Teachers here are expressing worry that they will only be a few pages ahead of their students because of the new teaching approach under the K to 12 curriculum.
The Department of Education in the region is 97% ready for the full implementation of the Senior High School (SHS) in public schools in 2016-2017 but teachers are questioning where the department based its readiness.
The chief of the local government’s Scholarship on Tertiary Education Program (STEP) could only accommodate 200 scholars this year.
Councilor Mabel Acosta warned students taking up technical and vocational courses to enroll only in government accredited courses.
A teachers’ group on Friday has urged the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and Department of Education (DepEd) to release the public school teachers’ performance-based bonuses before the yuletide break.
A youth legislator has questioned the huge P13.5 billion collection from 110 state universities and colleges (SUCs) that were supposed to be providing affordable education even for the country’s poor.
Members of a teachers union here welcomed the recent pronouncement of a Department of Education official in support of salary increase for public school teachers.
Private school administrators have expressed alarm over the rising number of students transferring to public schools despite the increase of government subsidy for private school education.
The Department of Education plans to provide a subsidy called the expanded voucher program to finance students enrolling at senior high school (Grades 11 and 12).
The senior high school (SHS) curriculum under the K+12 program of the Department of Education (DepEd) did not sit well with Catholic educators in Mindanao, which branded it as “over-congested” and would likely “cause more problems than offer solutions” to the ailing education sector.
Students from the Tacloban campus of the University of the Philippines complained of receiving verbal abuse from the UP president after some of them barged into a top-level meeting of campus chancellors to distribute copies of their petition.
By DON J. PAGUSARA Today, we commemorate the World Teachers’ Day. It is only fitting and just that we reflect on the…