DO 17, s. 1996 – Submission of Request for Authority to Travel Abroad on Official Time/Business and Travel Report of Officials and Employees
Bureau/Cultural Agency Directors
Directors of Services/Centers and Heads of Units
Vocational School Superintendents/Administrators
- To ensure that official overseas travel of DECS personnel contribute to the accumulation of knowledge about educational systems of other countries which could be applied to the Philippine educational system, requests for travel abroad on official time/business should be reviewed and recommended on this basis. Accordingly, requests for official foreign travel emanating from all DECS units including field offices should be justified by relating the expected results from the travel to the needs of Philippine education. Similarly, DECS personnel returning from official foreign travel should report on their observations which should be shared with their colleagues not only in their respective areas of assignment but in other DECS offices.
- In pursuit of this objective, all requests to travel abroad on official time/business should be supported by the inclosed request form to be accomplished by the recommending DECS officials. A travel report based on the content outline provided herein shall be submitted within 30 days after arrival of the official/employee to the Technology Transfer Unit in the Planning Service, DECS Central Office. A copy of documents, or excerpts thereof, collected from the foreign trip and deemed potentially useful to other DECS units should be submitted as part of the travel report.
- For strict compliance.
Allotment: l-2-3–(M.O. 1-87)
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