DO 66, s. 1991 – Good Manners and Right Conduct (GMRC) at the Secondary Level

June 10, 1991
DO 66, s. 1991
Good Manners and Right Conduct (GMRC) at the Secondary Level
To:  Undersecretaries
Assistant Secretaries
Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Superintendents
Presidents, State Colleges and Universities
Heads of Private Schools, Colleges and Universities
Vocational School Superintendents/Administrators
1.   Effective School Year 1991-1992, Good Manners and Right Conduct (GMRC) will be offered as a dimension of Values Education in all secondary schools.
2.   The distinctive features of GMRC are as follows:
a.   GMRC is a dimension of Values Education, hence, the subject nomenclature to appear in Form 137 and Form 138 will be Values Education/GMRC.
b.   Values Education/GMRC shall be allotted one (1) unit credit in each of the four (4) curricular levels.
c.   For purposes of the GMRC grade, all subject teachers and co-curricular advisers shall rate each student on the basis of the student’s observable behaviour, using a set of behaviour indicators with numerical/descriptive equivalents, for submission to the homeroom adviser. The homeroom adviser computes the student’s average grade on the basis of the ratings of the subject teachers and co-curricular adviser for submission to the Values Education/GMRC teacher.
d.   The Values Education teacher computes the student’s grade for Values Education/GMRC as follows:
    Written Outputs – – – – – – – – 30%
        Check-ups – – – – – – 15%
        Follow-up – – – – – – 15%
    Involvement – – – – – – – – – – 20%
    Average grade in GMRC
        computed by the home-room adviser – – – – – – –  50%
3.    Guidelines on rating Written Outputs and Involvement are embodied in DECS Order No. 52, s. 1989.
4.    Specific behavioral indicators shall be issued in a separate Order.
5.    This Order supersedes all other orders/issuances that are inconsistent with the aforementioned guidelines.
6.    Strict compliance with this Order by all concerned is desired.


                                           (SGD.) ISIDRO D. CARIÑO


DECS Order: (No. 52, s. 1989)
Allotment: 1-2-3-4—(M.O. 1-87)
To be indicated in the Perpetual Index
     under the following subjects:
Course of Study, SECONDARY