MB News | Teachers’ Salaries Upgrading Urged

teacher salary

“The country’s teachers should have their modest salaries increased in the forthcoming 2019 national budget.” Sen. Sherwin T. Gatchalian, vice chairman of the Senate education committee, issued the statement as the country’s financial experts began the process of crafting the 2019 national budget. He is also chairman of the Senate energy and economic affairs committees. Teachers had complained that they were not included in the decision of the Executive Department to increase the salaries of policemen and soldiers. The Philippine President is legally mandated to submit to Congress a copy…

Teachers to Benefit from TRAIN, Receive More Allowances in 2018 | DepEd Press Release

Train law for teachers

Consistent with the Department of Education’s (DepEd) support of the Duterte administration’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) as a means to significantly develop the country’s human capital and with Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones’s commitment to continuously provide adequate compensation for the invaluable contribution of teachers to nation-building, educators are set to receive additional net take home pay and allowances beginning January 2018. A Teacher 1 (Salary Grade 11) without dependents and has a starting basic salary of P19,620 used to take home P17,220.86 (with Personnel Economic Relief Allowance…