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Pasay City — Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones along with private partners and celebrity performers, praised thousands of teachers at the 12th Gabay Guro Grand Gathering 2019 on September 22 at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena, Pasay City.

This year’s theme, “Building the Nation, One Teacher at a Time”, Gabay Guro has been an advocate of teachers’ welfare and development in the Philippines by leading different livelihood programs, various trainings, and scholarships.

Through its educational facilities and computerization, it has equipped and capacitated teachers in raising the Filipino learners.

“Today is a very special day dahil lahat ng mga kilalang mga personalities, SMART-PLDT at ibang mga businesses, nag co-contribute sila para kilalanin ang inyong serbisyo sa ating bansa at saka sa ating mga learners,” the Education Chief remarked.

Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones, with private partners and celebrity performers, lauds thousands of teachers present during the 12th Gabay Guro Grand Gathering 2019 on September 22 at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena. (DepEd Photo)

The teachers were serenaded and entertained by celebrity performers  ­— Regine Velasquez, Ogie Alcasid, Sharon Cuneta, Piolo Pascual, Ian Veneracion, Jaya, K Brosas, Dimples Romana, Angeline Quinto, Ruby Rodriguez, Jona Viray, Klarisse de Guzman, Christian Bautista, Erik Santos, Aegis, Luis Manzano, Jaiho, Jay R, Gabby Concepcion, Martin Nievera, Pops Fernandez, Moira dela Torre, Zephanie, Broadway Boys,  and Backlash, among others.

Teachers who won in the raffle draw received cash gifts, gift certificates, livelihood, vacation and party packages, house-and-lots, gadgets, appliances, and vehicles.

“Samahan natin ang ating mga learners sa 21st century at kami naman sa DepEd, the way na ang lahat na maka-alinsabay sa inyo, na makinig sa inyo at hindi kayo malilimutan ng ating bansa na kahit may robot teachers na ang ibang mga bansa, we still prefer our human teachers, we will never forget those humans who will teach us continuously, and we will always be grateful to each and everyone of you,” Briones concluded.

Also present in the event were former Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban, PLDT Senior Vice President and Controller Chaye Cabal-Revilla, PLDT officials, other DepEd CO, Regional and Division officials, teachers, and students.


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