INQUIRER LEARNING
25
Job readiness program ideal for PWDs »

“Will my daughter survive college [and be able] to get a job?” “How can my son support himself when I’m gone?” Questions like these keep many parents of persons with autism, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome and other learning or physical disabilities awake at night. For many families of special people, finding jobs, much more careers, […]

Read More
25
Baguio–where WWII began and ended »

For many Filipinos, probably including many Baguio City residents, the Philippines’ Summer Capital’s role in World War II (WWII) is no more than a side story, even though the surrender papers that ended the conflict were signed there. Most accounts of WWII focus on battles in Manila, Bataan and Corregidor and the American landing in […]

Read More
25
A new life for the hearing-impaired through education »

Schooling seemed like a distant goal not so long ago for Ramsey Remoroza, who will be in Grade 2 this new school year. Remoroza’s parents knew their son, born with a hearing problem, would need to go to a special school that could address his specific needs. But the parents also knew they did not […]

Read More
25
Lessons from Mayon, Pinatubo win gold »

A disaster information system that drew from lessons learned during the eruptions of Mount Mayon in the Bicol Region and Mt. Pinatubo in Central Luzon topped the gold category in the recent 2015 Global Innovation Competition in Jakarta. The Filipino team of cousins Frei Sangil, 23, and Paolo Sangil, 25, with Shiela Marabulas-de los Santos […]

Read More
19
Cartoonists draw panels for peace »

Editorial cartoons are powerful. They distill complex issues into visual metaphors of lines and dots, moving us to think, laugh and seek the truth. To promote the powerful role that cartoonists can play “in service of peace,” the global network Cartooning for Peace, with the support of the European Union National Institutes for Culture in […]

Read More
19
Editorial cartoons as medium for understanding social issues »

The international group Cartooning for Peace held recently a master class and a workshop at De La Salle University (DLSU). Cartoonists Plantu, Bob Katzenelson, Inquirer’s Manix Abrera and freelancer Rob Cham conducted the class. Plantu, who does mostly political satire for the French newspaper Le Monde, said editorial cartoons could transcend language barriers and could […]

Read More
19
This art calls for versatility »

The challenge was how to be versatile. This was what Lauren Jade Velasquez thought after attending the recent master class of European and Filipino cartoonists at the Beato Angelico Building at the University of Santo Tomas. “I want to be versatile in (European and Filipino style)—adapt my style according to the preference of my audience,” […]

Read More
19
Best lessons from a year of teaching ‘the last and the least’ »

I was adviser and English teacher to the last section of the third year high school students in my first year at a public school. After the principal handed me the assignment, a colleague said I had better prepare myself and hoped I would not give up too soon. Was I headed for trouble? I […]

Read More
19
Beautiful beasts »

Cone shells or cones belong to a large genus of small- to medium-sized predatory marine gastropod mollusks whose shells are shaped like geometric cones. All have strong patterns and colors on the surface of their shells and are widely distributed throughout warm tropical waters. They have venom, which they use to hunt other mollusks, marine […]

Read More
11
Small but formidable center teaches the very young and their mothers »

In the bulilit center here, children and their mothers attend classes, though separately.

Read More
11
Indie film producer raises funds for poor students »

Five indie films raised almost P300,000 from ticket sales for an educational scholarship program for poor students.

Read More
11
In the basement: Love and then some »

It was supposed to be my last semester at the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman.

Read More
11
New, rugged school laptops for young users »

If you were a student in the 1990s, you must have spent countless hours in the library doing research, scanning references and writing down information you needed in a notebook.

Read More
04
A publishing house with ambitions »

David Jonathan Y. Bayot has big dreams for his three-person operation at the De La Salle University Publishing House (DLSUPH).

Read More
Photos View All