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MAGNA CARTA

FOR
PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS
T h e r e i s n o mo r e n o b l e
profession than teaching.
A great teacher is a great
a r t i s t , b u t h i s me d i u m
Salient Points
Created by RA 4670; passed on June 18, 1966

Its policy declares the promotion and


improvement of the public school teachers in

Social and economic status


Living and working conditions
Terms of Employment
Career prospect
Salient Points
It strengthen the stability of the
teaching profession in the public school
system.

It attracts and retains in the teaching


profession people with the proper
qualifications.
This act applies to all public school
teachers except those in the professorial
staff of state colleges and universities.
TEACHER all persons engaged
in classroom teaching in any level of
instruction, on full-time basis
DUE PROCESS

Dismissal for legitimate reasons follow rules


established for protecting the rights of teachers.
This process contains certain elements:
DUE PROCESS
The teacher must be given timely, detailed,
written notice of the charges.
The teacher must be accorded sufficient time
to prepare defense.
The teacher has the right to be represented by
legal counsel.
DUE PROCESS

The teacher may present written or oral


evidence, including witnesses.

The teacher may cross-examine witnesses


and challenge evidence.

The teacher shall be heard by an impartial


body.

The teacher has the right to appeal to a


higher body.
DUE PROCESS

The right against transfer from one station to


another without the teachers consent (except for
a cause).

The right for a married couple, both of whom


are school teachers, to be employed in the same
locality whenever possible.
SIGNIFICANT FEATURES

The right to enjoy academic freedom, that


which, upholds the teachers rights to freely
discuss topics or issues within their field of
expertise.
SIGNIFICANT FEATURES

The right to additional compensation for


services in excess of six hours of actual
classroom teaching, hardship allowance,
automatic retirement promotion, clothing
allowance, chalk allowance, productivity, etc.
SIGNIFICANT FEATURES

The right to enjoy free physical examination


and free medical treatment or hospitalization.

The right to one year study leave with pay


equivalent to 60% salary after seven years of
service.
SIGNIFICANT FEATURES

The right to enjoy one range salary raise upon


retirement, which shall be the basis of the
retirement pay and monthly benefit thereafter.

The freedom to organize and join


organizations, local or national.