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DEPED HIKES PROVIDENT FUND LOAN CAP FOR TEACHERS

The Department of Education (DepEd) has increased the ceilings on the Provident Fund (PF) loans to further assist teachers and non-teaching personnel with their financial needs. “Even as we are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel of this public health situation, we are determined to implement financial policies that can help our […]

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GATCHALIAN TO DILG: HELP RUSH VAXXING OF TEACHERS

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and local government units (LGUs) to help the Department of Education (DepEd) in accelerating full COVID-19 vaccination coverage among teachers. Gatchalian made this call as the government eyes to start the pilot test of limited face-to-face classes in 120 schools on […]

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TEACHERS TO GET P1K AS WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY BENEFIT

The country’s over 900,000 public school teachers are expected to receive their P1,000 World Teachers’ Day Incentive Benefit (WTDIB) without any delay, Makati City Rep. Luis Campos Jr. said on Tuesday. “The amount of P910 million meant to pay for the WTDIB of public school teachers is itemized and fully funded in this year’s General […]

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2 NCR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS BAG METROBANK AWARD

For going beyond excellence in the field of basic education, two public school teachers from the National Capital Region (NCR) will be among the 10 awardees of the 2021 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos. Ms. Lou Sabrina Ongkiko, Master Teacher 1 in Culiat Elementary School, and Mr. Jason Albaro, Teacher 3 in Muntinlupa National High School, […]

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TEACHERS TO GET MORE OPERATING FUNDS – BRIONES

Continuing to provide necessary support mechanisms to its personnel, the Department of Education (DepEd) has released additional Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE) to all public schools nationwide to strengthen measures in responding to the risks of COVID-19. “The pandemic is a continuous challenge in delivering quality education. We have to implement enabling fiscal policies to […]

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THE FUTURE DEPENDS ON TEACHERS – CASTELO

“When we take care of our teachers, we take care of our future.” This said Quezon City 5th District Councilor Karlo Castelo who was elated with the good news about the pay increase teachers performing election-related functions will receive. The Department of Education (DepEd) recently announced the pay increase of P3,000 for all teachers who […]

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INSTITUTIONALIZE EDUCATORS’ ACADEMY – GATCHALIAN

To help ensure coherence in improving the quality of teacher education and training in the country, Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking the institutionalization of the National Educators Academy of the Philippines (NEAP), the Department of Education’s (DepEd) professional development arm. Gatchalian made this proposal in Senate Bill No. 1887 or the Teacher Education Council (TEC) […]

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RESTORE TEACHERS’ MEDICAL ALLOWANCE – GATCHALIAN

With the Senate set to deliberate on the P4.506-trillion national budget for 2021, Senator Win Gatchalian said he will push for the restoration of funds for public school teachers’ medical benefits. Despite the limitation on resources, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Basic Education, Arts, and Culture emphasized it is crucial to maintain, not […]

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GATCHALIAN TO DEPED: PROTECT TEACHERS VS COVID-19

To prevent the uptick of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases now with teachers and non-teaching staff expected be out distributing modules or reporting to their respective schools, Senator Win Gatchalian urged public school officials to strictly enforce the Department of Education’s (DepEd) alternative work arrangements and health protocols to make teachers and personnel less vulnerable to infection. […]

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VINTAR, ILOCOS NORTE TEACHERS GET P3K GIFT – FORONDA

Teachers in Vintar, Ilocos Norte were elated as they received P3,000 each from the Vintar local government unit as a token of recognition. “A resolution of appreciation was unanimously approved by members of the municipal council in time for the culmination of the 2020 National Teachers’ Month celebration,” Vintar Mayor Larisa Foronda said. “Thank you […]