MANILA, Philippines–Keep it simple. Education Secretary Armin Luistro has ordered school officials nationwide to keep commencement exercises austere, warning them against imposing unnecessary graduation fees and directing them to ensure that the rites remain apolitical. In an order dated Feb. 26, Luistro reminded the heads of both public and private primary and secondary […]Read More
A school in Canada's mostly French-speaking Quebec province has resorted to using software to teach students to speak French after being unable to find a qualified instructor, trustees said Wednesday.Read More
The Parents-Teachers Association (PTA) of the Bayambang Central School (BCS) has asked Education Secretary Armin Luistro to return the school to its old campus after the building in the relocation site showed cracks in its concrete beams and walls, endangering the lives of students and teachers there.Read More
The Edsa Shrine at the corner of Epifanio de los Santos Avenue and Ortigas Avenue in Quezon City is formally known as the Shrine of Mary, Queen of Peace (Our Lady of Edsa). It was established on Dec. 15, 1989, and served as a memorial to the peaceful 1986 People Power Revolution. It also served witness to the second People Power in January 2001. A Holy Ground marker was inaugurated at the shrine on Feb. 25, 2001, during the 15th anniversary of the first People Power. Marielle Medina, Inquirer ResearchRead More
A militant youth group on Tuesday blasted the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) for “compulsively lying” about the impending tuition hikes for the school year 2015-2016.Read More
Foreseeing tuition increase next school year, students surprised the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on Monday with a flash mob slamming the agency’s failure to act on complaints against colleges and universities arbitrarily hiking fees.Read More
- MANILA, Philippines–Keep it simple. Education Secretary Armin Luistro has ordered school officials nationwide to keep commencement exercises austere, warning them against imposing unnecessary graduation fees and directing them to ensure that the rites remain apolitical. In an order dated Feb. 26, Luistro reminded the heads of both public and private primary and secondary […]
- Manila officials have assured the city’s public school teachers that they will continue to receive their P2,000 monthly allowance which has been costing the city government P240 million a year.
- When Fay Lea Patria Lauraya ends her term as the seventh president of Bicol University (BU) next month, she will be leaving a legacy of bringing the premier state university in the region closer to the community.
- Two representatives are pushing to increase the basic pay of public high school teachers to ensure there were enough tutors under the K to 12 program (K-12).
- The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday paid tribute to the 44 fallen Special Action Force (SAF) commandos, asking teachers nationwide to integrate the lives of each elite policeman into their lessons.
- To be part of awareness week on the prevention of child sexual abuse, schools may hold poster-making and slogan-writing contests and similar activities on the topic, or integrate into school subjects current issues that focus on how children can protect themselves against such exploitation.
- Hoping to produce some 260,000 “job-ready” youths, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) has set a P2.6- billion budget for free skills training programs this year.
- Aspiring college students took to social media their anticipation and frustration after the website of the University of Santo Tomas crashed on Wednesday amid the scheduled release of the results of the UST entrance test (USTET) which was held on different dates last year.
- It’s back to school for all kids ripe for kindergarten, including out-of-school youths, as Education Secretary Armin Luistro announced the start of the early registration for academic year 2015-2016 on Saturday.