Teachers to get free tickets, discounts, perks on National Teachers' Month


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MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) kicked off the National Teachers' Month by honoring the educators of the country.
Teachers to get free tickets, discounts, perks on National Teachers' Month

Teachers to get free tickets, discounts, perks on National Teachers' Month
The Department of Education kicks off National Teachers Month | Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Leonor Briones

The National Teachers' Month which runs from September 5 to October 5 also coincides with the culmination of the National Teachers’ Day (NTD) and the World Teachers’ Day (WTD) celebrations.

The DepEd lauded teachers’ continued commitment to education amid the digital age.

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Education Secretary Leonor Briones said, "In this digital age, we put a premium on the crucial role of teachers as guides, managers and listeners amid technological innovations and other emerging trends in education."

This year's theme is "Gurong Pilipino: Handa sa Makabagong Pagbabago,” and the celebration began on September 9 at the Initao National Comprehensive High School in Misamis Oriental.

DepEd prepared a synchronized programs, projects and activities that will be followed by all public and private schools during the month-long celebration.

Aside from the many programs set for the teachers, the education agency also partnered with several institutions to give teachers perks in time for the National Teachers' Month.

As simple token of gratitude to teachers, they will be entitled to the following treats and perks:

  • PHLPOST – “Salamat Po Teacher” letter writing raffle promo, open to the public, Kindergarten to Grade 12 from September 2019 to March 2020
  • BenCab Museum- discounted rate of P100 for teachers from September 5 – October 5
  • Enchanted Kingdom Park- Teacher’s Treat promo of P700, AGILA ticket, free EK souvenir, and free skill game coupons on September 5 – October 6
  • Executive Optical - complete eyeglass package: frame (barcode price) + lens 20% off, open to all teachers with valid ID/license
  • Jollibee - free regular fries with any Value Meal purchase with valid school ID/license from October 4 to 6
  • Microsoft - Free webinar for teachers, open to the public on all Saturdays of October
  • Museo Pambata - free entrance to teachers + 2 companions, free gift for teachers (limited slots), 5 percent discount at the gift shop (minimum purchase required) from September 5 – October 5
  • Manila International Book Fair - free entrance to all teachers valid ID/license from September 11 – 15

For the 2019 World Teachers' Day, educators will also receive P1,000 bonus from DepEd.

— Sally, The Summit Express


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