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Friday, April 28, 2017
ANG Misyon, a program that seeks to develop the untapped musical talent of some of the country’s unprivileged children, expanded its reach to 450 members last year from the 50 it started with in 2012. The program was formed by Federico Lopez, chairman of First Philippine Holdings Corp. (FPH); Eugenio...
TOP fashion-design students vying for the Aboitiz Green Fashion Revolution  (GFR)on April 22 (Earth Day) showcased their environment-friendly creations, following their completion of a three-month learning session conducted by the diverse company. The finalists from Asia Pacific College, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde and SoFA Design Institute were given...
PHILAM Life has rolled out its newest campaign on financial literacy. Philam Life said life is not only about living better every day; it is also about living ready in the future. It begins with a positive attitude toward the future and thus the campaign is aptly named “Live Ready”....
THE horizon was naturally painted blue, gray and peach as the sun was setting in Times Beach, Davao City. This bustling business and residential district is tucked in one of the city’s corners with cramped, sometimes barely finished, houses surrounding a central basketball court. This is where Judylyn “Jud” Sabangan,...
BY setting out on a path that fueled their culinary passions, nine Filipinos have made a mark in history as the first batch of graduates of the French cuisine flagship program of the Institut Culinaire Disciples Escoffier (Icde) and the Center for Culinary Arts (CCA Manila). The pioneer batch—consisting...
By Astarte Abraham A FILM competition can unify regions in the promotion of their arts and culture. This was made apparent in the first-ever North Luzon Film Festival (NLFF), held at the Brickstone Mall Cinema in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan. The festival showcased films from the Ilocos Region, Cayagan Valley, Cordillera Administrative...
IN a major initiative to address evolving consumer needs proactively into the future, two globally recognized experts, Silicon Valley-based Stanford University professors Barry Katz and Michael Barry, recently held a workshop on design thinking for business-unit leaders of Nestlé Philippines. Design thinking is an empathetic, human-centered approach to resolving issues...
TACLOBAN CITY—An ongoing research on maritime education in the country has identified the foremost training needs of maritime instructors in maritime higher- education institutions (MHEIs) in the Philippines. The study, entitled “Skills Gap Analysis of Maritime Faculty in Philippine Maritime Higher Education Institutions”, is being done by the National Maritime...
ITS commercial fishing industry once gave Navotas City the title of “Fishing Capital of the Philippines” . Today, with the local government’s aggressive initiative and the private sector’s support, Navotas is gaining the reputation of becoming a model for technical-vocational education. An increasing number of the city’s youth is developing skill...
Story & photo by Astarte Abraham Contributor WOMEN’S rights are human rights. Defending democracy and asserting the rights of Filipinos, especially women, have never been more poignant in this time of disquiet. “Sa panahon pong ito… nakikita natin ang maraming pagbabanta laban sa ating demokrasya ,” Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo said...
K TO 12 is now on its second year of implementation. Grade 10 students have been called upon to choose the right school and senior-high track to increase their chances of career success. “Beyond just getting a diploma––it sets you on a path towards your future career. In today’s highly...
AS the Philippines is considered among the countries most vulnerable to disaster and climate change, a course on disaster risk management might be useful to enhance the capabilities of Filipinos. Ben Burrowes, Regional Communications and Strategic Communications Manager in Southeast Asia for Education New Zealand (ENZ), is encouraging Filipinos to...
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...
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