SDO Caloocan PRAISE’s general objective is to encourage, recognize and reward employees, individually or in groups, for their suggestions, innovative ideas, inventions, discoveries, superior accomplishments, heroic deeds, exemplary behavior, extraordinary acts or services in the public interest and other personal efforts which contribute to the efficiency, economy and improvement in government operations, which lead to organizational productivity. The SDO Caloocan, in making any Human Resource decision or any related decision shall ensure that no person is discriminated against, nor any person is unduly favored on account of their sex and gender, age, civil status, physical characteristics and attributes, religion, belief, creed, race, family background, political affiliation, socio-economic standing and other attributes that violates the principles of equality, equity and fairness.
March, June, September, and December
Quarterly Meeting of PRAISE Committee
1st Week of August
Call Nominees for the Search
2nd Week of September
Received List of Nominees with Documents
4th Week of September
Conduct Preliminary Evaluation and Deliberation
2nd Week of October
Conduct Validation and Interview
4th Week of November
Deliberates and Finalize Results
1st Week of December
Announcing Finalist for the Awarding Ceremony
2nd Week of December
Conduct Awarding Ceremony
3rd Week of January
Announces the Results of the Search
1st Week of January
Prepare Annual Report of R and R Implementation
The schools division offices shall conduct their Division Search for Outstanding Officials and Employees. The functional divisions and schools will have to nominate their candidates to the Search. The top three nominees/candidates for each category who obtained at least 65 points shall qualify for the validation stage. No nominee shall be removed at any stage of screening or selection for any reason other than he/she can no longer proceed to the next stage following the guidelines and criteria set in this Manual. The PRAISE Committee shall deliberate the results of the evaluation of documents prior to the validation stage.
The SDO Caloocan Praise Committee shall Review and Evaluation Teams for awards categories. The team shall meet to discuss criteria and evaluate documents. If face-to-face interaction is not possible, teleconferencing and other online platforms shall be considered and be maximized to proceed with the screening and evaluation of document stage.
The PRAISE Committee will not evaluate any document for any of the categories with only one candidate for the entire division.
The PRAISE Committee will spearhead the validation of the top three candidates for each category to the concerned functional division and schools. All teaching categories shall involve actual classroom demonstration teaching during this stage. Points obtained by the candidates may change after the validation of documents which shall comprise 90% of the overall rating. In a case when a candidate fails to meet the required 65 points, after the validation of documents, the next qualified candidate shall be considered for validation. After the validation of documents, the PRAISE Committee shall meet to deliberate on the results, especially those points which either decrease or increase. The Committee will have to identify the top three candidates who are considered as finalists for each category.
The PRAISE Committee will conduct the interview of the finalists at the Division Office. The PRAISE Committee will deliberate on the consolidation of results, by category. They shall signify in the Consolidated Rating Sheet, by category and shall treat with utmost confidentiality the final results which shall be declared during the Awarding ceremony.
Finalists for each of the categories are recognized and formally presented on stage. The winners for each of the categories are declared during the Awarding Ceremony. The finalists will be issued Certificate of Recognition, while the winner also receives a trophy and a cash prize (Refer to Section 26 hereof).
The official results of the Gawad Pagkilala Awards shall be disseminated through a Division Memorandum
Executive Order No. 292, s. 1998
Administrative Code of the Philippines
Executive Order No. 8, s. 2012
Directing the Adoption of a Performance-Based Incentive System for Government Employees
Executive Order No. 201
Modifying the Salary Schedule for Civilian Government Personnel and Authorizing the Grant of Additional Benefits for Both Civilian and Military and Uniformed Personnel
Presidential Decree No. 966 July 20, 1976
Declaring Violations of the international convention of the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination to be criminal offenses and providing penalties therefor;
Republic Act No. 10524
An act expanding the positions reserved for persons with a disability, amending for the purpose of Republic Act No. 7277, as amended, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Persons with Disability
Republic Act No. 10911
An act prohibiting discrimination against any Individual in Employment on Account of Age and Providing Penalties therefor;
Republic Act No. 6725
An act strengthening the prohibition on discrimination against women with respect to terms and conditions of employment, amending for the purpose article one hundred thirty-five of the labor code, as amended
Republic Act 7277
Magna Carta for Women, An Act Providing for the Rehabilitation, Self-Development, and Self-Reliance of Disabled Persons and their Integration into the Mainstream of Society and for Other Purposes
Republic Act 6713
Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards
CSC Resolution No. 1000432, dated Nov. 22, 2010.
Guidelines on the Availment of the Special Leave Benefits for Women under R.A. 9710 (An act Providing for the Magna Carta of Women) –
CSC MC No. 07 Series of 2007
(Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence)
DepEd Order No. 29, s. 2002
Merit Selection Plan of the Department of Education
DepEd Order No. 9, s. 2002
Establishing the PRAISE in the Department of Education
Administrative Officer V
Administrative Officer II
Administrative Officer IV
Administrative Aide III
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