The Philippine Normal University (PNU), originally known as the Philippine Normal School, was established by virtue of Act No. 74 of the Philippine Commission. After formally opening on Sept. 1, 1901, it became the Philippine Normal College in 1949 and was elevated into a full-fledged state university in 1992. The main campus of PNU is on Taft Avenue, Manila, with branches in Agusan del Sur, Isabela, Negros Occidental and Quezon provinces.--Marielle Medina, Inquirer ResearchRead More
Since the ’60s, the Bahamas, a small member of the British Commonwealth, has been home to a few Filipinos. At present, there are more than 1,000 Filipino workers mostly in the domestic sectors as housekeepers, cooks, medical workers and hotel employees. Filipino teachers also find their way in this territory of 700 islands.Read More
Phinma Education, operator of a chain of four local tertiary educational institutions, is expected to breach the P1-billion turnover mark this fiscal year ending March 2015, cementing its position as the Phinma group’s biggest cash cow to date.Read More
- “Do you see a time when technology will replace the teacher?”
- Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) Chair Patricia Licuanan on Saturday maintained that not a centavo of her agency’s P4.1-billion fund for the grants-in-aid program went to lawmakers.
- A militant party-list group on Thursday said Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) Chair Patricia Licuanan should resign for “tolerating the pork barrel system.”
- Classes in all levels in Cavite were suspended on Thursday, August 28, due to heavy rains.
- The University of the Philippines Baguio suspended classes on Wednesday after a university official received a bomb threat sent by text message.
- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) on Wednesday boasted of having produced over 6 million technical-vocational graduates in the last four years, 65 percent of whom are now employed and fully utilizing their learned craft.
- The Committee on Higher Education (CHEd) has admitted that lawmakers received P14 million each from the P4.1 billion realigned pork barrel funds that the CHEd received in this year’s budget.
- A record 11,647 foreign students started working in Japan after completing their studies at colleges, universities and other schools in this country last year, up 678 from 2012, according to Justice Ministry statistics.
- Classes in all levels in Cavite are suspended on Wednesday, August 27, due to heavy rains and possible flooding.