Kuwento

KUWENTO means story, and this is our space for reflection. This is where members of the Teach for the Philippines family share their experience of being part of the movement towards education reform. We hope that through sharing our KUWENTO, we will be able to give you a more complete view of what it means to leave your mark for our children, and for our country.


Teacher Steffi’s First Day as a Public School Teacher

As the first week of classes comes to a close, Steffi Relampagos of the 2013 Cohort looks back on her first day as a public school teacher. I believe that education is a right and that all children are capable... Read More

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Gunita

You, my dear teachers, are capable of so much love and that is your power. When you feel like you’ve... Read More >

‘Cher Marc: Pabaon

Mga tatlong taon na mula nang matapos ang aking Fellowship sa Teach for the Philippines. Ngayon, nagtuturo na ako sa... Read More >

‘Cher Caleb: Dignified

“Education is not the filling of the pail but the lighting of the fire.” – Irish poet William Butler Yeats... Read More >

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‘Cher Liane: #LabanMacabalan Para Sa Bata, Para...

The past week has been overwhelming in every sense of the word. Ang daming kailangan gawin kapag bagong lipat ka,... Read More >

A Reminder of My Why

The following Experiences entry was written by Carmina Regine Fernandez of the 2013 Cohort. She originally wrote this essay in... Read More >

CEP Intern Kristina: Things I’ve Learnt in...

Teach for the Philippines is located at Unit 201 Asia Tower Condominium, Benavidez corner Paseo de Roxas Street, Legaspi Village,... Read More >

‘Cher Delfin: Top 10 Things to Bring...

Clarissa Delgado, CEO; Monette Santos, Chief Program Officer; Cynes Magpantay, Chief-of-Staff; TFP staff, former bosses; Parents, guests, and of course,... Read More >

‘Cher Andrea: Para Sa Bata, Para Sa...

Chapter 1 – Ang Simula   Nagsimula tayong hindi magkakilala, nakasakay sa iisang bus, may nagkekwentuhan, at ang ibang nakatanaw sa... Read More >

‘Cher Jerson: Finding and Living in that...

Teaching in the public school is a dream that I have put on hold for half a decade. And now... Read More >

‘Cher Liang: Aspire

The school where I teach stands on the corner of Aurora Boulevard and EDSA, arguably one of the busiest intersections... Read More >