DepEd: Implementation of Makeup Classes by Schools Remain Optional

DepEd: Implementation of Makeup Classes by Schools Remain Optional

The Department of Education (DepEd) reminded that the implementation of makeup classes by schools remains optional granted that the required contact days for teaching and learning is not compromised. Education Secretary Leonor Briones noted that makeup classes is only implemented once the required number of school days have been compromised – especially when there are suspension of classes either caused by inclement weather and other disasters. “Public schools affected by the series of class suspensions are not required to hold makeup classes or add extra hours on school days if…

Gov’t Teachers Say Bonuses Will Go Mostly To Pay Debts | #BuhayGuro

Gov’t Teachers Say Bonuses Will Go Mostly To Pay Debts

As government employees receive bonuses starting today, public school teachers lamented that theirs will probably end up as payment for their debts. “The amount, in part or in full will just end-up in debt payments,” National Chairman BenjoBasasof the 30,000-member Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC), said. Incentives expected by public school teachers and other employees are the Year-End Bonus (YEB) which is equivalent to one month’s salary to be given starting November 15, a cash gift of P5,000 to be given along with the bonus, and the Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI)…

Pay Hike No Cure-all, Teachers told | Briones on Pay Hike

Pay Hike No Cure-all, Teachers told

Freeing the country’s teachers from the debt trap doesn’t rely solely on increasing their salaries, according to Education Secretary Leonor Briones. In a recent interview with reporters, Briones said while she didn’t oppose raising teachers’ salaries again, they should first be armed with financial literacy. “All of you feel underpaid,” said Briones, addressing herself to teachers. “Even if I have an increase in salary, I will still feel that I’m underpaid.” “That’s because your needs and wants will always exceed your resources. Having increased income is part of the solution…

Teachers’ groups oppose weekend make-up classes

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Public and private school teachers from various groups are opposing the holding of make-up classes on weekends in lieu of “lost school days” due to suspension of classes in line with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Meetings, among other disturbances. “Teachers have nothing to do with these suspensions, these could actually be considered as distortion to our class program,” said Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) National Chairperson Benjo Basas. “Thus, teachers as well as students should not be compelled to report every Saturday,” he added. Students in…

DLL Update: Week 4 – 3rd Quarter – Daily Lesson Log (Nov. 20 – 24)

Week 4 - 3rd Quarter - Daily Lesson Log

Dear fellow Teachers. In the past quarters, we shared Daily Lesson Logs and other files that our Contributors have shared and are formatted by our Editors. We are  now at the third quarter of the school year and we are really thankful to all our Contributors, Editors and Tech Volunteers. They are the foundation of DepEd Teachers Club. We are always grateful of them so we ask for your continued support. Please keep on sharing and liking our contributions until all of our fellow teachers all around the country could…

Duterte: Computers In, Textbooks Out

computers in Textbooks out

President Duterte is planning on ordering the Department of Education (DepEd) to replace textbooks with electronic gadgets like tablets as he pushes for modernization and the children’s involvement in digital communications. This plan was revealed as Duterte said he wants every government transactions, especially applications, to be done online, upon his arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City from Da Nang, Vietnam. “Sinabi ko na, online na lang (I said everything should be done online now). Passport, online. Clearances, online. Gamitin na ninyo (You should use…

Briones Answers Issues on Teachers’ Debts | DepEd Press Release

Briones noted that the issue of teachers’ debts is a decades-old drama starring the teachers as borrowers, the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and private lending institutions (PLIs) as lenders, and the DepEd, which deducts loan payments authorized by teachers to be paid to GSIS and PLIs. She further noted that of these four actors, the teacher/borrower who spends the borrowed money, and the GSIS and PLIs who earn interest benefit from the borrowing activity, DepEd benefits the least. It merely deducts loan payments on the basis of authorizations issued…

Sen. Legarda Vows More Funding Support for Teachers and Education Personnel

public school teacher

Senator Loren Legarda today committed to ensure funding for public school teachers in their pursuit for further studies as well as for their chalk allowance for next year. Legarda made the statement in light of the observance today, October 5, of National Teachers Day, as stated under Republic Act No. 10743, and World Teachers Day by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). “It is only proper that we acknowledge the invaluable service of our teachers to the society. They act as second parents who instill not just…

DLL Update: Week 3 – 3rd Quarter – Daily Lesson Log (Nov. 13 – 17)

Week 3 - 3rd Quarter - Daily Lesson Log

Dear fellow Teachers. In the past quarters, we shared Daily Lesson Logs and other files that our Contributors have shared and are formatted by our Editors. We are  now at the third quarter of the school year and we are really thankful to all our Contributors, Editors and Tech Volunteers. They are the foundation of DepEd Teachers Club. We are always grateful of them so we ask for your continued support. Please keep on sharing and liking our contributions until all of our fellow teachers all around the country could…

Class Suspension for Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 | #WalangPasok

walangpasok november 10

Officials have announced class suspension for Friday, November 10 as tropical depression Salome further intensifies prompting weather bureau PAGASA to raise storm signals in more areas in Luzon and eastern Visayas. Here is a list of class suspensions for Friday, November 10. To get updated on  the latest list of areas with class suspension, please visit and refresh this page from time to time.     UPDATED LIST:  As of Nov. 10, 2017  –  5:00AM Announced Class Suspensions  NCR: Caloocan City: all levels, public and private Las Piñas City: all levels,…