PRC now requires negative RT-PCR test result from unvaxxed, partially vaxxed exam takers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Graduates, who remain unvaccinated or those who are partially vaccinated and are scheduled to take the different examinations that will be administered by the Professional Regulation Commission this June 2022, will already be…

Teachers serving elections told: Claim honoraria until next week

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Teachers who served in the recent elections and who have yet to claim their honoraria are given until next week to do so. Commission on Election (Comelec) Officer for the South District, Marilou…

98% of Lapu teachers who served during polls get honorarium

Futch Anthony Inso 05/24/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 98 percent of the Lapu-Lapu City teachers who served in the May 9, 2022, national and local elections have already received their honorarium. This was confirmed by Felicitas Baguio, Lapu-Lapu City Treasurer.…

DepEd Cebu City appeals for increase in teachers’ May 9 pay

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Cebu City expressed hope that the 4, 000 teachers who served in the May 9 elections would eventually get more than the P5, 000…

Some teachers replaced by cops for poll duties in Cotabato City — Comelec

Neil Arwin Mercado 05/09/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Some teachers in Cotabato City opted not to serve for poll duties on election day due to confusion and fear for their safety, prompting the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to replace them with trained personnel from…

IBP Cebu sends 20 lawyers to help teachers on May 9

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu Chapter has assigned 20 lawyer-volunteers to various offices of the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) to provide legal assistance to teachers who will…

Bongbong Marcos wants more non-teaching staff in public schools

Neil Arwin Mercado 04/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is planning to hire more non-teaching staff in public schools should he emerge victorious in the May 9 elections, saying many teachers suffer from work overload. Marcos on…

Over 1K Mandaue City teachers to serve in May 2022 polls

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/26/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu –  On Monday, March 28, at least 1,600 personnel from the Department of Education (DepEd) in Mandaue City will start to undergo training as a preparation for the May 2022 national and local elections.…

Legal bytes: Untold story of killing of teachers and Manobos during Martial law referendum

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 03/22/2022

They deserve to die. They are activists and the noisy ones. Philippines is peaceful without them. Comments one can read after stories of human rights violations under Martial Law of the Marcos dictatorship are posted in social…

Some teachers lose P26K to P121K each in alleged bank hacking – group

Daniza Fernandez 01/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Some teachers lost at least P26,000 to P121,000 each after their Landbank accounts were allegedly hacked, the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) said on Monday, January 24, 2022. According to the coalition, members have reported…

Comelec hikes election pay of teachers, workers

Julie Aurelio 11/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Teachers and other poll workers serving in the 2022 national and local elections will get an increase of at least P2,000 in honoraria and other allowances, according to a resolution of the Commission on…

Educators who went on to make history

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 10/05/2021

Our teachers play a huge part in our growth as an individual. They can spark hope and inspire us to be a better person who can hopefully change the world. As we celebrate our teachers this World…

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