The Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) Council, the Department of Education (DepED), and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) launched this February an innovative project called Early Learning for Life which aims to help children ages 3-5 years old get ready for school.
By Germelina Lacorte
More aid will pour into Mindanao as soon as the details of the recently signed peace agreement between the government and the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) are worked out, an Australian aid executive said.
At least 120 scholarships for masteral and doctoral degrees in leading Australian universities starting 2013 are now open to high-achieving Filipinos, Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Bill Tweddell has announced.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
Australia has committed over A$20.7 million (about P800 million) to support the Philippine government’s disaster risk management and climate change adaptation program. The development aid will cover, among others, what Canberra calls the “Brace” project. Brace is short for “Building the Resilience and Awareness of Metro Manila Communities to Natural Disasters and Climate Change Impacts.” [...]