Educators: Is it West Philippine Sea or South China Sea? »

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.

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Top teacher imparts creative thinking, problem-solving skills to her students »

She is an advocate of invention-driven instruction—one that encourages creative thinking and problem-solving skills among her students.

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Peace dynamics at work »

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."

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Lifesaver Essays accepting contest entries »

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 […]

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Many Filipinos had food, schooling, health spending woes—survey »

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.

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DepEd backs ‘1 million lapis’ campaign »

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.

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Award-winning teacher makes mother, Steve Jobs proud »

Teacher Winona Diola has always believed she need not work abroad to find “greener pastures.”

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In Tacloban, a debutante chooses books over grand party »

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.

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