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Education Secretary Briones: P150 billion needed to give public school teachers a salary increase of P10,000 per month

Education Secretary Leonor Briones admitted that the government has to allocate around P150 billion should public school teachers receive a salary increase of P10,000 per month. This estimate does not even include the public teachers' performance bonus. Should the hike get approved, the taxpayers will be the one to carry the burden of covering the additional salary. The P10,000 per...

Socio-Cultural

Sociocultural relating to, or involving a combination of SOCIAL and cultural factors (Miriam Dictionary) The system is “a collection of parts which interact with each other to function as a whole. Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Perspective Lev Semenoch Vygotsky elaborate on the sociocultural theory of development, his ideas about language, culture, and cognitive development. Emphasizes the role in the development of cooperative...

CPD law is now Officially revised effective March 1, 2019

The Continuing Professional Development Law of 2016 is now officially revised. Amidst the overwhelming calls for the CPD Law’s repeal from various groups of Filipino Professionals, new Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) were finally signed and published at the Official Gazette. The said document from the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) was signed by the agency’s Chairman Teofilo Pilando Jr., Commissioner Jose...

FILED: House Bill No. 7171 to repeal the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Act of 2016

Alliance of Concerned Teachers Party-list launched a petition addressed to the Philippine House of Representatives and the Senate requesting to abolish the Republic Act 10912 also known as the Continuing Professional Development (CPD LAW). Representatives Antonio Tinio and France Castro from ACT Teachers Party-List filed House Bill No. 7171 to abolish the CPD Law and encourages the professionals to take...

Parts of an Action Research and How to Conduct

What Action Research Is and Is Not What it is… What it is not… •A process that improves education through change •Problem-solving •Collaborative •Doing research on or about people •Cyclical •Linear •Practical and relevant •Conclusive •Within the context of teacher’s environment •Generalizing to larger populations •How we can do things better •Why we do certain things •Explores, discovers and seeks to find creative solutions •The implementation of predetermined answers •A way to improve instructional practice by...

Secretary Briones appeals: Higher honoraria, no tax, more benefits for poll volunteer teachers

  May election is fast approaching, election seminar has been done in some areas. Department of Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones filed a petition to the Comelec to increase the honoraria and allowance and to be exempted from the withholding tax on such compensation. This petition is to uphold the welfare and protection of those teachers who will serve this...

Recruitment and Selection of Teacher I Applicants for SY 2018-2019

Teacher 1 Application Process A teacher 1 applicant must follow the following process and requirements to land the job as a public school teacher anywhere in the Philippines. You have to register online @application.deped.gov.ph Once done signing up you have to encode your information at the Personal Data Sheet and select the division of your choice. After encoding you will be issued...

GSIS to finance teachers’ loan from PLIs already signed

Malacañang Palace- Last April 16, President Rodrigo Duterte witnessed the signing of Project of the Government Service Insurance System or GSIS. The said project is to facilitate the payment of loans of teachers including the DepEd personnel from private lending institutions through buy out. The agreement was signed at Malacañang Palace with the GSIS President and General Manager Jesus Clint...

DepEd orders age-limit for Kindergarten

DepEd issued Department Order No. 20 series of 2018 which establish the cut-off policy for Kindergarten that will be implemented in both public and private schools.   The Department of Education (DepEd) claimed that the cut-off for kindergarten is designed to cope with the holistic developmental needs of a five-year-old student, along with social, emotional, values physical health, creativeness, mathematics, understanding...

What You Can Expect From UP College Admission Test (UPCAT)

After finishing Senior High School, one of the things you should consider is where to go to for college. If you are driven and ambitious, you would probably have University of the Philippines at the top of your list. UP is not just cited as one of the best universities in the Philippines, but also in the world. Thus, you...