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P3B eyed to bring electricity to 7,000 public schools

Sep 03, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto says one in 6 public elementary and high schools is not connected to a power grid

GENERAL TRIAS READY FOR SCHOOL OPENING MONDAY. - Ginalyn Bacolor, Grade III teacher of Tejero Elementary School, in Barangay Tejero, General Trias, Cavite cleaning desks of her designated classroom together with the volunteer student in preparation for the incoming June 1, 2015 school opening for public schools nationwide. (Photo by Dennis Caparas-Abrina/Contributor)

Mr President, before signing the law on free college tuition, please read this

Jul 05, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The bill passed by Congress to provide free tuition in public colleges and universities might result in poor families subsidizing students from richer families

Drug tests for public school teachers to start during school year 2017-2018

May 17, 2017 - 6:00 AM

The initiative of the Department of Education is set to be extended to include secondary level students

Chance the Rapper gives $1 million amid Chicago school row

Mar 07, 2017 - 10:53 AM

This isn t about politics this isn t about posturing this is about taking care of the kids says Chance a Chicago native who attended public schools

CHANCE THE RAPPER. Fast-rising star Chance the Rapper donates $1 million to Chicago's schools as he wades into the middle of a political feud that threatens to close down classrooms weeks early. File photo shows Chance the Rapper arriving for the 59th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California in February. Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP   / AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON

Early registration in public schools starts January 28 – DepEd

Jan 26, 2017 - 8:24 PM

The early registration – targeting incoming kindergarten up to Grade 10 students – will run until February 24

EARLY REGISTRATION. Incoming Kindergarten to Grade 10 students can pre-register in public schools from January 28 to February 24, 2017, the education department announces. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

DOLE program urges OFWs to be teachers in hometowns

Jan 21, 2017 - 4:26 PM

The program is open to returning OFWs who passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers

REINTEGRATION. The Department of Labor and Employment encourages returning OFWs to apply as teachers in public high school as part of their reintegration program. Rappler file photo

DepEd: performance-based bonus released soon in 9 regions

Dec 22, 2016 - 12:12 PM

School based personnel in Calabarzon Mimaropa Bicol Region Western Visayas Davao Region Soccsksargen Cordillera Administrative Region Caraga and the National Capital Region should expect the bonus in the coming days

New textbooks to include SC ruling on Marcos burial – DepEd

Nov 15, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The textbooks however will not dictate on school children whether Marcos is a hero the education department says Let s give them facts [so they] can make a judgment

What bonuses will public school teachers get by year-end?

Nov 09, 2016 - 3:46 PM

A teacher with a basic salary of P19 077 can get P34 077 up to P64 077 in bonuses

Briones: We need to recognize more teachers

Sep 10, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The Philippines celebrates National Teachers Month from September 5 to October 5

RECOGNIZE TEACHERS. Grade two pupils at the President Aquino Elementary School in Batasan, Quezon City, during the start of classes 2016-17. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

House bill seeks to give scholarships to public school teachers

Aug 07, 2016 - 1:52 PM

House Bill 121 aims to help teachers access higher education to become more competitive and better members of the academic community

P15,000 salary hike for teachers sought in new House bill

Jul 31, 2016 - 9:56 AM

The measure also calls for the creation of a pension fund for teachers serving for at least 15 years in government schools

BETTER QUALITY. A bill in the House of Representatives seeks to increase the pay of public school teachers by P15,000 to attract competent people to work for government schools.

Duterte: After military, teachers next in line for salary hike

Jul 29, 2016 - 5:53 PM

The President says he wants to raise the salaries of teachers but does not explain where he will get the funds

File photo by AFP

DepEd: P28.8B donated to public schools from 2011-2015

Jun 26, 2016 - 7:27 PM

The education department gets financial support from the private sector and other program partners through the Adopt A School Program

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?

Teachers give free supplies to students in Legazpi public school

Jun 15, 2016 - 11:46 AM

At least 56 teachers shell out their hard earned money to buy school supplies and candies to welcome kinder students at the Ibalon Central School

EDUCATION. Teachers of Ibalon Central School in Legazpi City led by Elizabeth Lara, school principal distribute free school supplies to kinder students. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/ Rappler

Tuguegarao schools welcome high number of Grade 11 enrollees

Jun 14, 2016 - 9:39 PM

The number of enrollees in senior high is almost double the number of Grade 10 completers in the city Many of the enrollees come from neighboring provinces

Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Negros Island Region: 27,000 students enroll in senior high school

Jun 14, 2016 - 7:26 PM

The regional office of the Department of Education has asked public high school principals to trace whether all the Grade 10 completes have enrolled in Grace 11

GRADE 11. The first batch of senior high school students start their classes at the Negros Occidental High School in Bacolod City on June 13, 2016. Photo by Marchel P. Espina/Rappler

Jakarta governor bans wearing of headscarf in public schools

Jun 06, 2016 - 10:02 PM

The headscarf that they wear looks like a napkin I think the napkin in my kitchen is better

CONTROVERSIAL. Jakarta governor Basuki 'Ahok' Tjahaja Purnama is a controversial figure. File photo by AFP

Things to look forward to in a Duterte presidency

May 13, 2016 - 2:48 PM

Shakira Sison reflects on the possibilities and implications of the Duterte presidency

READY. Rodrigo Duterte prepares for the final leg of the Pilipinas Debates 2016  on April 24 at the PHINMA University of Pangasinan in Dagupan City. Photo by Alberto Garcia/Manila Bulletin/Pool

Election service no longer required for teachers

Apr 14, 2016 - 12:05 AM

The Election Service Reform Act allows the Comelec to tap other employees such as private school teachers and national government workers for poll duties

ELECTION WATCH. A school teacher checks the filled ballot paper during the final testing and sealing of automated election counting machines a day before the election on May 9, 2010. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

PH begins school-based dengue immunization

Apr 04, 2016 - 4:04 PM

Critics however slam the health department for its unusual decision to provide the dengue vaccine to millions of Filipino children just a few months after getting regulatory approval

SCHOOL-BASED IMMUNIZATION. A student from Parang Elementary School gets a shot of Dengvaxia, the world's first-ever dengue vaccine. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Tarlac teachers undergo VCM training

Mar 12, 2016 - 4:41 PM

The 2 day training is being supervised by the Comelec and the DOST

PRACTICAL EXAMS. Tarlac public school teachers undergo training for operations of the new Vote Counting Machines on March 12.

No barriers: Kids in far-flung village learn to love reading

Mar 01, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Teachers in Barangay San Jose in Donsol Sorsogon go the extra mile to improve students reading skills

Ayala's APEC Schools offers 3,500 senior HS seats for free

Jan 21, 2016 - 5:36 PM

It is our goal that as many Filipinos as possible should have access to modern and tech enabled learning systems

Fire hits oldest high school in the Philippines

Oct 28, 2015 - 8:27 PM

As of posting there are no reported injuries or casualties and authorities have yet to determine the cause of the fire that hit Tarlac National High School

RAVAGED. Fire destroys this building of Tarlac National High School, the oldest public high school in the country. Photo by Dax Simbol/Rappler

Teach for the Philippines: A passion for educating the next generation

Aug 31, 2015 - 6:30 PM

Teach for the Philippines is looking for a new cohort of Teacher Fellows committed to sharing their passion for education

PASSION FOR LEARNING. Teacher Danna dela Cruz introduces a new book at Malaban Elementary School. Photo from TFP

US migrant returns, gives back to PH students

Aug 05, 2015 - 11:49 AM

All of us are part of this fight for a better Philippines Be involved and engaged in what’s happening in our country Josh Mahinay urges other OFWs

Kids pulled out of Negros schools due to NPA attack rumors

Jul 13, 2015 - 1:25 PM

The reports come a day after slain 5th District Board Member Renato Malabor was buried in his hometown in Isabela Negros Occidental

Punish publishers of error-filled textbooks – congressman

Jun 19, 2015 - 5:06 PM

Valenzuela Representative Sherwin Gatchalian seeks a probe into the process through which DepEd and public schools buy textbooks from private publishers

K to 12 doesn't matter, but reading does

Jun 06, 2015 - 10:51 AM

What sets readers apart though is that they are intellectually curious Reading is its own education

Top fresh grads commit to teaching in public schools

Jun 05, 2015 - 1:54 PM

A new cohort of Teach for the Philippines teacher fellows commit to the vision that by 2050 all Filipino children will have access to education

Albay: Shifts, night classes to address classroom shortage

Jun 01, 2015 - 9:02 PM

We don’t refuse late enrollees and transferees as education is for all Our concerns are the school facilities says the principal of Daraga National High School

CLASSES AT THE GYM. The Daraga National High School in Albay province hold classes at the gymnasium due to classroom shortage. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Negros Occidental: Fewer students, ideal class sizes

Jun 01, 2015 - 8:17 PM

Local education officials however expect more students enrolling late

BACK TO SCHOOL. Students at the Andres Bonifacio Elementary School-1 in Bacolod City recite the Panatang Makabayan during flag ceremony on the first day of school on June 1, 2015. Photo by Marchel P. Espina/Rappler

Crowded classrooms welcome the 1st of June

Jun 01, 2015 - 7:02 PM

The mad rush back to school has begun

Roxas Negros campaign, school opening, heatwave relief | 12PM wRap

Jun 01, 2015 - 12:00 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

QC teachers undergo disaster management training

May 29, 2015 - 10:05 PM

Project Agos trains 100 teachers from 4 public schools in Metro Manila in using social media for disaster management

PREPARING FOR THE INEVITABLE. QC teachers learn how to use social media for disaster management through Project Agos and YesPinoy Foundation.

Filipino teacher arrested, accused of sex abuse in Maryland

May 09, 2015 - 7:53 PM

The 39 year old teacher from Batangas is accused of sexually abusing a 9 year old student at William Paca Elementary School in Maryland

Non-compulsory election duties for teachers pushed

Apr 30, 2015 - 5:21 PM

Congressmen acknowledge however that should the bill be passed it is not wise to rush its implementation in 2016

PREPARATION. Teachers in Baganga Central Elementary School prepare for the May 13 elections. Photo by Karlos Manlupig

German court OKs hijabs in classrooms

Mar 13, 2015 - 10:47 PM

The ruling is likely to relaunch a longstanding debate against the supposed Islamization of Europe

TOPS 2014: 10 outstanding PH public school students chosen

Feb 25, 2015 - 11:03 PM

Poverty is not a hindrance to success

Early registration in public schools begins January 24

Jan 23, 2015 - 4:32 PM

The education department says early registration will run until February 27 to avoid overcrowding when schools open in June

EARLY REGISTRATION. Filipino pupils get handed their papers in an overloaded classroom during the first day of school at the President Corazon Aquino Elementary School in Quezon city, east suburban Manila, Philippines, June 2, 2014. File photo by Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA

76-year-old Pinoy is Canada’s favorite crossing guard

Dec 22, 2014 - 12:00 AM

Reports say no accidents have been recorded under Peter Atienza s 5 year watch

CANADA'S FAVORITE. 76-year-old Peter Atienza has been keeping kids of Oriole Parkway Junior Public School safe for 5 years now. Reports say no accidents have been recorded under his watch. Photo from Parachute

'I saw death so close': student recalls Pakistan school carnage

Dec 16, 2014 - 9:30 PM

My body was shivering I saw death so close and I will never forget the black boots approaching me – I felt as though it was death that was approaching me

TO SAFETY. School children who were rescued by the security forces are ushered away from the scene during an attack at the Army run school, in Peshawar Pakistan, 16 December 2014. Photo by Bilawal Arbab/EPA

Carnage as Taliban storm Pakistan school, kill 141

Dec 16, 2014 - 4:08 PM

UPDATED Survivors describe how the militants went from room to room shooting children as young as 12 during the 8 hour onslaught at the Army Public School in Peshawar

INJURED STUDENT. A school boy who was injured in a Taliban attack receives medical treatment at a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, 16 December 2014. Photo by Arshad Arbab/EPA

New law gives SUC scholarships to top high school grads

Dec 02, 2014 - 7:44 PM

The law mandates SUCs to admit and provide scholarship to the top 10 students in the graduating class of public high schools

Collaboration key to solving poor education system

Nov 28, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Here s how civil society local government units and volunteers can work together to improve the delivery of quality education in every community

Scholarship grants for Negros Occidental public school teachers

Nov 06, 2014 - 1:53 PM

1 560 full scholarship grants for qualified public elementary and secondary teachers of Negros Occidental

Undocumented Filipino teachers in US asked to come forward

Oct 23, 2014 - 4:06 PM

The Philippine embassy in the US vows to pin down an illegal recruiter who had victimized 1 000 Filipino teachers from 2003 to 2007

Search for the Ten Outstanding Public School Students of the Philippines (TOPS) 2014

Oct 08, 2014 - 12:56 PM

UPDATED Time to give back For the first time recipients of the TOPS Awards will help look for the next deserving batch of scholars