With rising costs, Cebu City lawmaker wants higher wages, incentives for public school teachers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – To cushion the impact of inflation, a lawmaker from Cebu City wants to increase the wages as well as allowances of public school teachers in the country. Cebu City 2nd District Representative Eduardo…

Cordova asks business establishments to grant discounts to teachers

Futch Anthony Inso 09/23/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Sangguniang Bayan of Cordova has passed a resolution requesting business establishments to grant discounts to public and private school teachers who are living or teaching in the town. The resolution was authored…

Teachers’ group appeals for 2-week health break

Jane Bautista 01/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines — An ongoing survey for Metro Manila teachers found that 55.4 percent of 8,007 public school teachers are experiencing flu-like symptoms, strengthening the appeal of a teachers’ group for the implementation of a two-week health…

DepEd-7: 24% of public school teachers, personnel fully vaxxed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) on Thursday, September 16, has reported that 24 percent of the region’s public school teachers and personnel have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. There are…

Teachers get more cash

01/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Public school teachers will get a P1,500 increase in their teaching and connectivity allowance this year, the Department of Education (DepEd) announced on Wednesday. Under the General Appropriations Act (GAA) of 2021 signed by…

FACES OF CEBU: Rebecca Padayhag, 56, teacher

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Like most public school teachers, Rebecca Padayhag finds the school year 2020-2021 as one of the most challenging not only for her, but also for her students. Padayhag has been teaching at the…

Public school teachers in Lapu get P2K cash gift from City Hall

Futch Anthony Inso 10/08/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- More than 3,000 public school teachers in Lapu-Lapu City received cash gifts amounting to P2,000 this Thursday, October 8, in appreciation of the efforts and sacrifices. “This is a way of our city mayor…

2,300 public school teachers in Mandaue City to receive P10K aid on December 27

Futch Anthony Inso 12/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 2,300 public school teachers in the City of Mandaue will receive P10,000 cash assistance from the city government. Lawyer Regal Oliva, Mandaue City treasurer, told CDN Digital that teachers would only need…

Teachers’ pay hike equal to a kilo of rice daily

Matthew Reysio-Cruz 12/18/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Entry-level public school teachers will receive a daily pay increase equivalent to a kilo of rice under the proposed Salary Standardization Law (SSL) that has sailed through the Senate and is scheduled for final…

Cebu City public school teachers to enjoy P10-K financial assistance this year

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 12/03/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Good news to all public school teachers in Cebu City! It’s going to be a merry Christmas indeed for Cebu City’s public school teachers because they will receive the full amount of…

Four new teacher positions proposed

Leila B. Salaverria - Philippine Daily Inquirer 10/06/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto proposed on Saturday to create four new salary grades for public school teachers to fill a wide gap in the Department of Education’s (DepEd) ranking of permanent positions.…

Election hotspot San Fernando town braces for shortage of public school teachers to serve in May polls

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/13/2019

    CEBU CITY, Philippines – The election office of San Fernando in southern Cebu is bracing for possible shortage of public school teachers who will serve as members of the municipality’s electoral boards (EBs) in the…

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