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PRESS RELEASE: PHLPost releases cartoon style stamp to celebrate Teachers Month

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To highlight the opening of the month-long celebration of the National Teachers Month, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) and the Department of Education (DepEd) has unveiled a special cartoon-style commemorative stamp featuring the unique role and service that teachers play in building the nation.

The ceremonial unveiling of stamps honoring the school teachers nationwide was held at the Department of Education (DepEd) main building in Pasig City.

“Through stamps, we pay tribute to our beloved and hardworking teachers who play an important role in shaping the future of the students under their guidance and care”, Postmaster General Joel Otarra said.

The cartoon-style stamps designed by PHLPost in-house creative artist Rodine Teodoro features an illustration of a happy and dignified Filipino teachers and their students wearing a set of clothes of their chosen profession. It also incorporates the logo and text of My Teacher, My Hero.

This year’s National Teacher’s Month (NTM) focuses on the theme: Gurong Pilipino, Kaakbay sa Progreso (Filipino teachers, Partner in Progress).

PHLPost also printed 80,000 copies of the special stamps measuring 40mm x 30mm and sold at P12.00 each.

Also, the “ National Teacher’s Month” stamp comes with a souvenir first day cover envelope which are now available at the Post Shop, Central Post Office, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila and area post offices nationwide. For inquiries, please call 527-01-32.