Reports received by this Office are to the effect that certain medical schools are still giving their own institutional admission tests which may be duplicatory to the National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) and contrary to the provisions of paragraph 3 of MECS Order No. 52, s. 1985. With the view to avoid any problems regarding giving of medical institutional admission tests, the following specific rules as approved by the Board of Medical Education shall be strictly observed.
Posted on January 20, 1986
This policy proposes to give the graduate of some high schools with inadequate resource capabilities a chance to catch up and thus compete on even footing with graduates of the better high schools. For this purpose, remedial courses are to be offered to graduates who feel a need for upgrading their high school education.
Posted on January 8, 1986
The inclosed set of policies and standards, approved by this Office upon the recommendation of the Bureau of Higher Education, after consultations with representatives from the Council of Deans and Heads of Nutrition and Dietetics (CODHEND) and the Board of Examiners for Nutrition-Dietetics of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), and after a thorough study of the policies and standards for other related fields of discipline, will ensure that the Nutrition-Dietetics Education program will be relevant to present needs.
Posted on January 2, 1986
For the information and guidance of all concerned inclosed is a copy of COMELEC Resolution No. 1735 dated December 17, 1985, prohibiting appointment or hiring new employees, creating or filling new positions, promotions, giving any salary increase, or transferring or detailing any officer or employee in the Civil Service, in connection with the February 7, 1986 election.
Posted on December 23, 1985
The inclosed policies and standards approved by this Office upon the recommendation of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), Philippine Association of Private Technical Institutions (PAPTI), Bureau of Higher Education (BHE), and deans and administrators of vocational-technical schools, embody the general principles and guidelines for the establishment and operation of General Radio Communication Operator Course in the country.
Posted on December 17, 1985
Inclosed is a copy of the National Compensation Circular No. 37 dated December 4, 1985, relative to the granting of a year-end bonus equivalent to one (1) month basic salary for officials and employees of the national government in recognition of their dedication to government service.
Posted on December 12, 1985
The inclosed set of policies and standards as proposed by the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) and the Bureau of Higher Education (BHE) embodies the general principles and guidelines relative to Architectural Education.
Posted on December 11, 1985
Grant of authority to conduct extension classes was the retained function of the Secretary of Education and Culture and the same was not delegated to the regions pursuant to Par. No. 2-1, under Retained Functions of the Secretary, of Department Order No. 22, s. 1975. MECS Order No. 22, s. 1985 is not retroactive in effect as evidenced by the lack of provisions therein revoking/cancelling previous authority issued by the Secretary/Minister.
Posted on December 10, 1985
Further to existing Ministry issuances, particularly MECS Orders Nos. 14, s. 1984 (“Minimizing Fund-Raising Campaigns Directed at School Teachers and School Children”), 18, s. 1984 (“Discouraging Lavish Receptions for Visiting School Officials”); and 29, s. 1985 (“Guidelines on the Conduct of In-Service Training Programs, Seminars and Similar Activities”), the following activities are being discouraged or strictly limited.
Posted on December 9, 1985
In connection with the administration of the Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT) on the second Sunday of December every year, the Inclosure to MECS Order No. 65, s. 1984, Rule VI – Funding and Allowances of Personnel, under Section b, is changed to: Examiners and Proctors are to receive P50.00 each on examination day, and four (4) days service credit for public school teachers. Personnel from the private schools are covered by the rules and regulations of their respective Board of Trustees.
Posted on December 6, 1985