[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] On the Teachers’ Sit-Down Strike -TDC

On the Teachers’ Sit-Down Strike  “We support any action intended to push for a better compensation package for public school teachers. An increase in teachers’ salaries, in any amount would mean that the government officially recognizes its failure to provide a decent and dignified living for its maestras and maestros. Thus, we are one with our…

[Statement] Poverty kills teachers -TDC

Poverty kills teachers The shocking incident in Pangasinan National High School yesterday should serve as an eye opener for all of us. Two major issues of public education sector were put in highlight- violence and poverty. The shooting that resulted to the death of three people, two of them teachers and wounding of several others…

[Press Release] Teachers protest ‘malnutrition’ in Nutrition Month -TDC

Teachers protest ‘malnutrition’ in Nutrition Month Teachers’ group ATING GURO Party List condemned the government for its neglect of education sector particularly public school teachers. “P-Noy’s supposed policy of reforms should be reflected down to the grassroots particularly in public education system. Since he became president four years ago, we have not received any salary…

[Statement] New year, old woes for teachers -TDC

New year, old woes for teachers As classes open today after more than two weeks of holiday break, the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) enumerated some problems that they predict will continuously haunt public school teachers and the education sector for the coming year. Kidnapped teacher in Zamboanga. The vicious kidnapping cycle in the South strikes…

[Statement] TDC hails ARMM colleagues for refusal to serve polls

TDC hails ARMM colleagues for refusal to serve polls The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) hails the Comelec approval of the request from some 1000 teachers from Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) not to require them to sit as members of the Board of Election Tellers (BET) and facilitate the elections in their respective localities…

[Press Release] Teachers, lawyers, HR group to monitor poll events -TDC

Teachers, lawyers, HR group to monitor poll events The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) launched “Proteksiyon sa mga Guro, Proteksiyon sa ating Boto,” a command post to monitor all election-related concerns of public school teachers, especially the report of harassment to teachers beginning Sunday morning until Tuesday night, May 14, 2013. The post will document reports…

[Press Release] Teachers, lawyers established command post to monitor poll events -TDC

Teachers, lawyers established command post to monitor poll events The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) headquarters in Quezon City will serve as the command post to monitor all election-related concerns of public school teachers, especially the report of harassment to teachers beginning Sunday morning until Tuesday night, May 14, 2013. Dubbed as “Proteksiyon sa mga Guro,…