October 20, 2008 DO 65, s. 2008 – Guidelines in the Utilization of the Four Hundred Thousand Pesos (Ph400,000.00) Allocation for the S & T Oriented (ESEP) High Schools
Schools Division/City Superintendents
All Others Concerned
- The Department of Education considers as its priority the enhancement of the implementation of the S & T Oriented (ESEP) High Schools Program. This program was designed to provide a more intensive Science and Mathematics education in the country. It aims to improve the quality of science and mathematics education and develop a strong science culture among secondary schools.
- To this end, DepED has allocated, in addition to the regular MOOE, the amount of Four Hundred Thousand Pesos (PhP400,000.00) for each of the originally identified S & T Oriented (ESEP) High Schools and the six Learning Resource Centers (please see enclosed list) implementing the program.
- The amount shall be specifically used for the following;
30% (PhP120,000.00) Procurement of instructional materials including references for Science, Mathematics and Research only
30% (PhP120,000.00) Procurement, maintenance and repair of previously owned science and mathematics equipment, computers and printers including minor repair of laboratory rooms
10% (PhP40,000.00) Procurement of consumables for science and mathematics laboratories
30% (PhP120,000.00) Subsidy for student science researches/projects
- The equipment, books and consumables shall be strictly for the use of the students of the Special Science classes of the S & T Oriented (ESEP) High Schools.
Immediate dissemination of and compliance with this Order is directed.
Allotment: 1—(D.O. 50-97)
To be indicated in the Perpetual Index under the following subjects: