Tingin-tingin din daw sa salamin! Teachers scold Pacquiao: Don't blame us if Pinoys lack patriotism

Tingin-tingin din daw sa salamin! Teachers scold Pacquiao: Don't blame us if Pinoys lack patriotism

- Senator Manny Pacquiao said he's thinking of filing a bill to include a subject on patriotism in schools

- A group of teachers said it is not fair to always criticize the schools

- They added that government officials should examine themselves if they are good role models

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On March 7, Senator Manny Pacquiao announced that he is considering a bill to require a subject on patriotism in schools.

According to the Inquirer, the senator said most Filipinos today not only "betray their fellowmen but also their country."

He added: "We should teach patriotism so we could have loyalty to our country."

Benjo Basas, the national chair of Teachers' Dignity Coalition (TDC) said they welcome Pacquiao's effort to further emphasize patriotism into the educational system.

However, he also pointed out that government officials should be the first to practice it.

He added that it is ironic that this policy is being proposed during the same period when most actions of the administration seems to be unpatriotic.

According to the Inquirer, Basas gave the efforts to change the Constitution and the "defeatist policy" on the West Philippine Sea as examples.

Instead of blaming the educational system, Basas and his group said the government officials should be better examples of patriotic actions.

"Why is it that all of a child's shortcomings is the fault of the teacher? Is the teacher the only one who has a stake on the child when, in fact, it's the work of the whole community?" said Basas to the Inquirer.

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Source: Kami.com.ph

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