DO 43, s. 2004 – Dissemination of Republic Act No. 9293 (An Act Amending Certain Sections of Republic Act numbered Seventy eight Hundred and thirty Six (R.A. 7836) otherwise known as the Philippine Teachers Professionalization Act of 1994).
To : Undersecretaries
Schools Division/City Superintendents
Heads, Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Schools
- For the information and guidance of all concerned, enclosed is a copy of Republic Act. No. 9293 entitled “An Act Amending Certain Sections of Republic Act Numbered Seventy-Eight Hundred and Thirty-Six (R.A. 7836) Otherwise Known as the Philippine Teachers Professionalization Act of1994”.
- One significant amendment is in the first paragraph of Section 26, where the prescriptive period of two years is no longer specified. Hence, qualified applicants such as holders of certificates of eligibilities as teachers issued by the Civil Service Commission and the Department of Education, Culture and Sports or registered professional teachers with the National Board for Teachers under the Department of Education, Culture and Sports pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 1006, who failed to register as professional teachers without examination before the deadline last September 20, 2000 can file their applications for registration with the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).
- In this connection, the PRC is presently finalizing the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of R.A. 9293.
- Wide dissemination of this Order is desired.
Encl.: As stated
Reference: DECS Memoranda: Nos. 10 and 27, s. 1998
Allotment: 1—(D.O. 50-97)
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