Reinventing teaching of reading and writing

Ma. Ceres P. Doyo - @inquirerdotnet 09/09/2022

Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.” (Anonymous) National Teachers’ Month began on Monday, Sept. 5, and ends on Oct. 5, which is National Teachers’ Day and World Teachers’ Day. Those directly connected to…

Teachers, principals undergo virtual seminar on monkeypox

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — To educate teachers and school personnel on the basic facts and practical tips against monkeypox, the Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has initiated an online awareness seminar on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022.…

Free Wi-Fi for students teachers doing research for school projects in Cordova — mayor

Futch Anthony Inso 09/05/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Students and teachers in Cordova town will not have to go to an internet cafe and spend money to do their research for their school projects.  All they have to do is go…

Teachers decry veto of tax break for election service

Jane Bautista, Jeanatte Andrade 08/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Teachers who served as poll watchers in the May 9 general elections criticized the government as “hypocritical” and “insensitive” to their plight after President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. vetoed last week the bill exempting from…

Defer start of classes to mid-September, teachers ask VP Sara

Dexter Cabalza, Nestor Corrales 07/09/2022

A group of teachers asked Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte to move the opening of classes to the middle of September or the first week of October to give teachers more time to rest. The Department of…

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…

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