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Private school teachers struggle amid the pandemic

Private schools have been hit hard during the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, with a 50-percent decline in its enrollees for school year 2020-2021, according to the Department of Education (DepEd). The post Private school teachers struggle amid the pandemic appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource: bulatlat bulatlatAug 22nd, 2021

& lsquo;Use SEF to help private teachers& rsquo;

A lawmaker has proposed the use of the special education fund of local government units in extending financial assistance to private school teachers aside from giving them training, amid the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 6th, 2020

Final nail in coffin : BIR urged to halt tax rate hike on private schools

BIR's new policy has come under fire as groups warned it may lead to more school closures and loss of jobs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 30th, 2021

Will DepEd’s new Strada vehicles be used for modules delivery too?

The education department's purchase of service vehicles for its field engineers had come under fire from groups amid teachers struggling with changes brought by blended learning, DepEd's answer to continuing school amid the coronavirus pandemic. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 27th, 2020

SK gives school supplies to teachers, students amid pandemic

BANTAY, Ilocos Sur, Oct. 23 (PIA) --The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation here, headed by SK Federated Pres. Brando P. Tabuno, acknowledges the huge demand for school supplies especially with th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2020

BELMONTE ASSURES CITY’S PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS OF CONTINUED SUPPORT AMID PANDEMIC

ALL public school teachers in Quezon City need not worry because Mayor Joy Belmonte has assured them of her administration’s unhampered support amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “As our teachers sacrifice and adjust to the new normal, we want them to be justly compensated. Aside from their salaries, they can expect monthly supplemental allowance from the […] The post BELMONTE ASSURES CITY’S PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS OF CONTINUED SUPPORT AMID PANDEMIC appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsOct 9th, 2020

DepEd to hire LSAs for public school teachers

The Department of Education is now hiring so-called learning support aides or LSAs to help in the delivery of the basic education-learning continuity program distance learning in public schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic “new normal.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

24.5 million students enrolled for blended learning – DepEd

Some 24.5 million elementary and high school students have so far enrolled in public and private schools as classes are set to open under the “blended learning system” on Oct. 5 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Education Secretary Leonor Briones said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 25th, 2020

Not enough protection and care for teachers amid the pandemic

Public school teachers spend for their basic protection such as alcohol, face masks, face shields and gloves. The Department of Education admitted that there is no budget allocated for the hospitalization of teachers who will be infected by the virus. The post Not enough protection and care for teachers amid the pandemic appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Teachers group lists requisites for quality education amid COVID-19 pandemic

"In the next weeks, not only DepEd but the whole of [President Rodrigo Duterte's] government must endeavor to resolve the many problems that make school opening... precarious to the stakeholders' health and counterproductive to the fulfillment of the people's right to education.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2020

House earmarks P300 million aid for private school teachers

The House of Representatives has earmarked P300 million in financial assistance to private school teachers and personnel affected by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 9th, 2020

Agot Isidro, Enchong Dee call out drivers rep Claudine Bautista for ‘lavish’ wedding

Agot Isidro and Enchong Dee called out congresswoman Claudine “Dendee” Bautista for having a “lavish” wedding ceremony in Balesin amid the COVID-19 pandemic and plight of displaced drivers. Bautista, a representative of Drivers United for Mass Progress and Equal Rights party list (DUMPER), got married in a Michael Cinco wedding gown at a “lavish private […] The post Agot Isidro, Enchong Dee call out drivers rep Claudine Bautista for ‘lavish’ wedding appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

DepEd to implement enhanced enrollment process

The Department of Education will implement an “enhanced” process to facilitate the enrollment of millions of students for this coming school year amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Apart from World Teachers Day incentive, public school teachers need salary increase, easing of workload

At least 900,000 public school teachers are set to receive the P1,000 ($20) incentive on World Teacher’s Day, Oct. 5, in recognition of their vital role in educating Filipino students, especially during the pandemic. The post Apart from World Teachers Day incentive, public school teachers need salary increase, easing of workload appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

BIR suspends tax rate hike on private schools

The Bureau of Internal Revenue has put on hold a tax rate hike on private schools following warnings it could lead to more business closures and loss of jobs in the education sector amid the pandemic. .....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Fitch lowers outlook of Philippine banks to negative

New York-based Fitch Ratings has lowered from stable to negative the outlook for several government and private-owned Philippine banks due to downside risks to the country’s medium-term growth prospects amid the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 20th, 2021

The increasing struggle of Philippine education

The reality that we face today in the field of education is daunting. Last year, Save the Children organization warned us of an “unprecedented global education emergency,” where more than 1 billion children around the world are out of school due to the pandemic and almost 10 million children may never return to school following the COVID-19 lockdown......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

EOC issues show-cause order on establishment for allowing basketball tournament

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) issued a show-cause order on an establishment here for allowing a basketball tournament to be held amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The EOC initially received a complaint from a private individual on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, of a live video of an ongoing basketball […] The post EOC issues show-cause order on establishment for allowing basketball tournament appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2021

Globe powers 8,000 schools, reaches over 670k Filipinos via e-learning

Over 8,000 private schools have partnered with Globe for connectivity and other solutions, wherein students, teachers and school administrators are able to seamlessly operate and work towards the goals they set for another academic year......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Public school teachers go creative in protesting low pay, lack of support

“Our teachers and our learners alike suffered the effects of state abandonment even as we ourselves are grappling with the raging pandemic and economic crisis. How long will the DepEd and the Duterte regime turn a blind eye to the needs of the education sector?" The post Public school teachers go creative in protesting low pay, lack of support appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 28th, 2021

Structural reforms needed for agricultural sector

Structural reforms are needed to help raise the bar for the country’s agricultural labor productivity and gross value added growth amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a private sector representative in the policy-making body of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 25th, 2021