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 Delfin: “Mag-aaral Ako sa Ateneo.”

Today, I did the riskiest thing I've ever done as a teacher - bring two of my students with me to Ateneo de Manila University. I have too many things to say about how today went, so I'll try to... Read More

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‘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 Nico: In Full Spectrum

Mga Thomasites, Mga Kadakilaan, at Mga Kuwentong Guro Hango sa Alpabeto   Noong 1901, dumaong ang barkong USAT Thomas sa... Read More >

‘Cher Karis: On Expectations vs. Reality

This school year is not what I expected it to be. It's my last year as a teacher fellow, and... Read More >

‘Cher Ken: Today, We Made Laws. And...

The premise is simple: Create five laws that every teacher must abide. A student raises a motion and the class... Read More >

‘Cher Michelle: On the Best of Days,...

So today was one of the worst days ever. Sinabihan ako ng student ko na "t*ngina naman oh", tas kinuha... Read More >

‘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 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 Rej: My Little Sparks of Hope

My class spent the day in the covered courts.   School buildings are being demolished so that new classrooms can... Read More >

CEP Intern Eroll: On the struggles of...

Coming to the office was a bit of a stuggle. Whether by braving the MRT lines, or by sharing cabs... Read More >

CEP Intern Sevi: Of Excel, Chocnut, and...

On the second floor of Asia Tower lies a small, calm, and serene office. Nestled in the heart of the... Read More >