DepEd adopts Microsoft Office 365

Effective February 1, 2023

Schools Division of Cebu City from the Office of the Schools Division Superintendent, released a Division Memorandum on January 19, 2023 with Memorandum No. 040, s. 2023. The memorandum is entitled “Dissemination of Microsoft 365 Adoption“. Memorandum signed by Mrs. Bernadette A. Susvilla, EdD, CESO VI, Assistant Schools Division Superintendent.

The Department of Education (DepEd) provides tools and services for its employees, teachers and students that promote a culture of collaboration and communication and improve performance of tasks. The DepEd obtained these tools and services in the interest of education and public service.

To further maximize these productivity tools, we would like to reiterate that all DepEd employees are provided with Microsoft 365 accounts such as:

a. Microsoft Outlook: An email and calendar application.
b. Word: A word processing tool that allows user to create, edit and format text documents.
c. Excel: A spreadsheet tool for organizing and analyzing data.
d. PowerPoint: A tool for producing and editing slides and presentations.
e. OneNote: A digital notebook for taking notes, organizing information, and collaborating with others.
f. Teams: A communication and collaboration platform for chat, video conferencing, and file sharing.
g. OneDrive: A cloud storage service for storing and sharing files.
h. SharePoint: A web-based collaboration and document management platform.
i. Microsoft Forms: A tool for creating surveys, quizzes, and polls. j. Microsoft Planner: A task and project management tool.

As to other DepEd personnel without Microsoft accounts, they will receive their Microsoft username and temporary password in their respective DepEd Gmail accounts on or before 27 January 2023.

You may view or download the said memorandum by clicking the link below. Thank you!

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Cebu City Don Carlos A. Gothong Memorial National High School is categorized as a Very Large School by the Department of Education as we cater all levels of Junior High School and Senior High School. We are located at Candido Padilla St., Cebu City, Cebu 6000, with the school ID of 303142.

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