To support the Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED) unrelenting drive to institute proper reforms, the Department of Education (DepEd) directs all basic education personnel to refrain from enrolling in the master’s and doctoral degree programs not recognized by the Commission.
This Order enumerates the amendments made to DepEd Order No. 58, s. 2009.
The Department of Education (DepED) is required to prepare the Plantilla of Personnel (POP) using the Personal Services Itemization (PSI) prepared by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) as basis. The PSIPOP serves as the primary data source for manpower information and as basis for determining the Personal Services (PS) budgetary requirements of DepED.
Conformably with DepED Memorandum No. 536, s. 2008 on the deferment of implementation of Item IV of DepED Order No. 66, s. 2008, signing authority on financial matters is hereby revised.
As the Department moves forward to the full implementation of the Basic Education Sector Reform Agenda, all concerned officials and Technical Working Groups are instructed to include in their respective 2009 Work Plans the actions that would respond to the recommendations of the 4th Review Mission for Basic Education Sector Reform Agenda (BESRA) Implementation.
In the interest of the service, Item K.3 (Domestic Travel) of DepED Order No. 66, 2008, particularly for the DepED Central Office officials and employees, is hereby amended in this Order.
For the information and guidance of all concerned, the implementation of the DepED Order No. 5, s. 2008 entitled, “Dissemination of the Code of Signing Authorities on Administrative and Financial Matters to Central and Field Offices ” heretofore held in abeyance until such time that inputs from the different Heads of Offices in DepED have been reviewed and finalized.
For the information and guidance of all concerned, enclosed is a copy of the Code of Signing Authorities on Administrative and Financial Matters to Central and Field Offices.
All existing rules and regulations in conflict and/or contradictory to this Order relative to the administration and/or supervision of the said Camp are hereby amended.
The signing’ authorities for endorsement and travel authorities are the Undersecretary for finance and Administration for non-teaching personnel and the Undersecretary for Programs and Projects for teacher-nominees.