Tanggol Wika and the Manila Science High School filed motions for reconsideration on the SC decision to lift the TRO on the removal of Filipino as part of core subjects.
Tags: K to 12
New Ched memo retains Filipino units in college – except for literature
Tanggol Wika demands that the agency issue another memo retaining Panitikan subjects.
New school year, same old problems: K to 12, shortages in classrooms, teachers
Large amount of the increased education budget was allocated – not to address backlogs and shortages – but to fund privatized education through the voucher system.
Yearender 2016 | Privatization of education continues under Duterte
Progressive youth and teachers groups welcomed the budgetary increase that will make tuition in state universities and colleges free, but criticized the expansion of the voucher system, which, they said, privatizes the public education system.
NLRC orders Miriam College to reinstate their wrongly retrenched professors
Labor Arbiter Julio Gayaman “found that the school failed to prove the validity of retrenchment, which employers should use upon imminent and substantial loss and only as the last resort.”
Youth group opposes revival of mandatory ROTC
MANILA — Progressive youth group Anakbayan held a picket in front of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) General Headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo today, Nov. 15. They are opposing the proposals to revive the mandatory Reserved Officer Training Corps (ROTC). Reviving the ROTC has been proposed again, this time under the administration of President…
Duterte’s Administration and K12
Because the program was rushed and most public schools are not prepared for its implementation, the aim of the added years to provide “better” learning becomes unfeasible.
Labor secretary to look into K to 12 effect on labor
“This is an opportune time for government to assert more regulatory power over private schools while protecting the rights of teaching and non-teaching personnel and ensuring quality education at the same time.”
Awarded Filipino poet loses teaching job due to K to 12
Teachers who wanted to remain in the college would be rehired as contractual employees to teach in senior high school with lower salaries and less benefits.
‘K to 12 worsens contractualization’ – ACT Teachers’ Party
“With these reports coming directly from our affected faculty, we have seen that K to 12 is an assault on job security, the right to decent salary and benefits, and other rights of labor.”
Students greet new school year with protests vs. K to 12
“The K to 12 program promises three things: work, business and college. It is not even assured that once you graduate from college, you will get a job.”