Teachers’ Group Slam CPD Law, License Renewal Woes | MB News

Teachers’ Group Slam CPD Law, License Renewal Woes

While acknowledging the significance of professional development to educators and other professionals, a group of teachers on Monday lamented the same should not pose additional burdens. The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) urged the government to spare teachers from the burdensome system of renewal of professional license in accordance with the Continuing Professional Development Act of 2016 (RA 10912) or the CPD Law. Under this law, teachers and other professionals are required to earn credit units before they can renew their   Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) license. TDC national chairperson Benjo Basas…

Supreme Court IT Consultant Defends P250,000 Monthly Pay

Supreme Court IT Consultant Defends P250000 Monthly Pay

The  information technology consultant of the Supreme Court (SC) defended on Wednesday her supposedly hefty salary of P250,000 a month while working for the high court. One of the justifications in the impeachment complaint filed against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno was SC’s alleged anomalous hiring of IT consultant Helen Macasaet without public bidding. During the resumption of House justice committee’s hearing on the determination of probable cause in Sereno’s impeachment, Macasaet said her salary as SC consultant was even lower than what she had been receiving in her previous projects and…

Palace Looking for Ways to Increase Salaries of All Government Workers | MB News

salary increase for teachers

The government has committed to explore ways to raise the salaries not only of public school teachers but other government personnel as well by 2020. The proposed salary increase for the government workforce was tackled during the Cabinet meeting convened by President Duterte in Malacañang last Monday (February 5, 2018). “The entire Cabinet reaffirmed the President’s directive that we will continue to look for ways and means to effect an increase in the teacher’s salary but beginning 2020 not 2019. The rationale for this is the last tranche of the…