DepEd Organizational Terms and Abbreviations

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DepEd Organizational Terms and Abbreviations
A
A&E
Accreditation and Equivalency
AA
Agency to Agency
ABC
Approved Budget for the Contract
ADMs
Alternative Delivery Modes
AIP
Annual improvement Plan
ALIVE
Arabic Language and Islamic Values Education
ALS
Alternative Learning System
AMD
Asset Management Division
AMP
Alternative Methods of Procurement
AO
Administrative Officer
AP
Araling Panlipunan
APDS
Automatic Payroll Deduction System
APP
Annual Procurement Plan
APR
Agency Procurement Request
AR
Activity Request
ARD
Assistant Regional Director
ARMM
Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
AS
Administrative Service
ASDS
Assistant Schools Division Superintendent
ASEAN
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ASP
Adopt-a-School Program
ATC
Authority To Conduct
AY
Annual Year/Academic Year
B
BAC
Bids and Awards Committee
BAE
Bureau of Alternative Education
BCD
Bureau of Curriculum Development
BEA
Bureau of Education Assessment
BEC
Basic Education Curriculum
BED
Budget Execution Document
BEEA
Basic Education Exit Assessment
BEFF
Basic Education Facilities Fund
BEIS
Basic Education Information System
BEP
Bilingual Education Policy
BESRA
Basic Education Sector Reform Agenda
BEST
Basic Education Sector Transformation
BHROD
Bureau of Human Resource and Organizational Development
BL
Blended Learning
BLD
Bureau of Learning Delivery
BLP
Basic Literacy Program
BLR
Bureau of Learning Resources
BLSS
Bureau of Learner Support Services
BOSY
Beginning of School Year
BTC
Baguio Teachers Camp
BUB
Bottom-up Budgeting
C
CALABARZON
Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon
CAO
Chief Administrative Officer
CAR
Cordillera Administrative Region
CAR
Children-at-Risk
CAV
Certification, Authentication, and Verification
CCA
Climate Change Adaptation
CCT
Conditional Cash Transfer
CEPS
Chief Education Program Specialist
CES
Career Executive Service
CESB
Career Executive Service Board
CGP
Career Guidance Program
CI
Curriculum and Instruction
CICL
Children in Conflict with the Law
CID
Curriculum Implementation Division
CLMD
Curriculum and Learning Management Division
CMD
Contract Management Division
CMIs
Centrally Managed Items
CO
Central Office
COT
Classroom Observation Tools
CPD
Continuing Professional Development
CPE
Continuing Professional Education
CPP
Child Protection Policy
CSC MC
Civil Service Commission Memorandum Circular
CSDD
Curriculum Standards Development Division
CSE
Comprehensive Sexuality Education
CSO
Civil Society Organization
CTO
Compensatory Time-Off
CY
Calendar Year
CoS
Contract of Service
D
DALSC
District ALS Coordinator
DBM-PS
Department of Budget and Management-Procurement Service
DCP
DepEd Computerization Program
DEPS
Division Education Program Supervisor
DITP
Division Implementation Training Plan
DKS/C
Division Kindergarten Supervisor/Coordinator
DLL
Daily Lesson Log
DM
DepEd Memorandum
DMOS
DepEd Manual of Style
DO
DepEd Order
DORP
Dropout Reduction Program
DRRM
Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
DRRMS
Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Service
DSMVIM
DepEd Service Marks and Visual Identity Manual
DTC
Division Testing Coordinator
DV
Disbursement Voucher
DepEd
Department of Education
E
E-GASTPE
Expanded Government Assistance to Students and Teachers in Private Education
EAD
Education Assessment Division
EAMD
Employee Account Management Division
EBEIS
Enhanced Basic Education Information System
ECARP
Every Child a Reader Program
ECCD
Early Childhood Care and Development
ECE
Early Childhood Education
ECR
Electronic Class Record
EDPPs
Education Development Programs and Projects
EFA
Education for All
EFD
Education Facilities Division
EGMA
Early Grade Math Assessment
EGRA
Early Grade Reading Assessment
EHCP
Essential Health Care Program
ELLN
Early Language, Literacy and Numeracy
ELLNA
Early Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment
EMISD
Educational Management Information System Division
EMT
Educational Management Test
EO
Executive Order
EOSY
End of School Year
EPDU
Education Programs Delivery Unit
EPP
Edukasyon Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan
EPS
External Partnerships Service
EPS
Education Program Specialist
EPT
English Proficiency Test
ERF
Equivalent Records Form
ES
Elementary School
ESC
Education Service Contracting
ESSD
Education Support Services Division
EVS
Education Voucher System
EWD
Employees Welfare Division
EWSC
Eight-Week Summer Curriculum
EsP
Edukasyon sa Pagpapakatao
e-IMPACT
Enhanced Instructional Management by Parents, Community, and Teachers
eHRIS
Enterprise Human Resource Information System
F
F&A
Finance and Administration
F2F
Face-to-Face
FAP
Foreign-Assisted Project
FAPE
Fund for Assistance to Private Education
FGD
Focus Group Discussion
FLEMMS
Functional Literacy, Education, and Mass Media Survey
FOI
Freedom of Information
FY
Fiscal Year
G
GAA
General Appropriations Act
GAAAO
General Appropriations Act as Allotment Order
GAD
Gender and Development
GAM
Government Accounting Manual
GARO
General Allotment Release Order
GAS
General Academic Strand
GASTPE
Government Assistance to Students and Teachers in Private Education
GCC
General Conditions of Contract
GFI
Government Financial Institution
GOCC
Government-Owned and/or-Controlled Corporation
GPP
Gulayan Sa Paaralan Project
GPPB
Government Procurement Policy Board
GPPB-TSO
GPPB-Technical Support Office
GPRA
Government Procurement Reform Act (RA 9184)
GS
Goods and Services
GSD
General Services Division
H
HEI
Higher Education Institution
HEKASI
Heograpiya, Kasaysayan, at Sining
HOPE
Head of Procuring Entity
HRDD
Human Resource Development Division
HRTD
Human Resource Training and Development
HUC
Highly Urbanized City
I
IA
Internal Assessment
IAEB
Invitation to Apply to Eligibility and to Bid
IAS
Internal Audit Service
IATF
Inter-Agency Task Force
ICB
International Competitive Bidding
ICTS
Information and Communications Technology Service
IFI
International Finance Institution
ILMP
Individual Learning Monitoring Plan
IM
Instructional Material
IM
Instructional Materials
INSET
In-service Training
IP
Indigenous Peoples
IPCRF
Individual Performance Commitment Review Form
IPCRF
Individual Performance Commitment and Review Form
IPCRF-DP
Individual Performance Commitment and Review Form-Development Plan
IPEd
Indigenous Peoples Education
IPO
Indigenous Peoples Organization
IPR
Intellectual Property Rights
IRR
Implementing Rules and Regulations
IS
Integrated School
IT
Information Technology
ITB
Instructions to Bidders
IU
Implementing Unit
J
JHS
Junior High School
JICA
Japan International Cooperation Agency
JO
Job Order
JVA
Joint Venture Agreement
K
K to 12
Kindergarten to Grade 12
KECP
Kindergarten Education Catch Up Education Program
KEGC
Kindergarten Education General Curriculum
KEP
Kindergarten Education Program
KMP
Kindergarten Madrasah Program
KRA
Key Result Area
KRA
Key Result Areas
KRP
Kindergarten Regular Program
KRT
Key Reform Thrusts
KSAs
Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes
KSP
Kindergarten Summer Program
KVP
Kindergarten Volunteer Program
L
L&D
Learning and Development
LAC
Learning Action Cell
LAPG
Language Assessment for Primary Grades
LC
Learning Center
LCC
Literacy Coordinating Council
LCP
Learning Continuity Plan
LDDAP-ADA
List of Due and Demandable Accounts Payable – Advice to Debit Accounts
LDM
Learning Delivery Modality
LET
Licensure Examination for Teachers
LGU
Local Government Unit
LIS
Learner Information System
LLOU
Lower Level Operating Unit
LMS
Last Mile School
LMs
Learning Materials
LOI
Letter of Instruction
LR
Learning Portal
LRE
Learning Resource Evaluator
LRMDS
Learning Resources Management and Development System
LRN
Learner Reference Number
LRPD
Learning Resources Production Division
LRQAD
Learning Resources Quality Assurance Division
LUCs
Local Universities and Colleges
M
M&E
Monitoring and Evaluation
MAPEH
Music, Art, Physical Education, and Health
MC
Memorandum Circular
MDG
Millennium Development Goal
MDL
Modular Distance Learning
MDP
Monthly Disbursements Program
MDS
Modified Disbursement Scheme
MELCs
Most Essential Learning Competencies
MEP
Madrasah Education Program
MIMAROPA
Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan
MISOSA
Modified In-School/Off-School Approach
MOA
Memorandum of Agreement
MOOE
Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses
MOU
Memorandum of Understanding
MOV
Means of Verification
MOV
Means of Verification
MPBF
Miscellaneous Personnel Benefits Fund
MPPE
Multigrade in Philippine Education
MR
Media Resources
MRF
Mid-year Review Form
MT
Master Teacher
MTB-MLE
Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education
MTOT
Mass Training of Teachers
MTPDP
Medium-Term Philippine Development Plan
ManCom
Management Committee
N
NAT
National Achievement Test
NATCAC
National Competency Assessment and Certification
NBC
National Budget Circular
NBT
National Board of Trustees
NC
National Certificate
NCA
Notice of Cash Allocation
NCAE
National Career Assessment Examination
NCR
National Capital Region
NDEP
National Drug Education Program
NEAP
National Educators Academy of the Philippines
NEAP-R
National Educators Academy of the Philippines at the Region
NEDA
National Economic and Development Authority
NEPP
National English Proficiency Program
NEU
National Employees Union
NFOT
National Festival of Talents
NGA
National Government Agency
NGO
Nongovernment Organization
NGP
National Greening Program
NKCG
National Kindergarten Curriculum Guide
NP
Negotiated Procurement
NQESH
National Qualifying Examination for School Heads
NSMW
National School Maintenance Week
NSPC
National Schools Press Conference
NSSPAA
National Secondary School Paper Advisers Association
NSTIC
National Science Teaching Instrumentation Center
NTHP
Net Take Home Pay
NTOT
National Training of Trainers
NTP
Notice to Proceed
NTWG
National Technical Working Group
O
OAS
Organization, Administration and Supervision
OAS-SPED
Organization, Administration and Supervision of Special Education
OBE
Oplan Balik Eskwela
OBE IATF
Oplan Balik Eskwela Inter-Agency Task Force
OBE-PACC
Oplan Balik Eskwela Public Assistance Command Center
OBEIAC
Oplan Balik Eskwela Information Action Center
ODL
Online Distance Learning
OED
Organization Effectiveness Division
OHSP
Open High School Program
OM
Office Memorandum
OO
Office Order
OPCRF
Office Performance Commitment Review Form
OPDNSP
Organizational and Professional Development for Non-School Based Personnel
ORS
Obligation Request and Status
OS
Obligation Slip
OSC
Out-of-School Children
OSY
Out-of-School Youth
OSYA
Out-of-School Youth and Adult
OSec
Office of the Secretary
P
PAAC
Public Assistance Action Center
PAS
Public Affairs Service
PAS-CD
Public Affairs Service-Communications Division
PAS-PD
Public Affairs Service-Publications Division
PBAC
Prequalification, Bids and Awards Committee
PBB
Performance-Based Bonus
PBDs
Philippine Bidding Documents
PD
Presidential Decree
PD
Professional Development
PDD
Project Development Division
PDD
Professional Development Division
PDM
Professional Development Material
PEAC
Private Education Assistance Committee
PEPT
Philippine Educational Placement Test
PF
Provident Fund
PIRLS
Progress in International Reading Literacy Study
PLIs
Private Lending Institutions
PMCF
Performance Monitoring and Coaching Form
PMD
Project Management Division
PMIS
Program Management Information System
PMO
Project Management Office
PMT
Performance Management Team
POR
Payroll and Obligation Request
PPAs
Programs, Projects, and Activities
PPD
Planning and Programming Division
PPMD
Procurement Planning and Management Division
PPMP
Project Procurement Management Plan
PPP
Public-Private Partnership
PPPP (4Ps)
Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program
PPSS
Philippine Professional Standards for Supervisors
PPSSH
Philippine Professional Standards for School Heads
PPST
Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers
PRC
Professional Regulation Commission
PRD
Planning Research and Development Division
PS
Planning Service
PS
Personnel Services
PSB
Personnel Selection Board
PSDS
Public Schools District Supervisors
PSF
Program Support Fund
PSOs
Philippine Schools Overseas
PST
Process Skills Test
PTA
Parent-Teacher Association
PVP
Proportional Vacation Pay
PVT
Philippine Validating Test
PWD
Persons with Disability
PhilGEPS
Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System
Q
QA
Quality Assurance
QAD
Quality Assurance Division
QEALIS
Qualifying Examination in Arabic Language and Islamic Studies
QS
Qualification Standard
QVR
Qualified Voucher Recipients
R
RA
Republic Act
RAF
Realignment Advice Form
RAO
Registry of Allotment and Obligations
RATA
Representation and Transportation Allowance
RBI
Radio-based Instruction
RELC
Regional Educational Learning Center
REMC
Refined Elementary Madrasah Curriculum
RFI
Request for Information
RFP
Request for Proposal
RFQ
Request for Quotation
RIS
Requisition and Issuance Slip
RO
Regional Office
RPMS
Result-Based Performance Management System
RQA
Registry of Qualified Applicants
RSBP
Regular School Building Program
RSHSs
Regional Science High Schools
RSMC
Refined Standard Madrasah Curriculum
RSPC
Regional Schools Press Conference
RTAP
Regional Technical Assistance Plan
RTC
Regional Testing Coordinator
RTIP
Regional Training Implementation Plan
S
SALN
Statement of Assets and Liabilities and Net worth
SAO
Supervising Administrative Officer
SARDO
Students at Risk of Dropping Out
SARO
Special Allotment Release Order
SAT-RPMS
Self-Assessment Tools-RPMS
SBFP
School-Based Feeding Program
SBIS
School Building Information System
SBM
School-Based Management
SBMDP
School-Based Management Development Program
SBR
Special Budget Request
SCPD
Special Curricular Programs Division
SDD
Solutions Development Division
SDG
Sustainable Development Goal
SDO
Schools Division Office
SDS
Schools Division Superintendent
SEAMEOINNOTECH
Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Center for Educational Innovation and Technology
SEC
Securities and Exchange Commission
SED
School Effectiveness Division
SEPS
Senior Education Program Specialist
SF
School Form
SGC
School Governing Council
SGOD
School Governance and Operations Division
SH
School Head
SHD
School Health Division
SHS
Senior High School
SHS SIDs
Senior High School Student IDs
SHS VMS
Senior High School Voucher Management System
SHS VP
Senior High School Voucher Program
SHSSP
Senior High School Support Program
SID
Student Inclusion Division
SIP
School Improvement Plan
SL
Sick Leave
SLMs
Self-Learning Modules
SPA
Special Program in Arts
SPED
Special Education
SPFL
Special Program for Foreign Language
SPG
Supreme Pupil Government
SPJ
Special Program in Journalism
SPL
Special Privilege Leave
SPS
Special Program in Sports
SRC
School Report Card
SReYA
School Readiness Yearend Assessment
SSD
School Sports Division
SSES
Special Science Elementary School
SSG
Supreme Student Government
STEP
Student Technologists and Entrepreneurs of the Philippines
STEP-NSDC
Student Technologists and Entrepreneurs of the Philippines-National Skills Development and Competitions
STRIVE
Strengthening the Implementation of Basic Education in Selected Provinces in the Visayas
STVEP
Strengthened Technical-Vocational Education Program
SUCs
State Universities and Colleges
SVP
Small Value Procurement
SVPES
Supervising Education Program Specialist
SY
School Year
T
TA
Technical Assistance
TA
Technical Assistance
TEC
Teacher Education Council
TEPT
Test of English Proficiency for Teachers
TGs
Teaching Guides
THE
Technology and Home Economics
TID
Technology Infrastructure Division
TIMSS
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study
TIP
Teacher Induction Program
TL
Terminal Leave
TLD
Teaching and Learning Division
TLE
Technology and Livelihood Education
TMC
Trainer Methodology Certificate
TOR
Terms of Reference
TOT
Training of Trainers
TPR
Total Physical Response
TR
Teacher Resources
TSS
Teacher Salary Subsidy
TVBI
TV-based Instruction
TVE
Technical-Vocational Education
TVET
Technical-Vocational Education and Training
TVIs
Technical-Vocational Institutions
TVL
Technical-Vocational-Livelihood
TWC
Technical Working Committee
TWG
Technical Working Group
U
UAN
Unique Applicant Number
UNCRC
United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
UNESCO
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
UNICEF
United Nations Children’s Fund
UPLC-ONAR
University of the Philippines Law Center-Office of National Administrative Register
USD
User Support Division
V
VA
Voucher Applicant
VAC
Violence Against Children
VAF
Voucher Application Form
VAW
Violence Against Women
VAWC
Violence Against Women and Children
VL
Vacation Leave
VMS
Voucher Management System
VP
Voucher Program
VPB
Voucher Program Beneficiaries
W
WASH
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene
WFP
Work and Financial Plan
WHLP
Weekly Home Learning Plan
WINS
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Schools
WatSan
Water and Sanitation
Y
YFD
Youth Formation Division

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