Teacher who allegedly showed porn video in Iloilo science class resigns

Cherry Palma, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 27 2019 07:00 PM

AJUY, Iloilo—The teacher who allegedly showed a pornographic video during a science class here has resigned, an education department (DepEd) official confirmed Wednesday.

Lilibeth Estoque, assistant superintendent of DepED schools division of Iloilo, said the male teacher tendered his resignation effective Wednesday.

The teacher showed his Grade 10 students at the Pili National High School a video with the title "Girl’s Guide to 21st Century Sex," The Manila Bulletin reported. 

According to Estoque, the male resigned "to have peace of mind" after his involvement in the said controversy.

"He cited that gusto niya may peace of mind siya, so he decided to stop teaching," Estoque told ABS-CBN News

The DepEd Iloilo office has planned out interventions for the students to help them overcome the negative effects after seeing the video.

The students will be undergoing psychosocial talks, according to Estoque.

The agency said it was "serious" in implementing policies to ensure that "every learner is protected from child abuse and his right and dignity are upheld."