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Friday, January 20, 2017
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...
THE Department of Education (DepEd) recently gained the support of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) in expediting the release of financial assistance from the President’s Social Fund (PSF) for government personnel, including teachers, whose houses were partially and totally damaged by Supertyphoon Yolanda and/or the 7.2-magnitude earthquake in...
EDUCATORS teaching various subjects in information technology (IT) and engineering recently learned entrepreneurial basics that could be used to fully develop innovative solutions, via a training organized by mobile leader Smart Communications. The three-day SWEEPx boot camp, held recently at Adamson University in Manila, was participated in by over 30...
A TOTAL of 25 participants from different Aboitiz Foundation partner-cooperatives in Davao City are set to be skills-certified by the government following the sixth session of Baking and Pastry Skills Training at the Philippine Baking Institute on November 26. The session included the baking of cakes and cupcakes and cake decoration....
By Grace Mirasol MORE than 600 stakeholders from the government, private sector and civil society gathered last month at the SMX Convention Center for the 2016 Education Summit to tackle the urgent concerns of the education sector in the country. The summit aimed to take a stock of where the country...
WITH an average of 20 typhoons hitting the Philippines every year, it is important for anyone who lives in high-risk areas to be prepared when calamity strikes. It is for this reason that mobile leader Smart Communications, through its value brand TNT, has rolled out its disaster-preparedness caravan to schools...
GLOBAL property platform Lamudi Philippines has launched a new scholarship program for Filipino undergraduate college students, with submission of application now ongoing until December 16. In particular, Lamudi is lookiang for students majoring in business and management, economics, marketing, media and communications, information technology, computer science and engineering. Those with...
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—At least 3,000 college students received recently scholarship grants totalling P9 million from the provincial government. Of the scholars, 500 were sponsored by the office of Vice Governor Dennis Pineda; 591 from the office of Board Member Olga Frances David Dizon; 1,268 identified by Nanay Community Workers...
DAVAO—In an effort to promote the sustainable use of the environment for the next generation,  Cemex Philippines Foundation Inc. (CPFI) has engaged the tribal children of Mindanao in an educational tour of the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) Center to immerse themselves in the habitat of one of the world’s...
COTABATO CITY—A Japan-funded center here has graduated 100 Moro and tribal academicians in an American-accredited masteral program in social work, and have been assigned to key positions in government and civil-society organizations across Mindanao. With the critical criterion of working in conflict-affected areas in southern Philippines, the Community and Family...
TECHNOPRENEURSHIP is fast becoming a trend as a career option among young professionals the world over. In fact, formal education and training in this field are now a rising demand, as more businessmen invest in tech start-ups. As a headstart, a talk on technopreneurship in Asia was recently conducted by Edukasyon.ph...
EDUCATION Secretary Leonor Magtolis-Briones said the Department of Education (DepEd) is faced with a challenge of additional resources that need to be poured in for the department’s Senior High School (SHS) program. “We are continuing K to 12 with additional enhancement. The aim is to raise the quality of education,”...
CEBU CITY—After a successful debut in Manila earlier this year, the Aboitiz Green Fashion Revolution (GFR) is returning to its roots in the Queen City of the South with another installment set to take place in Cebu City later this month. The Aboitiz GFR Cebu 2016 kicked off in October...
TO further foster an exchange of knowledge and academic expertise, the European Union (EU) and the Philippines continue to push for more open dialogue in education, with the staging anew of the  two-day European Higher Education Fair (Ehef) late last week in Manila and Cebu, respectively. This annual event not...
DAVAO CITY—The Department of Education in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DepEd-ARMM) now hopes to bring the handwashing habit among children to their homes, where the crucial battle against common disease often happens. Dr. John Magno, DepEd-ARMM secretary, has directed all school authorities in the region to make handwashing...
CITY of San Fernando—The Department of Education (DepEd) has assured financial assistance for qualified Grade 10 completers who wish to enroll in non-DepEd senior high schools (SHS). This developed amid reports claiming the voucher program (VP) will cease to accommodate recipients in school year 2017-2018. The DepEd has maintained the granting...