Solon Aims to Repeal “Continuing Professional Development Act of 2016”

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Representative. Lorna C. Silverio filed House Bill No. Hb03894 : An Act Repealing Republic Act No. 10912, Otherwise Known As The “Continuing Professional Development Act Of 2016” (CPD Law). It was already referred by the House Committee on Rules to the Committee on Higher and Technical Education on August 20, 2019. It was also Secondarily Referred to the Committee(S) on Civil Service and Professional Regulation. According to her,  most of our Professional Regulation Commission registered and licensed professionals are having a hard time to comply with the law as defined…

Php 3,000 Medical Allowance for Public School Teachers Pushed

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A TEACHER Party-list Representative Ma. Victoria V. Umali filed House Bill No. 872 : Providing Medical Allowance For Public School Teachers. It was already referred by the House Committee on Rules to the Committee on Basic Education and Culture on July 23, 2019. In her explanatory note, it says: Public school teachers often brave rain or shine just to be present in their respective classes. In rural areas, they also have to walk mountains and hills aside from facing harsh and extreme weather conditions in their daily trip to work.…

Providing a Housing Program for Teachers Pushed

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Representative Rufus B. Rodriguez filed House Bill No. 1871  : An Act To Provide For A Housing Program For Teachers. It was already referred by the House Committee on Rules to the Committee On Housing And Urban Development on July 24, 2019. In his explanatory note, it says: “This bill seeks to institute a housing program for teachers by providing funds through loans at affordable interest rates and long-term repayment period. It also seeks to involve the private sector in providing housing units exclusively for teachers through the grant of…

Release of 14th Month Pay for Public School Teachers Pushed

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Manila Teachers Party List Rep. Virgilio S. Lacson filed House Bill No. 3271  : An Act Institutionalizing the Release of the 14th Month Pay for All Public-School Teachers. It was already referred by the House Committee on Rules to the Committee on Appropriations last August 6, 2019. In his explanatory note, it says: “Some teachers trek mountains, travel distances just to go to their respective schools because of love and compassion for their noble profession. Also, they find themselves struggling to meet their basic needs and costs of utilities which…

Increase of Teaching Supplies Allowance to P10,000 Pushed

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Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto filed House Bill No. 3449  : An Act Institutionalizing The Grant Of A Teaching Supplies Allowance For Public School Teachers And Appropriating Funds Therefor. It was already referred by the House Committee on Rules to the Committee on Basic Education and Culture last August 7, 2019. In her explanatory note, it says: “This bill, therefore, institutionalizes the grant of a Teaching Supplies Allowance for the 840,0002 public school teachers and at the same time increases the cash allowance currently appropriated in the DepEd budget by 185% from…

List of Class Suspensions | #WalangPasok August 9, 2019

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#WalangPasok August 9, 2019 Officials in some areas have announced school suspension today, Friday, August 9, 2019 due to inclement weather  enhanced by southwest monsoon or hanging habagat.   Updated List of Areas with Class Suspensions for Friday, August 9, 2019 As of 5:30 AM   Metro Manila Mandaluyong City – all levels (public and private) Marikina City – all levels (public and private) Parañaque City – all levels (public and private) Caloocan City – all levels (public and private) Navotas City – all levels (public and private) Pasig City – all levels (public and private)…

Call to Suspend Use of School Uniform Amid Dengue Outbreak

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The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) is now calling on the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) to suspend the wearing of school uniforms amid dengue outbreak in Iloilo City. The suspension as per Resolution No. 2019-278 passed unanimously by the SP was meant for all levels, both public and private schools. “Students or pupils should wear jogging pants or long pants while in school until the dengue cases in Iloilo City are controlled,” the resolution stated. In a follow-up interview on Tuesday, councilor Lyndon Acap said…

1st Periodical Test with TOS Compilation | SY 2019 – 2020 Update

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UPDATE: In this article, you will find our compiled 1st PERIODICAL TEST | K-12 Periodical Tests All Subjects SY 2019 – 2020. We aim to complete all the K-12 Periodical Tests All Subjects to make them available to our fellow teachers and help them complete their resources to make their efforts more directed into the actual teaching process. MORE student assessment Files to be uploaded SOON. You will find the K-12 Periodical Tests All Subjects download links at the bottom of this article. If you have time, please read the article…

POEA Warns Teachers on Illegal Recruitment for a Japan School

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The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Tokyo reported that a certain Heart English School has been directly recruiting Filipinos without the proper authorization from the POEA. “This unauthorized practice exposes the teachers to possible abuse,” the agency said in a statement. According to POLO-Tokyo, a Filipino contact whose identity is being withheld has been supposedly facilitating the travel of the teachers as tourists, or the conversion of student visas to teacher visas of those already in Japan. It added that the school has continued to defy the advice for…

FREE Mandatory Continuing Education for Teachers Pushed

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Sen. Gatchalian filed Senate Bill No. 367 or The Continuing Education for Teachers Act, which mandates the government to implement a comprehensive national program for mandatory continuing education for all primary and secondary teachers in both private and public educational institutions as well as formal and non-formal institutions of learning. “As of this moment, there are no existing free programs for continuing teacher education in our country,” Gatchalian said. “Teachers are left to their own devices if they wish to further develop their training and education.” “Acknowledging the need to…