By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
While the Manila hostage crisis that left eight Hong Kong nationals dead caused a rift between the citizens of two nations, the devastation wrought by Super Typhoon Yolanda proved that Hong Kong remains a reliable friend and neighbor to the Philippines.
By Charlie C. Señase
A Bangladesh-inspired organization out to sow peace and development in poor and strife-torn communities vowed to resolve the illiteracy problem hounding the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao for decades.
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.
Expect education standards to rise in the ARMM. The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao has a new teachers training center, which the Department of Education (DepEd) considers key to improving educational standards in the region.
By Ana G. Roa
Early intervention in public education improves student performance at later levels of schooling, a World Bank paper using data from the Philippines shows.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
“¡Hola! Me llamo Kristine. ¿Como te llamas?” If all goes well, Filipino high school students in a few years will be speaking the language of our forefathers—for most of them anyway.
By Tina G. Santos
Members of the Filipino community in Australia have pledged to support the Department of Education’s (DepEd) TEN Moves (The Entire Nation Moves) program, which seeks to raise funds to build 10,000 public school classrooms all over the Philippines.
By TJ Burgonio
Criss-crossed by active faults and located in the “bulls-eye” of storms, the Philippines is the world’s third “riskiest” country and is more vulnerable to rising sea-levels, subsiding land and warming temperatures than Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Ma. Antonia J. Yulo Loyzaga, executive director of the Manila Observatory, painted this grim scenario during her [...]
SAN FRANCISCO, California—The Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) has launched its campaign to tap private individuals to raise funding to build more classrooms and alleviate this one glaring and fundamental shortage in the country’s public school system. Calling it TEN Moves, an acronym for “The Entire Nation Moves”, the department is targeting the construction of [...]