UPDATE: More Senators Push for Teachers Salary Increase

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Senators push for teachers’ pay hike Several senators on Friday joined the mounting call to increase the salaries of public school teachers in recognition of the critical role they play in the lives of the youth and in nation-building in time for the celebration of National Teachers’ Day, which is being observed on October 5 (Saturday). Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri vowed to prioritize the bills proposing pay hikes and additional grants to teachers filed in the Senate. “Our teachers deserve more than we have managed to give them…

Week 6 – 2nd Quarter Daily Lesson Log | September 16 – 20, 2019 DLL

DLL Week 6 2nd Quarter

Good day fellow Teachers. We’ve been together for three years now. We had a lot of struggles in our beloved profession but we made it to this new school year together – supporting and sharing our knowledge for the welfare of each other. We are always there for each other as we dream of a smooth and productive school year. Together we will withstand any challenges. And now, we have uploaded our Week 6 – 2nd Quarter Daily Lesson Log | September 16 – 20, 2019 DLL Thanks to all…

Senate to Increase Teachers’ Salaries, Grant Additional Benefits

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The long-standing cry of Filipino teachers for a salary increase, together with other additional benefits will soon be granted after the Senate took the first step in studying how to augment the salary of teaching and non-teaching personnel of the Department of Education (DepED) all over the country. Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr.’s Senate Committee on Civil Service, Government Reorganization and Professional Regulation discussed Tuesday morning concrete steps to take towards the realization and implementation of the salary increase for teachers. Representatives for the Department of Budget and Management (DBM),…

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…

Statement of DBM Secretary Benjamin Diokno on the issue of increasing the salaries of Teachers

Statement of DBM Secretary Benjamin Diokno on the issue of increasing the salaries of Teachers

Members of the media, ladies and gentlemen, good morning. As you know, I called this press conference to shed more light on the issue of increasing the salaries of public school teachers. Let me state categorically that I am not opposed to increasing the salaries of our teachers. However, I cautioned against the doubling of their salaries. This, after all, was not the President’s directive. He said to look into increasing the salaries of teachers, not doubling them. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque has already clarified this issue. I understand the crucial…