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'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
Armed with nothing more than angry slogans and sticks and stones – and an occasional pillbox or two – those who manned the barricades during the FQS would undergo a baptism of fire that would change their lives forever
PRESS RELEASE: The competition, called 'PMAC Student Awards,' welcomes entries in the form of short video documentary, public service announcement, and radio jockeying, with 'Filipinos’ resilience to hazards' as the theme
The case of the 'disappeared' students from the Ayotzinapa teachers' college still haunts Mexico
'Pamana ni Lola' tells the story of Alissa, a teenager who is slowly discovering what it means to grow up in their household
'Today we are a step ahead in our fight against impunity,' says College Editors Guild of the Philippines national president Daryl Angelo Baybado
The All Assam Students Union says it would continue the fight against the Citizenship Amendment Act 'in the streets and in the court'
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.
This cannot be a quick fix. What is required is a sustained undertaking spanning multiple presidential administrations.
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
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 survey showed students in the 4 Chinese regions of Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang – as well as Singapore – topped the rankings, ahead of their Western counterparts in reading, mathematics and science
Threats and intimidation against progressives continue to exist. The state's guns are still trained on social activists.
If you think the young will back down from the chaos, think again. The world beckons them to act.
The US judge says that while Harvard's admissions process is not perfect, it is right, for now, to factor in race to form a diverse student body
PRESS RELEASE: Studying and working in Japan enable Filipino students to learn necessary skills that their careers demand and open doors to more opportunities
Student leaders representing most of the city's major universities say students will miss lectures between September 2 – the planned start of the new term – and September 13
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
The 18-year-old Anakbayan member is still active, but not ready to resurface due to threats of harassment, abduction, and assassination, the group's leader says
(UPDATED) 'Academic dishonesty has no place in a university that prides itself in promoting honor and excellence,' says the University of the Philippines School of Economics Student Council
All members of the Philippine team win medals at the oldest and most prestigious of the international scientific olympiads, where they competed against hundreds of contestants from 111 countries
PRESS RELEASE: Senior high school students can now apply to participate in the 3rd imake.wemake tech competition
(4th UPDATE) Seven of the 9 fatalities are children, with a 40-year-old female – mother of one of the children – and a 20-year-old male also dying in the crash
Elementary to college students get a discount on buses, jeepneys, taxis, tricycles, the MRT and LRT, airlines, passenger ships, and transport network vehicle services every day of the week while they are enrolled
Drama del Rosario hopes his documentary would help eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health and sexual assault, especially involving male survivors
'The allegation that I am a spy is (pretty obviously) false,' he writes on Twitter, adding that he is 'well both mentally and physically'
(UPDATED) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Alek Sigley is 'safe and well'
Yuka Morinaga, wife of the missing Alek Sigley, says his disappearance in Pyongyang is 'very concerning' and there was not 'anything weird' last time they spoke
(UPDATED) Students need only to show their school IDs to get free rides during specific hours on weekdays, except holidays
(UPDATED) Alek Sigley – who speaks fluent Korean and is one of only a handful of Western students living in Pyongyang – is believed to have been detained sometime in the last 3 days
A young artist celebrates his bond with his senior high school class in a unique and personal way
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.
A librarian has the responsibility to guide their patrons to the truth. Nowadays, such a responsibility is greatly needed.
If passed into law, the bill would make the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program mandatory for both male and female senior high school students
Election watchdog Kontra Daya and leaders of youth groups argue Duterte Youth Chairman Ronald Cardema does not meet the age requirement
Students from public and private universities can avail of short-term loans as early as this year, says Commission on Higher Education Chairman Prospero de Vera III
The death of Willy Amihoy, the 23-year old ROTC cadet and freshman student in Iloilo moved various organizations and groups to call for justice and oppose mandatory ROTC
Student labor activists post new allegations online against police saying they were summoned in the past week for 'meetings' at police stations in Beijing where they were threatened with expulsion and jail
PRESS RELEASE: The College Editors Guild of the Philippines is focusing on the 'campus press as vanguards for people's struggle for truth, justice, and democracy'
Here is a running list of rallies by student organizations and various groups to defend press freedom.
(UPDATED) If passed into law, the House bill would bar a senior high school student from graduating if he or she fails to complete the ROTC program
A noise complaint leads cops and barangay watchmen to a house which they enter after supposedly 'smelling shabu' right outside the residence
But if the bill is signed into law, postgraduate students and those enrolled in short-term courses would not be qualified for the discount
Macau refuses the entry of Yvonne Leung, describing her as a 'public security' threat. The 25-year-old Leung was a prominent student leader of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement in 2014.
But both the education and defense departments are backing the proposal to require ROTC for senior high school students
‘These incidents point to a larger, more harmful issue at hand: the culture of impunity, derogation and moral corruption that have become inevitably associated with the fraternities on campus,’ says the UP Economics Society
'It’s frustrating to know that the justice system in the Philippines is clogged and the people behind the killings are not yet convicted,' says journalism student Frances Acorda
Interested participants may register online or contact Rise For Education until November 16