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FOLLOWING the success of its senior-high fairs in Metro Manila in March, Edukasyon.ph  is bringing this event to other key cities this month to highlight education opportunities, such as schools or scholarships and even job vacancies available. “As the first batch of senior-high students graduates next March, it is important...
LEARNING is a continuous process that even professionals, especially in public service, undergo to develop further their acquired skills for the better practice of their vocation. In view of this, public holding company Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. (AEV) launched its pioneering capacity-building program on project management, involving 24 government employees,...
Have you ever attended a game or two of basketball or volleyball involving a Lasallian athlete? Either a Jeron Teng drive or a Mika Reyes block would surely set the crowd ablaze. Opposing crowds are shouting aimlessly at each other, but the Lasallian community battles out the opposing crowd’s...
WITH the help of characters like Ben 10, Jake and Finn from Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls and the adorable We Bare Bears, leading kids brand Cartoon Network hopes to interest more students to learn the basics of coding. In an event on July 29, Turner launched Code the Future...
TAIWAN, the Philippines’s island-neighbor to the north, has grown by leaps and bounds compared with many of its neighbors in Asean. One major reason is its government has spared neither money nor technology to bring the latest state-of-the-art learning environment to its constituents. A case in point and in fact, a...
TO help fight hunger and malnourishment in the country, more than 1,000 students in Batangas stand to benefit from the initial phase of Republic Cement’s nutritional program in partnership with Gawad Kalinga (GK). The cement manufacturer will set up its first Kusina ng Kalinga (KnK) in the province to provide...
AFFECTED teachers, learners and their families recently benefited from relief operations conducted by City Savings Bank (CitySavings) in Kananga and Ormoc City, Leyte. Each of the 235 beneficiaries received food and hygiene kits from the bank distributed in several public schools, namely Cabaon-an Elementary School, Pedro Banez National High School,...
‘PANASONIC products make life easier.  But the best products you have been giving to the Philippine society are these young people who, if not for your sacrifice to part away with a portion of your earnings to help them learn a trade and engage in productive activity for the...
At the recently concluded 29th Annual Pacific Asian Consortium for International Business Education and Research (Paciber) Meeting, hosted and cosponsored by the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), business and academic leaders, industry experts and government officials addressed the changing landscape of globalization and capitalism in light of emerging markets...
The Rosales National HighSchool in Rosales, Pangasinan, held the annual celebration of Nutrition Month by the National Nutrition Council (NNC) with the focal theme, “Healthy Diet Growing Habit for Life”. Several students participated in the event. Among the activities on the first day, July 20, were Malunggay Tree Planting, Cook...
BEYOND providing access to education, an advocacy group is urging the government to decentralize Philippine education and overhaul teacher development to address the inefficiencies in the country’s current education system. The Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) stated the problem lies with the systemic issues of the Department of Education (DepEd)...
COMMISSION on Higher Education (CHED) Chairman Patricia Licuanan announced on July 12 the referencing of Philippine educational qualifications with those of other Asean member-states (AMS) will start in 2018. During the second Asean Qualifications Reference Framework (AQRF) Committee Meet in Manila, Licuanan said the Philippines is “almost ready” to reference...
DAVAO CITY—Compostela Valley, along with the rest of the Davao region, would try the open-air screening of independent films, as filmmakers and industry leaders attempt to bring budget films closer to the communities. The capital town of Compostela Valley, Nabunturan, and the festival organizers announced it would mount community screenings...
By Roderick L. Abad | Correspondent &Verna Mae Barrozo IN a technology-driven era, a top executive said it’s high time for the Philippines to integrate technology in academic institutions to provide better service for the Filipinos. Woohoo Learning Lab CEO Galvin Ngo called on educators to take advantage of this phenomenon...
PRIDING itself as the only application in the Filipino language aligned with the kindergarten curriculum of the Department of Education (DepEd), the Batibot application widened its horizon as it entered the iOS platform on July 6. “The way we’ve developed the Batibot app is to align it with the curriculum...
QUEZON City Vice Mayor Ma. Josefina “Joy” G. Belmonte said her educational and social programs are meant to uplift the quality of public-school education during the recent “Pandesal Forum” held at the Kamuning Bakery Café. She said she continues her initiatives to support the many needs of the city’s...

Which degree is better?

Some students wouldn’t simply settle for their bachelor’s degree—the one they get from college. They would find ways to pursue advanced education by earning a master’s degree or doctorate degree. Today’s millennials know this well: advanced study will give them a competitive edge and makes them more marketable in...
Should we pay students for good grades or give them rewards for topping the board exam? Every year, as soon as the results of board exams or licensure tests are out, we hear of various stories of students receiving cars, cash rewards or having a grand vacay for topping...
By Beatriz Zamora and Mark Kevin Reginio | Special to the BusinessMirror COMING from the sidelines of a Christian high school in Taytay, Rizal, 20-year-old Merla Nugas never expected to be where she is today. The information-technology (IT) graduate from the University of the East-Manila (UE) campus delivered her speech as...
AS part of its commitment to develop young Filipino leaders, the Aboitiz Group has awarded scholarship grants to 20 qualified college students nationwide—the biggest number in a single batch to date.  Through the Aboitiz College Scholarship Program (ACSP), these beneficiaries can now continue and/or finish their studies this year. “We...
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