DepEd Sec. Briones Favors Salary Increase for Teachers

briones on salary increase for teachers

MANILA — Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones said she is in favor of salary increase for teachers, as this would provide additional budget for their daily needs and help them better manage their finances. “I’ve always been in favor of salary increase (for teachers),” Briones told the Philippine News Agency. However, Briones clarified that should there be an increase in teacher’s salary, this should have a basis/matrix, emphasizing that the net pay that teachers should receive must be enough for their needs. “I want their salaries to increase,”…