Teachers push for bill prohibiting contractualization

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – The progressive teachers party-list group is calling for a ban on contractualization of teachers in the public sector. ACT Teachers Party Rep. Antonio Tinio filed House Bill (HB) 6006, which prohibits the hiring of teachers through contracts of service or job orders in public schools. “Contractualization has not spared the teaching profession. There has been an alarming growth in the number of precariously employed teachers in our public schools and higher education institutions. They work on fixed-term contracts, often receive much lower…

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