PASIG CITY, June 22, 2023 – As part of the weeklong celebration of the agency’s 125th founding anniversary, the Department of Education (DepEd) announced the grant of Php 3,000.00 anniversary bonus to all eligible teaching and non-teaching personnel.

According to the DepEd Order No. 11, s. 2023 entitled “Policy on the Grant of Anniversary Bonus in the Department of Education,” eligible DepEd personnel shall receive an anniversary bonus not exceeding Php 3,000.00, provided that they have rendered at least one (1) year of service in the Department as of the date of the milestone year.

The issuance states that all DepEd officials and employees employed on a full-time or part-time basis, permanent, coterminous, provisional, temporary, casual, or contractual, whose employment is in the nature of regular employee, are eligible for the grant of anniversary bonus.

On the other hand, those who are absent without leave (AWOL) or no longer in the service as of June 23, or were found guilty of any offense in connection with their work during the 5-year interval between the milestone years, as well as Consultants, Contract of Service, Job Orders similarly situated, are not covered by the grant.

In addition, the issuance aims to provide a multi-year policy guideline on the grant of anniversary bonuses (AB) to all DepEd officials and employees for every milestone year starting FY 2023, and the milestone years thereafter.

DepEd, founded on June 23, 1898, and mandated to provide quality basic education to learners, celebrates its 125th anniversary this year. Milestone years are defined as the government agency’s 15th anniversary and every fifth (5th) year after that.

The grant of the anniversary bonus shall not be earlier than June 23 of the milestone year.

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