A group of engineering students from the University of the Philippines that collects junk appliances or gadgets for recycling and fund-raising has released its schedule of collection on three campuses in Metro Manila to jump-start the drive this year.
By Kirstin Bernabe
The monster typhoon “Yolanda” a month ago, the killer earthquake that reduced Bohol and Cebu to shambles and the traumatizing Zamboanga siege all left many in a daze, stunned, shell-shocked. With these tests of the Filipino resilience, it is hard to expect the victims to spring back to life in no time.
The Philippine Normal University (PNU) was established on Sept. 1, 1901. Founded as Philippine Normal School, it was said to be the first higher institute of learning organized during the American occupation. Renamed Philippine Normal College in 1949, it became a university in 1991. In 2009, PNU was designated as the National Center for Teacher Education under Republic Act No. 9647.—Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research
By Stephen Norries A. Padilla
Teachers in training can now keep abreast of the latest in digital technology and educate themselves in effectively integrating the use of high-technology gadgets in their teaching.
By Tarra Quismundo
The government of Australia marked World Teachers’ Day by extending support to a research center that would help develop strategies to improve the quality of Filipino teachers.
Dr. Maria Victoria Carpio-Bernido, who shared half the honor with her husband as the recipient of the 2010 Ramon Magsaysay Award, led this year’s guests at the Philippine Normal University graduation ceremonies.