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'Hindi mumo, hindi barya, kundi substantial, makatuwiran, at nakabubuhay na suweldo,' says ACT Teachers Representative France Castro
Have you ever bonded with a truly inspirational teacher outside the classroom?
Proposals include increasing the monthly salaries of public school teachers to as much as P36,409, a jump from their current P20,754
'Panahon na para sa isang Speaker na tunay na makabayan,' says the Makabayan bloc
In a speech in Lapu-Lapu City, the education secretary says Visayans also fought for Philippine independence
'As much as we want to give quality education to our students, we also want to give quality living to our family, which our humble income cannot afford'
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says, 'there have been serious efforts to uplift teachers’ conditions that the public should also be made aware of'
The Department of Education’s contentious response to Herrera’s exposé, which garnered much attention online, sparks calls for solidarity from fellow teachers
'Our demand for salary increase is based not only on economics. Salaries manifest the value of a given profession and their role in society,' says Teachers' Dignity Coalition national chairperson Benjo Basas
'Be it school opening, graduation period, or vacation time, teachers ache for just compensation,' says Alliance of Concerned Teachers Secretary General Raymond Basilio
Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed teachers!
Despite sustained government attacks on their leaders, Bayan Muna, Gabriela, ACT Teachers, and Kabataan manage to win in the party-list race
Education Secretary Leonor Briones reminds personnel to refrain from engaging in politics during voting day, urging them to focus on public service and 'remain a beacon of integrity'
A study by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies warns actual teaching hours have been 'increasingly sidelined' by the heavy workload teachers had to deal with
Teachers in Abuyog, Leyte, climb mountains to get internet connection to submit their teaching reports, showing gaps in service delivery despite the country's modernization efforts in education.
Several thousand young teachers who joined the protest call for permanent work contracts
The opposition senatorial bets also say teachers must be given proper technical and technological support
PhilHealth's Tamang Serbisyong Kalusugang Pamilya (Tsekap) will now benefit all DepEd employees in Northern Mindanao
'I sometimes wonder how much fire my passion has left and, truth be told, if such drive can be better nourished elsewhere – in another university or organization'
The Court of Appeals' 11th Division cites 'infirmities' in the petition of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers
We're setting them up to fail, punishing them when they do, and leaving them no recourse in a world that's already leaving them voiceless
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año, Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde, Metro Manila police chief Guillermo Eleazar, and 19 other cops face complaints
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers and affiliate groups seek a temporary restraining order and for the police memorandum to be declared unconstitutional and void
'I wanted to give them something special. That way they will be inspired to study harder,' says Roselyn Barcoma of the the Holy Redeemer School of Cabuyao
ACT Teachers Representative France Castro says it's sad how teachers with heavy workloads yet low wages have to experience harassment from the government
Senator Panfilo Lacson says the police – in focusing on these 'rejects' that are likely skilled with firearms and other weapons – 'may be able to solve a lot of crimes, even preempt them'
'The police must acknowledge and recognize that the mere act of profiling already prejudices and discriminates against the members of the concerned groups,' says CHR spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia
The DepEd says it was concerned over reports of two supposed school division offices (SDO) that supported the moves of the police to profile teachers.
(UPDATED) Police may need to monitor 'one or two' members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers suspected of conspiring to bring down the Duterte administration, says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
(UPDATED) Human rights lawyer Romel Bagares points out that 'there is no law saying membership in ACT is a crime'
(UPDATED) Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde says the leakage caused unwanted 'panic' from the Alliance of Concerned Teachers
Representatives from the Alliance of Concerned Teachers along with public school teachers from Manila question the police's moves, saying they haven't done anything wrong
'Kung walang problema, walang dapat ikatakot. Wala kaming gagawin na ilegal,' says NCRPO chief Director Guillermo Eleazar
DepEd Undersecretary Annalyn Sevilla says the department's central office 'was not aware' of the orders supposedly issued by the Philippine National Police
Guro ang pundasyon ng sibilisasyon, at sa ganitong pananaw isinilang ang Gawad Ulirang Guro sa Filipino
PRESS RELEASE: Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed teachers!
The Department of Education says the students who witnessed the shooting incident are undergoing psychological debriefing
Ryan Homan wants to help children develop the habit of reading books in Donsol, Sorsogon
PRESS RELEASE: Deadline for submitting application materials for the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme is January 7, 2019
A health nongovernmental organization is giving workshops to teachers handling sexuality education to prepare them for their students' street-smart queries and for counseling
Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio's anger stems from the claim of ACT Teachers' Davao chapter that her city is the only major city in the country that does not give allowances to teachers
World Bank education specialist Javier Luque says teachers' salaries should be similar to other professions that require the same level of training and dedication
On World Teachers' Day, Rappler speaks to teachers who tell us why they have chosen to continue in the profession despite its difficulties and challenges
DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones congratulated all the awardees and underscored their vital contributions
There should also be an exit exams, says World Bank senior education specialist Javier Luque in a forum organized by the Philippine Business for Education
The education department has conducted a study on the 'type and magnitude' of tasks teachers perform based on the size and location of their schools
Consolacion Tag would not have been a teacher if not for the Alternative Learning System
The Teachers' Dignity Coalition camps outside the DepEd head office and calls for changes in the monitoring systems and paperwork
Teachers will now only have to complete 10 forms instead of 36 previously mandated by the Department of Education
The 10 awardees will each receive a cash prize of P1 million, a gold medallion, and a trophy