List of Class Suspensions | #WalangPasok July 17, 2019

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#WalangPasok July 17, 2019 Officials in some areas have announced school suspension today, Wednesday, July 17, 2019 due to Tropical Storm Falcon and the enhanced southwest monsoon or hanging habagat.   Tropical Storm”Falcon” Tropical Cyclone: WARNING Issued at 02:00 am, 17 July 2019 (Valid for broadcast until the next bulletin to be issued at 5:00 am today.)   “FALCON” IS NOW IN THE VICINITY OF GONZAGA, CAGAYAN.   At 12:30 AM today, “FALCON” has made landfall over Gattaran, Cagayan. Today, moderate to heavy rains will be experienced over Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative…

Proposed House Bill 1015 – “Public School Teachers Special Loan Window Act”

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Rep. Precious Hipolito-Castelo (2nd District, Quezon City) filed House Bill 1015 or the proposed “Public School Teachers Special Loan Window Act” which aims to entitle every bona fide public school teacher with the right to avail and apply for loan or financial assistance, with low interest rate, under the Special Loan Window of government-owned banks The bill provides that such loan shall be different and separate from any existing emergency loans for public school teachers, which usually impose high interest rates. “To achieve this end, teachers should be allowed or better still, empowered to lead…

Speed of hiring new teachers, cops, health personnel to be reviewed – Sen. Recto

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The Senate review on the 2020 national budget proposal of the Duterte administration will include “a scrutiny on how fast agencies are hiring teachers, policemen and health personnel,” Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said. While lawmakers traditionally focus “on problems in project implementation, of equal importance are the delays in personnel hiring,” he said. Over at the Department of Education (DepEd), some P32 billion has been included in its 2019 budget to, among others, “fill up vacancies and create new teaching positions.” In the case of DepEd, it is…

House Bill No. 9065 – “Teachers Protection Act” Approved by the House of Representatives

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The House of Representatives unanimously approved a measure institutionalizing support and protection mechanisms for public school teachers and personnel in matters of student discipline for classroom management. The bill aims to institutionalize measures to implement in all public schools clearly defined regulations on appropriate student behavior towards other students, teachers, and school staff, during classes, and within and outside school premises. The Teacher Protection or referred to as Guidelines shall detail: 1) the rights and responsibilities of teachers with respect to student discipline and classroom management, to the end of fostering…

Rep.Hipolito-Castelo Proposed to Raise Teachers Basic Salary to P30,000

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Rep. Precious Hipolito-Castelo (2nd District, Quezon City) made the proposal through House Bill 1020. Hipolito-Castelo underscored that the country’s public school teachers are underpaid and undervalued, despite the Constitution stipulating that there must be the “highest budgetary priority to education and the guarantee that teaching will attract and retain its rightful share of the best available talents through adequate remuneration and other means of job satisfaction and fulfillment.” In her explanatory note, the lawmaker stated that the current salary grade of these teachers is way below their worth and their contribution…

Sen. Recto Filed a Bill to Increase ‘Chalk Allowance’ to P10,000 a Year

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At present, teachers’ ‘Chalk Allowance’  or “Teaching Supplies Allowance” is P3,500 a year. According to Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, this present rate won’t buy teachers a shopping cart of classroom supplies that will last for a year. This translates into a measly P16 a day. This is not enough in this age of internet when USBs, in addition to the traditional paper and writing materials, are now part of the teacher’s tool box.” “Chalk allowance’ is to teachers as what bullets are to soldiers. And those waging the…

1st Quarter – K-12 Learners Materials (LM) | DepEd Club

1st Quarter Learners materials

You will find the Google download links for the 1st Quarter Learners Materials  / K- 12 Learners Materials after the article below. You may read the following article or you may scroll down directly for the download links. K- 12 Learner’s Materials / Learning Materials are the resources teachers use to deliver instruction that can support student learning and increase student success. Learning materials cannot be devised or thought of on their own without linking them with the objective of an education program. For any education program, learning material is devised…

Deped: As Mandated by Law, K to 12 Program Continues

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The Department of Education reminds the pubic that the K to 12 Basic Education Program implementation continues amid fake news circulating online that the curriculum will be repealed. In an official statement, DepEd addressed the sentiments and questions on social media pertaining to the “supposed plan to scrap the K to 12 program,” which according to DepEd is “based on misinformation and lack of discernment.” According to DepEd, “the K to 12 Program is mandated by law under Republic Act No. 10533, otherwise known as the “Enhanced Basic Education Act…

Happy Mother’s Day fellow Teachers! We love you all!

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Happy Mother’s Day Inay, Mama , Ma’am! The combination of a teacher and a mother is truly a blessing to all of us. You all are in true sense the best mother and the best teacher all of us could ask for. We are so fortunate to have Teachers like you because you have always taught us something in every facet of our life. We thank God for giving us such amazing mothers who are also the best teachers who are always there to guide us to the right path.…

Teachers’ Election Benefits, Honoraria, Allowances | Election 2019

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Teachers’ election benefits, honoraria and allowances for serving as Electoral Board Member for the 2019 Mid-term Election on Monday, May 13. According to DepEd, half (50%) of the Honorarium and Travel Allowance of around 255,000 teachers will be paid in advance before the start of election in May 13. These will be paid in cash instead of cash cards which were used to withdraw payments from the previous elections.   Honoraria, Allowances and other Benefits of Electoral Board Members as per RA 10756 (Election Service Reform Act) Chairperson: Php 6,000…