DM No. 025, s. 2021

 

 
PREVENTVE DRUG EDUCATION PROGRAM CURRICULUM MODEL

To: Undersecretaries
Assistant Secretaries
Bureau and Service Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Division Superintendents
Public and Private Secondary School Heads
A11 Others Concerned

1. The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Preventive Drug
Education Program (PDEP) Curriculum Model in support of the National Drug
Education Program as provided in Section 43, Article IV of Republic Act No. 9165 or
the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

2. The PDEP Curriculum Model aims to:
a. provide a flexible framework for classroom-based prevention efforts from
Kindergarten to Grade 12;
b. complement the existing health education curriculum and identify drug
prevention concepts that can be correlated in various learning areas;
c. emphasize the development of life skills among the Filipino learners; and
d. serve as basis in crafting the curriculum standards of the Preventive Drug Education Program.

3. For more information, please contact the Bureau of Curriculum Development-
Curriculum Standards Development Division, 3rd Floor, Mabini Building,
Department of Education Central Office, DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City
at telephone numbers lo2l 8632-77 46 and (02) 8635-9a22.

4. Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.

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