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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 »

Green design competition launched

FROM  left: Regala; Caringal; Goh; Dr. Lilia de Jesus, president of Interior Design Educators Council; Chona Elvas-Ponce, treasurer of Council of Deans and Heads of Architecture Schools of the Philippines, and Bobadilla

Nippon Paint has launched in the Philippines its annual Nippon Paint Young Designer Award (NPYDA), a competition that aims to inspire interior design and architecture students to apply creativity and innovation in improving their communities and to push the boundaries for future living.

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

Don Bosco teaches the ‘out-of-school’

VITUG (above) is flanked by Electrolux’s Pionilla and Bayot

While schools are sending their students out to do on-the-job training, Electrolux, the European appliance manufacturer, is putting some of its people back in academe.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »