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Tanggol Wika protests 'patently unjust' SC ruling vs Filipino, Panitikan

Jun 11, 2019 - 9:55 AM

By filing the letter of protest before the High Court, Tanggol Wika says it hopes to stop 'imminent cultural genocide, the impending murder of our national language and local literature'

'PATENTLY UNJUST.' Tanggol Wika, a group of Filipino language advocates, protests the Supreme Court decision to remove Filipino and Panitikan from required college subjects.

Netizens slam SC ruling to make Filipino, Panitikan optional in college

May 28, 2019 - 1:31 PM

'Ito ang mga kaluluwa ng ating pagkakakilanlan,' says a netizen who joined others on social media in slamming the High Court’s decision to make Filipino and Panitikan optional in college

Amend law creating Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino to safeguard language – KWF

May 28, 2019 - 8:30 AM

Chairman Virgilio Almario says the Commission on the Filipino Language Act lacks clear provisions that would make the KWF in charge of executing the language clause of the 1987 Constitution

CHANGE NEEDED. Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino Chairman Virgilio Almario says the commission is eyeing to propose amendments that would give it the power to execute the language clause of the 1987 Constitution. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler ‹

Youth groups decry final SC ruling making Filipino, Panitikan optional in college

May 27, 2019 - 10:04 PM

While the government makes Filipino and Philippine Literature courses optional in college, it has railroaded the bill for mandatory ROTC. This is 'false nationalism,' a group says.

KWF's Almario hits universities removing Filipino as a subject

May 27, 2019 - 4:13 PM

Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino Chairman and National Artist Virgilio Almario says schools should not use the Supreme Court's decision to renege on their duty to cultivate Filipino as the national language

KWF PRESIDENT. Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino  Virgilio Almario answers questions from media on May 27, 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

KWF: State universities responsible for cultivating use of Filipino

May 27, 2019 - 2:47 PM

Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino Chairman Virgilio Almario urges public universities to teach and offer more courses in Filipino language

CULTIVATE FILIPINO. Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino president Virgilio Almario Chairman holds a presscon at the National Commission for Culture and Arts on May 27, 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler‹

Alliance appeals SC ruling removing Filipino as required college subject

Nov 26, 2018 - 9:21 PM

Petitioners say that implementation of the CHED memorandum will also leave rights guaranteed by the Constitution 'vulnerable to being diminished'

FIGHT RULING. Students and Filipino language advocates march towards the Supreme Court in Manilaon November 26, 2018 as they hold a protest action condemning the recent CHED Memorandum Order 20 which aims to remove the Filipino subject in the college level. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Netizens on possible removal of subjects in college: ‘Bakit pati Constitution?’

Nov 19, 2018 - 8:16 PM

The 1987 Constitution says ‘all educational institutions shall include the study of the Constitution as part of the curricula’

Schools to fight SC ruling removing Filipino as required college subject

Nov 16, 2018 - 9:22 AM

(UPDATED) University professors say the teaching of Filipino and Panitikan in college deepens knowledge that shapes Filipino culture and identity

PETITION. Education and language groups planned to petition the Supreme Court's decision to life a Temporary Restraining Order on a higher education order. Photo of students from Shutterstock

CHED to hold order removing Filipino as required college subject

Nov 15, 2018 - 11:19 AM

CHED Chairperson Prospero De Vera III says they will wait for the Supreme Court's final decision, as groups plan to appeal the recent decision regarding Filipino in the general education curriculum

ON HOLD. The CHED says it will wait for a final decision from the Supreme Court before it implements its 2013 order removing Filipino and Panitikan as required college subjects.

[OPINYON] Hindi ko magawang magbiro dahil sa mga balita ngayon

Nov 14, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Bakit ganito ako kaseryoso ngayon? Dahil sa ruling ng Supreme Court na mag-aalis ng Filipino at Panitikan bilang core subjects sa kolehiyo. Hindi masusukat ang pinsalang magagawa nito sa mga darating na henerasyon.

Briones says college instructors can teach Filipino in elementary, high schools

Nov 13, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones assures there will be no reduction in salaries, as provided by rules from the Civil Service Commission

REVIEW SUBJECTS. DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones (middle) says the department will review how to improve teaching Filipino and Panitikan subjects in basic education. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz

CHED ready to defend new GE curriculum before SC

Apr 22, 2015 - 5:59 PM

The Commission says it respects the decision of the High Court but notes the new general education curriculum does not take effect until 2018

Young Filipinos told: Include ASEAN in life planning

Aug 13, 2014 - 12:33 PM

Young Filipinos play a role in the development of the ASEAN region

Should Filipino be scrapped from the college curriculum?

Jun 28, 2014 - 12:09 PM

Is Filipino a subject only for K 12 and below? We ask netizens