Rappler's latest stories on education in the Philippines
'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
What challenges lie ahead for indigenous children in Mindanao after the government closed down 54 Lumad schools? Rius Valle of the Save Our Schools Network give us some answers.
The proposed law says the GMRC class would teach students about human dignity and respect for others for their 'effective and holistic development'
Will students from indigenous communities be able to return to their schools now that martial law in Mindanao has been lifted?
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.
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
We have come to tolerate the students who have low proficiencies in science, math, and English, even if we know our learners can do more
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.
The Department of Education says cooperation of all stakeholders is needed to 'maintain and promote trust, respect, and dignity of all learners, teachers, and administrators of schools'
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
MovePH, in partnership with University of the Philippines Diliman College of Education Student Council will host this huddle on October 26
'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
Several teachers go above and beyond just to teach students in remote areas in Samar, with some of them having to cross rivers, climb mountains, and walk for hours in order to reach the school
My Dream in a Shoebox aims to sponsor kids’ education and give school supplies as gifts this Christmas
Yes, as she grew older, so did her students, and we were used to grade longer, more complicated papers that tackled darker and more serious topics
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano says legislators are already set to postpone the 2020 barangay and SK elections, whose funds can now be realigned to other government programs next year
But students need to get the consent of their parents or guardians to participate
Gabay Guro is also set to launch an app this month to further its seventh core pillar – Innovation
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.
The Philippines and China sign a deal to push for the internationalization of universities in both countries during President Rodrigo Duterte's fifth visit to the country
The proposed bills will help students 'find balance between their academic development and personal growth' and spend time with their families, says the education department
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
Left-handed students get a helping hand from a law that requires schools to use classroom desks suitable for both the left-handed and right-handed
‘Campus militarization is equivalent to martial law in our university and we shall not let that happen,’ says UP student regent John Isaac Punzalan
The declaration pays tribute to 'student activism' yet the Duterte administration has been criticized for using its crackdown on the Left to quell legitimate dissent in campuses
Malacañang also says the proposal of Interior Secretary Eduardo Año to bring back the Anti-Subversion Law 'requires study'
As we celebrate International Youth Day on Monday, August 12, we must strive to find solutions to ensure that children and young people who have fallen back are not left behind
Senator Ralph Recto also cites a Commission on Audit report that said DepEd spent P254 million for contracts to produce textbooks which were found to be erroneous
The Commission on Audit (COA) also notes that P113 million worth of buffer stock textbooks remain undistributed
(UPDATED) The Commission on Higher Education says a total of 214 public higher education institutions are now covered by the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act
Network with representatives from top business schools at The MBA Tour 2019 on August 15
Senators of the 18th Congress have also filed bills seeking to raise public school teachers’ salaries
Open Educational Resources are digital learning materials students and teachers can access – even offline – no matter where they are. Will it work in the Philippines?
A new 'Philippines-U.S. Alliance Fellowship' for Filipino scholars seeks to send two Filipinos to the US to study national security and international relations every year
How do we encourage kids to spend more time in front of books instead of screens?
The voucher will cover only two years regardless of how long it will take for a student to finish senior high school
‘When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor through bombing, and then the Philippines was next, the first line of defense were the young ROTC graduates while our military forces were yet to be mobilized,’ says the education secretary
'As much as we want to give quality education to our students, we also want to give quality living to our family, which our humble income cannot afford'
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says, 'there have been serious efforts to uplift teachers’ conditions that the public should also be made aware of'
'Our demand for salary increase is based not only on economics. Salaries manifest the value of a given profession and their role in society,' says Teachers' Dignity Coalition national chairperson Benjo Basas
'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’
Sa kagustuhang maaagang makontrol ang isip ng kabataan, ipapataw ang isang programang lumalabag sa karapatang pantao ng mga bata