Teachers’ monthly pay will increase to P39,000 – DepEd

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) is looking into the possibility of increasing the salary of public school teachers to P39,000 a month, an amount that will add P200 billion to the national budget. Education Secretary Leonor Briones said the proposed hike is being reviewed by financial managers to ensure that it would…

Plans for ‘Oplan Balik Skwela’ 2017-2018 started

With the current school year almost over, the Department of Education (DepEd) has started planning for the opening of classes in June. Although school has not yet officially closed for 2016-2017, the DepEd issued a March 17 memorandum for the launch of its 2017 Oplan Balik Eskwela (back-to-school) and the setup of public assistance stations…

‘Recruitment of public school teachers must be completed by April 30, 2017’

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) will hire over 40,000 new teachers this year to strengthen the implementation of the K-12 program, an official said yesterday. Education undersecretary for field operations Jesus Mateo said more than half of the new teaching positions would fill vacancies in senior high schools, which will begin offering…

‘Hottest math teacher’ admits the disadvantage of being too handsome

  MANILA – Pietro Bosseli has been hailed by netizens as the “The World’s Hottest Math Teacher” for a reason. Even though he seems to already have everything, Bosseli still thinks there are disadvantages when a person is too handsome. “I don’t think there would be any direct disadvantage apart from maybe some stereotypes or…

Bill on supplies allowance for teachers reaches Senate plenary debates

A bill, institutionalizing the grant of P3,500 supplies allowance for public school teachers, has been elevated for plenary debates in the Senate. Fourteen of 24 senators signed Committee Report No. 5 to bring to the plenary Senate Bill No. 812 also known as the Teaching Supplies Allowance Act of 2016. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, chair…

2M karagdagang Guro,kailangan ngayong 2017!

MANILA, Philippines – The government needs to hire 234,542 additional public school teachers a in connection with its plan to boost infrastructure by building more schools  to the poor. Makati City Rep. Luis Campos Jr. said the Department of Education (DepEd) is set to hire 181,980 teachers starting this year until 2020. The public sector’s…

Teachers to get pay hike after cops, soldiers said Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said public school teachers will also get a pay raise soon, following his promises of increases in the salaries of police officers and soldiers. “Sunod iyon,” he said in an interview with ABS-CBN News. He also denied playing favorites, and claimed that it was necessary to prioritize the pay hike…