The University of Sto. Tomas, first known as Colegio de Nuestra Señora del Santisimo Rosario and later renamed Colegio de Santo Tomas, was officially authorized to confer academic degrees in Theology and Philosophy on July 29, 1619. This paved the way for its elevation to university status in 1645. Marielle Medina, Inquirer ResearchRead More
THE HIGH school salutatorian who was prevented from delivering her graduation speech has asked the Court of Appeals to order school officials to give her a document she needs for her college application.Read More
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines—Two groups, one supportive of the K to 12 basic education program and the other critical of President Aquino’s education policy launched separate movements here last week, hoping to sustain their campaigns beyond the end of Aquino’s term in 2016. Members of Akbayan Youth gathered at Teachers Camp last Friday to organize the […]Read More
The Department of Education has called on parents to monitor what their children eat following the recent cases of food poisoning reported nationwide.Read More
THE Filipino youth is said to be hope of the nation. But did the administration led by President Benigno Aquino III able to provide them a promising future during the past five years of his presidency?Read More
Emma Hernandez Baltazar, 57, a former physical education (PE) teacher, did not expect to land in New York and eventually get a US citizenship without too much trouble experienced by hundreds of teachers aiming to work in American schools.Read More
PROMISE: A “globally competitive basic education cycle” expanded from 10 years to the global standard of 12 years. (Sona 2010) The new K to 12 (Kindergarten to Grade 12) curriculum had been implemented as of February 2014, and the first batch of high school students to go through it will graduate in March 2018. The […]Read More
Part two Mark Lozano 21, 4th year BS Applied Economics, De La Salle University (DLSU); founder, One Million Lights Philippines Tell us more about what you do. As country head of One Million Lights, I’m responsible for making sure that we are moving in the right direction, and that all the elements, from resource mobilization […]Read More
- PROMISE: A “globally competitive basic education cycle” expanded from 10 years to the global standard of 12 years. (Sona 2010) The new K to 12 (Kindergarten to Grade 12) curriculum had been implemented as of February 2014, and the first batch of high school students to go through it will graduate in March 2018. The […]
- DESPITE the holiday, 75 children with special needs went to school to see what they can learn from art and sports activities mounted by the nongovernment Differently Special Achievers Movement.
- TEACH For All (TFA) concluded recently the Philippine leg of the two-year fellowship program Learning Differences, which aims to foster teacher-student relationships to make learning more comfortable and inclusive. The program encourages students to let their teachers know what learning methods best suit them to maximize the educators’ efforts to teach and train. Funded by […]
- DE LA SALLE University (DLSU) and Ateneo de Manila University may be fierce competitors on the hard court but, at the investiture of the Taft school’s 23rd president and its fifth chancellor, there were only goodwill and good wishes from the Blue Eagles to the Green Archers. Most of the priests who concelebrated the Mass […]
- ILOILO CITY—As a student leader and on his way to getting a degree on Applied Mathematics, Raoul Danniel Manuel has found his greatest challenge in time management. He pursued his studies but still attended discussion meetings, protest rallies and conferences on political and social issues. Manuel even managed to make history by graduating summa cum […]
- In Sabang Gibong, children first learn to paddle boats for them to learn how to read and write.
- Good news for the aspiring Iskolar ng Bayan: The country’s premier state university has announced that the application for University of the Philippines’ College Admission Test (Upcat) can now be processed online.
- The case of Carl Adrian Castueras and his mother Mayette may be among the few and rare examples of a “mama’s boy” telling a rather heartening and inspiring story.
- The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) expressed its hope that the full implementation of the K-to-12 program will not lead to the unemployment of teachers and school employees.