importance. Sec. 2. Title Definition. This Act shall be known as the "Magna Carta for Public School. Teachers" and shall apply to all public school teachers except . This Act shall be known as the "Magna Carta for Public School Teachers" and shall apply to all public school teachers except those in the professorial staff of. R.A NO Magna Carta for Public School Teachers Known as the “Magna Carta for Public School Teachers”. This was approved on June 18, to.

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the promotion and improvement of the social well-being and economic status of public school teachers, including their living and working conditions, terms of. INTRODUCED BY HON. MANUEL B. VILLAR, JR EXPLANATORY NOTE. The Magna Carta for Public School Teachers otherwise known as. Republic Act No. or the Magna Carta for Public School Teachers. Teachers are indeed invaluable to our society. Their responsibility in molding the.

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No Downloads. Views Total views. Actions Shares. Embeds 0 No embeds. No notes for slide. Magna carta for public school teachers 1. This process containscertain elements: You just clipped your first slide! Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later. Provided, however, That no transfers whatever shall be made three months before any localor national election.

Necessary transfer expenses of the teacher and his family shall be paid for by theGovernment if his transfer is finally approved. Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers.

A copy of the Code shall be furnished each teacher: Provided, however, That where this is not possible by reason of inadequate fiscal resourcesof the Department of Education, at least three copies of the same Code shall be depositedwith the office of the school principal or head teacher where they may be accessible for useby the teachers.

Safeguards in Disciplinary Procedure.

Every teacher shall enjoy equitable safeguardsat each stage of any disciplinary procedure and shall have: No publicity shall be given to any disciplinary action being taken against a teacher duringthe pendency of his case. Administrative Charges. Administrative charges against a teacher shall be heardinitially by a committee composed of the corresponding School Superintendent of theDivision or a duly authorized representative who should at least have the rank of a divisionsupervisor, where the teacher belongs, as chairman, a representative of the local or, in itsabsence, any existing provincial or national teachers organization and a supervisor of theDivision, the last two to be designated by the Director of Public Schools.

The committeeshall submit its findings and recommendations to the Director of Public Schools withinthirty days from the termination of the hearings: Provided, however, That where the schoolsuperintendent is the complainant or an interested party, all the members of the committeeshall be appointed by the Secretary of Education.

No Discrimination. There shall be no discrimination whatsoever in entrance to theteaching profession, or during its exercise, or in the termination of services, based on otherthan professional consideration. Married Teachers. Whenever possible, the proper authorities shall take all steps toenable married couples, both of whom are public school teachers, to be employed in thesame locality. Academic Freedom. Teachers shall enjoy academic freedom in the discharge oftheir professional duties, particularly with regard to teaching and classroom methods.

Teaching Hours. Any teacher engaged in actual classroom instruction shall not berequired to render more than six hours of actual classroom teaching a day, which shall beso scheduled as to give him time for the preparation and correction of exercises and otherwork incidental to his normal teaching duties: Provided, however, That where theexigencies of the service so require, any teacher may be required to render more than sixhours but not exceeding eight hours of actual classroom teaching a day upon payment ofadditional compensation at the same rate as his regular remuneration plus at least twenty-five per cent of his basic pay.

Additional Compensation.

Notwithstanding any provision of existing law to thecontrary, co-curricular and out of school activities and any other activities outside of whatis defined as normal duties of any teacher shall be paid an additional compensation of atleast twenty-five per cent of his regular remuneration after the teacher has completed atleast six hours of actual classroom teaching a day.

In the case of other teachers or school officials not engaged in actual classroom instruction,any work performed in excess of eight hours a day shall be paid an additionalcompensation of at least twenty-five per cent of their regular remuneration. The agencies utilizing the services of teachers shall pay the additional compensationrequired under this section.

Education authorities shall refuse to allow the rendition ofservices of teachers for other government agencies without the assurance that the teachersshall be paid the remuneration provided for under this section. Criteria for Salaries. Teachers salaries shall correspond to the following criteria: Provided, however, That thegeneral salary scale shall be such that the relation between the lowest and highest salariespaid in the profession will be of reasonable order.

Narrowing of the salary scale shall beachieved by raising the lower end of the salary scales relative to the upper end. Salary Scale.

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Salary scales of teachers shall provide for a gradual progression froma minimum to a maximum salary by means of regular increments, granted automaticallyafter three years: Provided, That the efficiency rating of the teacher concerned is at leastsatisfactory. The progression from the minimum to the maximum of the salary scale shallnot extend over a period of ten years.

Equality in Salary Scales. The salary scales of teachers whose salaries areappropriated by a city, municipal, municipal district, or provincial government, shall not beless than those provided for teachers of the National Government.

Cost of Living Allowance.

Teachers salaries shall, at the very least, keep pace withthe rise in the cost of living by the payment of a cost-of-living allowance which shallautomatically follow changes in a cost-of-living index. The Secretary of Education shall, inconsultation with the proper government entities, recommend to Congress, at leastannually, the appropriation of the necessary funds for the cost-of-living allowances ofteachers employed by the National Government.

The determination of the cost-of-livingallowances by the Secretary of Education shall, upon approval of the President of thePhilippines, be binding on the city, municipal or provincial government, for the purposes ofcalculating the cost-of-living allowances of teachers under its employ.

Special Hardship Allowances. In areas in which teachers are exposed to hardshipsuch as difficulty in commuting to the place of work or other hazards peculiar to the placeof employment, as determined by the Secretary of Education, they shall be compensatedspecial hardship allowances equivalent to at least twenty-five per cent of their monthlysalary.

Salaries to be Paid in Legal Tender. Salaries of teachers shall be paid in legal tenderof the Philippines or its equivalent in checks or treasury warrants.

Magna Carta for Public School Teachers

Provided, however, Thatsuch checks or treasury warrants shall be cashable in any national, provincial, city ormunicipal treasurers office or any banking institutions operating under the laws of theRepublic of the Philippines. Deductions Prohibited.

No person shall make any deduction whatsoever from thesalaries of teachers except under specific authority of law authorizing such deductions: Provided, however, That upon written authority executed by the teacher concerned, 1 lawful dues and fees owing to the Philippine Public School Teachers Association, and 2 premiums properly due on insurance policies, shall be considered deductible.

Medical Examination and Treatment. Compulsory medical examination shall beprovided free of charge for all teachers before they take up teaching, and shall be repeatednot less than once a year during the teachers professional life. In regions where there is scarcity of medical facilities, teachers may obtain elsewhere thenecessary medical care with the right to be reimbursed for their traveling expenses by thegovernment entity concerned in the first paragraph of this Section.

Compensation For Injuries. Teachers shall be protected against the consequencesof employment injuries in accordance with existing laws. The effects of the physical andnervous strain on the teachers health shall be recognized as a compensable occupationaldisease in accordance with existing laws. Study Leave.

In addition to the leave privileges now enjoyed by teachers in thepublic schools, they shall be entitled to study leave not exceeding one school year afterseven years of service. Such leave shall be granted in accordance with a schedule set by theDepartment of Education. During the period of such leave, the teachers shall be entitled toat least sixty per cent of their monthly salary: Provided, however, That no teacher shall beallowed to accumulate more than one year study leave, unless he needs an additionalsemester to finish his thesis for a graduate study in education or allied courses: Provided,further, That no compensation shall be due the teacher after the first year of such leave.

Inall cases, the study leave period shall be counted for seniority and pension purposes. The compensation allowed for one year study leave as herein provided shall be subject tothe condition that the teacher takes the regular study load and passes at least seventy-fiveper cent of his courses.

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Study leave of more than one year may be permitted by theSecretary of Education but without compensation. Indefinite Leave.

An indefinite sick leave of absence shall be granted to teacherswhen the nature of the illness demands a long treatment that will exceed one year at theleast. Salary Increase upon Retirement. Public school teachers having fulfilled the ageand service requirements of the applicable retirement laws shall be given one range salaryraise upon retirement, which shall be the basis of the computation of the lump sum of theretirement pay and the monthly benefits thereafter.

Freedom to Organize. Public school teachers shall have the right to freely andwithout previous authorization both to establish and to join organizations of theirchoosing, whether local or national to further and defend their interests.

Discrimination Against Teachers Prohibited. The rights established in theimmediately preceding Section shall be exercised without any interference or coercion.

Itshall be unlawful for any person to commit any acts of discrimination against teacherswhich are calculated to a make the employment of a teacher subject to the condition thathe shall not join an organization, or shall relinquish membership in an organization, b to cause the dismissal of or otherwise prejudice a teacher by reason of his membershipin an organization or because of participation in organization activities outside schoolhours, or with the consent of the proper school authorities, within school hours, and c toprevent him from carrying out the duties laid upon him by his position in the organization,or to penalize him for an action undertaken in that capacity.

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Every teacher shall help. Compulsory medical examination shall be provided free of charge for all teachers before they take up teaching. That the efficiency rating of the teacher concerned is at least satisfactory. Criselda Cabangon David. In the interest of the State and of the Filipino people as much as of his own.

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