“The multitude of problems plaguing distance learning since its conception to its implementation has not been addressed by Secretary Briones and the rest of this administration. It’s enraging to hear her gloat now about some survey while our calls and cries have been largely ignored.”
It is the Duterte administration’s responsibility to provide these basic demands for enough learning modules per student, available gadgets and laptops for both student and teachers for online classes, adequate health measures are in place to ensure health safety for both teacher and student, and sufficient teaching expenses allowances for our teachers in this new normal for education.”
“‘A little bit bigger’ will not afford us decent lives and will not bring dignity to our profession.”
“The COMELEC had senselessly put the lives and safety of thousands of public school teachers in grave danger by sending them to battle with defective armaments.”
“President Aquino’s inaction on EO 546 is tantamount to a presidential imprimatur on these killings and violations.”
MANILA – Public school teachers from the Manila Public School Teachers Association and the Alliance of Concerned Teachers held a protest action with a Halloween theme on Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Chino Roces Bridge (former Mendiola Bridge). President Benigno S. Aquino III and Department of Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad were portrayed as…
“After class, we are bringing home our students’ academic outputs for us to evaluate and assess. We are also doing class preparations at home. It is ironic that we have no time to teach our own children.” – France Castro, Alliance of Concerned Teachers
The principal of a public school in a province in northern Luzon allegedly asked newly-hired teachers to pay P50,000 each.
Main story: Stop implementation of ‘divisive’ incentive system – public school teachers “An increase is what we need Pnoy [President Aquino] and not the PBB, which is not being distributed fairly. Although we received a higher PBB than other schools, but it’s sad to note…all teachers in our district work hard for the sake of…
“In truth, any rewards system that pretends to set apart the ‘performing’ from the ‘non-performing’ falls flat in the face of the shortages that continue to be unmet by this administration.” – Alliance of Concerned Teachers
Despite government claims that it has been increasing the budget for education, still the public school system is hardly coping with the shortages, and state universities and colleges have been raising tuition, thereby making tertiary education inaccessible for the poor.