UPDATE: CPD for Teachers | Compliance with Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Act Of 2016

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Starting July 1, 2017, all professionals, with the exception of Professional Teachers and Registered Nurses, are required to present earned CPD units before the renewal of Professional Identification Cards (PIC). Professionals renewing their professional ID cards must provide the original and photocopy of certificates of credit units earned. Required CPD units for each profession vary, to view the required CPD units for each regulated profession click  the image below. As stated in Section 10.2 of the General IRR of the CPD Law, the transitory period for the accumulation of CPD Credit…

Public school teachers not underpaid, says Briones

public school teachers not underpaid

The following article was released by Philippine Daily Inquirer  June 21, 2017 By: Jovic Yee – Reporter   Public school teachers are neither underappreciated nor underpaid. The perception is far from reality and is “rapidly disappearing,” according to Education Secretary Leonor Briones. Allowances, paid leaves Teachers have a monthly salary of P19,000 to P43,000, depending on their level. The amount is apart from the allowances, as well as performance, midyear and yearend bonuses. Unlike nurses, policemen and soldiers, teachers enjoy a two-month paid leave during the summer vacation. Continuing migration…

The MAGNA CARTA FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS

THE MAGNA CARTA FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS

The Magna Carta for Public School Teachers otherwise known as Republic Act No. 4670, was envisioned to provide programs for the promotion and improvement of the well-being and economic status of public school teachers. REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4670 June 18, 1966 THE MAGNA CARTA FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS   I. DECLARATION OF POLICY COVERAGE Sec. 1. Declaration of Policy. It is hereby declared to be the policy of this Act to promote and improve the social and economic status of public school teachers, their living and working conditions, their terms of…

P7-Billion Budget for School Health Stations – how about Books, Classrooms, Teachers’ Salary increase?

School Health Stations

DOH’s P7 – Billion worth contract for building 5,000 public school-based Barangay Health Stations (BHS) is scheduled for a legislative inquiry – being allegedly anomalous. Congressmen discovered in a recent budget hearing that only P1.5 million is needed per BHS unit, or around P4.8 billion for the whole project. This P7-Billion Budget for School Health Stations contract was signed last 2015 between DOH and a China-based construction firm. P7-Billion Budget for School Health Stations:   House probe eyed for ‘anomalous’ school-based health stations MANILA – Nueva Ecija Rep. Estrellita Suansing and Sultan Kudarat Rep.…

PEI for Teachers 2016 | “Not Earlier than Dec. 15” – DBM

PEI for Teachers 2016

“Beginning FY 2016, the Productivity Enhancement Incentive shall be given not earlier than December 15 of every year to all qualified government employees at Five Thousand Pesos (P5,000) each for the purpose of improving the government employees’ productivity.” – DBM    PEI for Teachers 2016  based on DBM BUDGET CIRCULAR No. 2016 – 8 The following is an Excerpt from the Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 2016-8, signed by DBM Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno. To read the full Circular, we have provided a download link below. 1.0  Purpose This Circular is…

SUC’s as Free Tuition Universities and Colleges under 2017 National Budget

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Now, it’s all in the hands of our President Duterte for our country to have free tuition universities and colleges starting this 2017. The proposed 2017 national budget has been approved by both the Senate and House of Representatives and is expected to be signed by the President before Christmas. Let’s all pray that this will push thru. SUC’s as Free Tuition Universities and Colleges under 2017 National Budget Senate of the Philippines Press Release December 16, 2016 Legarda: Free Tuition For All in SUCs Under 2017 Nat’l Budget. Senator Loren Legarda…

Teacher 1 Application Process and Requirements | DepEd Teachers Guide

DepEd Teachers Guide

You are one of the recent LET Exam passers. Now you have your Teacher’s license. Do you know what to do next? What are your plans now? Let’s start your journey of becoming a Teacher. The next best thing to do is to read this DepEd Teachers Guide if you want to apply for Teacher 1 – Deped Entry Level Position. Teacher 1 Application Process – DepEd Entry Level Position | DepEd Teachers Guide Register at the Department of Education ‘s online system at application.deped.gov.ph, Encode your information at the Personal Data Sheet and select the division…

List of Holidays in the Philippines 2017

List of Holidays in the Philippines 2017

Malacañang  released the official List of Holidays in the Philippines 2017 . President Rodrigo Duterte signed Proclamation 50 on Aug.18, 2016  declaring 10 regular holidays and seven special non-working days in 2017. “Now, therefore, I Rodrigo Roa Duterte by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution as the President of the Philippines, do hereby declare the following regular holidays and special days for the year 2017 shall be observed in the country,” Duterte said in the proclamation. The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l…

What is SEF (Special Education Fund) Allowance for Teachers?

Special Education Fund

SEF (Special Education Fund): Under Republic Act (RA) No. 7160 (Local Government Code [LGC] of 1991), a province or city, or a municipality within the Metropolitan Manila Area, may levy and collect an annual tax of one percent (1%) on the assessed value of real property in addition to the basic real property tax. The additional 1% tax on real property collected in the province is shared equally by the province and the municipality within its territorial jurisdiction. On the other hand, cities keep all of their collection. The proceeds from…

P3.95-Billion worth of Senior High School vouchers granted by DepEd

Senior High School Voucher Program

DepEd Press Release February 7, 2017 PASIG CITY, February 7, 2017 – As of December 31, 2016, the Department of Education (DepEd) has already processed a total of P5.23 billion for the Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP), with actual payments amounting to P3.95 billion or 75 percent of billing statements received at the DepEd Central Office (CO). This amount corresponds to 607,208 Voucher Program Beneficiaries (VPBs) or Grade 11 students enrolled in non-DepEd schools who are entitled to receive financial assistance through a voucher subsidy. Per DepEd Order No.…