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…

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…

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…

DepEd Finding Ways to Help Teachers in Debt

DepEd Finding Ways to Help Teachers in Debt

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) said it is finding viable means to address the growing debt of public school teachers, which has reached a staggering P300 billion as of last year. In a statement yesterday, the agency said it is relentless in its pursuit to protect its employees and their families from financial and legal implications of non-payment of debt. It noted that around 23,000 teachers retired this year without receiving pension due to unpaid debts. Among other solutions, DepEd sees the need to curb the culture…

Sen. Recto: Teachers Can Have Higher Allowances, Take-home Pay by Jan. 1

Teachers Can Have Higher Allowances, Take-home Pay by Jan. 1

Threatened by a P30 billion cut, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto today called for the rechanneling of DepEd’s 2018 budget to “low hanging fruits” which can be used to increase a number of teacher’s allowances. If these “benefit amelioration” items will be added to the income retained when bigger personal income tax exemptions will take effect, the result is a higher take-home pay for public elementary and high school teachers, Recto said. “We can double the chalk allowance, increase the uniform allowance, implement so-called step increments so that teachers…

Teachers Response | Why Public School Teachers Tend to Overborrow

the teachers have spoken

Manila Bulletin recently posted an article on “Why Public School Teachers Tend to Overborrow” and some teachers responded with sentiments and own experiences why this culture of borrowing even started on the first place. Here is the article posted by Manila Bulletin written by Merlina Hernando-Malipot which was published last October 31, 2017. In an attempt to find out why public school teachers tend to overborrow money from various lending institutions, the Department of Education (DepEd) will look into their “spending patterns” as well as into other possible factors why their…

Week 2 – 3rd Quarter – Daily Lesson Log Now Available

week 2 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…

New DLL | Week 1 – 3rd Quarter – Daily Lesson Log

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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…