Rappler's latest stories on Philippine Education
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says that face-to-face classes will only be allowed in areas that are no longer under community quarantine by the time classes start
President Duterte rejects the idea of opening classes in August, saying we should wait for a vaccine first. Does this mean education has to stop?
'Does the institution care for our teachers? What if those teachers also become carriers of the virus to their students and family members? Will the Department of Education and the Commission on Higher Education be accountable for this?'
'They should never ever sacrifice the education budget so we could build up necessary facilities for online learning,' former University of the Philippines Diliman chancellor Michael Tan says
If education authorities want a new education 'normal' where blended learning is a viable strategy, they must go beyond simply encouraging its use. Government must provide funding support.
The impediment to a broader use of digital learning lies on the student side – and to address this requires government and private sector support
After this pandemic, the gap between the rich and the poor will still remain
The bill is now up for the President's signature
'I realized that online learning is not exactly a worst case scenario'
It's more Filipino and more affordable, says the Pasig mayor
'Joining the [Programme for International Student Assessment] next year without cascading the reforms, I don't think we will expect good results,' says the chair of the Senate committee on basic education
Do you have any intention or ambition to contribute to the country?
Ang mga guro muna ang dapat malugod sa pagbabasa bago ang kanilang mag-aaral. Dahil hindi kayang isalin kahit ng pinakamasinop na learning plan at daily lesson log ang lugod at kawilihang dulot ng pagbabasa.
This cannot be a quick fix. What is required is a sustained undertaking spanning multiple presidential administrations.
Decades of skewed priorities in education have come to slap us in the face: we are now officially a country with the worst proficiency in reading for 15-year-olds
'Minsan mas nauubos ang panahon ng mga teachers kakagawa ng paperworks at iba pang gawain kaysa sa pagtuturo. The system has to change,' says one netizen
The Philippines ranks last among 79 countries in reading comprehension, and also ends up in the low 70s in mathematics and science
At least we now have baseline data that we can use to compare our country’s PISA performance with other countries. It’s better than groping in the dark.
Would you mind a conversation with the taxi driver or the package delivery boy about the things that matter to him?
Advocates talk about 4 sectors – urban poor, out-of-school youth and children, and indigenous peoples – during a MovePH huddle done in partnership with the UP College of Education Student Council
'The bill is counterproductive, anti-education, anti-alumni, anti-students, and anti-science,' says alumnus Joseph Masangkay Lardizabal
Honoring teachers must not be limited to celebrating them once a year or giving them discounts and tributes
Kabilang sa broken family. Abandonado. Ulila. Nawalay sa pamilya. Working students. May mga estudyante sa St Nicolas Senior High School of Cabanatuan City na may mabibigat na pinagdaraanan. Maaari ninyo silang tulungan.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian says the Senate committee on basic education's priorities are with the K-12 curriculum and addressing the demands of the job market and job mismatch
The voucher will cover only two years regardless of how long it will take for a student to finish senior high school
'Be it school opening, graduation period, or vacation time, teachers ache for just compensation,' says Alliance of Concerned Teachers Secretary General Raymond Basilio
In order to cope, some schools find the need to split classrooms in half to accommodate students. Teachers say until a more permanent solution is reached, students' learning will continue to be affected by the lack of facilities.
Some classrooms don't have chairs, some are mere tents, but the DepEd vows ‘to deliver quality, accessible, relevant, and liberating basic education’
Despite severe birth pains, the SHS program is here to stay. But we need to know as soon as possible which parts of it are working and which aren’t.
The cases of Philippine Science High School now and St. Theresa's College Cebu in 2012 show that, when it comes to meting out punishment, an iron hand is used for girls while boys are treated with kid gloves
'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
While the proposal of withholding education from unvaccinated children is justifiable, long-term and systemic solutions must also be pursued to prevent the same problems from happening
The theater company's upcoming play is a clever, thoughtful discussion on federalism and voting
The British School Manila is seeking to get the recognition from the government to prevent being shut down by the Department of Education by the end of SY 2018-2019
I am confident we can – and must – expand educational exchange even further to prepare our youth
Interested participants may register online or contact Rise For Education until November 16
The Stage of the Nation campaign bridges art and politics
Allocations for the construction of new buildings and health facilities, and scholarship programs are scrapped from the proposed cash-based 2019 budget
The bill's approval comes two months after the Department of Education order for British School Manila to comply with requirements to legally operate in the country as an international school
Catch one of the key sessions at EduTech 2018, the biggest education conference in the Philippines
The 'Night Mother' actress talks about theater, her love life, and what she thinks of when she heard the word, 'hope'
Andaya says that teachers should adapt to technological advances in education in order to allow maximum learning with the use of modern gadgets
CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan says one of the provisions of the IRR include maintaining SUCs' allocations for each student to ensure academic competency
'Ako, I'm willing to suffer for the truth, because that is what I was brought up in... We hope that teachers will tell the truth about what they're teaching and what their conditions are,' says Education Secretary Leonor Briones
(UPDATED) Confronted in an open forum, Education Secretary Leonor Briones says activists are barking up the wrong tree when they blame DepEd for the bombing of schools in indigenous communities
'This is our shared responsibility. If we don't like fake news, we should be doing something about it as well,' says Education Assistant Secretary GH Ambat
'It is the responsibility of universities and in fact all education institutions that we graduate students who are responsible citizens in a democracy,' says Clarissa David of the University of the Philippines
Our results-oriented education makes us forget that we go to school, especially college, not simply to learn how to do things, but to become better citizens and better people
The Freedom from Debt Coalition and Sugid Productions announce a rerun of the play by Chris Millado