Tags: World Teachers’ Day

‘Teachers impoverished, neglected’

“It is difficult to teach especially when there are distractions…The burden to make learning more exciting and interesting is on us, but how can we do it if the government does not even provide for our basic needs?” – Alliance of Concerned Teachers

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By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA — “We are overworked but underpaid, but even so, I never think of quitting my job,” said Michelle Silva, a teacher of five years at the Demetrio Tuazon Elementary School. On this year’s World Teachers Day, Silva, like other hundreds of teachers from across the country, joined the…