Republic Act No. (RA) 11997, titled “AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE GRANT OF A TEACHING ALLOWANCE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR” was signed into law by President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Romualdez Marcos Jr. June 3, 2024. The law aims to provide Teaching Allowance to public school teachers for the purchase of tangible or intangible teaching supplies and materials, payment of incidental expenses, and the implementation or conduct of various learning delivery modalities. Pursuant to Section 6 of said law mandates the Secretary of Education, in consultation with the Department of Budget and Management, to promulgate the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR).

In view of the foregoing, to foster a holistic approach to policy development, the Office of the Undersecretary for Legal and Legislative Affairs-Legislative Liaison Office of DepEd is currently soliciting insights, feedbacks, and/or recommendations on the proposed Implementing Rules and Regulations of said law. Stakeholders from both the public and private sectors are encouraged to contribute by submitting their inputs and comments via email to Access to the proposed IRR is available through the link provided below:

The deadline for the submission of inputs and comments is set for seven (7) calendar days from the date of this advisory’s posting.

For any questions or further information, please do not hesitate to contact the Legislative Liaison Office at or 8631-9641.