2 weeks DepEd seeks to restore teachers’ incentives that weren’t included in 2021 NEP Inquirer
    MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Education (DepEd) is seeking an additional P1.5 billion for teachers' incentives after these proposed allocations had not been included in the 2021 National Expenditure Program (NEP). During the hearing of the Senate committee on basic education, arts, and culture, Education Undersecretary Annalyn Sevilla bared that the P1,000 World Teachers' Day incentive given to teachers as well as the P500 annual medical examination benefit are both "not anymore existing in the 2021 NEP." In total, P1 billion would have been allocated for the World Teachers' Day bonus while P500 million would have been ... more