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 Marc: On Taking Chances, Giving Chances

School is rarely a nondescript day, not when you get involved with a few hundred students with very diverse backgrounds. But it would be a different kind of colorful on one particular, very hot Thursday afternoon. A lot of my... Read More

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‘Cher Adam: Number the Stars

One of my recent hobbies is walking through bookstores. More often than not, I pore through the pages of books... 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 Bob: A Sense of Worth

"But why will you leave for Manila and sacrifice everything you've worked for here?" My friend had a point. After... 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 >

‘Cher Carlo: What I learned from Teaching...

Recently, one of my students sent me a message and asked me “What did you learn for the past two... 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 Drei: Creating waves and dreams

You see, I have never been a public school teacher. But I was once behind the lens, interviewing public school... Read More >

‘Cher Ed: On why an Engineer Teaches

It was in 2010 when the road I was on diverged into different paths. I thought hard about where and... Read More >

‘Cher Jerlyn: On The 2014 Journey

Kwentong May Kwenta   Halos lahat sa atin ay nangarap makatulong sa ating mga kababayan at sa ating bansa. Ngunit... 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 >