Duterte OKs disbursement of ₧910-M 2021 WTDIB perk for public school teachers–DepEd statement


The Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday announced that President Duterte has approved the release of some P910-million World Teachers’ Day Incentive Benefit (WTDIB) for public-school teachers for 2021.

Each teacher will be receiving P1,000.

The DepEd said benefit is in line with the government’s commitment to faithfully support teachers for their dedication in delivering quality education.

Introduced during the current administration of Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones, the grant of WTDIB recognizes the vital role of our educators in addressing the challenges of the pandemic, especially in ensuring the continuity of learning.

“With the ongoing preparations for School Year 2021-2022, we are grateful to our 900,000-strong teachers who have displayed their unwavering passion to serve and educate the Filipino youth,” DepEd said in a news statement.

The DepEd added that they would issue the corresponding guidelines on the grant of the said incentive soon.

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