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Advisory on the Release of 3, 500 Pesos Cash Allowance for Teachers

Department of Education issued an advisory on the release and payment of cash allowance for teachers this year. This 3,500 pesos cash allowance is intended for purchase of teaching supplies and materials for School Year 2021-2022.

Please be guided of the following important directives:

1. The 3,500 cash allowance shall be released in June 2020;

2. The Department of Education (DepEd) Regional Offices (ROs) must ensure that the allotment shall be released to Schools Division Offices (SDOs) on or before May 15, 2020;

3. It is expected that DepEd ROs and SDO shall have the cash allocation ready for the payment of the cash allowance and that such is included in the 2nd Quarter Notice of Cash Allocation and Monthly Disbursement Plan by coordinating with its respective Department of Budget and Management TOs;and

4. The DepEd Central Office shall also release separate policy guidelines on the grant of the Cash Allowance to Teachers to include teaching supplies and materials related to the preparations to the shift to the Learning Continuity Plan,as among the allowable uses of the cash allowance for the teachers.

Read the Memorandum OUF-2020-0167

Source: Qcpsta Teachers