For agriculture extension to be effective, the 3,000 extension workers currently under the local government units should be required to have continuing professional education. This is specially important because our farmers and fisherfolk depend on the technology they receive from these extension workers to compete against imported agricultural goods that increasingly flood our shores.Read More
The lawyer who led the campaign at the Supreme Court against the government’s K to 12 program has joined the call against the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.Read More
THE DEPARTMENT of Education has reiterated the need for all public and private schools to create a child protection committee (CPC) and ensure all cases of abuse are closely monitored and investigations conducted expeditiously.Read More
- SOME 60 children aged 6 to 12 listened to tales of courage, selflessness and sacrifice during the special Inquirer Read-Along session on Saturday to commemorate National Heroes Day.
- The lawyer who led the campaign at the Supreme Court against the government’s K to 12 program has joined the call against the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
- Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan is pushing for the passage of a bill mandating voter education for junior and senior high school students.
- THE DEPARTMENT of Education has reiterated the need for all public and private schools to create a child protection committee (CPC) and ensure all cases of abuse are closely monitored and investigations conducted expeditiously.
- EDUCATION Secretary Leonor Briones has urged schools nationwide to hold activities this month to mark a 62-year-old law that aims to raise public awareness of the rights and welfare of the visually impaired.
- A COMMON sight on the modest, yet remarkable school campus of Tuburan Institute in Sitio Loon, at the foot of Mt. Talomo here, are children as young as five climbing trees, running, jumping, singing, playing freely, bare earth under their feet.
- A resolution that calls for an inquiry to determine how the martial rule of former President Ferdinand Marcos is being taught in basic and tertiary schools has been filed at the Senate on Saturday.
- On of the most enjoyable moments that Vice President Leni Robredo remembers since winning her post in the May elections was the long slippery trek up Mt. Isarog in Sitio Bongcao in Pili, Camarines Sur province, where her slippers gave up the ghost, forcing her to walk barefoot on the muddy trail.
- A measure has been filed at the Senate that would help senior high school (SHS) graduates under the K to 12 program find work through a job placement office.