Now that the Duterte administration has started building stronger ties with China, should teachers revert to calling the contested waters South China Sea or remain referring to it as the West Philippine Sea? For education officials, it's not important what students call the body of water where $5 trillion worth of goods pass annually, but how much teachers are able to inculcate in the youth love of country.Read More
Recently, the World Media Congress Philippines 2016 was held in Tagaytay City with 1,500 participants. The theme was " Synergy in Media: Empowering People in Facing Global Challenges." I was asked to talk on, "How to Manage Issues and Conflicts in Media."Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — Lifesaver Essays announces its next Essay Writing contest to encourage new writers and give a direction to their skills. Anyone, from any country, is free to apply! There is no entry fee. Guidelines: 1) Word count – The essay should be at least 800 words and not over 1,300 words. Essays violating this […]Read More
The Department of Education (DepEd) is encouraging all public and private schools to join a Guinness World Records-worthy initiative and collect 1 million pencils for schoolchildren in the poorest towns of the country.Read More
- She is an advocate of invention-driven instruction—one that encourages creative thinking and problem-solving skills among her students.
- Most Filipinos found it difficult to buy food and spend on health expenses and children’s schooling in the past three months, according to a survey by an independent research think tank.
- The Department of Education (DepEd) is encouraging all public and private schools to join a Guinness World Records-worthy initiative and collect 1 million pencils for schoolchildren in the poorest towns of the country.
- Teacher Winona Diola has always believed she need not work abroad to find “greener pastures.”
- TACLOBAN CITY—Amber Yaokasin’s family could very well afford to celebrate her debut in a hotel ballroom with scores of guests feasting on a banquet laid out on tables with fine linen and china.
- Recruits into the Islamic State group are better educated than their average countryman, contrary to popular belief, according to a new World Bank study.
- If plans push through to declare an early Christmas break for students this year, it will likely be applied only in selected schools in areas that suffer heavy traffic during the holiday season, according to an official of the Department of Education (DepEd). Education Undersecretary Jesus Mateo said the DepEd has been studying the proposal of Sen. Grace Poe to let students go home earlier for the Christmas break to ease the traffic.
- Education Secretary Leonor Briones has given regional directors and school division officials the power to sanction school heads violating rules on the management of funds to implement this year’s school-based feeding program (SBFP).
- Education Secretary Leonor Briones has urged schools nationwide to support the Department of Health’s anti-Zika campaign and take steps to lower the chances of students getting infected.