"Bear in mind that the wonderful things you learn in your schools are the work of many generations, produced by enthusiastic effort and infinite labor in every country of the world. All this is put into your hands as your inheritance in order that you may receive it, honor it, add to it, and one day faithfully hand it to your children. Thus do we mortals achieve immortality in the permanent things which we create in common." - Albert Einstein

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Philippines' Basic Education Shortages for School Year 2013

The following figures are courtesy of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers, Philippines:

The following is a video from GMA News:

And from Negros Occidental, as reported in the Watchmen Daily Journal:

Lacson urges DepEd to prioritize teachers’ pay

...The board member said that he met with 70 kindergarten teachers in Victorias City, who aired out their sentiments against low pay.
According to Lacson, these teachers only receive P3,000 per month allowance, as he revealed that with the low compensation, these teachers have to endure very long delays in the release of their allowance. “Their allowance since December 2012 was released only recently,” Lacson said....

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