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Licuanan: Lawmakers didn’t get P4.1-B fund

Patricia Licuanan

Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) Chair Patricia Licuanan on Saturday maintained that not a centavo of her agency’s P4.1-billion fund for the grants-in-aid program went to lawmakers.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Luistro says DepEd still for ‘God-fearing’ learners

Education Secretary Armin Luistro. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Education Secretary Armin Luistro said Saturday the Department of Education has not abandoned its development of “God-loving learners” and denied having been pressured by any group to alter the department’s vision statement by dropping the adjective “God-loving.”

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Tesda claims it produced 6M tech-voc graduates in 4 years

joel villanueva

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) on Wednesday boasted of having produced over 6 million technical-vocational graduates in the last four years, 65 percent of whom are now employed and fully utilizing their learned craft.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cops await LTO word on ‘naked teen’ case


The driver of the silver Toyota Camry who allegedly kidnapped and raped a teenager in Mandaluyong City may not be a foreigner but a Filipino, according to the police.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

DepEd, DSWD feeding program targets .5M malnourished pupils


Over 500,000 public school students who show signs of severe acute malnutrition will be included in a feeding program of the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) starting next month.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »