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(UPDATED) With nearly a million teachers nationwide, a salary increase for them would already entail big sums of money, according to some government officials
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte asks Congress to fast-track a measure that would raise the salary of public school teachers by 20% to 30%
Ang mga guro muna ang dapat malugod sa pagbabasa bago ang kanilang mag-aaral. Dahil hindi kayang isalin kahit ng pinakamasinop na learning plan at daily lesson log ang lugod at kawilihang dulot ng pagbabasa.
Decades of skewed priorities in education have come to slap us in the face: we are now officially a country with the worst proficiency in reading for 15-year-olds
We have come to tolerate the students who have low proficiencies in science, math, and English, even if we know our learners can do more
Using one's popularity and reach to crucify a teacher in the public eye never solves anything
Iyong sa SEA Games, simula pa lang nang ilabas ang bilog-bilog na logo at sago-sagong mascot, alam ko nang magkakaganito. Icing on the cake na lang ang kaldero sa New Clark.
If discipline is an expected outcome of education, then how ought teachers instill discipline? Do parents have a say on how teachers should manage their classrooms?
The Commission on Audit orders the Department of Education to pay retired public school teacher Nelita Gador her full 2016 salary amounting to P288,511, plus cash benefits she was supposed to get that year
'If we are not asking our soldiers to buy their own bullets, then why should we be forcing our teachers to buy their own provisions in fighting illiteracy?' Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto says
The woman in the photo is not the same as the one in the original news report
Students need to see educational institutions not as hell, but as a safe space for them to discover themselves and society at large
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?’
Senator Ralph Recto is proposing the creation of four additional salary grades for teachers
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
Proposals include increasing the monthly salaries of public school teachers to as much as P36,409, a jump from their current P20,754
In a speech in Lapu-Lapu City, the education secretary says Visayans also fought for Philippine independence
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.
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
'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
'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
(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'
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
Ryan Homan wants to help children develop the habit of reading books in Donsol, Sorsogon
A health nongovernmental organization is giving workshops to teachers handling sexuality education to prepare them for their students' street-smart queries and for counseling
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
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
Alternative Learning System teachers have a Teacher I rank, which corresponds to Salary Grade 11 with a P20,179 monthly gross salary
Public teacher Michael Angelo C. Maleriado of the General Emilio Aguinaldo National High School introduces a new way of checking and recording attendance
JP Villanueva graduates from college, but not without facing struggles along the way
CHED chairperson Patricia Licuanan says the consistent weak performance of several teacher education institutions in the licensure exams is a 'disservice to students'
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