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Private colleges to gov’t: We need your help too

Mar 17, 2018 - 9:07 AM

'We believe that as the public university grows and develops, so must the government help the private sector to help and develop,' says Ateneo de Davao president Fr Joel Tabora, who also heads the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines

Cagayan State U to bar enrollees who test positive for drugs

Jul 26, 2017 - 12:07 PM

UPDATED The Commission on Human Rights says the lack of guidelines on the mandatory drug test may violate student s rights

Ex-officials of education fund convicted of graft

Jan 30, 2017 - 7:00 AM

The former president of the Fund for Assistance to Private Education FAPE is sentenced to up to 163 years in prison while 3 other officials are also found guilty

CHED task force finishes crafting rules of tuition-free policy

Jan 24, 2017 - 4:05 PM

We will conduct a comprehensive information campaign to ensure that deserving students have the chance to benefit from this game changing policy in higher education says CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan

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Private colleges wary of requiring students to undergo drug testing

Sep 02, 2016 - 9:05 PM

The Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations reminds the Commission on Higher Education s proposal: Focus on the pushers and not the victims – such as the students

K to 12 and beyond: A look back at Aquino's 10-point education agenda

Jun 24, 2016 - 7:10 PM

In 2010 President Benigno Aquino III proposed 10 ways to fix basic education in the country Did he fulfill his campaign promise?

WATCH: First day high with full rollout of senior high

Jun 14, 2016 - 11:41 AM

Outgoing Education Secretary Armin Luistro calls the first day of classes the best school opening thus far despite failing to meet targets for senior high school enrollment

Senior high school: No youth left behind?

Jun 13, 2016 - 8:30 AM

All eyes are on the government as it fully implements the K to 12 program Will learners get the best out of senior high school or will some of them end up leaving formal education as critics predicted?

Applications until May 6: Who qualifies for senior high school vouchers

Apr 29, 2016 - 12:00 PM

The education department expects about 70 000 to 75 000 students to apply for the program

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Ateneo de Manila accepts 246 girls into coed senior high school

Mar 30, 2016 - 11:25 AM

A total of 331 students make it to the senior high school program exceeding the number of slots originally set for transferees

COED SENIOR HIGH. The Ateneo de Manila High School will open its senior high school program to new students, including girls. File photo from the official website of the Ateneo de Manila University

Recto: P850M in DOST's 2016 budget for post-grad scholarships

Oct 07, 2015 - 9:08 AM

These MS and PhD graduates in science form the bedrock of our development If we want to grow this is one urgently needed human capital we must develop

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

Ateneo to offer coed senior high school in 2016

Mar 13, 2015 - 6:13 PM

The school will open its doors to 300 new students – both boys and girls – who will be chosen from public parochial and select private schools in the Philippines

Gov't told: Ease K-12 transition woes, tap private schools

Feb 19, 2015 - 4:30 PM

As of February 18 only 236 private schools have permits to implement the senior high school program

TAP PRIVATE SCHOOLS. Over a thousand private schools are still waiting for their permits to implement the senior high school program starting 2016.

'Last leg' before K to 12: DepEd gets highest budget

Sep 10, 2014 - 8:02 PM

Senate Pro Tempore Ralph Recto outlines the crucial initiatives to be funded by the proposed P365 billion DepEd expenditure for 2015

FUNDING EDUCATION. Students at Casili elementary school in San Rafael, Rodriguez Rizal carry their own chairs during the opening of class. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Back to school for 20.9M public school students

Jun 02, 2014 - 6:55 AM

Aside from Yolanda rehabilitation efforts the education department is also working on ways to mitigate a common problem of schools in urban areas: overcrowding

DepEd increases subsidy for students outside NCR

May 31, 2014 - 4:50 PM

The government now provides a subsidy of P7 500 to deserving elementary school graduates outside Metro Manila who wish to pursue their secondary education in private schools

Tuition in new private schools: 'P65 a day'

May 16, 2014 - 4:08 PM

Low cost private education is a growing phenomenon across the developing world such as the Indian subcontinent Latin America and Africa

Four-day school week 'wrong response to problem'

Feb 20, 2014 - 6:38 PM

Educators say government should instead phase out old vehicles or intensify road constructions on weekends

PH basic education: 'Cramming' toward ASEAN 2015

Dec 03, 2013 - 3:43 PM

The PH schools should be ready both ways – so it can send students to other ASEAN schools and be absorbed easily and to be ready to accept int l students