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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
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
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
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.
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
Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino Chairman Virgilio Almario urges public universities to teach and offer more courses in Filipino language
The 'Tulong-Trabaho Act' gives funding to select technical-vocational training programs and schools so that Filipinos who wish to expand their skill set may get free training and education
Opposition bet Mar Roxas also pushes to pass into law the social welfare department's 4Ps program as it would give holistic support to families and ensure kids are sent to school
This subsidy is for books, transportation, supplies, and boarding fees
The Multidimensional Poverty Index of the Philippine Statistics Authority reveals cracks in the country's educational system
A health nongovernmental organization is giving workshops to teachers handling sexuality education to prepare them for their students' street-smart queries and for counseling
Stay human, cultivate passions, and other learnings from #ThinkPH 2018
DepEd Assistant Secretary Josephine Maribojoc says teaching children the universality of human rights will give them the skills needed to protect themselves from violence and abuse and seek help when needed
There would be problems because the academic year and fiscal year are different, says the Commission on Higher Education
Join us for a roundtable to discuss the role of technology in early education on July 11, 10 am
The Department of Education says the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act only authorizes drug tests on students of secondary and tertiary schools
Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (Unifast) officer-in-charge Carmelita Yadao Sison says 'the poorest of the poor' will be prioritized for the subsidy, which differs from the free tuition scheme
The University of Santo Tomas (UST) maintains its rank among the top 801-1,000 universities in the world, according to the latest Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings
Philippine Business for Education says they will hire and train 600,000 K to 12 graduates and will rethink their hiring guidelines in support of the program
Through a suite of products, programs, and collaborative opportunities, Globe aims to complement the government’s existing programs to assist schools in acquiring digital tools and resources
Teachers will not be replaced by technology; however, teachers who do not make good use of technology may be replaced by ones who do, asserts one speaker at the tech-in-education conference
Catch one of the key sessions at EduTech 2018, the biggest education conference in the Philippines
Teachers, just like students, are being disrupted by the digital revolution
Digital tools are making it easier, faster, and cheaper to learn
We asked netizens to share their ideas on how we can collaborate for a #FutureReadyPH
CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan says one of the provisions of the IRR include maintaining SUCs' allocations for each student to ensure academic competency
Hillary Andales, a student of Philippine Science High School-Eastern Visayas Campus, wins in this year's Breakthrough Junior Challenge for an explainer video on relativity
(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
(UPDATE) DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones explains that Lumad schools applying for a permit should go through the process required by the department
The New York based Human Rights Watch warns that drug tests will create a school to cemetery track for tertiary students testing positive for illegal drugs
The 3 agencies could get budget cuts in 2018 because of their spending pattern – billions of pesos in unused and unobligated funds – from previous years
Students who don t take on a full load or don t finish their course on time may not be granted free tuition says CHED Commissioner Prospero de Vera III
Less than an hour before the news broke out SUCs tops the trending list in the Philippines
Senators urge the Duterte administration to view the measure as an investment for the future and not an expense
The announcement of the university s flagship campus gets mixed reactions from the UP community