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Time to stop the blame game

IN the previous article, I echoed the longstanding yet still significant call to end our unhealthy and irrational fixation with the Bar Exam. But...

Emerson PHL: The country should develop more engineers,...

THE Philippines should develop more engineers and technology experts because engineering and technology are going to be the foundations of the fourth industrial revolution,...

Children’s book launched to promote healthy eating

IN time for the celebration of National Children’s Month this November, Greenpeace Philippines launched a book, titled Paano Kumain ng Kulay? which seeks to...

Quezon politician publishes book on political satire

LUCENA CITY—A former Quezon provincial board member and a gubernatorial candidate in next year’s midterm elections has written a no-holds barred book about President...

Education deprivation affects 6 of 10 Filipino families, initial PSA data...

THE dream for a better life, a comfortable life, has always included the education of Filipino children. Based on the AmBisyon 2040, the Philippines’s...

Out-of-school kids deserve chance to be productive

MANILA—As a child, Joemar Cancino dreamed of making five-star hotels and skyscrapers brightly shine with his electrical skills. He wanted to be an electrical...

With SC upholding it, K to 12 to pave way ...

THE Department of Education (DepEd) expressed confidence at the weekend that the Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of Republic Act 10533, otherwise known...

Time to end our Bar Exam fixation

THIS call is not new. As early as 1968, this call was made by the late Supreme Court Justice Irene Cortes, the first female dean...

The role of a manager has to change in these key...

By Joseph Pistrui & Dimo Dimov For almost 100 years, management has been associated with the five basic functions outlined by management theorist Henri Fayol:...

The Trade War With China Could Accelerate 3D Printing in the...

By Richard D’Aveni The United States is in a cold war with China. As companies rethink their supply chains, they ought to seriously consider embracing...

DepEd vows to continue mental health advocacy among constituents

NOTING that concern for mental health is a pressing public health issue, the Department of Education shared its significance in ensuring the health and well-being of both...

Aflatoun: Teaching Filipino children the value of saving

WHEN the National Confederation of Cooperatives (Natcco) introduced the Aflatoun program in the Philippines back in 2007, only 18 schools were open to the...

Lessons learned from childhood storybooks

IN any industry, it’s often hard to imagine the head of a company or an organization to be anything other than a leader. But...

Sidhi mentorship program launched

THE Integrating Science in the Philippines (Isip), in partnership with New York-based researcher and New York Academy of Sciences Ambassador Florence Pauline Basubas, officially...

Torre Lorenzo Student Residences designed to support social learning

THE way that college students learn has changed over the last few decades. Having grown up using computers and networked devices, today’s generation of college...

NG, Unicef launch ‘Situational Analysis of Children in PHL’

OVER the past decades, the Philippines has made significant strides toward realizing child rights, especially since the ratification and commitment to realizing the Convention...

History books for children to launch at UP Vargas Museum...

AT the School Gate—a children’s book about the experience of a 15-year-old high school student during the government’s witch hunt against people branded as...

iAcademy to offer B.S. Cloud Computing next school year

THE recent cyber attacks reported worldwide have convinced the local academe and the private sector of the need to develop a comprehensive curriculum to...

Davao gets P150-M China education aid

DAVAO CITY—The Chinese Embassy in the Philippines donated P150 million for the construction of 13 school buildings in different areas of Davao City, the...

Muntinlupa extends P5-million scholarship fund for Marawi students

MUNTINLUPA City has extended a P5-million scholarship fund to support the Marawi siege victims. This time, the fund seeks to help displaced pupils and...