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2013 National Teachers Month

Calendar of Activities

Sept. 11-15

Anvil Publishing at Manila International Book Fair at  SMX Convention Center (open to the public)

Diwa at Manila International Book Fair. Specially designed giveaways await teachers when they register at the booth at SMX Convention Center (open to the public)

Sept. 12-14

Basa-Pilipinas Mass Training for Grades 1 and 2 teachers.  A training course on enhanced reading strategies that build on the content standards of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) K to 12 Integrated Language Arts Curriculum; USAID/Basa Pilipinas Program (by invitation only)

Sept. 14

Seminar on developing critical thinking skills for mathematics competition and launching of the “High School Math Challenge Questions” book at SMX Convention Center, 9 a.m. -noon; Anvil Publishing (by invitation only)

Sharing best practices in celebration of NTM at the University of Makati,

8:30 -11:30 a.m., Network of Outstanding Teachers and Educators (Noted), (open to teachers in Makati City and Pateros)

Sept. 14, 21 and 28

XIAO Time Synthesis Lecture Series: Si Bonifacio, Ang Guro at Ang Bayan.  Guro at Pagtuturo # 1 Utang Namin Sa Guro ang Pagpapakatao: Andres, Oriang, Julio at ang Guro ng Bayan at GSIS Museo ng Sining, 1-5 p.m. (open to all teachers but preregistration needed; call 8590395)

Sept. 16-21

The Many Faces of the Teacher Exhibit, a tribute to the men and women who have inspired other educators through their stories,  at SM City North Edsa; Bato-Balani Foundation, Diwa Learning Systems and FAITH (by invitation only)

Sept. 19

Girl Scouts of the Philippines Troop Leaders Day: Treasure the Spirit of Leadership. Troops, councils and regions will conduct a floral corsage offering, card-giving and recognition ceremony for teachers

Sept. 21

MADE-NTM Art Exploration Lecture (MBFI) Series of workshops and talks focusing on art and wellness at Le Pavillon, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (open to all teachers, limited slots available; e-mail amor.macalalad@


May “K” sa Kasaysayan.  A free teachers’ tour of Manila with Carlos Celdran; Museo Pambata, with  Celdran and the Manila Tourism Office  (open to all teachers, 25 slots only; e-mail   maricel.montero@


7th Karunungan Festival  at Miriam College, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Unesco Natcom (open to all teachers, 100 slots only, e-mail emmyyanga@yahoo.com)

Sept. 23

Seminar-workshop  on interactive learning strategies for today’s  digital learners, 8:30 a.m.; Noted and Teachers Organization of the Philippines (open to high school teachers in Bacoor, Imus, Dasmariñas, Cavite; Las Piñas and Muntinlupa)

National Conference on the Impact of K to 12 on student teachers,  8 a.m.-

5 p.m.; St. Dominic College of Asia with World Council for Curriculum and Instruction Philippine National  Student Chapter, One Meralco Foundation, Teachers Organization of the Philippines

Sept. 25

Thank You Teacher Dinner at the 2013 CEAP Convention with entertainment for around 1,000 teachers from Catholic schools, at Waterfront Hotel, Cebu City; Bato-Balani Foundation, Diwa Learning Systems and FAITH (by invitation only)

Sept. 27

GSIS Museum Concert Series: “Konsiyerto Alay sa Mahal Naming Guro” at GSIS Museum concert area, 6-7:30 p.m. (open to all teachers, preregistration needed; call 8590395)

Sept. 28

Lakbay-Aral: Lakad Bayani, Lakad Boni. Pagkilala at Pagturo at GSIS

8 a.m.-noon (for all attendees of Xiao Time lecture series)

National Conference on the Impact, Roles and Challenges of Student Teachers on the K to 12 Enhanced Basic Education Program. A national convention for student teachers from  public and private institutions at Meralco Multipurpose Hall, Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City, 7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.;  World Council for Curriculum and Instruction Philippine   National  Student Chapter, One Meralco Foundation, Teachers Organization of the Philippines and St. Dominic College of Asia

Sept. 30

Seminar-workshop on Assessment Methods of the Learners’ Performance in the K to 12, 8:30 -11:30 a.m.,

St. Dominic College of Asia with Teachers Organization of the Philippines (open to high school teachers in Bacoor, Imus, Dasmariñas, Cavite; Las Piñas and Muntinlupa)

Oct. 4

Sining Alamin para sa Guro. A day of fun-filled and experiential activities for teachers; Cultural Center of the Philippines with Museo Pambata, Cartwheel Foundation, Philippine Arts Educators Association and Association of Cultural Offices in Philippine Education Institution

Creative Facilitators Training for Teachers. A workshop to help teachers incorporate creative theater arts skills in making their classrooms livelier; Museo Pambata with Sipat Lawin Ensemble (open to all kindergarten and Grade 1 teachers. E-mail maricel.montero@gmail.com)

The Many Faces of the Teacher  recognition event; Bato-Balani Foundation, Diwa Learning Systems and FAITH

Thank You Teacher Day. Teachers from Batangas are treated to a half day of entertainment and treats at FAITH; Bato-Balani Foundation, Diwa Learning Systems and FAITH

Teachers Day Celebration at Manila Tytana Colleges

World Teachers Day Celebration at Southville International School and Colleges

Oct.  5

DepEd World  Teachers Day Celebration at  PhilSports Arena, Pasig City

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