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‘Aha!’ moments with bright market prospects

Nanocoat reduces heat going through glass surface.

Sometimes brilliant ideas come out of the simplest situations.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Catholic education must respond to new realities


I stand before you today acutely aware of what I must represent in this ecclesial gathering: first and foremost a woman, an Asian from a developing nation and a lay leader of a Catholic school. My story reflects the new realities the Church needs to respond to.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Bill seeks setting up of special education centers in the provinces

Diwa party list Rep. Emmeline Aglipay. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/www.congress.gov.ph

Children with special needs may have a different set of educational requirements, but this no excuse to deprive them of the chance to grow and learn.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘We have no Planet B’


With what words would you send off the graduates of Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Schools? If you were Jose Ma. Lorenzo Tan, an alumnus (AB Psychology, 1974) who is now CEO and vice chairman of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), would warn them a little, lift their spirits a little and let them surf the blues a little with words that send out an SOS: For them to continue to enjoy food, air and water, they had better take care of the planet because there is no Planet B.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Catching up in S&T

PUSHING FOR GOOD SCIENCE (From left) Ricardo Laguda, William  Padolina, DLSU’s  Josephine Borja and Drexel Camacho and Raymond Tan

An increasingly globalized economy, characterized not only by increased connectedness but also tough competition, innovation, resource shortages and a pressing need to protect the environment, has sharpened the focus on science and technology (S&T), complemented by good, rigorous and relevant research.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

More students to learn the language of romance


The Embassy of France is planning to expand its language program in the Philippines to help open more opportunities for Filipinos in the French-speaking world.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

The ‘best’ for Filipino students

GIFTS FROM DOWN UNDER Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop sits down with BEST beneficiaries at NeptaliGonzales High School in Mandaluyong City

For 12-year-old Joemayleen Naquita, waking up for school on a February day was as exciting as rising on Christmas morning.

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

Education and the ‘Muslim problem’

SINGING students in one of the newly renovated Klasrums ng Pagasa

The first time I heard the term “Muslim problem” used in a conversation, I could not help but ask the stranger sitting next to me in a coffee shop what he meant and why he used “Muslim” and “problem” in the same sentence.

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

Young scientists generate solutions to current problems

ALEXANDER John Cruz (third from left) with BPI Foundation executive director Florendo

Three budding Filipino scientists received recently the BPI-DOST Science Awards for projects designed to address some of the country’s needs.

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

Advice and then some from empowered women


It’s Women’s Month and to observe it, we recall here the best lines from the commencement speeches given by seven formidable women. For those who wish they had stayed sober the night before graduation or regret not having been attentive to some last-minute words of wisdom from their speakers, here’s a second chance. Heed the advice of women who are brilliant in their chosen careers in journalism, writing fiction, building memorials, the movies and the Senate.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

IIE goes to Davao

(SEATED) Al-ag, Garcia and Villanueva; (standing) JCI members Andrei Kasilag, Girald Ching, Shandy Sy, Mox Esperat, Roderick Lim, David de la Serna, Carlan Tungpalan and Francis de Guzman

With the Inquirer in Education (IIE) and the Inquirer business development office in the city, JCI Davao organized two journalism workshops.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Youth’s ignorance of Edsa I history not amusing


The story written by Linda Bolido titled “What the kids say about Edsa I” (PDI, Feb. 25, 2014) included the “thoughts” on the People Power Revolt (PPR) of select public elementary and high school students who joined the recent English/Filipino writing contest on the topic of “Should we celebrate Edsa I?” The contest was part of the selection process of the 29th Teodoro Valencia-Department of Education Search for NCR’s Ten Outstanding Campus Journalists and School Publications.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Now boarding, just like Hogwarts

FRONT view of Epsom College in Malaysia, the first overseas campus of the 150-year-old Epsom College in the United Kingdom. INQSnap this page (not just the logo) to view more photos.

The boarding school, an enduring British institution, has come closer to the Philippines. In fact, several have opened in Asia. The newest addition to the growing list of boarding schools in the region is Epsom College in Malaysia. Opening in September, Epsom College in Malaysia is a coeducational boarding and day school for students 3 to 18 years old. It will follow the English National Curriculum and will offer nursery, preparatory, IGCSEs (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) and A-levels.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

  1. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  4. SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams
  5. Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties
  6. Bar proctor suspended for photographing test papers
  7. Collector Danny Garcia says Inquirer worth more than news
  8. Meteor shower to light up PH skies
  9. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • 2 teenagers killed in Mlang, North Cotabato
  • No sympathy from North Korea over ferry disaster
  • 4 French journalists freed from Syria captors home
  • De Lima on Gigi Reyes: Let’s wait and see
  • South Korean relatives divided over whether to raise ferry
  • Sports

  • Pacquiao courtesy call to Aquino set for Monday
  • Nick Calathes suspension a reminder of supplement risk
  • Teague scores 28 as Hawks soar past Pacers in Game 1
  • Warriors beat Clippers in playoff opener
  • Pacquiao top Mayweather contender
  • Lifestyle

  • Britain’s baby Prince George visits Australian zoo
  • Noli Yamsuan, Cardinal Sin’s ‘official’ photographer: ‘I could smell the aftershave lotion of the Pope’
  • Simplifying and lightening life
  • Where to go for Easter night-out
  • Joe de Venecia visits the Queen Mother of Cambodia
  • Entertainment

  • Show-biz celebrities’ other choices of summer getaway
  • Why ‘Noah’ can’t dock his ark at Philippine theaters
  • Acclaimed artist goes wild while on holiday
  • Believing in this mermaid
  • Missing Xian
  • Business

  • Top-selling insurance agent opens her dream café
  • Connecting and transacting with one another
  • Building wealth for health
  • Why Mandaue Foam buys, rather than rents, space
  • A workplace of new possibilities
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Epiphany
  • Unpaid creditor vs distressed debtor
  • Moving on
  • From culinary desert to paradise
  • Response to China: ‘Usjaphil’
  • Global Nation

  • Asia seeks Obama’s assurance in territorial spats
  • Cesar Chavez movie sparks memories of Fil-Am labor leaders
  • Filipinos in US poised for success
  • Visas for priests and other faith leaders
  • DOH to continue tracking co-passengers of OFW infected with MERS virus
  • Marketplace