REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 92

CREATING A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS “TEACHERS’ CERTIFICATION AND
LICENSING FUND”

WHEREAS, it is the intention of Executive Order No. 10, dated November 30, 1943, to require every person desiring to teach in elementary and secondary schools and in colleges whether public or private, to first obtain a license after proper examinations;

WHEREAS, this requirement is aimed at improving the standards of teaching and at making certain that all teachers and, for that matter, all educational institutions, shall believe in, abide by, and endeavor to help carry out the declared policies of the State;

WHEREAS, the certification and licensing of such teachers by the Ministry of Education, which performs this function, will entail considerable expense;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOSE P. LAUREL, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by Act No. 59, otherwise known as the Emergency Powers Law, do hereby order that;

The Minister of Education is hereby authorized to charge ₱10, ₱15 and ₱20 as fees from persons applying to teach in the elementary, secondary, and collegiate schools, respectively, before granting them a license to teach, which fees shall constitute a special fund to be known as “Teachers’ Certification and Licensing Fund” to be disbursed by the Minister of Education, with the approval of the President of the Republic of the Philippines, for expenses entailed in the examination, certification and licensing of teachers, and for such other expenses as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of Executive Orders Nos. 10 and 44, dated November 30, 1943, and March 31, 1944, respectively.

Done in the City of Manila, this 28th day of September, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and forty-four, and of the Republic of the Philippines, the first.

(SGD.) JOSE P. LAUREL
President of the Republic of the Philippines

By the President:
(SGD.) EMILIO ABELLO
Executive Secretary