[Statement] DEPED should break its silence on the PEI -TDC

DEPED should break its silence on the PEI To once and for all, erase all the doubts and worries of Public school teachers on the bonus called PEI or productivity enhancement incentive, we again urge the Department of Education (DepEd) to issue an official statement on the status of this incentive and assure the teachers…

[People] Recovery begins with teachers. By Benjo Basas

Recovery begins with teachers Benjo Basas, TDC Chair November 20, 2013 I remember this was the theme for World Teachers’ Day celebration in October 5, 2010, because that year, the world witnessed some of the worst natural disasters in history. For this year, that theme would still be relevant in our very own country. Some…

[In the news] Mobile kindergarten classrooms launched – PhilStar.com

Mobile kindergarten classrooms launched By Czeriza Valencia, The Philippine Star January 25, 2012  MANILA, Philippines – The first unit of several mobile kindergarten classrooms of the Department of Education (DepEd) and Bagong Henerasyon party-list group was launched yesterday in a public elementary school in Quezon City. The mobile unit is a customized truck equipped with…

[In the news] DepEd vows enjoyable, interactive classes under K+12 program – www.sunstar.com.ph

DepEd vows enjoyable, interactive classes under K+12 program http://www.sunstar.com.ph January 11, 2012  MANILA — Education Secretary Armin Luistro on Wednesday said the proposed 12-year basic education program will be enjoyable, easily understood, and interactive. “We are making it a real learning experience for the students, meaning, it will be less on memorization but more encouraging…

[People] The Education Budget (2011 Philippine Education Situation: Last of 3part series)- By Renato G. Mabunga, Ph.D.

The Education Budget [2011 Philippine Education Situation: Last of 3part series]. By Renato G. Mabunga, Ph.D. The 2011 Education Budget Appropriate budget to fuel the implementation of Education agenda plan is crucial.  For this year’s appropriation, the DepEd is given P207 billion pesos.  This is 19% higher than the 2010’s 175 billion amount.  P12.4 billion…

[Event] Regional Forum on Teachers’ Rights and Welfare – TDC

ADVISORY 11 December 2011 Activity:          Regional Forum on Teachers’ Rights and Welfare Date/Time:      December 12, 2011, 9:00AM-5:00PM Venue:            DepEd NCR Conference Hall, Misamis St., Bagobantay, Quezon City ________________________________________________________________ 1.      Some 150 teacher-leaders from all the schools divisions from Metro Manila will gather at the DepEd NCR Conference Hall to tackle teachers’ issues before the end…

[Press Release] Kinder teachers not paid since June

“This is how the DepEd implements K-12 program of P-Noy, an honorarium of P3000 which is always delayed.” Said Emmalyn Policarpio a teacher of Valenzuela City and the group’s Spokesperson. The national monitoring made by the TDC revealed that almost all the teachers under the kindergarten program have not been paid since June 2011 and…

[In the news] DepEd won’t tolerate child abuse – www.mb.com.ph

DepEd won’t tolerate child abuse By INA HERNANDO-MALIPOT MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) vowed Tuesday to get tougher on violence against children in schools to shield the students against abuse, exploitation and discrimination, including bullying and other forms of violence. According to Education Secretary Armin Luistro, a more comprehensive child protection policy…

[Event] TDC meets with Bro. Armin

Teachers’ Dignity Coalition “Unity of Teachers to Regain the Dignity of Teaching Profession” SEC Registration Number: CN 2007-10645 117-C Matatag St., Bgy. Central, Quezon City Hotline: (02)3853437 • Telefax (02)4350036 • Mobile: 0920-5740241/ 0920-4142614 Email: teachersdignity@yahoo.com.ph • Website: http://www.teachersdignity.com ADVISORY September 6, 2011 Activity:          TDC meeting with DepEd Secretary Bro. Armin A. Luistro Date/Time:      September…