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At the heart of the dispute is class sizes and resources rather than pay, with teachers saying they want more social workers, nurses and librarians for their students
Honoring teachers must not be limited to celebrating them once a year or giving them discounts and tributes
Principal Jessica Ascano's projects have not only benefitted students at Calongay Elementary School, but their parents as well
Isang gurong naghahanap ng layunin; isang gurong nangangamba sa pag-iisa
Pitong guro mula sa iba't ibang lugar sa Pilipinas ang pinarangalan at kinilala ng Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino para sa kanilang mga kontribusyon sa pagpapayaman ng wika
‘Ginawa ko ba ang lahat? Sinubukan ko ba lahat ng paraan? Paano kung may hindi pala ako nagawa? Bakit hindi sya natuto?’
War dramatically changed my students' lives. I had witnessed how carefree teenagers became socially involved citizens.
Several teachers go above and beyond just to teach students in remote areas in Samar, with some of them having to cross rivers, climb mountains, and walk for hours in order to reach the school
On National Teacher’s Month, teachers share what they love most about the profession
'The work isn’t easy, but the rewards for doing a good job, of making a difference in a child’s life are beyond measure,' says Remy Bruno, a teacher at San Fernando City Special Education Integrated School
Senator Ralph Recto is proposing the creation of four additional salary grades for teachers
DepEd Order No. 26 says the benefit would be granted to all public school teachers who were in service as of September 30
Yes, as she grew older, so did her students, and we were used to grade longer, more complicated papers that tackled darker and more serious topics
Napakapalad kong naliligid ako ng sangkaterbang guro, ang pinakadakilang paraan para pabutihin ang mundo
PRESS RELEASE: Applications are now being accepted for Assistant Language Teacher positions in the 2020 Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme
The proposed bills will help students 'find balance between their academic development and personal growth' and spend time with their families, says the education department
'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