December 20, 2011 DO 100, s. 2011 – Guidelines on the Implementation of the School Furniture Program under the DPWH-Implemented Regular School Building Program
To: Regional Secretary, ARMM
Schools Division / City Superintendents
Heads, Public Elementary and Secondary Schools
All Others Concerned
- The Department of Education (DepEd) authorizes the implementation of the School Furniture Program (SFP) under the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).
- The Guidelines on the Implementation of the School Furniture Program under the DPWH-Implemented Regular School Building Program (SBP) are as follows:
- The funding shall come for the 10% Unallocated Portion of the Regular SBP;
- The appropriation shall be equitably distributed to all legislative districts, following the implementing guidelines under the Republic Act (RA) No. 7880, otherwise known as the Roxas Law;
- All procurements shall be in accordance with the provisions of RA No. 9184 entitled Government Procurement Reform Act and its Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR, Revised);
- In identifying the recipient schools, priority shall be given to the schools which are recipients of the Regular SBP implemented by the DPWH provided that the recipient school has no excess school furniture;
- The schools which fall under the Gold, Orange, Red and Black Zones as a result of the latest Classroom Seats Analysis of the Basic Education Information System (BEIS) shall also be prioritized (except those already provided with the School Furniture Program (SFP) under the Basic Educational Facilities Funds (BEFF);
- The field offices shall allocate the amount based on the actual needs, provided that the total allocation does not exceed the budgetary ceiling for each legislative district of the division;
- The priority lists of schools shall be prepared by the Physical Facilities Coordinator (PFC) in coordination with the Division Planning Officer (DPO) and duly approved by the Schools Division/City Superintendent (SDS);
- The standard school furniture design and quantity per classroom to be observed are as follows:
Furniture Quantity • Elementary Tables and Chairs (Grades I-IV) 23 units elementary tables 46 units chairs 1 set teacher’s table and chair • Elementary Armchairs (Grades I-IV; Grades V-VI) 45 units chairs 1 set teacher’s table and chair • Secondary Armchairs 45 units chairs 1 set teacher’s table and chair
- Pursuant to the Government Procurement Policy Board (GPPB) Circular No. 01-2009 dated January 20, 2009, the procuring entity may undertake the procurement activities up to the preparation of the Resolution to Award (RTA) even without the Sub-Allotment Release Order (Sub-ARO). No Notice of Award (NOA) shall be issued without the release of the Sub-ARO.
- The priority list of schools shall be submitted to the Physical Facilities and Schools Engineering Division (PFSED), Department of Education (DepEd), Central Office at the 4th Floor, Bonifacio Bldg., DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City with telefax nos.: (02) 633-7263; (02) 638-4108; (02) 638-7110; and at e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Immediate dissemination of and compliance with this Order is directed.
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