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PRESS RELEASE: The groups are accepting school supplies and cash donations for the children of Northern Samar and Samar until the end of June
On the persecution of the historian Lisandro Claudio by political extremists
'Being an academic does not mean resting on our laurels nor turning our social media posts into our curriculum vitae. It means using knowledge in upholding the duty to be one with the vulnerable sectors in opposing oppressive systems.'
There's the tendency to be loose with facts, and worse, to even fall for fake news
'The actions of Mr Tulfo are not only grossly irresponsible, but also patently endanger the lives of other patients under the care of the PGH ER staff,' the All UP Academic Employees Union-Manila Chapter says in a statement
The manifesto reads: 'The members of this list publicly pledge not to participate as speakers in any academic event or round table of more than two speakers where there is not at least one woman as an expert'
Thanks to the university, the humanities can enjoy the space they need to thrive. Thanks to the humanities, the university can help students find their soul to realize what makes them whole.
'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
Technology has made students shun libraries and do research on their gadgets instead, say the teachers. They're banking on the DOST's Starbooks learning stations to change that.
ISM is searching for the next batch of Filipino Scholars for School Year 2018-19
'We call on the President to demonstrate that the Philippine government is willing and able to genuinely carry out the investigation or prosecution of these crimes'
Senate Bill 1432 seeks to require all public and private schools to start their school year on the second Monday of August but not later than the second Monday of September
The plan of the University of the Philippines Board of Regents to confer an honorary degree on President Duterte draws protests from students and alumni
ISM is searching for the next batch of Filipino Scholars for School Year 2017 18
The eUP project team claims that the SAIS was attacked to make the service unavailable by overwhelming it with traffic
The goal of the eUP Student Academic Information System SAIS to ease up registration and harmonize the ICT infrastructure and systems of all campus units is promising What went wrong?
Academic Medical Center spokeswoman Loes Magnin: Since yesterday Monday we ve noticed young people walking around the building with mobile phones into places they re not supposed to be
Outgoing education secretary Armin Luistro looks back on DepEd s milestones on educational reform over the past 6 years such as the K 12 system and the academic calendar shift
At the central office we monitor if there is an insurmountable problem that is systemic There s none so far says Education Secretary Armin Luistro
Rappler looks at the academic degrees listed in the public profiles of the 6 candidates for vice president to check if these are accurate or if the claims have been corrected
Rappler looks into the academic degrees of the 5 leading candidates for president as stated in their public profiles to see if these are accurate
For this year s early registration the education department will focus on the last milers or children and youth who are out of school
I refer to a gradual shift in UP policy that under the pretext of serving the people is aimed at lowering the standards for academic and intellectual thinking
Rappler s fact checking in 2015 reveals that claims by some politicians about their academic degrees were not totally accurate
His gentle presence notwithstanding Ben Anderson always kept us on our toes because we had no idea how to answer his questions which usually start with the query What’s odd about it?
Barack Obama s statement is largely devoid of the frustration he has previously shown over the lack of tougher gun control laws
In Singapore educators blur the line between white collar and blue collar
Experts say majority of work in the future will require a combination of very good academic background and extremely good skills to apply that academic knowledge to the real world
The education department will hire 30 000 teaching staff and 6 000 non teaching staff every year for school years 2016 2017 and 2017 2018 for senior high school under the K to 12 program
Press release: Ayala Foundation is looking for 4 Filipinos to be their Tri Sector Collaboration masters scholarships to study at the Singapore Management University
In lieu of political reforms perhaps the only hope remains in the academe Church and media to try to bring discernment back into our choice of leaders
After a 21 year absence the Harvard – Asia conference goes back to Manila with the theme Confronting Asia s Development Challenges through innovation
To date the department is still bidding out contracts for over 82 000 science and math equipment using allocations from its 2014 and 2015 budgets
Netizens rush to attack or defend UP professor Gerry Lanuza in the wake of his controversial social media posts
Slackers and jocks are no longer the big men on campus – it s now the A student
For the first time after half a century University Avenue is decorated with sunflowers during the rainy season But with a downpour expected in the next few days can the flowers last until graduation day?
UP Los Baños for one now hosts a lot of students from Indonesia and other ASEAN countries because of the practicality of opening classes in August
His revised resumé shows he did not obtain a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy Politics and Economics; only a special diploma in Social Studies What is confusing is the reference to a Graduate degree
School year 2015 2016 will have 201 school days and will end on April 1 2016
The High Court s decision takes into account the effect of the academic calendar shift on the review period of law graduates
To qualify one’s objection against a cold blooded murder by saying that Charlie Hebdo was racist is for people pleasers We who do not risk our lives to tell the truth owe our solidarity to those who do however disagreeable their approach may be
14th Young Economists’ Convention YEC Series provides a stimulating venue for young economists to enrich their economic understanding and leadership potential grooming them to be socially responsible
Young Filipinos play a role in the development of the ASEAN region
Peter Chen s articles in the Journal of Vibration and control are withdrawn after allegations his peer review was completed using peers that did not exist
For a typical wage earner saving 50 centavos per notebook could mean a lot
The University of the Philippines is the only state university among the 5 institutions that make it to the annual rankings
UPDATED Other schools can opt to change their calendar as long as they inform the CHED 15 days before the prescribed June start and get approval
Rappler talks to UP Professors Ramon Guillermo and Victor Paz about the academic calendar shift
Two UP Diliman professors believe the calendar shift only benefits a minority of the academic community