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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Story & photo by Astarte Abraham Contributor ENGINEERING experts and motivational speakers stressed the importance of possessing a good attitude, having vision and being of service to the nation during the second Philippine Engineering Students Congress. With the theme “Better Engineers for a Better Philippines”, the one-day congress was presented by JobStreet.com...
TO widen the access of marginalized and disadvantaged learners to quality basic education, the Department of Education (DepEd) implemented the Alternative Delivery Modes (ADMs) in the formal education system in both elementary and secondary levels. The ADMs primarily aim to address the problem on classroom congestion and other situations and...
THE National Youth Commission (NYC), in partnership with the All-China Youth Federation (ACYF), has selected 10 delegates from the Philippines to participate in the Asean Young Leaders Training Program in Beijing and Yunnan, China, from March 20 to April 16. The all-expense paid program will teach the select young leaders...
TACLOBAN CITY—Results of a training needs analysis (TNA) conducted by the National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP) revealed specific subject areas in the Training Course for Instructors (IMO Model Course 6.09) needing further emphasis and strengthening, as well as other industry recommended knowledge, skills and attributes (KSAs) that maritime instructors need...
THE Department of Education (DepEd) is encouraging parents to provide time for the welfare of their children by attending school meetings or parent-teacher conferences, and being informed on school policies. The call was made by DepEd following the tragic accident during a field trip in Tanay, Rizal, that killed college...
OVER 600 students in disaster-prone Southern Leyte learned about the importance of being prepared in case of emergencies through games and educational talks during the third leg of the TNT Tropang Ready Disaster Preparedness Caravan held recently at Southern Leyte State University (SLSU). Disaster-preparedness experts from government agencies and other...
ABOUT 1.8 million Grade 9 students from public and private schools nationwide will take the National Career Assessment Examination (NCAE) on March 1 and 2. The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Bureau of Educational Assessment (BEA), will lead the administration of the annual NCAE, with the assistance of personnel...
CCA Manila, the country’s pioneer culinary school, recently opened its new campus in Makati City for its flagship program that will expose aspiring chefs to the best practices of French cuisine. Locally-based students now have the chance to train under French Michelin-star chefs and master chefs through Disciples Escoffier Diploma...
PRIOR to the 6.7-magnitude earthquake that hit the province of Surigao del Norte, Education, Secretary Leonor M. Briones has met with officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to reconstitute the joint Technical Working Group (TWG) on the Basic Education Facilities. This is to target the prompt...
PREMIER academic institution De La Salle Philippines (DLSP) has recently partnered with Converge ICT to provide the best learning environment for their students with better Internet connection. With their alliance, the world-class information and communications technology (ICT) products and services company now serves as the main provider for DLSP sites...
AS of end-December 2016, the Department of Education (DepEd) has already processed P5.23 billion for the Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP), with actual payments amounting to P3.95 billion, or 75 percent of billing statements received at the DepEd Central Office (CO). This amount corresponds to 607,208 Voucher Program...
MCDONALD’S Philippines continues to strengthen its commitment to shape the next generation of the Filipino work force through employment programs, such as the Special Program of Employment for Students (SPES). In a recent gathering between the quick-service restaurant chain, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Public Employment Service...

Lamudi scholars named

LAMUDI Philippines has named its first-ever academic scholars for school year 2016-2017 in an effort to help poor, but exemplary, students in the country to continue studying. Walter David Villegas, a junior development studies major student at the University of the Philippines Manila, and Jaynie Pajarillaga, also a third-year enrollee...
PREMIER academic institution De La Salle Philippines (DLSP) has recently partnered with Converge ICT to provide the best learning environment for their students with better Internet connection. With their aalliance, the world-class information and communications technology (ICT) products and services company now serves as the main provider for DLSP sites...
SMART Communications will roll out an additional 40 mobile learning packages this year to benefit more public-school children across the Philippines. Smart already deployed a total of 40 digital education bundles in 2016, to help improve literacy in the country, especially in remote communities. This was reported by Community Partnerships...
IN line with its thrust to promote culture-based education, the Department of Education (DepEd), through its Indigenous Peoples Education (IPEd) Program, continues to strengthen its engagement with Indigenous Peoples (IP) communities, especially in the contextualization of the K to 12 basic education curriculum. This effort seeks to insitutionalize sustained dialogue...
THE first school in the Philippines for inventors, aptly named as Inventors School of the Philippines (ISP), is set to formally open its doors on February 20 to pave the way for young and gifted Filipinos to harness their visionary talents. A brainchild of renowned Filipino inventor Aquilino Tubigan Jr.,...
THE Department of Education (DepEd) has declared January 28 to February 24 as the period for early registration from Kindergarten to Grade 10 in all public elementary and secondary schools nationwide. “This effort primarily aims to reach the expected number of students for school year 2017-2018, to better prepare...
DAVAO CITY—The General Santos City government said it was opening slots for a new batch of scholars with its partnership with a vocation school and the Technical Educational and Skills Development Authority (Tesda). The scholarship was opened for high-school graduates. The Work Scholarship Program for the new batch of scholars would...
TACLOBAN CITY—The pioneer batch of International Mariners Management Association of Japan-Philippine-Japan Manning Consultative Council Inc. (IMMAJ-PJMCC) scholars recently completed the IMO Model Course 6.10 Training Course for Simulator Instructors and Assessors at the National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP) main complex in this city. Six scholars from different maritime schools in the...