By Kirstin Bernabe
Public school teacher Teresa Valenzona of Tacloban City groped for words as she tried to recall the day Supertyphoon “Yolanda” battered her village of San Jose. Howling winds and surging waters sent her and her family of five scrambling to safety in a neighbor’s two-story house.
FOUR days after typhoon “Yolanda” struck Daanbantayan, schools in northern Cebu towns remain roofless and soaked classrooms were filled with fallen tree trunks, leaves and branches. While the Department of Education (DepEd) continues to assess the situation, students and teachers will undergo stress debriefing to help them recover from the trauma of experiencing the loss [...]
By Queena N. Lee-Chua
Last week, I reminisced about one of the best teachers I knew: the late Doreen Fernandez, Ateneo de Manila University English and communication arts professor, Inquirer food reviewer and columnist, and Metrobank Outstanding Teacher.
HAIDEE Torion waited anxiously for her children Hynes and Stephanie to get out of their classrooms at the Mandaue City Central School yesterday morning. “Akoa na sila gi-ingnan daan nga dapat ila dayon coveran ilang ulo unya mangita silag kataguan sa ilalom sa mesa (I told them earlier that they should cover their heads and [...]
By Jeannette I. Andrade
, Julie M. Aurelio
Teachers were not only shepherding an orderly balloting, they were also helping people with disabilities (PWDs) to vote and coming to the rescue of the harassed.
DRAINAGE projects worth P3.3 billion is the biggest item in the P10.5 billion budget sought by Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is standing pat on its decision not to increase the honoraria for public school teachers who will man the Board of Election Tellers in the barangay (village) elections, amid threats of a boycott by the tutors.
By Marlon Ramos
Policemen would be deployed as election officers in villages where teachers have refused to serve as members of board of election inspectors due to security reasons, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Tuesday.
By Niña P. Calleja
Public school teachers in Pasay City have decried the 66 percent cut in their cost of living allowance (Cola), saying the city government’s move to trim its expenditures at their expense was cruel and inconsiderate.
Holy Angel University (HAU) allowed striking teachers and employees to enter the campus on Monday but confined them to offices to undergo three to five days of “debriefing,” a union official said.
By Charlie C. Señase
Close to 1,000 policemen in Maguindanao will be trained to become election inspectors after 996 public school teachers declared that they would not serve in the barangay (village) polls in the province on Oct. 28, citing “outside pressure.”
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Teachers have been known to devote their entire lives to their students. And then there are those like 31-year-old Randy Halasan of Davao City who put their lives on the line in the practice of their profession.
STUDENTS can treat their beloved teachers to free calls through a Facebook application that was created especially for the National Teachers’ Month.