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EU lauds PH’s K-12, academic calendar shift »

The K-12 education system and the academic calendar shift are two steps that would allow Filipinos seeking to get into affordable higher education institutions in Europe, a European Union official said Wednesday.

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Schools to teach the value of rice »

Citing all the rice amounting to more than P7 billion that goes to waste yearly, the Department of Education (DepEd) has urged all public and private schools nationwide to take part in activities marking National Rice Awareness Month in November.

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Coming soon: A fun science series »

Just how much enjoyable scientific experiments could be was demonstrated at the recent launch of the Bayer Smiling Kiddie Einsteins (BSKE) series, a science module cosponsored by Bayer Philippines and Inquirer in Education to encourage elementary school pupils to love and appreciate science subjects.

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No need to get physical to discipline »

More than two years after Quezon City—one of the first local governments to do so—passed an ordinance prohibiting bullying in schools and its environs, its main goal to prevent any form of harassment of students seems to be pretty well understood and accepted by some 40 Grade 6 and a smattering of Grade 5 students at Tandang Sora Elementary School (TSES) in District 6 of the city.

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Filipinos urged to stop wasting rice »

Education Secretary Armin Luistro urged schools nationwide to actively participate in the observance of National Rice Awareness Month in November, saying the amount of rice Filipinos waste every day could feed 2.5 million people a year and adds up to more than P7 billion annually.

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Pagcor releases P2B for classroom project »

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation's (Pagcor) has released an additional P2 billion for its "Matuwid na Daan Silid-Aralan" project, bringing its total contribution to the government’s school building program to a staggering P7 billion.

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Results of 2014 licensure exam for teachers released »

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board for Professional Teachers (BPT) announced on Monday that 25,301 elementary teachers out of 70,786 examinees (35.74%) and 26,767 secondary teachers out of 77,803 examinees (34.40%) successfully passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) given last August 17 in Hong Kong and 24 testing centers all over the Philippines.

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DepEd builds 300 rooms for Albay kids »

The Department of Education (DepEd) has built 300 temporary classrooms in Albay province to accommodate thousands of pupils displaced due to the heightened unrest of Mayon Volcano.

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Computer arrives at Kalinga school »

It’s finally real this time. The computers that Kalinga teachers and students have imagined are now right in front of them—a small breakthrough for those who have never seen or used a real computer before.

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Tahderiyyah: Peace’s starting line »

Evelyn Sacurat sends her 3-year-old son, Rainier, to a Tahderiyyah (Islamic nursery school) in Barangay Madaum here, believing that the child will be better off in a preschool for Muslim children than in a regular nursery school.

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No sex please, you’re students—Zimbabwe university »

The Zimbabwe students' union on Thursday made war not love over a new code of conduct banning students from kissing on campus at the country's top university.

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Filipino math aces win 2 gold, 13 silver, 3 bronze medals at India math contest »

The Philippines won a total of 18 medals, including two golds, in the just-ended 2014 Wizards at Mathematics International Competition (Wizmic), held from Oct. 18 to 21 in Lucknow, northern India.

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Pagcor donates P7B for K + 12 school facilities »

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) is investing in education, having provided P5 billion to build classrooms and P2 billion more by the end of October to complete school facilities needed for the country’s transition to the K + 12 basic education program, the gaming firm’s chair said.

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Albay, Ligao, Tabaco cancel sem break to hold make-up classes after Mayon unrest »

Three school divisions in the Bicol region have declared no semestral breaks in elementary and secondary schools to make up for the disruption of classes caused by Mayon Volcano’s state of unrest.

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