| Region III || Miriam E. Adobo|| 0921-240-5836
| Region IV-A || Ruth M. Dulay |
| Region IV-B || Amorsisma V. Contreras |
Manolito D. Alastre
| Region V || Veronica O. Bolaños|| 0917-868-7702
| Region VI || Miriam T. Lima|| 0910-900-0357
| Region VII || Salud M. Luna || 0905-209-0308
| Region VIII || Clarita M. Menda |
Elena S. de Luna
Rhodora V. Sison
| Region IX || Basher O. Jamahali |
Jose N. Locson
| Region X || Lorelie V. Gamutan || 0906-356-0656
| Region XI || Merlyn M. Lasaca || 0918-587-3050
| Region XII || Josenette P. Brana|| 083-520-0421
| CAR || Nancy Gazmen |
Juliet C. Sannad
| CARAGA || Elizabeth Baguio |
Antonieta O. Narra
| NCR || Emmanuel Maninang || 0921-487-9053
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Applicant/s may also contact the Curriculum Development Division of the Bureau of Secondary Education, Department of Education (DepED) at the following contact address and numbers:
In Metro Manila, the following schools are offering Project EASE and may also be contacted directly:
• Francisco National High School (Quezon City)
• Marikina National High School (Marikina)
• Malabon National High school (Malabon)
• Tinajeros National High School (Malabon)
// Why offer Project EASE?
Project EASE is intended for students who would otherwise drop out of school due occasional and seasonal demands of parental livelihood, work, and personal circumstances. It is not a replacement for attending regular classes but a provision to add flexibility to the rigid time schedule of regular classes.