[Press Release] Groups welcome assistance to private school teachers under second Bayanihan law -Ating Guro

Groups welcome assistance to private school teachers under second Bayanihan law The sectoral group Ating Guro Partylist expressed their support to legislators for including private school teachers to the recipients of government financial help under SB 1564 or the “Bayanihan to Recover As One Act.” “This bill would rectify the errors committed against private school…

[From the web] Education in the New Normal: Address Inequities and Gaps to Insure Accessibility While Transitioning to Digital, Virtual Mode -ASSERT

Education in the New Normal: Address Inequities and Gaps to Insure Accessibility While Transitioning to Digital, Virtual Mode We should have been alarmed when covid19 deaths in China, the country of origin of the virus, started to fill the news. But our government just took it for granted. It continues with the ‘business as usual’…

[Statement] Reaksiyon ng TDC sa planong pagbubukas ng klase sa Agosto

Reaksiyon ng TDC sa planong pagbubukas ng klase sa Agosto “Kinikilala namin ang hakbang ng Kagawaran ng Edukasyon upang kunin ang opinyon ng stakeholders nito ukol sa pagbubukas ng klase, nguinit hindi survey ang dapat maging batayan ng desisyon kundi ang sitwasyong pangkalusugan kaugnay ng COVID-19. Ang mga ahensiyang pang-agham at pangkalusugan ang nasa posisyon…

[Press Release] Teachers bat for free medical examination -TDC

The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) thru its national chairperson Benjo Basas reminded the DepEd of its obligation to provide a free medical examination to the country’s public school teachers. The group argued that it is mandated under the Magna Carta for Public School Teachers (RA 4670), a 1966 vintage law. “It is clear that medical…

[Statement] TDC submitted its proposal to DepEd relative to the teacher-parent incident on live TV

“This incident only shows the vulnerability of our teachers to different forms of abuse. Thus we call on the DepEd to take measures to protect our teachers from harassment, intimidation, threat, violence, extortion and public humiliation. One urgent step is to hire dedicated lawyers to defend our teachers, both for administrative and criminal charges. Meanwhile,…

[Press Release] ‘Hands Off Teacher-Unionists!’ -CTUHR

Labor rights NGO, Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) denounces the consecutive brutal attacks against teacher-unionists in the country. Just a few days after the celebration of the World Teachers’ Day, wherein teachers in the country ‘celebrated’ through a huge protest nationwide to demand their call for living wage or the P30,000 entry-level…