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A unified vision for higher education »

When more than 500 presidents and administrators of higher education institutions (HEIs) meet in one place and sign a declaration to work together for the improvement of the quality of higher education, that’s not just a summit. You call that a miracle.

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The teacher is irreplaceable in cyber age and beyond »

“Do you see a time when technology will replace the teacher?”

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Alex London, storyteller »

“I have a confession,” the lanky, bespectacled man on the stage told us. “When I was a kid, I hated books.” The crowd of Grade 8 students in Xavier School’s auditorium gasped collectively.

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The case of the eight telltale letters in the new Filipino ‘alpabeto’ »

If we may take liberties with our analogies, imagine a scene from the popular film “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” where a posse of “faceless” men (always seen from afar, thus the faces are vague) pursues the two escaping criminals to the soundtrack of “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head.”

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Calendar of Activities »

Below is a calendar of activities lined up in observance of the National Teachers Month:

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Forensics is not just for crime solving »

“Think morbid,” renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Raquel Fortun told the students huddled in front of her as a monitor showed photos of dead bodies lining the road in the grim aftermath of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

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The Manila Declaration on Philippine Higher Education »

Philippine Higher Education is an integral component in shaping well-rounded individuals who are able to take part in meaningful human, social, cultural, and economic development. When academic freedom is promoted and protected, it is able to generate new ideas and enhance the skills and talents of graduates.

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‘Imagine Cup is our Olympics’ »

Fitpals is an Xbox Kinect game for children 4 to 7 years old. It requires players to move as they are playing instead of just remaining seated with eyes glued to the screen and a hand on the mouse, joystick or remote control. It’s an adventure that allows kids to do basic exercises and acquire basic [...]

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Being himself and more »

“God pulls a rug from under your feet and life changes inevitably,” Br. Ricardo P. Laguda FSC said in a recent speech to the general assembly at De La Salle University (DLSU) Manila. Laguda, who was appointed chancellor in 2010 and became concurrent university president in 2012, leaves for Rome today to assume new responsibilities. He has [...]

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Who murdered English? (Or why English cannot be our national language) »

(Fourth of a series) Why Filipino and not Pilipino? And why not English? The classic error of the mystery story villain is his insistence that “dead men tell no tales.” So he kills his adversary to silence him. But nothing of the sort happens in the language whodunit of Filipino. As we said in the [...]

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More outstanding teachers to be honored Sept. 5 »

Last week, we looked at six outstanding mathematics and English teachers who will be honored by Metrobank Foundation on Sept. 5 at Metrobank Plaza in Makati City.

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Imagine there’s heaven for young techies »

Microsoft has been spending a lot of time and money to break the old code that youth is wasted on the young.

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Who killed Tagalog? A different whodunit »

The plot thickens. How did we arrive at this point in the unique and unwritten history of our national language? Did Tagalog really die? We must go back further into the past to find out.

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Outstanding teachers are poets and writers, too »

For the first time ever, most of the awardees in Metrobank’s Search for Outstanding Teachers hold doctorate degrees.

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