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DepEd PPSSH Domain 1 Leading Strategically

PPSSH Domain 1 Leading Strategically

The Philippine Professional Standards for School Heads (PPSSH) Domain 1, Leading Strategically, highlights the role of school heads in setting the direction, goals and objectives of schools, and in ensuring that these are understood and embraced by all stakeholders. This Domain encompasses the school heads’ commitment to a strategic course of action consistent with institutional goals towards maximizing organizational performance.

In this domain, school heads are expected to identify and comprehend relevant sources of information such as existing laws, policies, research, feedback and contexts, and establish their connections and alignment. School heads should have a complete understanding of schools1 current and desired states. They should support in executing various collaborative strategies with stakeholders to respond appropriately to the dynamic and rapidly evolving needs of schools.

Philippine Professional Standards for School Heads (PPSSH) Domain 1, Leading Strategically

StrandsCareer Stage 1Career Stage 2Career Stage 3Career Stage 4
Strand 1.1 Vision, mission and core values1.1.1 Demonstrate knowledge of the DepEd vision, mission and core values to foster shared understanding and alignment of school policies, programs, projects and activities.1.1.2 Communicate the DepEd vision, mission and core values to the wider school community to ensure shared understanding and alignment of school policies, programs, projects and activities.1.1.3 Collaborate with school personnel in communicating the DepEd vision, mission and core values to the wider school community to strengthen shared understanding and alignment of school policies, programs, projects and activities.1.1.4 Serve as a role model in the school and the wider school community in embodying the DepEd vision, mission and core values to sustain shared understanding and alignment of school policies, programs, projects and activities.
Strand 1.2 School planning and implementation1.2.1 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the phases of development and implementation of school plans aligned with institutional goals and policies.1.2.2 Develop and implement with the planning team school plans aligned with institutional goals and policies.1.2.3 Engage the school community in the development and implementation of school plans aligned with institutional goals and policies.1.2.4 Share with fellow school heads best practice in the development and implementation of school plans aligned with institutional goals and policies.
Strand 1.3 Policy implementation and review1.3.1 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of policy implementation and review to ensure that school operations are consistent with national and local laws, regulations and issuances.1.3.2 Undertake policy implementation and review in the school to ensure that operations are consistent with national and local laws, regulations and issuances.1.3.3 Engage stakeholders in improving the implementation of reviewed policies to ensure consistency of school operations with national and local laws, regulations and issuances.1.3.4 Recommend to higher authorities the enhancement of policies relevant to school operations based on implementation and review.
Strand 1.4 Research and innovation1.4.1 Identify relevant research findings from reliable sources in facilitating data-driven and evidence-based innovations to improve school performance.1.4.2 Utilize relevant research findings from reliable sources in facilitating data-driven and evidence-based innovations to improve school performance.1.4.3 Collaborate with school personnel in the conduct of research and utilization of findings in facilitating data-driven and evidence-based innovations to improve school performance.1.4.4 Promote a culture of research to facilitate data-driven and evidence-based innovations to improve school performance and foster continuous improvement.
Strand 1.5 Program design and implementation1.5.1 Display understanding of the implementation of programs in the school that support the development of learners.1.5.2 Implement programs in the school that support the development of learners.1.5.3 Design and implement needs-based programs in the school that support the development of learners.1.5.4 Lead and empower school personnel in designing and implementing needs-based programs in the school that support the development of learners.
Strand 1.6 Learner voice1.6.1 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of utilizing learner voice to inform policy development and decision-making towards school improvement.1.6.2 Utilize learner voice, such as feelings, views and/ or opinions to inform policy development and decision-making towards school improvement.1.6.3 Design and apply effective strategies in utilizing learner voice, such as feelings, views and/ or opinions to inform policy development and decision-making towards school improvement.1.6.4 Systematize processes in utilizing learner voice, such as feelings, views and/or opinions to inform policy development and decision-making towards school improvement.
Strand 1.7 Monitoring and evaluation processes and tools1.7.1 Display knowledge and understanding of monitoring and evaluation processes and tools to promote learner achievement.1.7.2 Utilize available monitoring and evaluation processes and tools to promote learner achievement.1.7.3 Design supplemental monitoring and evaluation tools following standard processes to promote learner achievement.1.7.4 Lead in the institutionalization of effective monitoring and evaluation processes and tools to promote learner achievement.

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Domain 2, Managing School Operations and Resources
Domain 3, Focusing on Teaching and Learning
Domain 4, Developing Self and Others
Domain 5, Building Connections

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