By Bohol Island News Staff | 04:27 PM December 05, 2019
Around 65,000 public school teachers in basic education in Central Visayas will have a merrier December after the Department of Education (DepEd) has announced that they will be receiving their P10,000 incentive bonus for this year.
The amount was expected to be downloaded in their ATM accounts by December 10 to 20, 2019, according to Regional Director Salustiano Jimenez, Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7).
The P10,000 incentive bonus will be taken from the General Appropriation Act (GAA) worth P7,000 and the P3,000 comes from the savings from the salary.
The incentive bonus is on top of the year-end bonus that teachers have already received last November15. It is equivalent to one month of their salary.
The Mid-year bonus is usually distributed during summer, which according to DepEd, is also equivalent to one month of their salary.