Tags: Department of Education

Assault on the future

Does anyone still believe that every government bureaucrat, or, for that matter, everyone in the private sector, or your average gossip-prone neighbor, can keep a secret — that they can keep in confidence information such as who has tested positive or has simply been tested for illegal drug use? Or that some, among them the…

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld As in several years past, the start of classes in June was preceded by two announcements unwelcome to those who have to pay for their own or their children’s education. Although bad enough in themselves, these announcements were also indicative of how the educational system looks at…

DepEd, NCR public school teachers union ink CNA

MANILA – A historic collective negotiation agreement (CNA) was signed between the Alliance of Concerned Teachers-National Capital Region (ACT-NCR) Union and the Department of Education-NCR on May 26. ACT Teachers partylist Rep. Antonio Tinio, who was present during the signing, hailed the agreement. “I salute the thousands of NCR public school teachers who said ‘yes’…