Malacañang has raised the possibility of increasing the salaries of public school teachers in the country.
Acting presidential spokesperson Martin Andanar said he will ask Education Secretary Leonor Briones regarding the salary hike of teachers, during his “Ask Me Anything, Anywhere” segment aired on his Facebook page on Saturday.
“I’m sure mayroon ding pagtaas ng suweldo sa mga guro natin. Mahal ni Tatay Digong ang ating mga guro,” said Andanar.
In a speech delivered on March 4, 2021, President Rodrigo Duterte said the Covid-19 pandemic thwarted his plan to raise teacher salaries.
But, Duterte assured that he was saving funds to make the long-awaited hike in salary of teachers happen.