[Statement] More Filipinos are turning to social media to vent their frustrations about the government’s response to stop the spread of COVID-19 -HRonlinePH

The Human Rights Online Philippines share the concern of a public school teacher in General Santos City, as she expressed her frustrations on Facebook over the local government’s measures that many people are going hungry amid a lockdown in said city. https://www.rappler.com/nation/256157-teacher-son-arrested-without-warrant-general-santos-city-facebook-post-coronavirus Juliet Espinosa, a 55-year-old public school teacher was arrested by police in General…

[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…

[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…

[Press Release] Groups blame contractualization for the death of a Bulacan teacher -TDC

Groups blame contractualization for the death of a Bulacan teacher “While there are personal circumstances surrounding this tragic incident, we believe that this is just one of the consequences of employing the scheme of contractualization of public school teachers.” Said Benjo Basas, national chairperson of the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) and the 1st nominee of…

[Press Release] Bleak future for K-12 predicted -TDC

  Bleak future for K-12 predicted   “If we are going to predict the K-12 implementation through the first week of school year 2013-2014, we can easily conclude that there would be a bleak future for the education sector.” Benjo Basas, national chairperson of the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) said Monday. The TDC said that…

[Press Release] Teachers to P-noy: Sufficient funds for K-12 -TDC

Teachers to P-noy: Sufficient funds for K-12 Amidst the signing into law of Enhanced Basic Education Curriculum of 2013 or the K-12 Education Program (RA 10533), the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) once again expressed its apprehension on program. “K-12 is the flagship program of this administration and therefore education sector should be given the funds…

[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,…

[Press Release] Teachers ask DEPED to expedite the release of bonus -TDC

Teachers ask DEPED to expedite the release of bonus The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) calls on the Department of Education (DepEd) to release a department guidelines to implement the Performance-Based Bonus (PBB) for its more than 500, 000 employees this year. Last week the group staged a protest at the gates of the Budget Department…

[Press Release] Teachers, DEPED employees welcome Teachers’ month celebration -TDC

Teachers, DEPED employees welcome Teachers’ month celebration Teachers and employees of the Department of Education (DepEd) welcome the commencement of the National Teachers’ Month celebration in accordance with Presidential Proclamation 242 signed by President Benigno Aquino III last year. “The non-teaching personnel of the Department of Education (DepEd) join our teachers in celebrating the National…