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Beyond lessons, special educators spread hope among SPED learners

Oct 10, 2017 - 12:57 PM

Proving that there are no limits to learning, Hilarion Daen Jr. and Edna Blacer are teaching SPED students at Rawis Elementary School despite their own difficulties – Hilarion is hearing-impaired while Edna is nearly blind

SPECIAL EDUCATION. Teacher Hilarion handles kindergarten pupils with hearing deficiencies. All photos courtesy of the Rawis Elementary School

WATCH: Briones, Salceda pay tribute to teachers

Oct 07, 2017 - 9:13 AM

'I am here to thank you and in so doing do, I also thank my father and my mother,' Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda says

PRODUCTS OF TEACHERS. During the National Teachers' Day, education Secretary Leonor Briones and Rep Joey Salceda shares that they are both children of teachers. Photos by Vee Salazar/Rappler

The education secretary who came from a 'dynasty of teachers'

Oct 06, 2017 - 5:53 PM

A former teacher herself, DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones urges teachers to continue learning something new every day

Recto: Keep DepEd P30-B budget to increase teachers' allowances

Oct 06, 2017 - 2:48 PM

Senator Ralph Recto proposes a 'rechanneling' of the P30-billion budget that the House of Representatives realigned to fund the free tuition law

TEACHERS' ALLOWANCES. Deaf students recite the alphabet in sign language during the opening of classes at the Philippine School for the Deaf in Pasay City on June 5, 2017. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

We owe our country's success to teachers – Briones

Oct 06, 2017 - 12:53 PM

'Bakit tayo nagtuturo?' Education Secretary Leonor Briones asks the country's teachers as she leads the celebration of National Teachers' Day in Legazpi City




IN PHOTOS: A daylong tribute to the country's teachers

Oct 06, 2017 - 10:07 AM

In celebration of National Teachers' Day, the Department of Education recognizes the role teachers play in the positive change the country seeks to achieve

FLOWERS. The Department of Education distributes flowers to over 6,000 teachers who attended the National Teachers' Day celebration in Legazpi City.

#ThankYouTeacher: Netizens praise second parents, mentors

Oct 05, 2017 - 3:04 PM

With political issues polarizing society, PH netizens come out united to thank their teachers

CHED eyes possible closure of weak schools for teachers

Oct 04, 2017 - 6:24 PM

CHED chairperson Patricia Licuanan says the consistent weak performance of several teacher education institutions in the licensure exams is a 'disservice to students'

UPGRADE NEEDED. CHED chairperson Patricia Licuanan says they have long observed the poor passing rate in the Licensure Examination for Teachers. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler Interview with CHED Chairperson Dr. Patricia Licuanan on October 4, 2017.

DepEd hosts National Teachers’ Day celebration in Legazpi City

Oct 03, 2017 - 3:48 PM

DepEd's theme for Teachers’ Day is 'Gurong Pilipino, Ka-akbay sa Progreso' aims to recognize the role of teachers in honing the full potential of students towards nation-building

Half of PH schools for teachers perform poorly in licensure exams

Oct 02, 2017 - 4:50 PM

A Philippine Business for Education study on the Licensure Examination for Teachers from 2009 to 2017 shows most of the weak schools for teachers are in Mindanao

POOR PERFORMANCE. Takers of the Licensure Examination for Teachers have been performing badly in the last 9 years. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

The week in photos: September 23-29, 2017

Sep 30, 2017 - 2:01 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

CRISIS CASUALTIES. Dead bodies of Rohingya Muslim refugees lay on the shore of Inani beach, near Cox's Bazar on September 28, 2017. Photo by Fred Dufour/AFP

LOOK: UST students pay tribute to teachers the grandest way

Sep 29, 2017 - 5:32 PM

The attempt to set a new Guinness world record is part of the celebration of the National Teachers' Month

#THANKYOUTEACHER. UST students vie for the Guinness World Record for Largest Human Sentence at UST in observance of National Teacher's Month. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

CSC salutes outstanding public school teachers

Sep 28, 2017 - 12:55 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 8 teachers are among the 2017 Outstanding Government Workers awarded by the Civil Service Commission

File photo from AFP

Teachers to get online training on child abuse intervention

Sep 19, 2017 - 4:16 PM

The Safe School for Teens website trains teachers how to properly respond when a student tells them that he or she is being sexually abused – whether at home or in school

EQUIPPING TEACHERS. Teachers can now learn how to properly respond to child abuse reports through the Safe Schools for Teens website.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 11, 2017

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:37 AM

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WATCH: How a barrio teacher made learning science easy

Sep 10, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Teacher Jennifer Rojo is one of the recipients of the 2017 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos award

SCIENCE MADE FUN. A Teacher in Tagaytay City makes learning science fun to students. Photo by Vee Salazar/Rappler

Teacher explains use of 'anti-cheating' headbands

Aug 17, 2017 - 4:54 PM

They the students have no complaints about it in fact they’re the one who defended me from online bashers ” teacher Jurinda Manaug says

CONFISCATED. Other than the head coverings, cellphones are temporarily confiscated to allow students to focus in their exams.

UP cum laude answers call to teach Lumad students

Aug 09, 2017 - 9:59 AM

Chad Booc 23 chooses to serve as a volunteer teacher to Lumad students instead of getting a corporate job

VOLUNTEERISM. Chad Booc with one of his students named Ryan. Photos courtesy of Chad Booc.

VOLUNTEERISM. Chad Booc with some of his students at ALCADEV.

On #WalangPasok days, teachers not required to report to schools – DepEd

Jul 28, 2017 - 5:10 PM

The Teachers Dignity Coalition reminds public school administrators teachers are not waterproof that their safety amid storms and floods should be considered

China eyes more English teachers, domestic workers from PH

Jul 13, 2017 - 1:27 PM

Ambassador to China Jose Santiago Sta Romana says this is China s way of helping in Philippine development in view of improved bilateral ties under President Rodrigo Duterte

JOB OPPORTUNITIES. China is eyeing to hire English teachers from the Philippines. File photo of teacher from AFP

IT teachers in Visayas undergo cybersecurity training

Jul 01, 2017 - 5:18 PM

The IT teachers will form a pool of trainers who will help students become less vulnerable to cyber attacks

CYBERSECURITY. Speakers Alfian Pamungkas Sakawiguna (center) and Kevin Wu (2nd from right) interact with teacher-trainees in between breaks. Photo by Marchel Espina

How DepEd plans to address PH classroom shortage

Jun 10, 2017 - 12:09 PM

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

SHORTAGE? Grade 1 students attend classes at a hallway of Belmonte Elementary School in Holy Spirit, Quezon City during the start of classes on Monday, June 5. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Higher tuition fees in 1,013 private elementary, high schools

Jun 01, 2017 - 4:27 PM

Metro Manila still has the most number of schools that will increase tuition fees for school year 2017 to 2018

Leftist bloc mulls leaving House coalition over martial law

May 25, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Its allied groups are also planning to challenge the declaration before the Supreme Court

A child of the university

May 22, 2017 - 4:38 PM

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

RESULTS: Licensure Examination for Teachers March 2017

May 22, 2017 - 1:22 PM

Congratulations to all the new teachers

Drug tests for public school teachers to start during school year 2017-2018

May 17, 2017 - 6:00 AM

The initiative of the Department of Education is set to be extended to include secondary level students

High school teacher from Ilocos places 6th in Bar

May 04, 2017 - 6:54 PM

Mark Dave Camarao makes history for Northwestern University Ilocandia s premiere university in Laoag City

TOPNOTCHER. Mark Camarao becomes the second bar topnotcher produced by the Northwern University in almost six decades.

Various sectors hold Labor Day Protest at Liwasang Bonifacio

May 01, 2017 - 7:20 PM

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

Teacher from Canadian Arctic wins global prize in Dubai

Mar 20, 2017 - 11:34 AM

Maggie MacDonnell praised for changing the lives of her students and transforming her community has created a life skills program specifically for girls in a region where teenage pregnancies are common with high levels of sexual abuse

TOP TEACHER. Maggie MacDonnell (center) hoists the Global Teacher Prize trophy during an award ceremony in Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017. Photo courtesy Global Teacher Prize/Facebook

#InspireCourage: Selling bottled water helps Cebuano student graduate

Mar 19, 2017 - 9:14 PM

This bubbly street vendor brings joy to passersby in Cebu City with his jokes and colorful costumes

INSPIRING. Jay Krummer "Dodoy" Teberio graduates from college after years of selling bottled water on the streets for a living. Photo courtesy of Jay Teberio

Gov't officials, groups urge passage of FOI law

Mar 17, 2017 - 6:52 PM

ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio warns against complacency in the passage of the freedom of information law

FOI FORUM. The Right to Know, Right Now! coalition organized a forum to present their report on tracking the implementation of the freedom of information executive order in Quezon City Friday, March 17. Photo by the PCIJ

Hate math? Model, engineer Pietro Boselli's survival tips for class

Mar 14, 2017 - 3:48 PM

Here are some tips and tricks from the World s Hottest Math Teacher Pietro Boselli

WATCH: Meet Pietro Boselli, the 'World's Hottest Math Teacher'

Mar 12, 2017 - 6:43 PM

Here s what you should know about this engineer model and teacher who s currently in Manila

PIETRO BOSELLI. The model and engineer is in Manila as Bench's newest ambassador. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

FULL TEXT: Death penalty a 'tool of state repression' – Castro

Mar 08, 2017 - 8:20 AM

ACT Teachers Representative France Castro says House Bill 4727 is anti poor prone to abuse and an ineffective deterrent against criminality

VOTED NO. ACT Teachers Representative France Castro explains her vote against the death penalty. Screengrab from congress.gov.ph

Schools reopening in Guinea after 3-week strike, violence

Feb 22, 2017 - 10:28 PM

Schools reopen after unions strike a deal with the government late Monday but some teachers say the deal fell short of their demands

Family of missing teacher seeks help

Feb 11, 2017 - 6:59 PM

Paul Anthony Esguerra 26 posted cryptic Facebook status updates before he went missing

News Briefs: February 2, 2017

Feb 02, 2017 - 2:29 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday February 2

Teachers disrupt House hearing, protest DOF tax proposal

Feb 01, 2017 - 9:08 PM

Members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers NCR Union tag the DOF s tax reform package as anti poor

PROTEST. Members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers NCR Union protest the Department of Finance's tax reform package, calling it anti-poor. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Coalition asks DepEd to create mutual aid for teachers

Dec 23, 2016 - 1:00 PM

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

DepEd: performance-based bonus released soon in 9 regions

Dec 22, 2016 - 12:12 PM

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

Results: September 2016 Licensure Exam for Teachers

Nov 28, 2016 - 2:53 PM

The top performing schools are UST for elementary level and UP Diliman for secondary level

K to 12: Retrenched college teachers win case vs Miriam College

Nov 14, 2016 - 8:58 PM

UPDATED Miriam College President Rosario Lapus says the school which has acted fairly will appeal the decision of the Labor Arbiter

CHED chief slammed for urging students to take vocational courses

Nov 09, 2016 - 8:30 PM

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

LIMITING AND ALARMING. Groups slam Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chair Patricia Licuanan after urging students to take vocational courses. Photo by Rappler

What bonuses will public school teachers get by year-end?

Nov 09, 2016 - 3:46 PM

A teacher with a basic salary of P19 077 can get P34 077 up to P64 077 in bonuses

Higher 'chalk allowance' for teachers sought

Oct 22, 2016 - 5:19 PM

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

Teacher shot dead in Negros Occidental

Oct 04, 2016 - 2:46 PM

Elias Redel a 57 year old Technical Education and Skills Development Authority TESDA teacher is killed by a still unidentified man in Talisay City

Lady lawmakers oppose showing of 'De Lima' video in House probe

Sep 29, 2016 - 2:46 PM

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

Gabriela Representative Emmi De Jesus, Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago, and ACT Teachers Representative France Castro are all against publicizing Senator Leila De Lima's alleged sex video during the House probe on the drug trade in Bilibid. Photo of De Jesus from HReps Media, photo of Elago from her Twitter account, photo of Castro from ACT Teachers

DepEd allots P15.5B for hiring of teachers in 2017

Sep 17, 2016 - 8:32 PM

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