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Teachers Salary Increase is Gatchalian’s Top Priority Bill

Teachers Salary Increase is Gatchalian’s Top Priority Bill

Upgrading the salary of public school teachers is the priority of Senator Sherwin Gatchalian in the 19th Congress.

Gatchalian filed several education-related bills but he said that the bill that aims to raise the pay of teachers is crucial.

“Kasabay ng mga kailangang pagbabago upang mapahusay natin ang kalidad ng edukasyon sa bansa ay ang pagtaas ng sahod ng ating mga guro upang maitaas natin ang kanilang moral at itaguyod ang dignidad ng kanilang hanay,” Gatchalian said.

In his proposed Teacher Salary Increase Act, he seeks to upgrade the salary grades of Teachers I, II, and III one grade higher.

Gatchalian introduced a resolution to review the implementation of the K to 12 Curriculum.

Together with these are proposals aimed at realizing education recovery with the Academic Recovery and Accessible Learning Program Act which will focus on competencies in Language, Mathematics and Science.

8 thoughts on “Teachers Salary Increase is Gatchalian’s Top Priority Bill”

  1. Thank you Sen. Gatchalian. I have been in the teaching profession for 29 years,. Teacher III at that but the salary I receive (32,111.00) is not enough to meet the family’s cost of living. The mandatory deductions/contributions like GSIS, Philhealth which has just increased plus the tax withheld are almost one fourth of the amount deducted in my take home pay. Because of these facts other family needs are being sacrificed like schooling particularly medical concerns. In order to meet other expense I resorted to apply for a loan, reloan and loan from PLI’s. I think most of the teachers have the same plight as mine. With your proposed salary increase I am grateful that you give preference to us, teachers. Somehow if approved and effected immediately the teachers specially those who are family persons can have a good sleep and can so focus on our tasks.
    #Quality education # Salary Increase
    Congratulations and Goodluck Sir!

  2. sana hindi lng T-1 to T-3 sana kami lahat may increase lahat naman kami nagtatatrabaho eh kami nga walang bakasyon mabuti pa yung T1-3 may 2 buwan na bakasyon

    1. Wala na din po halos bakasyon Ang mga teachers 1-3…during vacation ng mga Bata marami na din pong pinapa accomplish sa ipcrf/ rpms, year end reports sabayan pa po ng inset at iba pang trainings…Kya Wala din po kaming bakasyon

  3. Please grant our request to have a salary increase , It should be across the board increase…all will be equal

  4. How about the master teachers? Nagtatrabaho din po naman mi ah.. Sna kung mag increase man lahat ng empleyado sa deped hindi yung t1 to t3 lang.

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