Teachers’ Group Slam CPD Law, License Renewal Woes | MB News

Teachers’ Group Slam CPD Law, License Renewal Woes

While acknowledging the significance of professional development to educators and other professionals, a group of teachers on Monday lamented the same should not pose additional burdens. The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) urged the government to spare teachers from the burdensome system of renewal of professional license in accordance with the Continuing Professional Development Act of 2016 (RA 10912) or the CPD Law. Under this law, teachers and other professionals are required to earn credit units before they can renew their   Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) license. TDC national chairperson Benjo Basas…

Public School Teachers May Lose License To Teach Over Unpaid Loans

pay your debt or lose your license to teach

 “Pay your debt or lose your license to teach.” This is the predicament that faces public school teachers, who are already suffering from big pay cuts due to loan deductions, should they fail to settle their debts from Private Lending Institutions (PLIs). Teachers from Central Luzon trooped to the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Friday to appeal the agency “not to take the side” of PLIs – particularly St. Bernadette Lending, among others – when it comes to settling their loans that have accumulated due to high interest rates. Members…