Did you know: UST history »

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 Research

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‘Interrupted’ HS grad speaker sues school »

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.

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Pro, anti K to 12 groups launch own movements »

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 […]

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‘Watch what kids eat’ »

The Department of Education has called on parents to monitor what their children eat following the recent cases of food poisoning reported nationwide.

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The state of the Filipino youth under Aquino »

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?

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Lucky twist of fate for NYC teacher »

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.

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Sona promises: Has Aquino improved education, health sectors? »

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 […]

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Young champions of education »

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 […]

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