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Monday, February 27, 2017
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...
EDUCATION Secretary Leonor M. Briones recently noted the importance of relevant trainings to teachers during the signing of the memorandum of agreement (MOA) concerning the operation and funding of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Centre for Educational Innovation and Technology (Seameo Innotech) held at the Department...
THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has tied up with an academic start-up to heighten student awareness on online jobs and help improve their decision-making with their parents in getting the right education for the careers they want. “We are excited to be working with Edukasyon.ph in sharing with our...
AS the Department of Education (DepEd) rolls out Grade 12 in 2017, Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis-Briones reminded educators and education managers about the role of education in shaping and shifting the future of Filipinos. “‘Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world’; that weapon is...
ACCENTURE in the Philippines once again has teamed up with Code.org to support Hour of Code meant to promote adoption of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among young Filipinos, especially the female population, so as to establish a balanced pool of highly skilled information-technology (IT)  talents for the...
AS part of its commitment to protect the well-being of people through the promotion of healthy lifestyles and proper nutrition, Mondelēz International continues to support the school-based feeding programs by providing a whole array of kitchen utensils, including extra-large pots and pans to its adopted Joy Schools in the...
AS part of the continuing support to college faculty and nonteaching staff during the K to 12 Program transition, the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) and the Embassy of  France formalized a partnership that will open up full scholarships for graduate studies in leading universities in France. This cofunded scholarship...