The education department is considering different solutions to address this perennial problem, including the construction of high-rise school buildings, as well as school communities outside urban centers
Metro Manila still has the most number of schools that will increase tuition fees for school year 2017 to 2018
Its allied groups are also planning to challenge the declaration before the Supreme Court
The urge to write about UP returned recently because some in the UP community protested the plan to give President Duterte an honorary doctorate degree
The initiative of the Department of Education is set to be extended to include secondary level students
(UPDATED) From factory to health workers, from farmers to government employees, laborers march under the heat of the sun from Welcome Rotonda to Liwasang Bonifacio protesting for their labor rights
ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio warns against complacency in the passage of the freedom of information law
ACT Teachers Representative France Castro says House Bill 4727 is anti-poor, prone to abuse, and an ineffective deterrent against criminality
Members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers NCR Union tag the DOF's tax reform package as anti-poor
The Teacher's Dignity Coalition's call comes after a teacher in Malabon City died due to cardiac arrest on December 22, leaving a huge unsettled bill
School-based personnel in Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol Region, Western Visayas, Davao Region, Soccsksargen, Cordillera Administrative Region, Caraga, and the National Capital Region should expect the bonus 'in the coming days'
The top performing schools are UST for elementary level and UP-Diliman for secondary level
(UPDATED) Miriam College President Rosario Lapus says the school, which 'has acted fairly,' will appeal the decision of the Labor Arbiter
Youth and educators' groups says CHED chief Patricia Licuanan's recommendation is meant to limit students' aspirations and to produce cheap labor for employers abroad
A teacher with a basic salary of P19,077 can get P34,077 up to P64,077 in bonuses
'In the war against illiteracy, these are the ammos our teachers use,' says Senator Ralph Recto, author of Senate Bill 812 which seeks to increase the allowance for teaching supplies from P1,500 to P3,500
The lawmakers believe the plan of their colleagues at the House of Representatives is 'immaterial' to the probe and would only violate the rights of an individual
'We have a challenge in hiring Math and Science teachers....[We need] a huge army of teachers, we'll recruit more,' says Education Secretary Leonor Briones
The Metrobank Foundation honored 30 Filipino heroes as they gave awards to Outstanding Filipinos on September 5, 2016
The Philippines celebrates National Teachers' Month from September 5 to October 5
'It is befitting then that we pay tribute to these noble men and women who have lit up our way with their stories that burn ablaze with courage, with hope, with determination, and with persistence'
ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio says the government cannot impose too many limitations on Filipinos' right to education
Sports benefit your child in ways beyond the physical
'Chess is like life. Every move you make has a consequence,' says Teacher Ocol, who, decades ago, exposed irregularities in the 1998 Philippine Centennial Expo project in Clark
House Bill 121 aims to help teachers access higher education 'to become more competitive and better members of the academic community'
The petition posted on Change.org comes after the premier advises a low-paid lecturer to go into business if he wants to make money
The measure also calls for the creation of a pension fund for teachers serving for at least 15 years in government schools
The President says he wants to raise the salaries of teachers but does not explain where he will get the funds
Members of multi-sectoral groups expressed their support for President Rodrigo Duterte but said they would remain 'vigilant'
The President also talks about plans to increase spending on basic education, and to intensify the education department's Alternative Learning System
Rappler looks back on Duterte's campaign promises about education, health, and environment. What do experts, advocates, and members of civil society think about them?
Although the recent signing of the Executive Order on Freedom of Information is a huge development, advocates and groups still call for the passage of the full FOI law in the Congress
Before the shooting of Emmanuel Jose Pavia, there has not been any homicide or murder in Barangay Barangka since December 2014, according to Marikina police
In 2010, President Benigno Aquino III proposed 10 ways to fix basic education in the country. Did he fulfill his campaign promise?
Marilou Syjueco, a former assistant professor at the FEU Institute of Technology, is willing to take a pay cut just to teach senior high school students at Malabon National High School
At least 56 teachers shell out their hard-earned money to buy school supplies and candies to welcome kinder students at the Ibalon Central School
All eyes are on the government as it fully implements the K to 12 program. Will learners get the best out of senior high school, or will some of them end up leaving formal education as critics predicted?
Metro Manila has the most number of schools that will increase tuition fees for school year 2016 to 2017
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Education Assistant Secretary Jesus Mateo says they have not received reports of classroom shortages for senior high school
Allan Rey Cagadas, 31, of Southwestern University, plans to apply at a public school within Cebu City
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Out of the 46 proclaimed on Thursday, May 19, only 7 are 'fresh faces' making their first entry into the House of Representatives
12,128 elementary teachers and 18,810 secondary teachers successfully passed the March 2016 Licensure Examination for Teachers
Kikilalanin ang mga Ulirang Guro 2016 sa KWF Araw ng Gawad sa 19 Abril 2016
The teacher's name 'can't be revealed at this stage because we are still busy with internal processes,' says Philippine embassy spokesman Joselito Chad Jacinto
This is a step-by-step guide, based on Comelec guidelines, for teachers serving as members of the Board of Election Inspectors (BEI) on May 9