World Teachers' Day - updates

Rappler's latest stories on World Teachers' Day


WATCH: Sa dulo ng Wawa Dam

Oct 06, 2019 - 10:05 PM

Would you cross a river every day to teach?

[OPINION] War is a great teacher

Oct 06, 2019 - 5:50 PM

War dramatically changed my students' lives. I had witnessed how carefree teenagers became socially involved citizens.

In far-flung areas of Samar, teachers are modern-day heroes

Oct 06, 2019 - 1:09 PM

Several teachers go above and beyond just to teach students in remote areas in Samar, with some of them having to cross rivers, climb mountains, and walk for hours in order to reach the school

Photos from Mariah Kim Oite, Ricky Balat, Rhio Amor, Adrian Benecario, and David Refuncion

‘More than just a job’: Teachers, students voice out important role of educators

Oct 05, 2019 - 6:43 PM

On National Teacher’s Month, teachers share what they love most about the profession

DepEd grants P1,000 cash benefit on World Teachers' Day

Oct 05, 2019 - 2:26 PM

DepEd Order No. 26 says the benefit would be granted to all public school teachers who were in service as of September 30

Students of Rafael Palma Elementary School gives flowers and other gifts to appreciate their teachers during celebration of teacher's Day in Manila on 2 October 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

WATCH: Why do teachers teach?

Oct 05, 2018 - 8:46 PM

On World Teachers' Day, Rappler speaks to teachers who tell us why they have chosen to continue in the profession despite its difficulties and challenges

EDUCATE. Teachers set aside difficulties of the job to educate generations of children. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: A daylong tribute to the country's teachers

Oct 06, 2017 - 10:07 AM

In celebration of National Teachers' Day, the Department of Education recognizes the role teachers play in the positive change the country seeks to achieve

FLOWERS. The Department of Education distributes flowers to over 6,000 teachers who attended the National Teachers' Day celebration in Legazpi City.

Briones: We need to recognize more teachers

Sep 10, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The Philippines celebrates National Teachers Month from September 5 to October 5

RECOGNIZE TEACHERS. Grade two pupils at the President Aquino Elementary School in Batasan, Quezon City, during the start of classes 2016-17. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Lola Carmen: The teacher who time forgot

Oct 10, 2015 - 6:00 AM

She dedicated her whole life to teaching but in her twilight she is left with nothing but memories

Malacañang noncommittal on pay hikes for teachers

Oct 05, 2014 - 2:51 PM

Lawmakers must first consider where the budget for the pay hikes would be sourced from Palace Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr says

WORLD TEACHERS DAY. Will teachers receive salary increases in 2016? File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

In Photos: World Teachers' Day in the boondocks

Oct 05, 2014 - 10:49 AM

They are not expecting thank you cards from their students on World Teachers Day Instead they are worried about the few remaining paper they have for the kids to use shrinking pencils they lend to the students the few crayons they have left and chalk to use on what was supposed to be a window

To teachers

Oct 04, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Teachers may retire but their teachings may live forever in the hearts of their students

Sereno to teachers: You can do what the Court can't

Oct 05, 2013 - 5:21 PM

During the World Teachers Day celebration Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno lauds Filipino teachers and their influence on today s youth

NEW NAME. DepEd Secretary Br Armin Luistro dubs Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno as the Chief Teacher of Justice. Photo by Rafael Taboy