National Teachers' Month in the Philippines
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World Teachers' Day 2013 celebrations at UNESCO Headquarters
"The most meaningful way of commemorating National Teachers’ Month, the most sincere expression of gratitude for our children’s second parents, is by giving full effect to their rights—to living salary, adequate remuneration, stability of employment and security of tenure, professional advancement, union rights, among others."And in one of the numerous pages on Facebook celebrating Teachers' Month in the Philippines, I came across a comment from someone in Paete, Laguna:
|Above captured from Jay Cagandahan's Facebook page|
It is truly sad that teachers in the Philippines currently do not receive the support they need and deserve. Worst, teachers are even exploited. Is this how the Philippines celebrates Teachers' Month?