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National Teachers’ Month: Calendar of activities, events, treats and services

/ 05:56 PM September 02, 2012

It is that time of the year again to show some appreciation for the many things classroom teachers do. For our dear teachers, here is a list of awards, seminars, workshops, contests as well as free services and treats to celebrate National Teachers’ Month, which begins on Sept. 5 and ends on World Teacher’s Day, Oct. 5.

Is your organization, institution, business or group doing a tribute to teachers this month? E-mail a short press release to learning@

Sept. 5


Launch of the 2012 NTM during the Awarding of Metrobank Outstanding Filipinos, Shangri-La Hotel Makati, 11 a.m.  (Metrobank Foundation)

Sept. 6

Global Filipino Teachers Program Graduation (Coalition for Better Education with Globe Telecom)

Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct. 6

Teachers Enhance Access to Care and Health sERvices (TEACHER) – Health services and wellness lectures for public school teachers of Manila at Manila Doctors Hospital Outpatient Department (OPD)

Sept. 10

Science Quizzardy Quiz Bee Contest for high school students and teacher tandems, 10 a.m.-12 nn at SM Bacoor (St. Dominic College of Asia)

Search for Mr. and Ms NTM Ambassador – 2012 Talent Show, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. at SM Bacoor (St. Dominic College of Asia)


Sept. 12-16

33rd Manila International Book Fair, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at SMX Convention Center

Diwa Teachers’ Day, MIBF SMX Center (Bato-Balani Foundation)

Sept. 14

Stakeholder’s Forum on PNU’s University Research Agenda, 8 a.m.-12 nn at the Alumni Hall, Geronima Pecson Bldg. (Philippine Normal University)

Sept. 15

MADE-NTM Art Exploration Lecture – A series of workshops and talks focusing on art and wellness, Le Pavillon, Pasay City, 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. (Metrobank Foundation)

Picking of raffle winners (Museo Pambata)

Lessons Learned from our Heroes – Seminar conducted by Ambeth Ocampo, 8 a.m.-12 nn at SMX Convention Center (Anvil Publishing)

Sept.  17

Gratitude Wall for Teachers (Philippine Military Academy)

Sept. 20

Thanksgiving Mass for My Teacher, My Hero,

9 a.m. at SM (PLDT ComRel)

Guro ko, Guhit Mo,

1:30 p.m. at SM (PLDT ComRel)

Sept. 20-22

Education Leadership in the 21st Century Training – Training program on developing school technology roadmaps for Microsoft Schools, Cebu City (Coalition for Better Education with Microsoft)

Sept. 21

Team-building Seminar and Fellowship, 9 a.m. at SM (PLDT ComRel)

Sept. 21-22

6th Karunungan Festival,

National Museum (Unesco

National Commission of the Philippines)

Sept. 21

Troop Leader’s Day – My Troop Leader, My True Leader Recognition ceremony for

active troop leaders (Girl Scouts of the Philippines)

1000 Teachers Program Roadshow – A recruitment program for the new scholarship program in SY 2013-2014. The road show will be held in different schools in Cebu City (Philippine Business for Education)

Sept. 22-23

1000 Teachers Program booth – Information center of the 1000 Teachers Program, SM Cebu (Philippine Business for Education in partnership with the Department of Education’s Go Ed project)

Sept. 27-29

NOTED National Tri-Level Conference of Teachers and Educators at Century Park Sheraton Hotel (Metrobank Foundation-Network of Outstanding Teachers and Educators)

Sept. 28

Film showing, 5 p.m. at

Resorts World Manila (PLDT ComRel)

Sept. 29

Storytelling workshop facilitated by Bodjie Pascua at Museo Pambata (discounted price for teachers from Sept 15-28)

The Honor Roll – Museo Pambata friends (BOT, artists, dancers, storybook writers) may invite their teachers in Museo Pambata for a special program to honor them. (Museo Pambata)

Using Technology for Mathematics Instruction, 8 a.m.-12 nn  at the conference room of National Book Store Superbranch in Cubao (Anvil Publishing)

NOTED Convention evening affair at Century Park Sheraton Hotel

A Night of 1000 at the Museum – A fundraiser project for the 1000 Teachers Program, 6 p.m., National Museum (Philippine Business for Education, in collaboration with Lifestyle Asia and the Philippine National Museum)

Tribute to Teachers – A yearly gathering of educators all over the Philippines, 5 p.m., Crowne Plaza (Bato-Balani Foundation with Diwa Learning Systems)

Sept. 30

Special intention and blessing for teachers during Sunday Mass (Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines)

Thanksgiving Mass for teachers at selected SM Malls

Oct.  3, 4

Cosplay, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. at SM Mall of Asia (St. Dominic College of Asia)

Social Dancing Contest for teachers and parents, 2 p.m. -4 p.m. at SM Mall of Asia (St. Dominic College of Asia)

Search for Ms Ambassadress and Mr. Ambassador of NTM 2012, 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at SM Mall of Asia (St. Dominic College of Asia)

Oct. 4

DepEd World Teachers’ Day Parade, DepEd officials, teacher-participants and program partners and guests in  Cagayan de Oro City

Global Filipino Teachers Program graduation, 60 teachers will be awarded Certificates of Proficiency, Davao City (Coalition for Better Education with Globe Telecom)

Oct. 5

DepEd World Teachers’ Day Celebration at Limketkai Atrium, Cagayan de Oro City

Nationwide ringing of bells, 10 a.m.

Simultaneous recitation of the “National Prayer for Teachers” nationwide, 10:05 a.m.

Turnover of checks for

national finalists of the 2012 Search for Outstanding Teachers (MBFI)

Teachers’ Day at Dr. Celedonio Salvador Elementary School in Paco, Manila (Manila Doctors Hospital)

Guro’s Time on “Wil Time Big Time” (PLDT ComRel), 6 p.m.,  TV5

World Teachers’ Day Celebration (Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila)

Mass and recitation of prayer for teachers (Manila Tytana Colleges)

Alumni pay tribute to their teachers (Manila Tytana


Protégé and Jr. Protégé (Manila Tytana Colleges)

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