1. For the information and guidance of all concerned, the Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed copy of the Policy on the Protection of Children in Armed Conflict.
2. This DepEd Order shall take effect immediately upon its issuance.
3. All existing Orders, Memoranda, and other related issuances inconsistent with this policy are rescinded.
4. Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed.