Legislator Eyes Salary Increase for Teachers by 2019

update on salary increase for teachers

The salary hike for public school teachers that has been sought by no less than President Rodrigo Duterte will be the next priority of the House Appropriations Committee, says its chairman, Davao City 1st district Representative Karlo Nograles. And this early, Nograles is claiming that the teachers’ wage increase could be implemented upon the full cycle of the Salary Standardization Law (SSL) of 2015, which will end in 2019. “Who says that it should be doubled in the first place?” Meanwhile, a coalition of teachers on Thursday slammed Department of…

Pay Hike No Cure-all, Teachers told | Briones on Pay Hike

Pay Hike No Cure-all, Teachers told

Freeing the country’s teachers from the debt trap doesn’t rely solely on increasing their salaries, according to Education Secretary Leonor Briones. In a recent interview with reporters, Briones said while she didn’t oppose raising teachers’ salaries again, they should first be armed with financial literacy. “All of you feel underpaid,” said Briones, addressing herself to teachers. “Even if I have an increase in salary, I will still feel that I’m underpaid.” “That’s because your needs and wants will always exceed your resources. Having increased income is part of the solution…