[Press Release] Teachers to P-Noy, we deserve higher salaries -TDC

Teachers to P-Noy, we deserve higher salaries Public school teachers acknowledge reports of Palace’s approval of the proposed budget for 2016 which includes a salary adjustment for teachers and government employees. Malacanang said that the biggest chunk for 2016 budget goes to the education department. “It is but legal to give the highest budget priority…

[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…

[Statement] Teachers urge Senate to suspend K-12 program -TDC

Teachers urge Senate to suspend K-12 program* The Department of Education (DepEd) is doing everything and asking the support of everyone, except the teachers, to pursue the implementation of K-12 program. The DepEd management seems to prove that teachers’ opinion on the matter is not that important, while the program would be very much dependent…

[Press Release] TDC calls to support Brigada Eskwela, Reminds the Government of its obligation -TDC

TDC calls to support Brigada Eskwela, Reminds the Government of its obligation The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) calls on its members nationwide to support this Brigada Eskwela, an annual schools maintenance week spearheaded by the Department of Education (DepEd) to mobilize community support. “This year’s Brigada Eskwela is particularly important because we experienced three major…

[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…

[Statement] Mga guro hindi pa rin bayad ng COMELEC -TDC

Mga guro hindi pa rin bayad ng COMELEC Higit isang linggo matapos ang halalang pambarangay, marami pa ring mga guro na nagsilbing board of election tellers (BET) ang hindi pa rin nakatatanggap ng kanilang honorarium. Gayundin ang mga nagtrabaho bilang barangay board of canvassers (BBOC), support staff at mga supervising officials. Mga guro ang umuupo…

[Press Release] TDC, DEPED jointly hold paralegal training for teachers

TDC, DEPED jointly hold paralegal training for teachers The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition-Valenzuela City Chapter (TDC- Valenzuela) and the DepEd Valenzuela City Division will be holding the “Division-wide Paralegal Training for Teachers and School Administrators” starting today, October 23 until tomorrow, October 24 at the *Cultural Hall of the Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints,…

[Press Release] Teachers welcome Anti-bullying law -TDC

Teachers welcome Anti-bullying law The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) welcomes the passage of the Anti-Bullying Law or RA 10627 WHICH President Aquino signed on September 12. “Now, the teachers and school officials will have a clear legal definition of bullying and a basis for procedure in handling bullying cases in school as well as mechanism…

[Statement] Deserve ng lahat ng guro ang makatarungang bonus -TDC

DESERVE NG LAHAT NG GURO ANG MAKATARUNGANG BONUS PUBLIC STATEMENT July 25, 2013 Below is the public statement of the TDC on the controversial performance-based bonus (PBB) of public school teachers and DepEd employees. PBB aims to reward the performers in the department with the monetary incentive ranging from P5,000 to P35,000 for their work…