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Specialista Desk helps boost interest in tech-voc courses

FROM LEFT: Charles Bryan Uriarte, vice president, Bulacan Association of Technical Schools; Irving Wu, Robinsons Malls operations director for Luzon; Patrick Meneses, Bulacan mayor; Secretary Joel Villanueva; Enrico Roque, Pandi mayor; Joni Villanueva-Tugna, Villanueva’s sister and wife of Rep. Sherwin Tugna, and Marivee Coronel, San Miguel vice mayor

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) has opened a Specialista Desk at the Lingkod Pinoy Center (LPC) of Robinsons Malolos in Bulacan province.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

‘Harding papel’ to teach the young the truth about martial law

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When the book “Isang Harding Papel” was launched recently at the Museo Pambata, every speaker gave voice to the fears of those who lived through, or suffered under, martial law—that people would forget those dark years in Philippine history and start believing revisionists’ rosy pictures of tyrannical rule.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

UP’s pioneering program sustains mission to treat speech disorders

A speech pathology class at the College of Allied Medical Professions’ (CAMP) reading room

As the national university, the University of the Philippines (UP) has often blazed the trail for new programs, introducing new courses even before the need for them becomes evident.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

No need to get physical to discipline

COMMUNITY paper editors and senior journalists interact with
Tandang Sora Elementary School students after a lecture on
children’s rights. LINDA B. BOLIDO

More than two years after Quezon City—one of the first local governments to do so—passed an ordinance prohibiting bullying in schools and its environs, its main goal to prevent any form of harassment of students seems to be pretty well understood and accepted by some 40 Grade 6 and a smattering of Grade 5 students at Tandang Sora Elementary School (TSES) in District 6 of the city.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

With teachers in school, students will come

PHINMA president Ramon del Rosario (center, in barong) and TCF officials, with representatives of Phinma Education Network partners

When The Citizens Foundation (TCF) set out on its campaign to help reduce illiteracy in Pakistan, which has the second largest out-of-school population in the world, the founders realized a key issue they had to address was “getting teachers to school.”

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »