Bam to DepEd: Ensure payment of teachers before Christmas

Let others know. December 2, 2016 Sen. Bam Aquino called on the Department of Education (DepEd) to ensure that it will be a merry Christmas for thousands of public school teachers by expediting the release of their unpaid salaries and other benefits. “Nais ko pong ipakiusap na madaliin sana ang paglabas ng suweldo, bonus at iba pang benepisyo na nakalaan para sa ating mga guro upang maging maligaya ang pagdiriwang nila ng Pasko, kasama ang kanilang mga mahal sa buhay,” said Sen. Bam, chairman of the Committee on Education, in…

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House Approved 100-day paid maternity leave

House Approved 100-day paid Maternity Leave

Let others know. Published October 28, 2016 9:57pm BY JESSICA BARTOLOME, GMA News The House of Representatives Committee on Women and Gender Equality has approved a bill seeking to increase the maternity leave period to 100 days with pay for government and private sector employees. In a press release on Friday, the 17th Congress announced that House Bill 4113, or the proposed “100-Day Maternity Leave Law,” has been endorsed for plenary approval. “The bill reached second reading in the House and a version of the bill from the Senate was…

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Arroyo seeks P300M for Teachers’ Hospital and teachers’ wards

Arroyo seeks P300M for Teachers’ Hospital and teachers’ wards

Let others know. Published October 31, 2016 2:27pm By XIANNE ARCANGEL, GMA News Former President and now Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has proposed the establishment of a hospital dedicated to teachers and their dependents. The Pampanga congresswoman’s House Bill 2967 seeks the allocation of P300 million from the national budget for the construction of a teacher’s hospital in Metro Manila. The hospital will be the primary medical facility for the hospitalization and medical care of teachers and members of their family. For teachers outside Metro Manila, the measure mandates…

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DepEd will be hiring 55,349 more teachers this year

DepEd will be hiring 55,349 more teachers this year

Let others know. By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 29, 2016 – 12:00am   MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) is still hiring many of the 55,349 public school teachers for whom it has funds in the 2017 national budget. Education Secretary Leonor Briones has told congressmen that the recruitment of teachers Congress had authorized the DepEd to hire this year “is still ongoing.” She said aside from the 55,349 teachers that her agency has to hire this year, there is a hiring backlog for teaching…

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Bill to raise chalk allowance of teachers to P3500 annually filed in Senate

Bill to raise chalk allowance of teachers to P3500 annually filed in Senate

Let others know. Published October 22, 2016 5:49pm A bill raising the chalk allowance of public school teachers to P3,500 annually is now under consideration in Senate after it was delivered to the floor on Wednesday. Senate Bill 812 aims to raise the “teaching supplies allowance” of teachers from P1,500 to P3,500 to increase their daily budget and allow them to use “computer and Internet-use supplies” in the classroom. “In this digital age, there are computer-related supplies the teacher uses, and these must be considered in computing the supplies they…

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Implementing Guidelines on the Grant of Step Increment for Teachers with Specialization in Science and/or Mathematics

Implementing Guidelines on the Grant of Step Increment for Teachers with Specialization in Science and/or Mathematics

Let others know. DO 65, s. 2016 Amendment to DepEd Order No. 79, s. 2012 (Implementing Guidelines on the Grant of Step Increment for Teachers with Specialization in Science and/or Mathematics)   To:     Undersecretaries Assistant Secretaries Bureau and Service Directors Regional Directors Schools Division Superintendents Public Elementary and Secondary Schools Heads Division Chiefs All Others Concerned   1.  This Office hereby amends DepEd Order (DO) No. 79, s. 2012 entitled Implementing Guidelines on the Grant of Step Increment for Teachers with Specialization in Science and/or Mathematics. 2.  In view…

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Implementation of the School-Based Feeding Program for School Year 2016-2017

Implementation of the School-Based Feeding Program for School Year 2016-2017

Let others know. DO 62, s. 2016 Additional Provision and Amendments to DepEd Order No. 51, s. 2016 (Implementation of the School-Based Feeding Program for School Year 2016-2017) To:    Bureau and Service Directors Schools Division Superintendents Public Elementary School Heads All Others Concerned 1.  To ensure an efficient and effective implementation of the School-Based Feeding Program (SBFP) for School Year (SY) 2016-2017, the Department of Education (DepEd) has added and amended specific provisions in the existing guidelines stipulated in the enclosures of DepEd Order (DO) No. 51, s. 2016 as…

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School Calendar for School Year 2016-2017

School Calendar for School Year 2016-2017

Let others know. DO 29, s. 2016 Amendment to DepEd Order No. 23, s. 2016 (School Calendar for School Year 2016-2017) To:     Undersecretaries Assistant Secretaries Bureau and Service Directors Regional Directors Schools Division Superintendents Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Schools Heads All Others Concerned The Department of Education (DepEd) has issued School Calendar for School Year 2016-2017 through DepEd Order (DO) No. 23, s. 2016 entitled School Calendar for School Year (SY) 2016-2017.  However, Paragraph 2 shall be amended to read as follows: The SY 2016-2017 shall begin on…

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Guidelines on the Grant of Performance-Based Bonus for the Department of Education Employees and Officials for Fiscal Year 2015

Guidelines on the Grant of Performance-Based Bonus for the Department of Education Employees and Officials for Fiscal Year 2015

Let others know. DO 56, s. 2016 Guidelines on the Grant of Performance-Based Bonus for the Department of Education Employees and Officials for Fiscal Year 2015 To:     Undersecretaries Assistant Secretaries Bureau and Service Directors Regional Directors Schools Division Superintendents Public Elementary and Secondary Schools Heads Division Chiefs All Others Concerned The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Guidelines on the Grant of Performance-Based Bonus (PBB) for the Department of Education Employees and Officials for Fiscal Year 2015, which aims to establish a set of guidelines that provides for…

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