National Teachers Month theme 2016: “Guro, Kabalikat Sa Pagbabago”
The Philippines will begin its celebration of the National Teachers Month (NTM) this September 5. It will run until October 5, which had been declared by the United Nations as World Teachers Day.
This annual tradition was started in 2011 as mandated by former President Benigno Aquino III’s Proclamation 242. In connection to this, the Department of Education has released Memorandum #139-2016 as a guide for school divisions all over the country (a copy of which can be read below). The theme for this year’s celebration is “Guro, Kabalikat Sa Pagbabago.”
This year’s celebration aims to achieve the following objectives:
f. express gratitude for the positive inﬂuences of teachers on Filipino learners
Visit the Facebook page of the National Teachers Month organizing committee for more information on the activities being scheduled for the coming weeks.