Senate committee on education - updates

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Mother of fallen student files P100-M lawsuit vs British School Manila

Dec 05, 2015 - 8:30 AM

We cannot put a price tag on my son s life We re fighting for justice and we believe that justice will give us some measure of peace and closure

ANOTHER CASE. Trixie Madamba (R), mother of fallen British School Manila student Liam Madamba, files a P100-million damage suit (L) against the school. Photo of lawsuit from Trixie Madamba

Senate report: 'Alarming' how BSM handled aftermath of student's death

Oct 07, 2015 - 7:20 PM

UPDATED A Senate committee criticizes the British School Manila for giving Liam Madamba s teacher Natalie Mann phenomenal support after the student s death instead of placing her under preventive suspension

Photo from the British School Manila website

Senate report recommends DOJ probe into BSM student's death

Oct 07, 2015 - 11:26 AM

UPDATED The report also recommends that the education department determine if the school should face sanctions over the tragic death of British School Manila student Liam Madamba

DepEd target: Build 20,000 senior high classrooms in 2016

May 05, 2015 - 12:25 PM

Education Secretary Armin Luistro says if Congress approves the budget for it this will be his department s last major classroom construction

LAST MAJOR CONSTRUCTION. The Department of Education's target is to build another 20,000 classrooms in 2016 for its senior high school program. File photo by Rapper/Jee Geronimo

Many schools not yet training teachers for K to 12

Apr 14, 2015 - 9:57 PM

Senator Pia Cayetano is worried that schools only acknowledge that training is needed She says people need to see actual trainings happening now

IS PH READY? The Senate committee on education, arts and culture – chaired by Senator Pia Cayetano – conducts a hearing on the issues involving the implementation of the K to 12 Education program. Photo by Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB