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Announcement: DepEd to accept inquiries on the SHS Voucher Program Applications until June 30, 2016 only

The Department of Education will entertain concerns with regard to the SHS Voucher Program Applications until June 30,2016 only. No inquiries will be entertained beyond that date.

SHS providers will be creating billing statements related to the Voucher Program starting July 2016. Assistance to the schools is most crucial on that month and onwards.

Please be guided accordingly.

PEAC to conduct orientation on the SHS Voucher Program Guidelines and SHS Voucher Management System on June 29, 2016

The PEAC through its National Secretariat will conduct an orientation on the SHS Voucher Program Guidelines and SHS Voucher Management System (SHS VMS) on June 29, 2016 in two venues: Adamson University, Manila and Garden Orchid Hotel, Zamboanga City. The orientation is targeted at schools that have not attended the orientation held last April and May 2016.

The orientation in Adamson University will have two batches: 8 AM-12 NN and 1 PM-5 PM. The registration fee is P250/head, inclusive of a snack.

The orientation in Garden Orchid Hotel, Zamboanga City has a registration fee of P500/head, inclusive of two snacks and lunch.

Registration is strictly online from June 23-27, 2016 through The deadline of payment is on June 27, 2016. Due to limited availability of seats, only those schools that have registered and paid through BPI will be accommodated. Walk-in participants will not be accommodated.

Schools are advised to bring the original copy of the deposit slip for verification and their own pocket wifi/hotspot to access the SHS VMS during the orientation.

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PEAC Certification team reviews plans for program implementation in SY 2016-2017

The PEAC certification team had a planning meeting last June 17, 2016 to discuss and resolve concerns on the schools visited last 2015-2016 and to give updates and proposals for schools to be visited this 2016-2017. Plans include the update on the Certifier’s Manual and presentation of the list schools to be recertified SY 2016-2017. The schedule of schools to be visited for recertification is posted on the PEAC website.

The Certification Program is a quality assurance mechanism to ensure that ESC schools comply with the program requirements and standards set by DepEd and PEAC. The certification teams are composed of school administrators and officials from accredited schools and PEAC-certified Above Standard schools.

Selected PEAC Regional Program Coordinators (RPCs) and PEAC Certifiers participated in the session, namely: (from L-R) Dr. Henry Davalos; Narcy F. Ador Dionisio; Norma A. Aguilos; Dr. Ma. Helene Desiree M. Terre; Rev. Fr. Alain P. Manalo; Doris F. Ferrer, PEAC Executive Director; Fr. Elmer G. Dizon; Josephine C. Bernardino; Lydia Q. Villacrusis; Dr. Rosalina A. Caubic; Dr. Evelia S. Orbeta; and Cornelius F. Ducut.

CHEd SHS Teaching Guides available at PEAC website

Please click the link below to access and download the SHS Teaching Guides of the Commission on Higher Education.

CHEd SHS Teaching Guides as of June 14, 2016

To get updated/latest versions, please click the link below

Announcement: PERJ 2016-2017

The PEAC National Secretariat is still accepting articles for the upcoming issue of the Philippine Education Research Journal (PERJ), the official research publication of the PEAC. Interested researchers should read the PERJ Editorial Policies and Procedures, Author Guidelines, and Review Guidelines. Articles should be emailed to or and indicate "PERJ 2016-2017 Submission" as subject.

PERJ is an online, open access journal that is published twice a year. It serves as a platform for the dissemination of research that focuses on Philippine education and of interest to decision-makers, policy-makers, and educational leaders and practitioners in the country.

SHS voucher participating schools required to encode in the LIS this June for the processing of voucher payments

Pursuant to the recently released DepEd Order No. 38, s. 2016, SHS voucher participating schools are directed to encode immediately the learner's profile, especially of their Senior High School (SHS) enrolment, in the LIS in the next few days as a pre-requisite in the processing of the voucher payments.

SHS voucher participating schools are required to access and use three information systems as pre-requisites in the processing of voucher payments. These are the Enhanced Basic Education Information System (EBEIS), the Learner Information System (LIS), and the Voucher Management System (VMS) that can be accessed using a single sign-on.

Schools are also required to open a bank account intended for voucher payments with Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) and the basis for the opening of bank accounts shall be the SHS permits issued to non-DepEd schools. For schools opening in June, the indicative timeline for the processing of the billing statement is also indicated in the DO (see below).



Encoding and updating of school profile in the EBEIS and learner’s profile in the LIS


Creation of first semester billing statement in the VMS


Release of first tranche of voucher payment


Updating of learner’s profile in the LIS


Creation of second semester billing statement in the VMS


Release of second tranche of voucher payment

For schools that follow a different academic calendar, the submission of billing statements shall be no more than two months after school opening. Please download the DO for more details on the school participation in the SHS Voucher Program.

PEAC issues memo addressing clarifications on the certification process and other concerns

PEAC Executive Director Rhodora Angela F. Ferrer has issued a PEAC memorandum addressing clarifications on the certification process and other concerns on the ESC and TSS programs. Please click the link below to download the document.

PEAC NS orients Regional Program Associates on the GASTPE Program Implementation

The new PEAC Regional Program Associates (RPAs) had a two-day training on the implementation of the GASTPE program last June 3-4, 2016 at St. Paul University, Manila. The orientation aimed to train the RPAs on their duties and responsibilities in support of the day-to-day operations of the PEAC Regional Program Secretariat.

The PEAC NS gave presentations on Certification, Processing and Monitoring, JHS INSET, SHS Teacher Training, and the SHS Voucher Program. The RPAs were also oriented on the PEAC and its programs of assistance to the private education sector.

During the training, Sr. Evangeline Anastacio of St. Paul University, the new RPD for NCR, supervised the conduct of the training and orientation.

After discussion, the RPAs had workshops on the creation and processing of billing statements, preparing of documents, sharing of experience, among others. A walkthrough on the ESC IMS and SHS VMS school panel were also provided to the RPAs.

The RPAs will work with the Regional Program Coordinators (RPCs) and PEAC National Secretariat.