DO 114, s. 1989 – Addendum to DECS Order No. 29, s. 1989 (Guidelines for the Administration of the Study-New-Pay-Later Plan Effective School Year 1989-1990)
December 8, 1989
DO 114, s. 1989
Addendum to DECS Order No. 29, s. 1989 (Guidelines for the Administration of the Study-New-Pay-Later Plan Effective School Year 1989-1990)

To: Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Superintendents
Presidents, State Colleges and Universities
Heads of Private Schools, Colleges and Universities
Vocational School Superintendents/Administrators

The following supplementary guidelines on the regionalized administration of the ENPLP effective SY 1989-1990 are hereby issued as addendum to DECS Order No. 29, s. 1989 for the information, guidance and compliance of those concerned.

  1. The Regional Director/Assistant Regional Director approves all SNPLP matters prepared by the Regional Coordinator of the program.
  2. The unit in charge of SNPLP matters performs the following functions:
    1. On Evaluation, Guidance and Counseling
      1. Evaluates the scholastic records of on-going student debtors for the issuance of certificates of loan continuance/discontinuance at the end of every semester;
      2. Prepares recommendations for the continuance/discontinuance of loan assistance;
      3. Conducts orientation meetings with student-debtors and school/division SNPLP Coordinators to update them on the new and existing guidelines, rules and regulations concerning the programs;
      4. Advise student debtors on priority course choices and academic performance; and
      5. Coordinates with the different government financing institutions (GFIs) for the speedy release of loans to schools and students concerned and in threshing out problems.
    2. On Employment and Repayment
      1. Conducts pre-employment seminar for graduating/graduated students-debtors at least once a year;
      2. Establishes linkages and strengthens tie-ups with local government and private employment agencies;
      3. Organizes a placement unit in the regional office to handle student-debtors who have finished or stopped their studies;
      4. Prepares letters of recommendation for student-debtors seeking employment;
      5. Follows up status of terminated student-debtors;
      6. Monitors repayment of employed student-debtor graduates; and
      7. Requires the unemployed student-debtor graduates to report once a year to the SNPLP regional unit for proper guidance and assistance.
    3. On Data Requirements for Submission to the BHE
      1. Submit semestral status report of SNPLP grantees following the attached form; and
      2. Coordinates with the government financing institutions in the preparation of lists of student-debtors/defaulters for submission at the end of every semester.
  3. The full cooperation of all concerned in this matter is enjoined.

Incl.: As stated
Reference: DECS Order No. 29, s. 1989
Allotment: 1-2-3-4—(M.O. 1-87)

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