Luistro: No extra fees, politics during graduation »

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 […]

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Volunteer mission of hope educates Filipino kids in Sabah »

It seems strange to hear the “Lupang Hinirang” being sung in Sabah, the state in East Malaysia to which the Philippines has a longstanding claim on behalf of the Sultanate of Sulu.

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Quebec school uses software to teach French »

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.

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Cracks in school building prompt calls for return to old site »

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.

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Did you know »

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 Research

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Militant group slams Ched for ‘compulsively lying’ on tuition hikes »

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.

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Students stage flash mob dance to protest tuition hikes »

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.

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MetroBriefs »

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.

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