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Sunday, June 18, 2017
THE Philippines should raise investments in teacher education, academic research experts from the Philippine Normal University (PNU) said in a study conducted from 2008 to 2012. The study, led by Dr. Edna Luz R. Abulon, Educational Policy Research and Development Center director, said the Philippines now ranks the lowest in...
OVER 1,700 pupils of Gat. Andres Bonifacio Elementary School (GABES) in Barangay Fort Bonifacio in Taguig benefited from the Adopt a School project of Fort Bonifacio Development Foundation Inc. (FBDFI), the corporate social responsibility arm of Bonifacio Global City (BGC), as they welcomed school year 2017-2018 in their new...
SOCIAL enterprise Edukasyon.ph recently tied up with Ayala Malls The 30th for a free global-academic fair, which featured foreign schools and embassies where Filipino students and professionals can look for study opportunities and scholarships overseas. More than 10 schools from abroad and six international schools based here joined the embassies...
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—A vocational-education training center designed to develop the livelihood skills of residents from disaster-stricken areas in the country was inaugurated here by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) and the Royal Charity Organization (RCO) of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Sen. Richard J. Gordon, who is also PRC chairman, and...
SEMIRARA Mining and Power Corp. (SMPC), a unit of DMCI Holdings Corp., said it absorbed 281 vocational graduates from Semirara Island in Antique during the last three years, spending P20 million for their tuition and allowances. The graduates came from the Semirara Training Center Inc., a nonstock, nonprofit corporation that...
PRUDENTIAL Life UK, a British insurance and mutual funds company, is building secure zones for Tacloban and Butuan residents through online communities that share microinsurance literacy and services and lifestyle trends as the rural cities search for business opportunities. Pru Life UK partnered with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ),...
STUDENTS of Lawaan, Eastern Samar, would surely smile when they go to school in June. They will be studying in a brand-new and furnished two-story, four-classroom school building at the Lawaan National School of Craftsmanship and Home Industries. The school building will be turned over by partner-benefactors BDO Foundation and...
ABOITIZ Group—a Filipino conglomerate cited by the Department of Education as the Philippines’s biggest contributor to public education in 2015—once again gave its share in the national preclass opening spruce-up drive, expected to benefit over 20,000 students all over the country. Heeding the government’s call for volunteerism, the organization rallied...

The big choice

MARK Anthony (not his real name) has been making P40,000-tops-per-month salary since he was 18. Barely on his second year in college, he’s definitely earning more than the university graduates who work on various offices. Mark has immensely enjoyed his work as a BPO agent. Earning quite good and experiencing...

Passion project

WHEN Jane’s mom wanted her to pursue Nursing in college, she tried at least to make them both happy. So Jane, confessing to the heavens, could imagine herself wearing scrubs, and exploring the intricacies of the human body is her element. Connecting the dots, her mom could be more than...
MARKING the 50th anniversary of the Asean this year, the Asean Foundation is collaborating with strategic partners to form new initiatives, initially with a competition for college students in the region. Dubbed “Asean Data Science Explorers” (Asean DSE), this data analytics contest seeks to improve awareness and appreciation of the...
Fortune Life Insurance Co. Inc. joined the Department of Education (DepEd) in Cebu City for the kickoff ceremony of the National Brigada Eskwela at Ramon Duterte Memorial National High School on May 15 with the theme “Isang DepEd, Isang Pamayanan, Isang Bayanihan Para sa Handa at Ligtas na Paaralan”. Education Secretary Leonor...
HEEDING the call of the Department of Education (DepEd) to support the yearly Brigada Eskwela, leading business process-outsourcing (BPO) services provider Telus International Philippines (TIP), in partnership with the nonprofit organization Hands on Manila, transformed a school and a community in Tondo, Manila, during the company’s annual Telus Days...
TIM Tebow, Whoopi Goldberg, Steven Spielberg, Anderson Cooper, Keira Knightley, Cher and Jamie Oliver are celebrities with dyslexia who cope with their learning disability and excel in their respective endeavor. They are joined by Daniel Radcliffe who has dyspraxia, and Justin Timberlake and Michael Phelps who both have attention-deficit hyperactivity...
AN industrial design student of the Mapúa Institute of Technology bested other five finalists in the recently concluded Sofabed Design Competition of furniture manufacturer CLC Marketing Ventures Corp. (CLCMV). Ivan Cendric Fabia was declared the grand-prize winner for the contest’s pioneering edition aimed at showcasing the skills and talents of...
THE Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) hosted a miniconference, entitled “Shaping a New Workforce: 2nd Industry-Academe Consultation Workshop”, at the Cebu City Marriot Hotel on April 25. Over 100 participants from the industry and academe took part in the activity, which aimed to address the job-skills mismatch between...
TAPESTRIES in lovely and happy hues adorn the homey office-cum-art center of St. Francis School-Vision Shared Resources and Artistic Expression (VSA) Arts of the Philippines Inc. in its headquarter in Quezon City. Being displayed along with the handwoven clothes are threads of various kinds and colors, and products made out...
WHEN classes open in June, special education (SpEd) students of Malagos Elementary School in Davao stand to benefit from a new classroom recently donated by The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf (TCBTL) as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) thrust. “We want to empower a nation through holistic...
MANAGING a family business is not definitely a walk in the park. One of the issues in family-owned enterprises is the succession from the founder to the next generation of successors who will run the enterprise. Being a family business coach for several decades, Prof. Enrique Soriano III said...
By Claudeth Mocon-Ciriaco & Ashley J. Manabat IN order to equip students with literacy on information and communications technology (ICT), the Department of Education (DepEd) and STI Education Services Group Inc. (STI ESG) signed a memorandum of agreement that will give hands-on trainings and specialized curriculum to students in public...
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