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DepEd Strives to Enhance Reading Skills of Students

The Department of Education (DepEd) urged teachers to continue exerting efforts that will help instill the value of learning among their pupils and students. While the National Reading Month (NRM) officially ended in November, DepEd said that continuing activities geared towards reading can still be conducted by teachers in both public and private schools. Part of the roster of activities for the NRM was the “Mystery Reader” wherein officials, directors, superintendents, and administrators were enjoined to read a children’s storybook in Filipino during the flag-raising ceremony. Undersecretary for Planning and…

Deped: 100% Of PLI Service Fee Goes To Provident Fund For Lending To Personnel

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PASIG CITY, November 25, 2017 – Contrary to claims that the Department of Education (DepEd) allowed private lending institutions (PLIs) to offer loans to its teaching and non-teaching personnel because it receives “commission,” that small fraction actually goes to the Provident Fund from which all DepEd personnel may benefit. The service fee, which amounts to a measly 0.05%, charged for every remittance of the loan payment of a personnel-borrower, through the Automatic Payroll Deduction System (APDS) comes full-circle to benefit all Department personnel. To date, DepEd’s Provident Fund amounts to P4…

Public School Teachers May Lose License To Teach Over Unpaid Loans

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 “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…