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Student leaders envision transparent gov’t, no political dynasties by 2040 »

BY THE year 2040, student leaders from various parts of the country want to see the Philippines led by a  government that is transparent and is not ruled by political families . In the Philippines Youth to Business Forum sponsored by AIESEC Philippines on Tuesday, about 300 student delegates shared their vision for the country, […]

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QC school alumni tell Krisel Mallari: Character more important than grades »

DAYS after a video of Sto. Niño Parochial School (SNPS) salutatorian Krisel Mallari went viral on social media after school officials tried to interrupt her speech during their graduation, the alumni of the school have expressed support for the institution, saying that a person’s character is more important than grades of one’s report card. BACKSTORY: […]

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PLM stops collection of ‘surprise’ miscellaneous fees from students »

Students of PLM will no longer have to shell out additional cash during the school year to pay for unexpected miscellaneous expenses

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Lawmaker asks CHEd how it will use P29B K to 12 transition fund »

MANILA, Philippines – A lawmaker has asked the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to explain how it plans to use its proposed P29-billion transition fund for teachers who will be affected by the transition to the K to 12 basic education curriculum. Valenzuela Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian (Nationalist People’s Coalition) said CHEd asked for the special […]

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UP in Oxford moot court »

The University of the Philippines (UP) is currently in Oxford University to compete in the Price Media Law Moot Court competition from March 24 to 27. The UP team won the right to represent the Asia-Pacific region after becoming champions at the Asian regional rounds held in Renmin University, Beijing, late last year.

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Gov’t readiness on K-12 questioned »

SENATOR Pia Cayetano questioned the readiness of the government to fully implement the K to 12 program. In an interview, Cayetano, the Senate committee chair on education, arts and culture, admitted that there are gaps in the government’s education reform program which include inadequate budget and lack of time for its full implementation, among other concerns. “There […]

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Officials told to reply to petition vs K-to-12 »

MANILA, Philippines–The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered education and labor officials to respond to a petition seeking to stop the K-to-12 (Kindergarten to Grade 12) basic education program that would add two years to high school in an effort to make Filipino graduates more competitive with their foreign counterparts. Told to comment were Education Secretary […]

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DepEd probes case of HS grad who spoke vs ‘cheating’ on stage »

Days after the video showing the incident went viral, the Department of Education (DepEd) said that it would look into the case of Krisel Mallari, the salutatorian of Sto. Niño Parochial School, whom school officials stopped from delivering her graduation speech. In a statement, the DepEd announced Tuesday that it had tasked its legal team […]

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