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FEF, economists, gov’t scored for opposing free public education »

A student group on Wednesday slammed the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF), the Commission on Higher Education, the Duterte government and a group of economists for opposing free public education in all levels.

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Space: The next frontier for Filipinos »

The question is what do we do with outer space. A year ago, I joined a small team under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) dedicated to space development in the Philippines. A few months into the job, I found myself seated on a beige sofa inside one of the rooms of the Senate […]

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Public school teachers seek dialogue with DepEd on SEF allowances, aid »

Public school teachers are trooping to the Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday (Feb. 6) to protest a joint circular that is believed to prohibit local government units (LGUs) from paying teachers’ allowance. The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition is calling for a dialogue to come up with a more acceptable agreement on the use of the special education fund (SEF).

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Singaporean students turn to ‘pay-per-use’ study spaces »

The issue of seat-hogging has become a perennial bugbear whenever exam season rolls around.

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Youth groups hit Duterte on ‘false promise’ of free education »

Student groups on Wednesday criticized President Rodrigo Duterte for his false promise of free education following his recent statements which reversed previous pronouncements warranting free tuition in state universities and colleges.

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Free sanitary pads help African girls stay in school »

Giving schoolgirls in the developing world lessons on puberty and free sanitary pads can help boost their attendance at school and may offer them long-term economic benefits, a study said Wednesday.

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DepEd to hire other types of professionals for senior high schools »

The Department of Education (DepEd) said it would open its doors to hire professionals from other fields to address the challenge of filling more than 30,000 teaching vacancies for senior high school (SHS) in 2017.

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Oh, to be young and jobless »

In a survey of more than 20,000 young interviewees from 20 countries, McCann Worldgroup Philippines found out that youngsters now tend to stay with their parents till age 30. In the past, when you turn 21, you're "thrown out" of your parents' house to live on your own.

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