Philstar Opinion: Let’s Take Care of Our Teachers

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Philstar Opinion I’m glad that President Duterte has overruled his Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno who wanted to once again give priority to the government’s focus on “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure projects – something that has been ongoing since the start of the current administration and something which, quite frankly, is a tree from which we have yet to see fruit. Still, the budget secretary remains keen on pouring more of the national budget here than into other projects that are in desperate need of funding. With this focus in mind,…

Palace Looking for Ways to Increase Salaries of All Government Workers | MB News

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The government has committed to explore ways to raise the salaries not only of public school teachers but other government personnel as well by 2020. The proposed salary increase for the government workforce was tackled during the Cabinet meeting convened by President Duterte in Malacañang last Monday (February 5, 2018). “The entire Cabinet reaffirmed the President’s directive that we will continue to look for ways and means to effect an increase in the teacher’s salary but beginning 2020 not 2019. The rationale for this is the last tranche of the…

Legislator Eyes Salary Increase for Teachers by 2019

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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…