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DepEd has funds for teachers’ monthly internet allowance, ACT bares

ACT revealed that the Department of Education (DepEd) has ‘more than enough’ budget to provide for the group’s demand to provide the almost one million public school teachers with P1,500 per month internet allowance......»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnSep 16th, 2020

P3K allowance for teachers as aid to online teaching pushed

MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker proposed the provision of a P3,000 monthly allowance for teachers to aid in their teaching as the country shifts to online learning amid the coronavirus pandemic. During the hybrid hearing of the House committee on appropriations on DepEd’s budget proposal for 2021, Camarines Sur 3rd District Rep. Gabriel Bordado echoed […] The post P3K allowance for teachers as aid to online teaching pushed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

DepEd studies provision of Internet allowance for teachers

DepEd studies provision of Internet allowance for teachers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020

DepEd assures printing of modules is on schedule

As it braces for the crucial weeks before the opening on Oct. 5, the Department of Education (DepEd) assured the reproduction of printed modules to be used by students in public schools for distance/blended learning is right on track. DepEd Undersecretary for Curriculum and Instruction Diosdado San Antonio said that the reproduction as well as the distribution of printed Self Learning Modules (SLMs) are ongoing in various regions and divisions nationwide. During the Sept. 14 virtual presser, San Antonio said that when it comes to printing of modules, “73.36 % of the division offices are on track.” He noted that this figure represents 157 out of 214 Schools Division Offices (SDOs) nationwide. San Antonio noted that there are also some regions that completed the printing of SLMs including Regions II, IV-A, IV-B, IX, and XII. “All these SDOs have reported that they completed almost 100 % of the reproduction,” he said.In Metro Manila, San Antonio said the SDOs are currently distributing modules for the students. With the help of the local government unit, students in public schools located in the National Capital Region (NCR) will receive printed modules. San Antonio, during the House of Representatives’ ( Committee on Appropriations deliberation on the budget allocation for the DepEd on Tuesday, also noted that in some areas, the distribution of modules “will most likely be on a weekly basis.” When it comes to approaches in delivering distance modalities this school year, San Antonio said that DepEd “offered several options.” For those learners with gadgets and with access to the Internet at home, they will do online distance learning. For those who do not have access to the internet but with access to gadgets, they will be doing modular digital wherein the “learning resources will be sent to the learners through flash drives or in any other means and they will be open these at home.” Of all the options, San Antonio said that modular printed is the “most popular choice of families even in areas – which we believe – they have access to gadgets or Internet.” These students will use printed SLMs. DepEd will also make use of TV and radio – “essentially to supplement the other modalities.” “The approach really is blended, distance learning,” San Antonio explained. Aside from printed and offline SLMs, textbooks aligned with the Most Essential Learning Competencies (MELCs), activity sheets and learning plans prepared by teachers will also be used. “Essentially, the learning will happen at home,” San Antonio said. He added that the learning approaches will also not be uniform because local DepEd officials were “empowered” to contextualize the Learning Continuity Plan (LCP) depending on their respective circumstances......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Internet, medical allowances ng mga guro sa 2021 wala sa pondo ng DepEd

Manila, Philippines – Walang inilaang pondo ang Department of Education para sa allowance sa internet at medical assistance ng mga guro sa 2021 budget kahit nasa gitna na ng pandemya. Paglilinaw naman ni DepEd Undersecretary for Finance Annalyn Sevilla na hindi umano sila otorisado para sa pagbibigay ng medical assistance at benefits dahil mayroong health agency […] The post Internet, medical allowances ng mga guro sa 2021 wala sa pondo ng DepEd appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Casting a wider Net

  BY JULLIE Y. DAZA   Calm down, everybody. Not only does MTRCB not have the ability to “regulate” Netflix, it doesn’t have the technology. (If it had, could it share its chops with DepEd, with teachers and students who are struggling to cast the other net first, Internet?) The movie and television review board’s […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 8th, 2020

Salary increase ng teachers sa 2021 tiniyak ng DepEd

Manila, Philippines – Tiniyak ng Department of Education (DepEd) na magpapatuloy ang kanilang salary increase na kabilang sa 2021 national budget. Ayon kay DepEd Undersecretary Annalyn Sevilla, nasa P475 bilyon ang inilaan sa mga serbisyo ng ahensya kabilang na angf sahod, allowance at mga benipisyo ng kanilang mga empleyado. “By next year meron naman pong […] The post Salary increase ng teachers sa 2021 tiniyak ng DepEd appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsAug 31st, 2020

Teachers group slams DepEd suggestion to extend classes for up to 8 hours

"How can families afford to sustain such long hours of internet connectivity when more and more Filipinos are losing jobs? Even those who can once afford costly internet access may not be able to do so for very long. Either DepEd missed the global economic recession or they simply don’t care.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2020

Lawmakers relieved over decision to postpone classes; chides DepEd on unpreparedness

Lawmakers heaved a sigh of relief over the decision of government to postpone the resumption of classes from August 24 to October 5, saying that this exposed the Department of Education’s unpreparedness in pushing for the original schedule for opening schools. House of Representatives (ALVIN KASIBAN / MANILA BULLETIN / FILE PHOTO) This developed as Quezon City Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo called on government to remove taxes imposed on computers, mobile phones and other gadgets that would be used by students and teachers in virtual and blended learning. “Removing taxes will considerably reduce the cost of these devices and gadgets, and make them affordable to poor learners and teachers,” she said. ACT Teachers Partylist Rep. France Castro said as a result of the postponement, the DepEd must now take advantage of the additional time to implement health and safety guidelines for teachers, non-teaching personnel, students and their families. On the other hand, Kabataan Partylist Rep. Sarah Jane Elago chided DepEd for refusing to accept suggestions about its original plan for class resumption, saying that the decision to move it to October 5 indicated an admission on the part of the department that it was not prepared to open on August 24. “Maaga pa lang  dapat ay naging bukas na ang DepEd sa rekomendasyon nito keysa itinanggi pa ang mga hinaharap na suliranin ng mga guro at kawani sa paghahanda para sa blended distance learning (DepEd should have been open to suggestions early instead of refusing to admit the problems facing teachers and staff in preparing for blended distance learning),” said Elago.    Castro urged DepEd to provide adequate funds for the procurement of personal protective equipment and finance the transportation expenses of teachers and non-teaching personnel as part of the preparations for the October 5 opening. “The Department of Education must use this time to comprehensively study and implement concrete plans for the safe and quality reopening of schools that will be accessible to every child,” said the teachers representative. Meanwhile, Castelo said the problem in virtual learning that is facing teachers and students may be addressed if government steps in to reduce the cost of much-needed computer and communications gadget. Earlier, Cavite Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino urged the Department of Trade and Industry and the Department of Information and Communications Technology to take action against the overpricing of gadgets. Tolentino, chairman of the House Committee on Accounts,  noted that as a result of the high demand for computers and communications gadgets, unscrupulous traders have made the prices of units for sale very restrictive to ordinary students and parents......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 15th, 2020

‘Chalk allowance’ gets blended with teachers’ new needs

MANILA, Philippines — Call it “chalk allowance” no more, since there’s now hardly any need for blackboards. The Department of Education (DepEd) said the so-called chalk allowance given to teachers at the beginning of a school year would just be considered a form of cash allowance meant to help them meet the needs of the […] The post ‘Chalk allowance’ gets blended with teachers’ new needs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2020

P1,500 internet allowance para sa public school teachers inihirit

NAGHAIN ng panukala ang Alliance of Concerned Teachers sa Kamara de Representantes upang bigyan ng P1,500 internet allowance ang mga guro sa pampublikong paaralan. Ayon kay ACT Rep. France Castro kailangan ito upang magawa ng mga guro ang blended learning program na isinusulong ng Department of Education. “In its preparation for the reopening of the […] The post P1,500 internet allowance para sa public school teachers inihirit appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2020

Bill seeks internet allowance for teachers

Bill seeks internet allowance for teachers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJun 28th, 2020

Panawagan ni Poe sa Internet allowance ng mga teacher ipagkaloob

NGAYONG isinusulong ng Department of Education (DepEd) ang virtual learning kung saan magiging online na ang gagawing pagtuturo dahil sa patuloy na banta ng coronavirus disease (COVID-19) sa bansa, nararapat lamang na tiyakin ng pamahalaan na mabigyan ng sapat na suporta ang mga guro sa dagdag na gastos sa internet. Malaking bagay para sa mga […] The post Panawagan ni Poe sa Internet allowance ng mga teacher ipagkaloob appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2020

DepEd teachers to get P3,500 cash allowance

DepEd teachers to get P3,500 cash allowance.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsJun 15th, 2020

Teachers seek P1,000 internet allowance

Teachers should be provided with internet or communication allowance to cover expenses related to the shift to distance learning in the upcoming school year, an organization said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2020

Tablets for Quezon City students, internet allowance for teachers

The Quezon City government has allocated P2.9 billion to provide tablets for public high school students and internet allowance for teachers in line with the plan to shift to distance learning in the upcoming school year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

Teachers group bats for safe education

The planned opening of classes by August, whether physical or online, should consider the safety of learners, teachers and everyone involved in school operation, an educators group told the Department of Education. Benjo Basas, chair of the Teachers Dignity Coalition (TDC), said DepEd should also ensure the accessibility of children’s families to gadgets and internet […] The post Teachers group bats for safe education appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 4th, 2020

Stirring win for nurses; nation’s teachers next

  THE country’s nurses in government hospitals won a stirring victory when the Supreme Court ruled last October 8 that they are entitled to a minimum monthly salary of P30,000 under Republic Act 9173, the Philippine Nursing Act signed by President Gloria M. Arroyo in 2002. But Congress will have to enact the funds needed […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2019

DepEd to release P977-M hardship allowance for teachers

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Education (DepEd) will release an additional P977.4 million to cover the special hardship allowance of teachers in mo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2017

DepEd eyes increasing teachers’ monthly pay to P39,000

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) is looking into the possibility of increasing the salary of public school teachers to P39,000 a mon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 20th, 2016

DepEd hiring 55,349 more teachers this year

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Education (DepEd) is still hiring many of the 55,349 public school teachers for whom it has funds in the 2017 nationa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 28th, 2016