Pursuant to Rule 8, Chapter 6, Sections 49, 50 and 51 of Republic Act
(RA) No. 8491 otherwise known as the Flag and Heraldic Code of the
Philippines, the Office of the Secretary has released the official seal or logo of the Department of Education (DepEd) duly approved by the Office of
the President, Malacanang, Manila.
The DepEd Logo shall be utilized in all official communications, and it shall be released to all DepEd national, regional, division, district, schools, and other field offices.
It may appear in three (3) colors or in black and white, and in different sizes with the following symbolism and specifications:
- Shield stylized open hands: supporting the two (2) sea lions represents DepEd as a caring and nurturing institution;
- Two (2) Sea Lions: holding an open book over a plate symbolize leadership and excellence; and
- Open Book and Lighted Torch: radiating its light over the Philippine archipelago represent the quest for knowledge.
- Colors: taken from the Philippine Flag
DepEd advises schools that the meaning and message of the DepEd official seal should be carefully explained to the pupils and students.
Blue - signifies peace (Cable No.: 80173)
Red - signifies burning desire to learn (Cable No.: 80108)
Golden Yellow - signifies quest for knowledge (Cable No.: 80068)
The copy of DepEd official logo or corporate seal is contained in the enclosure or log-on to DepEd website: www.deped.gov.ph.
DepEd LogoPicture Embed Code:
DepEd Seal Symbolism
SHIELD (stylized open hands)
represents DepEd as a caring and nurturing institution.TWO (2) SEA LIONS
holding an open book over a rope symbolize leadership and excellenceOPEN BOOK and LIGHTED TORCH
radiating its light over the Philippine archipelago represent the quest for knowledge and the practice of values and skills inculcated in every Filipino by DepEd
taken from the Philippine flag
Blue - denotes peace
Red - denotes burning desire to learn