January 26, 2011 DO 8, s. 2011 – Policies and Guidelines on the Implementation of the Government Assistance to Students and Teachers in Private Education (GASTPE) Effective SY 2011-2012
Directors of Services, Centers and Heads of Units Regional Secretary, ARMM
Schools Division/City Superintendents
Heads, Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Schools All Others Concerned
- The Government Assistance to Students and Teachers in Private Education (GASTPE), consisting of the Education Service Contracting (ESC), the Education Voucher System (EVS) to be phased out by SY 2013-2014, and the Teacher Salary Subsidy (TSS), is a demonstration of the Government’s commitment to maintain the viability of private education as a key partner in the delivery of quality basic education.
- In support of this commitment, this Department has issued enabling policies and guidelines to ensure the effective and efficient implementation of the GASTPE. The policies and guidelines are contained in the enclosure. These shall remain in effect unless otherwise amended.
- Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed.
YOLANDA S. QUIJANO (signed)
Encl.: As stated
Reference: DepEd Order: No. 31, s. 2010
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