October 07, 2015     Philippines
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Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

World Teachers’ Day | Renewed calls for salary increase, justice for ‘Sir Emok’

“The State shall assign the highest budgetary priority to education and ensure that teaching will attract and retain its rightful share of the best available talents through adequate remuneration.”

Sunday, October 4th, 2015

‘Tribal schools help improve livelihood, boost confidence’

“I do not understand why the military is attacking our schools. They do not know its impact on our community.”

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Bukidnon village chief issues closure order for tribal boarding school

“This is an effort and initiative of the local farmers’ organization who wished to have a secondary school near them to cater farmers and indigenous peoples.”

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

‘Sir Emok’s sacrifice’ pushes Alcadev teachers to carry on

Like their students, the young teachers of Alcadev are just as afraid and traumatized. But the tragedy was the crucible that strengthened their resolve to continue to serve and teach the Lumad youth.

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

12 Iloilo activists arrested in violent dispersal of UP protest

"Political repression remains a brutal reality for many Filipinos three decades after the fall of the Marcos dictatorship.”

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Science high school urges High Court anew to issue TRO on K to 12

Two months after it was asked to comment on the petitions against K to 12, the Office of the Solicitor General has again asked for an extension.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Public school teachers storm Congress, demand wage hike

“There is money for billionaires, but not for teachers and the rest of the government employees. This is how the government treats government employees.”

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Youth group protests early enrolment for K to 12 senior high

NEWS IN PICTURES MANILA – Youths slammed the Department of Education in Davao region on Sept. 1, as it started the early registration for next year’s full implementation of senior high school. The protesters, led by League...

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

The commercialization of UP

“Philippine education system and its funding pattern follows the neoliberal education framework, which considers education not as a public good, but something that you need to buy.”

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Public school teachers press gov’t for wage hike

“The Aquino administration should no longer drag its heels in effecting a new round of salary increases for around 1.4 million employees in government.”

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Higher education head hit for saying college ‘is not necessary’

“Patricia Licuanan’s statement further exposed the true intention of the administration of President Aquino to abdicate its obligation to ensure that children and the youth will have an opportunity to study and finish higher education.”

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