Recently, the Department of Education (DepEd) in the Philippines issued Order No. 12 s. 2013. This is a memorandum that provides the guidelines on how the performance based bonus of DepEd employees are to be determined:
- Mean Percentage Score (MPS) in the National Achievement Test and its percent increase from the previous year (40 percent of a school evaluation). Further details are laid out below for an elementary school:
- Percentage of students who remain in school. Each percent in dropout amounts to 3 points lost (This is 30 percent of a school evaluation). Having a 10 percent dropout rate can result in no points under this category for the school.
- The last category involves how a school spends its Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE). This is the remaining 30 percent of a school's evaluation. What seems to be important here is the timeliness of liquidation as well as reporting.
There is likewise a point system at the division level. This also takes into various indicators such as enrollment:
After the above evaluations of each school and division, these units are then ranked. The school evaluation is important for this year since this determines the bonus a teacher could possible receive: