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Spying is back - Resisting red-tagging in universities
October 26, 2018

UP VP Jose Dalisay and ADMU VP Jaime Hofileña to discuss the role of universities in protecting democracy

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Spying is back
by Patricio N. Abinales October 07, 2018

The long and short of it is that military poking about in campus was always never efficacious

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WATCH: What students, faculty, alumni think about AFP’s red-tagging of schools
by Samantha Bagayas and Bonz Magsambol October 12, 2018 - with Video

Teachers and students air their views on the military's move to tag their schools as places of communist recruitment for an ouster plot against President Duterte.


Does PH education need rebooting?
September 06, 2018

#ThinkPH 2018, we explore the big question boggling many parents’ minds: Does PH education need an update?
Where does the education of a typical Filipino student stand?

Netizens on possible removal of subjects in college: ‘Bakit pati Constitution?’
November 19, 2018

The 1987 Constitution says ‘all educational institutions shall include the study of the Constitution as part of the curricula’
Filipino, Panitikan, and the Constitution may no longer be required as part of the General Education Curriculum in college, and netizens are not happy about it.


UP History's 1st female summa cum laude on tips for studying, success
April 14, 2018

Chiqui Agoncillo talks to MovePH's Raisa Serafica about her UP education, studying history, and the importance of liberal arts education

What is your education worth?

Education is about diving into the ocean of facts, ideas, and projects that span time and space, and coming out with your own story to live by and to live out.

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Life and all its bits are connected. Knowing how those connections could work for your life is key to nailing your purpose.

both by Maria Isabel Garcia June 10 and 17, 2018

Today’s graduates and the world’s demands
April 23, 2018

You belong to what is now called the post-digital age and a much more exacting world

An open letter to my fellow college students who didn't graduate on time
by Hershey Neri June 23, 2018

'Our failures or shortcomings do not define us'

Baguio school says mandatory pregnancy tests meant to protect students
by Frank Cimatu November 06, 2018

Pines City Colleges is under fire for making pregnancy tests a requirement for dentistry, pharmacy, and nursing students before they can enroll

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A right to say no to a pregnancy test
by Ana P. Santos December 09, 2018
Pregnancy is not a crime for you or me. Neither should it be a crime for students of Pines City Colleges.

NPC summons Pines City Colleges officers over data privacy in pregnancy testing
November 09, 2018
The National Privacy Commission wants to confirm if Pines City Colleges is complying with the 'principles of transparency, legitimate purpose, and proportionality in accordance with law'

Duterte's cursing is affecting the youth, experts say
by Sofia Tomacruz June 18, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte's constant cursing during speeches is affecting the youth, experts said on Monday, June 18, as an activist nun said the chief executive should be more mindful of how he conducts himself.
'Because he is President, he should not speak like that,' says former St Scholastica's College president Sister Mary John Mananzan.

Student leaders, campus journos barred from free tuition rules hearing
by Abigail Abigan March 20, 2018 - with Video

Student leaders and campus journalists are locked inside a holding room in the House of Representatives for hours to keep them from attending the hearing on the implementing rules and regulations of the free tuition law


#ShiftED launch at Edutech 2018
February 21, 2018

Catch one of the key sessions at Edutech 2018, the biggest education conference in the Philippines.

Philippine Collegian campus journos barred from taking editorial exams
May 05, 2018
UPDATED The Board of Judges cites the candidates’ failure to meet residency requirements as basis for disqualification from taking the editorial exams. UP Chancellor Michael Tan upholds the decision.
Two campus journalists of the Philippine Collegian, University of the Philippines Diliman’s official student publication, were disqualified from the selection of the publication’s next editor-in-chief.



How do we create a learning environment for digital learners?
July 11, 2018

Children today are digital natives in every sense of the word. Born in the age of touch-screens, tablets have become their pacifiers, interactive apps their rattles.

Smart Wifi increases deployment in over 100 school areas nationwide
September 21, 2018

UP Diliman, DLSU Manila, and PLM are among universities with access to super speed internet connection

'Rights-based' education needed to protect children in schools
by Sofia Tomacruz August 23, 2018

DepEd Assistant Secretary Josephine Maribojoc says teaching children the universality of human rights will give them the skills needed to protect themselves from violence and abuse and seek help when needed

VIRAL: School official burns students' bags as punishment
August 18, 2018 - with Video

Bicol Central Academy administrator Alexander James Jaucian is caught on video shouting at students, calling them 'stupid'
While discipline is a key trait learned in schools, some tactics may have gone too far.

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School official who burned students' bags suspended
by Sofia Tomacruz August 23, 2018
Bicol Central Academy school administrator Alexander James Jaucian is suspended by the school board for 90 days.

Youth group slams school official who burned students' bags
by Sofia Tomacruz August 21, 2018
The Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan says there are 'no amount of words to condemn the dastardly act' of Bicol Central Academy administrator Alexander James Jaucian, whose rage was caught in a viral video

DepEd: Criminal charges vs school official who burned students' bags
by Rhaydz B. Barcia August 21, 2018
DepEd Bicol Director Gilbert Sadsad will also ask the board of directors of Bicol Central Academy to remove administrator Alexander James Jaucian from the school

Raging school official who burned students' bags should go on leave
by Sofia Tomacruz August 20, 2018 - with Video
DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones says: 'Hindi naman sila binabayaran para mumurahin o para takutin yung mga bata'

DepEd Bicol probes burning of students' bags
by Rhaydz B. Barcia August 19, 2018
The Department of Education's regional office in Bicol says it is 'deeply saddened' by the incident and will look at possible sanctions


Are Philippine schools future-ready?
December 02, 2017

Wi-fi access, tablets, and mobile & online learning – these are just some of the modern tools transforming classrooms today.
Our expert panel will include:
Tonisito Umali, Department of Education Undersecretary for Legislative Liaison Office, External Partnerships Service, and School Sports
Arcie Mallari, Founder of Silid Aralan Inc.
Michelle Tapia, Head for Strategy, Innovation & Transformation at Globe

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ICT education should bridge tech gaps between teacher, student
by Bong Santisteban December 11, 2017

Andaya says that teachers should adapt to technological advances in education in order to allow maximum learning with the use of modern gadgets.

No chairs, broken toilets, outdated books in public schools
by Cesar Garcia May 31, 2018

Netizens highlight the ways in which an overburdened public school system affects students and teachers

How is education being disrupted by technology?

Digital tools are making it easier, faster, and cheaper to learn.
In the past 10 years or so, we’ve witnessed a pace of disruption in education that’s unmatched in previous decades.
Books, curriculums, and even teachers are rapidly being replaced or complemented by online resources and digital tools such as tablets and mobile phones.

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The modern educator’s toolkit
Teachers, just like students, are being disrupted by the digital revolution

Both by Krista Garcia January 14 and 18, 2018


Education: Guidelines on tuition and other fees
May 26, 2018

CHED OIC commissioner Prospero de Vera III explains the existing guidelines on tuition and other fees hike.

Mother-tongue based multilingual education Mother-tongue based multilingual education in the Philippines: Perceptions, problems and possibilities
by Priscilla Angela T. Cruz Department of English Ateneo de Manila University and Ahmar Mahboob Department of Linguistics University of Sydney



‘Educate first’: Filipinos react to Baybayin as national writing system
by Nile Villa April 27, 2018

The House committee on basic education and culture has approved a bill seeking to make the pre-Hispanic script the Philippines' national writing system

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Learning Baybayin: Reconnecting with our Filipino roots
by Rhea Claire Madarang August 30, 2018
Consciously learning and practicing Baybayin can lead to discoveries about yourself as a Filipino and about the richness of Filipino culture

Can you read Baybayin?
by Gemma Bagayaua-Mendoza April 28, 2018
People will be compelled to learn to read content written in certain writing systems if there is enough literature written using those systems to begin with.

Much ado about baybayin
by Joselito D. De Los Reyes April 27, 2018

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Baybayin vs Roman alphabet - Baybayin bilang national system of writing, isinusulong sa Kamara
Apr 24, 2018
Isinusulong sa Kamara ang House Bill 1022 o ang panukalang gawing national system of writing ang baybayin. Ito ang sinaunang simbolo ng pagsusulat bago pa dumating ang mga Kastila. Pabor ang pinuno ng komisyon ng wikang Filipino na muling buhayin ang baybayin. Pero hindi nito mapapalitan ang nakasanayang Roman alphabet.


Salamat Po Nationwide Letter Writing Advocacy Program 2018
Sep 30, 2018

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DepEd to monitor learners under dengue vaccination program
by Jee Y. Geronimo December 02, 2017

The education department says it will also be 'actively participating' in the review and consultations on the program.

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DepEd orders 'strong monitoring' of students given Dengvaxia
December 10, 2017
Education Secretary Leonor Briones issues a memorandum that requires schools to review the master list of vaccinated students for close monitoring.



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Why are feeding programs important in the fight vs hunger?
by Bong Santisteban December 02, 2017

The proposed National School Feeding Program bill aims to provide free and sustainable feeding programs in all public schools across the country.

Feeding programs are common in public schools where malnourished students are beneficiaries. However, these programs last only for a few months due to financial constraints.


DepEd wants to revive repair funds for calamity-hit schools
by Mara Cepeda August 16, 2017

Undersecretary Alain Pascua says school buildings have suffered around P2 billion worth of damage following recent typhoons and eathquakes, but they have means to fund the repairs.
The Department of Education (DepEd) is calling for the revival of its Quick Response Fund (QRF) to repair schools damaged by typhoons and earthquakes.

Lumad school

Lumad children appeal to Duterte to save their schools
by Gari Acolola July 31, 2017
With the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao, violence continues to erupt and Lumad education remains hampered.

Military won't bomb Lumad schools – AFP
by Pia Ranada July 28, 2017
The AFP says President Rodrigo Duterte was just 'communicating a tough stance' when he threatened to bomb indigenous peoples' schools flouting government regulations.

Satur Ocampo, France Castro say nothing illegal in 'humanitarian' mission
by Camille Elemia December 02, 2018

ACT Teachers Representative France Castro challenges Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde to visit Lumad schools, following his allegations these are being used for communist teachings

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DepEd says no closure order vs Lumad school
by Sofia Tomacruz December 04, 2018
DepEd says the decision to close down the Salugpongan community learning center in Talaingod, Davao del Norte, was made by the community council

As Lumad groups protest, DepEd maintains schools are ‘zones of peace’
by Mara Cepeda November 22, 2017

Education Secretary Leonor Briones signs a new policy on the protection of children in armed conflict, which 'supersedes' the contested DepEd Order 221

Duterte threatens protesting UP students: I'll let Lumad take your slots

by Mick Basa February 01, 2018
Duterte means he would give away the privileges of students who kept 'walking out,' a known expression of protest which UP students have taken against state policies, including tuition fee increases.

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UP student groups vow bigger protests vs Duterte gov't
by Raisa Serafica February 04, 2018
Progressive groups based at the state university are gearing for a bigger protest on Friday, February 23, 2018
Unfazed by the threat made by President Rodrigo Duterte that he will let Lumad take the slots of protesting students from the University of the Philippines (UP), several progressive youth groups in the state university promised more protests against the government in the coming days


Education Secretary Leonor Briones on teachers’ loans, rebuilding Marawi schools, ASEAN Summit
November 16, 2017

The spotlight is on the Department of Education, which is being criticized for ordering loan payments for GSIS and PhilHealth be deducted from teachers' salaries.
Education Secretary Leonor Briones defends the department and explains the need for financial literacy among teachers.

How DepEd plans to address PH classroom shortage
by Jee Y. Geronimo June 10, 2017

The education department is considering different solutions to address this perennial problem, including the construction of high-rise school buildings, as well as school communities outside urban centers.

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I’m not from one of the best schools. So what?
by Stacy de Jesus July 01, 2017

No one should be discriminated against on the basis of what he or she has achieved because most of the time, achievements are made possible by opportunities, which not a lot of us have.

New menu for school canteens? Here's what DepEd wants kids to eat

by Jee Y. Geronimo March 22, 2017
A department order lists strategies that will 'promote healthy diets and positive eating behaviors' in public schools as well as DepEd offices nationwide.

End gendered uniform restrictions for LGBT students
by Daniel Lee June 23, 2017

As anti-discrimination legislation languishes in Congress, removing uniform and hair length restrictions is an easy place for schools to start protecting their students from discrimination

Teaching urban poor kids the value of education
by David Lozada February 11, 2017

From 40 nursery scholars, Project PEARLS now supports 500 elementary and high school students from Tondo, Manila
What is the value of education for children in urban poor communities?
In 2010, Melissa Villa was introduced to the children of Ulingan in Tondo, Manila. She was so touched by the images she saw that she decided she needed to do something to help the children.

Look the video from the article in HD HERE

UE student teaches kids on the street
by Raisa Serafica April 18, 2017 - with video
The kids who live in the middle of the university belt do not know how to write or count. Dara Tuazon, a University of the East student, hopes to change that.

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Teacher behind Donsol's floating library asks for Adarna books for kids
by Rhaydz B. Barcia November 10, 2018

Ryan Homan wants to help children develop the habit of reading books in Donsol, Sorsogon

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How a barrio teacher made learning science easy
by Raisa Serafica September 10, 2017 - with Video

Teacher Jennifer Rojo is one of the recipients of the 2017 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos award.

She created the Joyful Enrichment in Science vocabulary (JenSci vocabulary) worksheets in the form of puzzles and games to help sow early interest in science among her students.

Look the Video in HD HERE


Project Shoebox: Bringing hope to far-flung, conflict-stricken schools
Published on Mar 30, 2017

Since 2012, the Philippine Army Civil Military Operations Group's Project Shoebox has given school supplies to almost 300,000 students from Abra to Jolo.

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How shoeboxes bring hope to remote, conflict-hit schools
by David Lozada March 30, 2017
Since 2012, the Philippine Army Civil Military Operations Group's Project Shoebox has given school supplies to about 300,000 students from Abra to Jolo

Why a Cagayan de Oro street educator travels to teach
by Angelo Lorenzo March 12, 2017
Kerneil Balaga plans to teach wherever there are children who are willing to learn despite limited opportunities, beyond the walls of a classroom.
On the streets, he taught homeless children how to read, write, and to apply the moral lessons of the stories he told.

Life skills fresh graduate needs for school-to-work transition
Feb 4, 2017

The Departnment of Local and Employment (DOLE) offers a training so-called as "Jobstart" to prepare fresh graduates find a stable job

Free tuition in state colleges: When CHED officials clash
by Jee Y. Geronimo January 22, 2017

CHED Commissioner Prospero de Vera describes his principal as 'insensitive and elitist' after Patricia Licuanan made another controversial statement this week about the tuition-free policy.

Free tuition in state colleges: What the bill says
by Jee Y. Geronimo March 13, 2017

Here's what you need to know about the tuition-free policy, as proposed in the Senate.



In Carmona, PWDs are guided with love and care
Feb 13, 2017

Differently-abled persons in Carmona, Cavite are encouraged to join the community through several intervention programs. Students in special education are trained with technical-vocational skills for future employment.

Persons with disabilities are also employed in the local government center.

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Challenges of inclusive education
February 07, 2017

Rappler talks to Jerome Zayas and Sarah Jane dela Rosa, inclusive education advocates.
Inclusive education is when children, with or without disabilities, take classes together. But how far has the Philippine education system advanced in promoting – and practicing – inclusive education?
Zayas is the founder of the Inclusive Development and Empowerment Agenda (IDEA), and is currently working on a research project on disability inclusive disaster risk reduction.
Dela Rosa is a 22-year old student of Doña Juana Elementary School in Holy Spirit, Quezon City. She has cerebral palsy and is fully included in a regular class.

Watch them tell their stories

Drug tests for public school teachers to start during school year 2017-2018
by Apple Danuco May 17, 2017
The initiative of the Department of Education is set to be extended to include secondary level students.

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DepEd stands its ground: No drug testing for grade schoolers
by Sofia Tomacruz July 10, 2018
In a meeting with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Administration, the Philippine National Police, and the Dangerous Drugs Board, the education department reiterates that its mandate is to focus on preventive drug education

Parents to DepEd: Protect grade-schoolers from proposed drug test
by Sofia Tomacruz July 05, 2018 - with Video
'Kung sinasabi ng DepEd na hindi [naaayon] sa batas 'yun, panindigan nila 'yun. Hindi dapat [sila pumayag] dahil doon din kami nakasandal sa mga ahensyang ito,' says Vives Moreno, mother of a 10-year-old student

HRW slams ‘drastic' plan to extend anti-drug campaign to PH elementary schools
by Sofia Tomacruz June 23, 2018
'Imposing mandatory drug testing on schoolchildren when Philippine police are committing rampant summary killings of alleged drug users puts countless children in danger,' says Human Rights Watch Asia division deputy director Phelim Kine

DepEd: Proposed drug test for 10-year-old students violates law

FACT CHECK: School boards, not PNP, hold random drug tests for students
June 20, 2018
The Department of Education confirms that no police officials will be involved in the drug testing. School boards will follow DepEd and CHED guidelines, as well as local ordinances.

DepEd to consult Cabinet on drug testing of high school students
by Mara Cepeda September 12, 2017
Education Assistant Secretary Nepomuceno Malaluan says they plan to push through with the random drug testing this school year, despite concerns on how the results will be kept confidential.

Random drug testing of students will make minors 'open targets'
by Jodesz Gavilan September 02, 2017
With the rising number of minors killed in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, human rights groups are worried about the implementation of mandatory random drug tests among high school students.

What are our schools telling kids about illegal substance abuse? - Part 1 of 2

Questions about the drug war and a lack of textbooks hound schools as Filipino students learn about the dangers of drugs inside the classroom

From guns to blackboards: Police officers teach kids vs drug abuse - Part 2 of 2
In several schools across the country, police officers trade guns for chalks as they help mold young minds to stay away from illegal drugs

Both by Mara Cepeda Updated December 10, 2017 both with Videos

PH Army teaches students about ill effects of drugs
by Raisa Serafica April 01, 2017

More than a thousand students at the Tenement Elementary School graduate from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) Program of the Philippine Army in partnership with DARE Philippines Association.


Educators gather for 2nd National K to 12 Conference
January 10, 2017
With the theme "One DepEd for Quality Basic Education," the 2nd National K to 12 Conference builds on the gains of the first conference organized in early December of 2016

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Education stakeholders to gather for Education Summit 2016
On November 3 and 4, education stakeholders from the government, the private sector, and civil society gathered for the Education Summit 2016 to be held at the SMX Mall of Asia. The summit focus on crafting the education agenda of the Duterte administration.
Look the livestream of the entire two days of the summit.

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FAST FACTS: What you need to know about the PH education system
by Gwen de la Cruz November 03, 2016

The 1987 Constitution provides that 'the State shall assign the highest budgetary priority to education.' In 2016, DepEd was allotted P411.905 billion out of the P3-trillion national budget.

Teacher explains use of 'anti-cheating' headbands
by Jieven Santisteban August 17, 2017

'They (the students) have no complaints about it, in fact they’re the one who defended me from online bashers,” teacher Jurinda Manaug says.
She was already fed up with students cheating during exams, but she was criticized when she finally found a way to avoid it.


Sexual harassment on campus
October 25, 2018

In this video Leloy Claudio talks to University of the Philippines Center for Women's and Gender Studies director Natsy Verceles about sexual harassment on campus.

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Inside the brotherhood: Thoughts on fraternity violence
by Raymund Narag September 20, 2017

So many young promising men had been put to waste. So many dreams had been shattered. So many families had been broken.

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What made them say yes to ‘brotherhood’?
September 27, 2017
Despite the anti-hazing law, there are still fraternities which clearly violate it and practice hazing and physical initiation.

In fact, it seems like a never ending nightmare.

This war is ours
by Carmela Isabelle P. Disilio December 03, 2018

'We can only achieve what we have envisioned if we choose to participate in movements to call out for the rightful punishment and removal of these fraternities

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What breeds frat wars? U.P sociology dep't conducts campus teach-ins
by Jaira Krishelle Balboa and Lisa David December 04, 2018
'Violence is in our everyday lives, and if we want to get rid of violence [in our society], we have to get rid of it in our everyday lives,' professor Jo Dionisio tells students.

Campus violence and toxic rhetoric – Where are the adults?
by Ana P. Santos November 25, 2018

Those leaked conversations are a mirror of the hatred and bigotry that fuel violence.
It's easy to see why some adults would rather dismiss the leaked conversations as a verbal pissing contest among immature boys over who could be more vulgar, more racist, more sexist, and homophobic. But words are never just words

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More groups slam ‘violent, misogynist’ frat-linked chat
November 27, 2018
‘These incidents point to a larger, more harmful issue at hand: the culture of impunity, derogation and moral corruption that have become inevitably associated with the fraternities on campus,’ says the UP Economics Society

From walkouts to dismantled banners, UP community protests frat-related violence
November 28, 2018
The College of Social Sciences and Philosophy also takes down the centennial exhibit of the Upsilon Sigma Phi fraternity that's supposed to run until December 7

UP in the time of Duterte: 'Observe, speak up for the truth'
by Jee Y. Geronimo February 09, 2017

But outgoing University of the Philippines president Alfredo Pascual admits the UP community is very divided over one issue: extrajudicial killings.
With all that is happening in the country today, outgoing University of the Philippines (UP) president Alfredo Pascual said the country's premier state university "should not be fettered by political forces" in performing its role in Filipino society.


Tips for students who want to study abroad
Dec 10, 2016

While several reforms are being made to make Filipino education world-class, it will definitely take more time before more schools in the country are recognized internationally.

'Complete' picture of Martial Law needed in school curriculum
by Jee Y. Geronimo September 21, 2016

The Department of Education (DepEd) has committed to a curriculum change that will show the "complete" picture of Martial Law, including the "corruption and human rights abuses" during that time.

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in the album "Anti-Marcos Rallies - November 30, 2016"

Ex-senator Wigberto Tañada salutes the youth protesting Marcos burial at Libingan
Nov 30, 2016
Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation chairperson Wigberto Tañada hopes the youth will recognize the efforts of the 19 individuals newly recognized as Martial Law victims to fight the Marcos dictatorship.
Diokno: Next anti-Marcos campaign is to educate the youth
Nov 30, 2016
Resigned National Historical Commission of the Philippines chairperson Maria Serena Diokno said the next step beyond the rallies is to continue educating the youth about Martial Law. Other historians and educators agree with her proposal. Historian Xiao Chua said an interesting way to teach this part of history is to let the victims speak in class.

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Marawi students reject war, extremism - subtitles in English
December 03, 2016
Stakeholders in the future of Mindanao speak their minds on the war and extremism
Students at the main campus of Mindanao State University in Marawi City led the celebration of the Mindanao Peace Week.
Mustapha Sultan, chairman of Inspired Young Optimists Guild, said they don't want war and extremism.
Rappler Carmela Fonbuena filed this video blog.
DepEd, police team up vs bomb threats in Metro schools
September 10, 2016
DepEd and NCRPO officials agree that a protocol 'must be set up on how to report fast and easy any of the issues from school authorities to the police'
The Department of Education (DepEd) has coordinated with the police to better prepare and equip schools in Metro Manila in case of a bomb threat, as well as to combat the spread of illegal drugs.

in the album "Social Media, the risks that goes with it & Victims of it"

Senate's education committee conduct a hearing on social media and the internet on sex, drugs, and trolls

The fight against misinformation in social media
October 18, 2016

The Senate Committee on Education looked into how public schools educate students about reproductive health, responsible use of social media and the dangers of illegal drugs.
The move comes as misinformation and abusive language in social media becomes prevalent on social media, especially by so-called “paid trolls”.

PH losing P328B a year due to childhood stunting
by Jee Y. Geronimo August 30, 2016

Childhood stunting in Mindanao is at 40%
The Philippines is losing at least P328 billion ($7.06 billion) a year due to the impact of childhood stunting on education and workforce productivity, according to a report released Tuesday, August 30.

Bata, bata, paano magbasa?
by Fritzie Rodriguez July 23, 2016

Although the Philippines has a high literacy rate, not all children are able to read and write, depriving them of the opportunity to travel across new worlds through reading.
The mere exposure to books could already encourage a child to learn, however, many kids are not given enough chance.


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National Teachers' Month
September 5 to October 5

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We need to recognize more teachers
by Jee Y. Geronimo September 10, 2016
The Philippines celebrates National Teachers' Month from September 5 to October 5

Coalition asks DepEd to create mutual aid for teachers
by David Lozada December 23, 2016
The Teacher's Dignity Coalition's call comes after a teacher in Malabon City died due to cardiac arrest on December 22, leaving a huge unsettled bill.

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DOH eyes handing out condoms in schools by 2017
December 01, 2016
IN A bid to address the growing number of young Filipinos getting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), the Department of Health (DOH) is now mulling at making condoms available even in school clinics.

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Schools as access points for condoms
by Ana P. Santos January 21, 2017
Education and health agencies tackle strategies that will address the glaring information gap in sexual literacy among the Filipino youth.

When you run out of condoms or pills
by Ana P. Santos January 19, 2017

President Duterte’s signing of EO 12 is a step in the right direction, but the Supreme Court still has to lift its TRO'

Deworming in public schools resumes, targets 19M children
by Jee Y. Geronimo January 10, 2017

Health officials appeal to parents and guardians to support the campaign and not to believe wrong information circulating on social media and in the community regarding deworming.
The Department of Health (DOH) will resume this month its national school deworming campaign, targeting 19 million school-aged children.
The program also targets 23 million pre-school and school-aged children not enrolled in public schools, who may avail of the free deworming services at health centers, rural health units, and barangay health stations.


Bolet Banal on reading in the social media age
November 22, 2016
Quezon City Representative Bolet Banal, author of the Araw ng Pagbasa bill, speaks to Rappler about reading in the age of social media.

What started as a local advocacy that promotes reading and literacy in Quezon City became an annual celebration in the Philippines after Republic Act 10556 or The Araw ng Pagbasa Act of 2013 was signed into law by former President Benigno Aquino III.

Nationwide storytelling
sessions mark Araw ng Pagbasa

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Republic Act 10556 or “The Araw ng Pagbasa Act of 2013”.
The State recognizes and supports endeavors that promote reading and literacy, motivate awareness and uphold our Filipino heritage and culture, including educational activities.
November 27 of every year is hereby declared as “Araw ng Pagbasa”, which shall be a regular working holiday, to be celebrated in all elementary and secondary schools in the country. In the event that the holiday falls on a weekend, the holiday shall be observed on the Friday of that week.


Digital learning reaches remote communities - School in a bag
September 24, 2016

Katrina Apelada is a grade two student at the Rawang Elementary School in Tanay, Rizal.
Every day, Apelada and her classmates walk through hills and forests just to go to school. Their community is so remote that it has no electricity.
Like most of her schoolmates, she has not seen, much more used a television, computer, or tablet.
Last July, Apelada and her classmates had their first encounter with technology. Representatives of mobile leader Smart Communications went to their school and donated a learning tool package called School-in-a-Bag.

Mobile classroom

Microsoft, DepEd test self-contained, mobile classroom
by Victor Barreiro Jr. June 24, 2016

Essentially a refurbished container van, the classroom meant for teaching children in remote areas can be set up within 3 days and transported to far-flung areas via land, sea, or air

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Puerto Princesa launches ‘Hanging Library’
Oct 4, 2016 By Catherine Santos
The Department of Education Puerto Princesa (City DepEd), in partnership with the Rotary Club of Makati Olympia, launched the ‘Hanging Library’, also tagged as “Cocoon of Knowledge”, on Sunday, October 2 at Sittio Tuod, Bgy. Montible.

The said library, which featured a reading area hoisted on treetops, was made to mainly benefit members of the Tagbanua tribe, out-of-school youth (OSY) and other students of Alternative Learning System (ALS) in the area, all with ages ranging from 12 to 62 years old.

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Technology and teaching: How the Internet opened opportunities for education
by Nikki Natividad September 09, 2016

Knowing that there are options for Filipino teachers to teach outside the classroom is crucial for those who need it.

Luistro to teachers: Use jejemon if you have to
by Jee Y. Geronimo August 02, 2013

The education secretary admits it's a bad example, but it reflects the reality in PH – teachers must teach in jejemon if that's what the preschooler understands.

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Can students of different grade levels learn together in a class?
by Jenna Mae L. Atun and Clarissa C. David October 26, 2016

The system of multigrade schooling is important to universal access to education, and it should be maintained even with current shortfalls performance when children get older.

A way of life: Flooding in public schools
by Jenna Mae L. Atun and Clarissa C. David August 07, 2016

Flooding in and around public schools is a constant hazard in the Philippines
Our public schools are supposed to protect our children from the elements, from earthquakes, floods, or typhoons

Disaster preparedness, Education, Drills and Evacuation Centers

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Brigada Eskwela pushes for better disaster preparedness in schools
May 21, 2017
To strengthen this initiative, the education department wraps up its Brigada Eskwela program with a series of seminars on disaster risk reduction management, and fire and earthquake drills.

Meet 'Juan Handa', DepEd’s official disaster preparedness mascot
by Jonnel Gozo May 20, 2017
There's a new Filipino superhero in town. Meet Juan Handa, the face of the Department of Education's (DepEd) disaster preparedness campaign.
Equipped from head to toe, Juan Handa is prepared for disasters.

Look the video from the article in HD HERE

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Kapitan Alerto teaches Cordillera kids to be ready for school and disasters
May 25, 2017
The Office of Civil Defense - Cordillera Administrative Region makes learning about disaster preparedness fun and engaging through its disaster preparedness super hero.

Brigada Eskwela pushes for better disaster preparedness in schools
May 21, 2017
To strengthen this initiative, the education department wraps up its Brigada Eskwela program with a series of seminars on disaster risk reduction management, and fire and earthquake drills.


School Watching Teams (SWTs)
Haiyan survivor now actively takes part in making their school safer.
May 21, 2018

Meet Lizette, a 12-year-old student leader from Leyte. This girl is an active member of their School Watching Team, wherein along with her fellow students, they help their teachers and principal to have a safer school.

A total of 200 school children in 20 schools in Leyte, Tacloban and Samar were organized as School Watching Teams (SWTs) to lead in the conduct of Hazard, Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment in their respective schools.

Educational Facilities Manual

Revised edition of the Handbook on Educational Facilities - Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction in School Construction

look also Schools constantly at risk of natural, man-made hazards
by/Clarissa C. David and Antonio Paguirigan, Jr. February 17, 2016
Philippine schools are battered every year by typhoons and floods. In some areas, they have to somehow go through an academic year amid the threat of armed conflict.
It does not take much to disrupt a school year. Events large or small can have negative effects on the quality and pace of learning of school children. If a school in the path of a Signal No. 1 storm is lucky enough to escape any physical damage, it might miss one or two days of classes. The unlucky ones in congested urban areas, for that same storm, might be used as an evacuation center, missing more than one school day. Once school starts back up, students might have to wade through floodwaters around and in the school grounds for several more days.


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When are classes cancelled or suspended?
Updated July 14, 2014
Get a refresher on when classes are cancelled or suspended during times of disaster

When are classes cancelled or suspended?
The rainy season starts about the same time that classes in the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels nationwide begin.
Get a refresher on when classes are cancelled or suspended during times of disasters.

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How do LGUs decide on localized class suspensions?
by Abigail Abigan July 10, 2018

Local disaster risk reduction and management offices use scientific data to decide whether it is worth it and safe to send students to school and government employees to work

DepEd reiterates guidelines for class suspensions during typhoons
July 08, 2016
In the absence of storm signals, local government units have discretionary powers.
During typhoons, classes in affected areas are automatically suspended based on storm signals declared by the PAGASA.
But in the absence of storm signals, it is the local government units (LGUs) – not the DepEd – that decide whether or not to suspend classes.
Can federalism solve PH's education funding woes?
by Justine Balane July 03, 2016

In a federal system, states can keep 80% of their revenues and remit 20% to the national government in comparison to the status quo where LGUs keep only 40%.
Former Senator Aquilino Pimentel believes a new system of government will solve the country's education woes.


Commercialized Education
May 28, 2016

More marginalized students are fighting for their rights to fair education as the government continues to decline its funds for free and quality education. believes in providing students an opportunity to get an education for the careers they aspire for.

By connecting students, parents and high schools to the right universities, colleges and training providers, we create link-up opportunities for students to educational opportunities and scholarships that can bring them closer to their dream careers.

Look also K to 12: Can it address the labor mismatch?
by/Chris Schnabel June 13, 2016 aims to guide students through the biggest educational shift in a generation and prepare them for the new economy

Center for Students and Co-Curricular Affairs, CSCA
Sanitary pads and sanitation can keep girls in school
by/Ana P. Santos May 20, 2016

For many women and girls, who do not have access to proper toilets and clean water, menstruation increases their risk of infection and makes them vulnerable to bullying and teasing.

Did your schooling serve you well?
by Maria Isabel Garcia March 30, 2017

How was school for you? Do you think it has served a purpose?


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Transport to school

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Transport - WANTED: Bikes, boats for students in far-flung areas

Walking to school is probably a good idea if your school is right across the street, and not a few kilometers away.

Many children in far-flung areas have to walk up to 2 hours just to get to school. Worse, there are students in some communities who have to swim – in full school uniform – across rivers because of their desire to study.

Look the Video about The pedals and paddles project


'Bike to School'
Sep 24, 2018

Sa kawalan ng pamasahe, marami sa estudyante ng Dr. Beato Macayra National High School ang mahigit isang oras ang nilalakad makarating lang sa paaralan. Ito ang dahilan kung bakit madalas silang lumiban ng klase. Paano kaya nabago ng isang simpleng bisikleta ang buhay nila? Pakinggan ang kanilang kuwento sa dokumentaryong ito ni Howie Severino.





Katig (Outrigger)
Jul 24, 2018
With the absence of senior high school in Caohagan Island, students have to cross the sea everyday to another island to study.
If it is high tide, they get to ride for free on a boat but when it is low tide, they need to walk through knee-deep water to reach the school.
Isinulat sa Tubig
Aug 30, 2017
In a remote village in Sorsogon, getting a high school diploma takes a determination to conquer the sea and mountains.
The video documents their heartbreaking story and finds out what it would take to help them.
PAAralan (TREADucation)
Sep 27, 2017
To children living in Latag, Nasugbu, Batangas, going to school means facing risks daily.
They begin their three-hour trek to school at 3 AM. They cross rivers and ravines barefoot, as the mud can sometimes be too deep.
Elsa is in grade 10. She and her sister, who is in fifth grade, join 100 other students who walk to school every day. During rainy seasons, the children have to cross a bridge that is close to collapsing. They keep their school uniforms in their backpacks and find ways to change into them when they near their school.
Tulay ng Piloto (Full Episode with English subtitles)
Sep 27, 2017
In a remote village in the island of Panay in the Philippines, a young boy named Arcel has learned to juggle work and school to help feed his family.
Since Arcel’s only pair of slippers fell into the river, he’s had to walk barefoot.
Every day, Arcel takes the precious steps towards realizing his dream by crossing a wobbly bridge made of vines from the forest. It’s dangerous, but it’s the only way for him to get across the river that separates his home from his school. Arcel dreams of becoming a pilot.
The future and dreams of this little village’s children rest on this bridge. But now that it has begun to deteriorate, will Arcel's dream continue to fly high? Until when can the forest provide?
No barriers: Kids in far-flung village learn to love reading
by/ Rhaydz Barcia March 01, 2016

Teachers in Barangay San Jose in Donsol, Sorsogon go the extra mile to improve students' reading skills

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The dreamers of Zamboanguita
by Stephen J. Pedroza June 27, 2016
Two Lumad students tread rough roads and life's challenges to achieve their dreams of having an education and giving back to their communities

Students in Iloilo island-village brave sea to get to school
by David Lozada August 29, 2016
More than 70 of Tinigban Elementary School's 24 students ride the waves everyday to reach their dreams of finishing school

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These teachers climb mountains, cross rivers

Students face safety risks just to go to school

Igorot boy crosses 4 mountains, 2 rivers just to get to school

The long road to education
by Nikki Natividad December 23, 2016

In Tarlac’s Sitio Burog Elementary School, Aeta students willingly make a long trek across mud and dirt, just to learn.

Students in Iligan cross rope bridge to get to school
by Zak Yuson November 20, 2016

A teacher in a remote barangay in Iligan City hopes the government can help build a proper and safe bridge for her students who risk their lives daily to get a good education

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Education in the Philippines - Etc.

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Educational Institutions - Etc. and e.g.:
Students Organizations, Fraternities, Sororities
Boardinghouses - Dormitories

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History of education in the Philippines

Education - general informations - Organizations - Authorities

Scholarship - Etc.

Learn Without Fear  -  "Anti-Bullying"

Watersports, Schools, Colleges, Academies for Diving, Surfing and MUCH more

Graduation - Academic dress -  Valedictorian - Etc.


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History of education in the Philippines

Remark most of the videos in this section are albums in the album "History & analysis of Philippine education"

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Analysis of 400 years of philippine education policy
The History of the Philippines Education


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by/Noemi Flor L. Taburnal. Look it as pdf HERE


Look it as pdf HERE or as Video

Education during Spanish rule

Look also Spanish Archives "Teaching" Discovering Philippines - Spanish Archives

historical informations with a lot of photos etc.

Educational system during the Japanese period

Look it as pdf HERE


American impacts to Filipino Education

History and Present

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Education in the Philippines during the American rule and the below video


Gabaldon School Buildings

Universal education was promoted during the American Occupation and continues up to this day. The school buildings better known as the Gabaldon Schools are the proofs of this so-called universal education.

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House bill seeks to conserve Gabaldon school buildings
by Mara Cepeda April 16, 2017
The measure aims to preserve the schoolhouses designed by American architect William Parsons and funded through Act Number 1801 by ex-Philippine Assembly member Isauro Gabaldon.


EDUCATION: Philippine Agenda

This video clip is about the Education, an it was done in the island of Masbate, Bikol Province. This is used with permission to the GMA Networks, Inc. especially Jessica Soho who anchored this video. Many thanks to GMA Networks and all the person concerned in making this video possible.

'Philosophies of the New Society'
Guiding develop young people

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About Kabataang Barangay, headed by Imee Marcos, which was established during Martial Law to develop young people according to the 'guiding philosophies of the New Society'

Education - general informations and Authorities

Remark many of the videos in this section are albums in the album "Creating a NEW ERA"

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Education in the Philippines, look also HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE
Educational System Educational System - an Overview

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Philippine Graduation March (a.k.a. "Martsang Pandangal")
Mar 28, 2015 by Infinitri Creatives

This audio is commonly used in school year-end recognition and graduation events in the Philippines. It is based on the second act of grand opera of Giuseppe Verdi, "Aida".
The piece also influenced the composition of the Philippine National Anthem,
according to its composer, Julián Felipe


National Anthem

Department of Education offices and schools in the Philippines use this video of the National Anthem for flag raising and other formal ceremonies. Dec 3, 2015

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DepEd's Armin Luistro on milestones on educational reform
June 20, 2016

Outgoing education secretary Armin Luistro, who used to be at the helm of De La Salle University, looks back on DepEd's milestones on educational reform over the past 6 years, such as the K-12 system and the academic calendar shift.
Are the changes for better or for worse?

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K to 12 under Duterte administration faces new challenges
by Jee Y. Geronimo July 03, 2017
2017 marks the second year of the full implementation of the K to 12 program, and the first year that Grade 12 will be rolled out nationwide


Teachers Teaching with Technology
Jul 17, 2016

The Information and Communications Technology Learning Action Cell (ICT LAC) primarily functions as a professional learning community for public education professionals.
The Department of Education takes to heart the development of teachers' potential aimed towards their professional success, while also promoting the integration of ICT in the public school system. Through this, the DepEd fully supports the continuous improvement of its teaching personnel based on the principle of lifelong learning, and further advances the delivery of 21st century skills to all Filipino learners.

Public school teacher uses technology to check students’ attendance
by Angelica Y. Yang June 28, 2018

Public teacher Michael Angelo C. Maleriado of the General Emilio Aguinaldo National High School introduces a new way of checking attendance


The cost of education

continues to rise every year, which is why parents should prepare for it years before their children start schooling.

Apr 21, 2016


A young mom returns to school
Jun 26, 2018

Alicia had to stop schooling after getting pregnant at a young age. Now, she is back to school and is determined to go after her dreams. This is her story.

Empower girls through education. Support adolescent health and education programs.


A Day At School
by/ Peter White Mar 29, 2016

A day at a small elementary school in the provinces.

Teachers making a difference in a 21st century way
by Nikki Natividad July 01, 2016

Thanks to technology, there are now more options for educators from all walks of life – options that are more convenient but equally fulfilling

Education and the Internet for a sustainable PH
by/ Krista Garcia March 21, 2016

Better ICT access means better education for all

DepEd Order No. 2 s. 2015

Results-Based Performance Management System, RPMS
The RPMS is the comprehensive guidelines for the adoption of the Civil Service Commission's, CSC Strategic Performance Management System, SPMS in DepEd.

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This video discusses the specific mechanisms, criteria and processes for the performance target setting, monitoring, evaluation and development planning for DepEd officials and employees.


DepEd adopts Child Protection Policy
September 23, 2015

Without any second thoughts, a teacher’s first move is to protect children. All schools are zones of peace and education and children should not be casualties in any conflict nor be subjected to any form of violence.

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DepED Child Protection Policy

Since the institutionalization of the Anti-Bullying Act Republic Act 10627 in 2013, DepEd has advanced its Child Protection Policy, CPP through the creation of Child Protection Committees in schools.

Presented by:
Guidance Counselor I, San Miguel National High School

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School safety and a do-nothing policy
by/JP Fenix Apr 19, 2015

As if education quality and financial considerations aren’t stressful enough, recent years have seen increasing incidents that compromise safety and security of college students


Implementation and Challenges


Two members of the Department of Education Philippines tell us about how the technology that is used for education has to be appropriate to the situation of the schools and teachers. What about when there is no electricity in the schools?

DepEd Secretary Br. Armin Luistro on Senior High School and about The Republic Act No. 10533, the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013, its milestones and achievements with regards to the problems on teachers, chairs, textbooks, classrooms and sanitation facilities. May 7, 2014.


Classroom Assessment in K to 12

May 18, 2015

Millions of new DepEd textbooks not K to 12-aligned
by/Jee Y. Geronimo Apr 01, 2015

The state audit agency urges the education department to identify and hold accountable officials responsible for the P608.7-million procurement.
During the transition from the old curriculum to the new K to 12 program, the Department of Education still procured 16.3 million newly-printed textbooks even if these are "no longer responsive" to the new curriculum.
This was among the findings of the Commission on Audit, COA indicated in its report released Tuesday, March 31.
At the same time, the COA also spotted lapses in the delivery of learning and teaching materials that were compliant with the K to 12 curriculum.

Korean won't replace Filipino subject, says DepEd
November 18, 2018 - with Video
The Department of Education clarifies that Korean is intended as an elective.
Formalized in 2017, Korean is just one of the 5 currently implemented Special Program in Foreign Language (SPFL) classes, which teach Spanish, French, German, Chinese, and Japanese in public schools. It is offered to students in Grade 7 to 10 who have shown a mastery of the Filipino and English languages.

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What you need to know about DepEd's foreign language electives
by Jodesz Gavilan November 19, 2018
The education department says its Special Program in Foreign Language 'aims to enhance the ability of learners to engage in meaningful interaction in a linguistically and culturally diverse global workplace'

Learning beyond the books
by/Krista Garcia 7:09 October 23, 2015

In a program called Coordinates For Life, public school students learn necessary skills that they can use now and for the future.

look also Ransell learns #LifeSkills
9:30 AM, January 23, 2016
Thanks to an after-school program, a 9-year-old achiever learned how to make friends, be a better leader, and more


Senior High School, SHS:

Senior Hi's Cool
with the sub-albums all Jun 26, 2016

TAYO para sa Edukasyon
Ang kwento ni Sarah
Huwarang Guro
Suportado ni Nanay

SHS Specialized Subjects

Dr. Dina S. Ocampo, DepEd Undersecretary for Programs and Projects, presents the subjects for the Senior High School Curriculum Tracks: Academic Track, Technical-Vocational-Livelihood Track, Sports Track and Arts and Design Track. May 7, 2014

Senior High School Partnerships

Undersecretary for External Linkages and Partnerships Mario Deriquito talks about the importance of and approaches to building partnerships for the Senior High School Program. Sep 28, 2014

The Continuous Improvement Programme, CI

The full video of the Continuous Improvement Programme showing the processes, stages, implementation and effects to the learners. May 8, 2014

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DepEd hires over 3,900 college teachers for senior high school
by Jee Y. Geronimo September 02, 2016
The education department has created a total of 36,461 items for senior high school, Education Secretary Leonor Briones tells congressmen

DepEd: Senior high open to graduates of pre-K to 12 program
The education department will reserve at least 400,000 slots in senior high school for those who graduated under the 10-year pre-college cycle before K to 12.

DepEd target: Build 20,000 senior high classrooms in 2016
The Department of Education plans to build another 20,000 classrooms in 2016 for its senior high school program.

both by/Jee Y. Geronimo May 05 and 07 , 2015

Senior high school: No youth left behind?
by/Jee Y. Geronimo June 13, 2016
All eyes are on the government as it fully implements the K to 12 program. Will learners get the best out of senior high school, or will some of them end up leaving formal education as critics predicted?

Debunking K to 12 myths
by/Sylvia Estrada Claudio June 13, 2016
President Aquino says 'the credentials of our countrymen working overseas are already being questioned' because they lack K to 12 education. Reality is against the government's claim.

1.5M students to enter senior high's Grade 11

About 24-25 million public and private school students will return to school this June. Of this number, 17,000 are graduates under the previous 10-year pre-university cycle who will be returning to take up senior high school's Grade 11.

Look also PH rolls out senior high's Grade 11 nationwide

Both by Jee Y. Geronimo May 30 and June 13, 2016

Bill seeks to ban hazing in and out of schools

In order to stop hazing, it must be recognized by the law for what it is – a barbaric criminal act that compromises the integrity of any organization that employs it as a means of initiation - HB 4714 or the Servando Act named after college student Guillo Cesar Servando who died after a hazing ritual – repeals Republic Act 8049, the Anti-Hazing Law which only regulates hazing conducted by fraternities, sororities, and other organizations.

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Duterte signs law on total hazing ban
by Pia Ranada July 11, 2018
With the signing of the RA-11053 Anti-Hazing Act of 2018 , all forms of hazing are illegal. The law also imposes fines as additional penalties for those who plan and participate in hazing rituals.

REPUBLIC ACT 8049 Anti-Hazing Law

What you need to know about the Anti-Hazing Law
by Jodesz Gavilan September 25, 2017
The Anti-Hazing Law penalizes members of organizations only if an applicant suffers any physical injury or dies

Anti-hazing law toothless because of loopholes  about THE ANTI-HAZING LAW, RA 8049 by/PHILIP A. AGUINALDO

What's happening to hazing cases in the Philippines?
by Lian Buan February 18, 2017
There are 14 reported hazing deaths in the last 22 years since the Anti-Hazing Law was passed, but only one conviction so far

and Cyberbullying


House hearing on Anti-Hazing Law
September 26, 2017

The House committee on justice hold a hearing on the amendment of the 22-year-old Anti-Hazing Law of 1995. The subcommittee on Prosecutorial Reforms tackles the proposed House Bill 3467.

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Bill on hazing ban approved by House sub-committee
by Bea Cupin September 26, 2017

The bill authored by Bagong Henerasyon Representative Bernadette Herrera-Dy covers not just fraternities and sororities but also 'community-based' organizations that do not have roots in schools or universities


LOSER a short film

An anti-bully campaign video shown last November 17, 2012 during the Anti-Bully forum in Siena College of Taytay. A film by RSVP Digital Production,  Film Editing: Aldrine Leonardo, Cinematography: Aldrine Leonardo - Script and Directing: Jovy Medina Leonardo

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Penshoppe leads anti-bullying #IAmDifferent campaign
by Precious Del Valle October 29, 2017 - with Video

Proceeds from Penshoppe's campaign will go in developing a module on anti-bullying, with the help of Teach For The Philippines

Look the Video in HD HERE

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Life without bullies? Why Senate must pass anti-discrimination bill
by Sylvia Estrada Claudio August 06, 2018
I make this appeal for the sake of science, for the sake of morality and for the sake of the nation’s well-being


LGBT Kids Need Protection from Bullying at School
Jun 21, 2017

Students across the Philippines experience bullying and discrimination in school because of their sexual orientation and gender identity. While Philippine law provides protections against discrimination and exclusion in schools, lawmakers and school administrators need to take steps to ensure they are fully implemented.

Remark this is an album in the album "Proud To Be LGBT" in the album "Sexuality, Family Planning & Pregnancy"

How do I report bullying or harassment on Facebook if I don't have an account or can't see it (ex: someone blocked you)?
When the bell rings: My story of getting bullied
by Don Kevin Hapal January 17, 2017
Bullying is more than just physical harm. It’s the harshest form of rejection, one that gets in the way of our growth and self-discovery.
Don Kevin Hapal was a high school student in Athens, Greece. He now works as a social media producer and Balikbayan coordinator for
Verbal abuse
by Sylvia Estrada Claudio April 10, 2017
I guess we will have to teach not to follow the example of the Chief Scout.

Look also Duterte's talk to boy scouts

DepEd Teacher's Blog

When reforms don’t transform

Fund for Assistance to Private Education, FAPE

serves as the key government instrumentality to support the development of private education as an indispensable partner of the public school system. It manages programs under the Government Assistance to Students and Teachers of Private Schools, GASTPE, such as the Educational Service Contracting, ESC scheme, Teachers’ Salary Subsidy Fund, and In-Service Training Fund, among others.

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170+ Talaytayan MLE Mother Tongue Based Multilingual Education, MLE

170+ Talaytayan MLE is a consortium of education stakeholders from the University of the Philippines and Philippine Normal University. It also includes non-government organizations like Save the Children, NAKEM International, DILA Philippines, SIL and the Translators Association of the Philippines.

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The Philippines offers public health education.
By Cristina Puno
Supreme Court declares K-12 constitutional
by Lian Buan November 10, 2018

The law is an exercise of the state’s police power, the High Court says
Police power is the power of the state to enforce laws that will benefit the general welfare of its people.

DepED - K to 12 Curriculum Guide in Physical Education Grade 1 to Grade 10
K to 12 promises arts and sports programs in every province
by/Jee Y. Geronimo May 05, 2015

Education Secretary Armin Luistro says the sports and arts and design tracks under K to 12 will not only equip students with middle level skills but will also help provinces in nurturing their local arts and sports.

K to 12 Curriculum Guide

MUSIC and ART Grade 1 to Grade 10


Greater Opportunities! GO! Education

a program to bring education reform closer to every Filipino. The Department of Education and its various supporters have started to address the need to inform and engage the general public and its internal stakeholders in its mission to provide Education for All.
Education - STRIVE

AVP for DepEd STRIVE PROJECT - Department of Education Philippines Basic Education System Reform Agenda AUSAID. Breaking Old School - Creating a NEW ERA
K + 12 Education in the Philippines
Is PH ready for K-12?
The Philippines is one of the three countries that are not yet K-12-compliant. This has prompted the Department of Education (DepEd) to revise the country's educational system. May 2, 2015

Look also Costs and benefits of K-12
by/Pura Bella P. Elin May 27, 2015
We are K to 12 ready!
Mid-2015 updates on the status of the five basic inputs to education, namely; classrooms, teachers, textbooks, armchairs, and water and sanitation facilities. Jun 24, 2015
College professors fear massive retrenchment due to K to 12

The law promising to produce employable Filipino high school graduates is causing panic among educators in higher institutions. A set of guidelines is expected to be released by the end of June to guide employers on what to do during the nationwide implementation of the program. Jun 13, 2014 - Look more about this HERE
K to 12, dapat bang i-shelve?

Ayon sa isang mambabatas, maaaring hindi pa handa ang Department of Education para sa implementasyon ng K to 12 sa 2016. Mar 24, 2015
DepEd Midterm Report on K to 12 Program Mar 13, 2015

Education Secretary Br. Armin Luistro FSC presented the K to 12 midterm report to the 16th Congress on the K to 12 Basic Education Program.
On this 5th year of K to 12 implementation, we are running a marathon and I can already see the finish line. We are on our last mile, Luistro said.
Look also the article K-12 program to guide students on career track
DepEd, September 16, 2015
To prepare incoming senior high school, SHS students for choosing a career, the Department of Education has rolled out a Career Guidance Program.

Text2Teach connects students to a more interactive learning environment

ALMOST 57,000 grades 5 and 6 students in public elementary schools are now learning using mobile technology, thanks to a program called Text2Teach, which aims to alleviate educational problems in the country. March 15, 2012

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Teach for the Philippines

We are a for-purpose organization in the business of transforming lives.
By establishing a movement of promising young leaders who commit to teach for two years in public schools across the nation, we seek to transform our participants and our classrooms. In the future, we expect alumni to embrace servant leadership and become catalysts for education reform.

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Teach for the Philippines

College graduate? Teach in a public school

and above


Why do teachers teach?
Oct 5, 2018
Despite the small pay and the heavy workload, at the end of the day, it's all about the children

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Why do teachers teach?
by Sofia Tomacruz and Alex Evangelista October 05, 2018
On World Teachers' Day, Rappler speaks to teachers who tell us why they have chosen to continue in the profession despite its difficulties and challenges

You want good quality teachers? Pay them right
by Sofia Tomacruz October 06, 2018
World Bank education specialist Javier Luque says teachers' salaries should be similar to other professions that require the same level of training and dedication

Bayanihang Eskwela

a collaborative public-private sector program.
Bayanihang Eskwela aims to ensure quality school buildings for public school children through preventing corruption in school building construction programs.

Look the Bayanihang Eskwela manual HERE and the Videos Bayanihang Eskwela manual

Look the full desription of the video HERE

BRIGADA ESKWELA 2014 - 2 version

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Look also How to join Brigada Eskwela 2017
May 12, 2017 - with video
The Education Department is calling on volunteers, companies, and civic groups to help fix up schools and donate school supplies and other equipment.

Definitions Definitions of normal, special and inclusive education

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Differences between the Formal vs. Informal Education
Formal education is classroom-based, provided by trained teachers. Informal education happens outside the classroom, in after-school programs, community-based organizations, museums, libraries, or at home.


Non-formal Education

The City of Masbate is investing in non-formal education

This documentary is part of the series Under Construction: The Making of a Coast-wise Nation produced in 2005 by Nova Productions International for the USAID/DA-BFAR Fisheries Improved for Sustainable Harvest, FISH project. Look full description on the video of the 9 video-segments included the video: The City of Masbate is investing in non-formal education HERE

Real World English in Non-formal Education

Video about non-formal component of the project " Improving English Language Teaching and Learning in Mindanao", IELTLM. Video was made by Stuart Leigh of Real World Productions, New York.


WE CARE: US Embassy Supports Women’s Education and Enterprise Program
Women can be effective participants in the building of progressive communities.
Women’s Education and Cooperative Advancement on Rural Enterprise, WE CARE. Sep 22, 2015

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Bureau of Alternative Learning System
Alternative Learning System, ALS

Anything about Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency, A and E, Program of the Department of Education

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DepEd aims to reach out-of-school youth during Brigada Eskwela
by Jee Y. Geronimo May 11, 2017 - with video
This year's National Schools Maintenance Week or Brigada Eskwela will highlight one of the Duterte administration's priorities in the education sector: the Alternative Learning System (ALS).

and HERE and


ALS in Action, Los Baños, Laguna

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All eyes on ALS, 'centerpiece' of basic ed under Duterte
February 18, 2017
The Alternative Learning System is a priority program under the Duterte administration. What is it all about?

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PART 2. Catching up on ALS: Challenges of a 'parallel system'
February 19, 2017
The education department is already reviewing the Alternative Learning System to match it to formal education's K to 12 program
Both by Jee Y. Geronimo


Education Revolution Movement, EdRev

Passion for Education - Passion for the Poor

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Look the full description of the video HERE and more about EdRev


Education - Prostituition

A short video documentary about a student who has resorted to prostitution in order to finance her studies. This video is in support of PLM President Adel Tamano's advocacy on education. A short documentaries by the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila College of Mass Communication.


Prostitusyon + Tuition = Prosti-Tuition
by neilcutter Apr 25, 2017

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Students by day, sex workers by night

by Ana P. Santos Updated February 28, 2014
MJ 'walks' to make ends meet and pay for her college tuition. It's a life less ordinary and fraught with risks

Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC)

an association of public tertiary school level institutions in the Philippines. These comprises all 102 State Universities and Colleges (SUC) which are under the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). PASUC holds its sports, literary, and musical competition annually participated by its members.

Many links to Universities and Colleges

PACUCOA, Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation
The Philippine Society of Information Technology Educators, Foundation, Inc., PSITE
Information Technology Education Policy

Information Technology Education

Keywords: IT education, context, inputs, process, outcomes, policy framework, cluster analysis, hierarchical method

Investment in Technical Vocational Education and Training, TVET
Systems Plus College Foundation, SPCF

a Private, Non-Sectarian school in Angeles City, Pampanga

Special Education Philippines

Classroom without borders

ACSI Philippines

Association of Christian Schools International

PBEd is the business community’s response to the need for consensus and sustained advocacy in education reform. It aims to become the voice of the business community.

Look also the Video The State of Philippine Education

A short animated clip on the sad state of the Philippine public educational system. This is the intro video used for seeking support for the initiatives of the Philippine Business for Education (PBEd)

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The State of Philippine Public Basic Education

Problems and Approaches by/Florencio B. Abad

Look also Toward a Child-Friendly Education Environment


Look as pdf HERE

Regulatory Environment in the Education Sector

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Early Childhood Care and Education, ECCE programmes

A progressive Philippines with access to quality education for all its people

WE CAN BE ANYTHING - Official Video
WeCanBeAnything is an education advocacy campaign, born of a partnership between the Foundation, AdAF and the Ninoy and Cory Aquino Foundation, NCAF. The campaign was conceived after, Allan Pineda, the Filipino-American member of the world-famous Black Eyed Peas, expressed his desire to help improve the education situation.

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a non-stock and non-profit Christian association that reaches out to needy individuals and families. Light of Hope Foundation, Legazpi, Bicol exists to give comfort, reach out, and assist in any way that it can.

Remark this an album in the album "Organizations working for children in the Philippines"

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BPI Foundation

Equally entrenched in the Bank of the Philippine Island's corporate mission is its commitment to responsible corporate citizenry. The Bank realizes this role through BPI Foundation by its engagement in education, entrepreneurship and the environment.

The Smart Schools Program, SSP

a community service initiative of Smart Communications Inc. that promotes Information and Communications Technology, ICT in basic education through partnerships with public schools, its officials and parents-teachers-community associations, PTCAs.

Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities, PAASCU
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, TESDA

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, TESDA

Technopreneurship training in the Philippines
Mar 11, 2013

Philippine Technical Vocational Education and Training System

Nurturing Technopreneurship in the Philippines. Interview with Maria Susan Dela Rama, Executive Director for Planning at the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority

1. How the Technopreneurship program works
2. Tracking the employment rate of graduates
3. How program interacts with private sector

In 2011, the Philippines launched the Specialista Technopreneurship Program to stimulate economic growth and help provide employment to graduates of Technical Vocational Education and Training, TVET, especially in the rural areas. Look also PHIL TVET system

TESDA Women's Center, TWC

a training center under TESDA

TWC is the showcase for empowered women in Technical-Vocational Education and Training, TVET. It serves as resource center for programs, information, research and technology.

Look also the above links and the Video and the video "School for Super Maids" HERE

Philippine Science High School System

Look the article DOST-PSHS open to applications for National Competitive Examination - NCE for 2016-2017


Western Visayas Campus and Eastern Visayas Campus

UNESCO National Commission, NatCom of the Philippines
PH education: Allergic to religion?
by/Fritzie Rodriguez Jan 13, 2015

In a predominantly Catholic Philippines, how do young Filipinos develop an understanding of religion?

The real cost of education
by/Therese Reyes Sep 07, 2015

The price of education and the cost of missing out on one!

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Donations pour in for student who wrote 'heartbreaking' excuse letter
by Luisa Jocson July 12, 2018
Netizens immediately pledge to the school’s foundation after reading the young girl's letter

Kid who studies on Cebu sidewalk: I want to be a cop or doctor
by/Dale G. Israel Jun 26, 2015

Nine-year-old Daniel Cabrera keeps a rosary in his school bag to protect his lone pencil from thieves
When asked, the Grade 3 student from the Subangdaku Elementary School in Mandaue City said he owned only one pencil. Daniel said his last one was stolen by a fellow student before. “It (rosary) is to prevent my only pencil from getting stolen,” Daniel said in Cebuano.
When asked, he said the only school material he lacked was a drawing book. He's waiting until his mother could afford to buy him one.

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McDonald's ad features Cebu street boy's story
by Voltaire Tupaz December 13, 2016
Daniel Cabrera, now 11, was captured in an inspiring viral photo in 2015 while studying outside the fastfood chain’s branch in Mandaue City at night. Watch the video here.

Street-smart Cebu student gets help from donors and Mandaue police cut their pay for young boy who dreams of becoming a cop
by/Dale Israel Updated Jun 29 & 30, 2015
After a photo of him studying outside a fast food chain goes viral, 9-year-old Daniel Cabrera gets new school supplies and lights to help him study better. Look how YOU can help!

Cebu street child story gets UN education envoy’s attention
by/Voltaire Tupaz Jul 13, 2015
The inspiring story of 9-year old Daniel Cabrera, the boy who was pictured studying along the sidewalk beside a fast food restaurant in Cebu, has reached millions across the globe after gaining international media attention.

Cebu poverty through the eyes of the kid in viral photo
by/ David Lozada March 18, 2016

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The education of Daniel Cabrera
by Apple Grace Danuco November 16, 2016
Ever since a photo of Daniel studying on a sidewalk went viral, his life has changed. He now has a scholarship and his family now has a place to call home.

How to make your own educational plan

Understand how pre-need plans work and grow your own educational funds without the risks of getting into troublesome costs with insurance agencies. Oct 25, 2015

Social Weather Stations, SWS

a public opinion polling body, a private, independent, non-partisan, non-profit scientific institute in the Philippines which conducts social surveys and does survey-based social science research and other educational activities

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The Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines, CEAP
the biggest voluntary organization group of Catholic schools in the country. CEAP promotes teaching of Religion as an essential element of Catholic education.

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The Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines, CEAP commemorates its 65th year.

Isang Huwarang Katoliko CEAP Hymn


The Philippine Junior Marketing Association, PJMA
a non-stock, non-profit, non-sectarian, non political business-oriented and student-managed organization and the official youth affiliate of the Philippine Marketing Association

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an education for development NGO implementing  educational, cultural, and socio-civic programs at the grassroots of society; an arts and cultural organization NGO implementing programs at the grassroots of society with social entrepreneurial skills and capabilities,  with the aim to improve the well-being Filipino citizens and communities.
The LET’S GO Foundation
a non-stock, non-profit organization advocating entrepreneurship education in the Philippines..
The Labor Education and Research Network, LEARN
Philippine Federation of the Deaf

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Pinoy Green Academy

Learning and Living the Green Life

Living Values Education, Inc. for schools and universities
Philippine Center for Masonic Studies

Scholarships - etc.

Remark most of the videos in this section are albums in the album "Scholarships in the Philippines"

Look also How to apply to CHED Student Financial Assistance Program (StuFAP)?, December 18, 2016

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COA questions CHED's handling of P435 million in scholarship program
July 26, 2017

The large amount not utilized properly due to delays in processing runs counter to the Student Financial Assistance Programs - StuFAP's objective of funding poor but deserving college scholars.

The Philippine High School for the Arts, PHSA
Annual Nationwide Search for Young Arts Scholars, ANYAS

Look more and videos about PHSA HERE

United World College Philippines
UWC schools, colleges and short programmes have been offering a transformational educational experience to students from all over the world to finish high school in 1 of 14 schools, in as many countrie for peace.

Look also the article Small-town girl dreams big
by/Grazielle Chua and Pilar Recto Jun 26, 2015
For 17-year-old Zharina Nikko Tomas Casil, her humble beginning is not stopping her from achieving her biggest dreams. Zharina hopes to study in United World College UWC Maastricht in the Netherlands, where she received a partial scholarship.


Scholarship SEI-DOST
Science Education Institute, SEI, Department of Science and Technology, DOST. This Audio Visual Presentation was created for the Scholarship Division SEI-DOST.

Who can avail GSIS Scholarship Program?
A good education is the gift that keeps giving. The state pension fund of the Government Service Insurance System or GSIS has been in the helm of a great scholarship program to help dependents of persons with disabilities, indigenous people and single parents fulfill their dream of a college education. Jun 9, 2015

DLSU-Manila Star Scholarship Program

Look also the full desription HERE


International School Manila, ISM - Scholarship Program

an inside look at the ISM Scholarship Program. With an exclusive interview and overview of the school. Apr 11, 2013

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Sports Scholarship Program, SSP

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Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education, Inc., FUSE.
Its programs include regular teacher training workshops; a post-graduate scholarship program for Science and Engineering teachers; production and distribution of telecourses in English, Elementary Science, Chemistry, Physics and Math; and a host of other educational programs in partnership with government and private learning institutions.
The Kristiyano-Islam Peace Library, KRIS
an award-winning, non-profit, non-government organization based in Manila devoted to making education more accessible to Filipino youth living in poor and conflicted communities. Through its libraries, scholarship programs, and learning projects, it has been giving aid to hundreds of students from Zamboanga City, Zamboanga Sibugay, Davao City, Rizal, and Metro Manila since 2001. - Look more HERE

English Access Microscholarship Program
U.S. Embassy's English Access Microscholarship Program aka Access benefits it offers to selected students, schools, and communities. Request more information about how community or school can host an Access program today! Jul 9, 2015 by/U.S. Embassy Manila

Study in Europe
Erasmus Mundus, Scholarships and Academic Cooperation aims to enhance quality in higher education through scholarships and academic cooperation between Europe and the rest of the world.

Video courtesy Nov 15, 2012

Want to study in Europe? This fair will give you tips. Nov 5, 2015

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British Council Philippines
Funding your studies Scholarships and Financial Aids - British Council will give you the facts, requirements and inside scoop on the numerous funding options available for Filipinos.

Remark this is an album in the album "International Schools in the Philippines & Education for filipinos abroad" in the album "International & Special Education, schools & programs - etc."


The King's International School of Manila Scholarship Programme

Remark this is an album in the album "International Schools in the Philippines & Education for filipinos abroad" in the album "International & Special Education, schools & programs - etc."

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Lone Star College System
Learning and Serving in the Philippines

A video documenting the first international service learning trip for the Lone Star College System to help build sustainable communities for Filipinos affected by natural disasters and other issues.

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BEACON Foundation
focused primarily on providing supplemental scholarships, educational training programs and mentoring to deserving students who may be financially disadvantaged and who otherwise have a difficult time affording a quality education. Being a non-profit education and training resource organization, we harness the support, money, time and skills of hundreds of people worldwide that could provide resources and also from many of our dedicated fieldworkers across the Philippines to assist and make our goal become a reality.


the leading pre-need company in the Philippines providing innovative education program that build financial security for the future. On October 1, 2009, Philippines First Insurance Company, Inc. and Systems Technology Institute, Inc. took over ownership of PhilPlans
STI is a 27-year old respected educational institution with a network of 95 tertiary campuses located in every major urban center in the Philippines. It also operates a network of prep schools, grade schools and high schools nationwide.

Educational Plan Philippines
Educational Plan is very important because of continuous rising of tuition fees. PhilPlans is the leading pre-need company in the Philippines providing innovative education program that build financial security for the future.

Learn Without Fear  -  "Anti-Bullying"

Look also Bullying

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St Scho alumnae eye legal action vs cyber bullies
November 23, 2016

'Those who have attacked these young Scholasticans by way of threats, harassment, hurtful comments and cyber bullying are the ones who are committing child abuse'

Plan Philippines

Plan has been working in the Philippines since 1961, helping poor children to realise their rights to health care, education, protection and a high quality of life.
Currently, we are promoting the Learn Without Fear campaign which is working towards making schools safe learning environments, free from physical, sexual and emotional abuse.

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Learn Without Fear campaign

Plan Philippines Country Director Carin Van Der Hor talks about the global "Learn Without Fear" campaign, which is working towards making schools safe learning environments, free from physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Featured are children from programme units as they express their views regarding bullying, corporal punishment, and sexual harassment.

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Bullying, a growing problem in PH schools

18-year-old Jamie Garcia was threatened by a gun-toting father of a bully at an upscale private school in Makati. Bullying cases are piling up and are becoming a serious problem in both private and public schools in the Philippines. Nov 5, 2012.

More about Education etc. for Indigenous and etc. groups

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Meet the first college graduate of the Dumagat tribe of Sta. Ines, Tanay
Nov 5, 2018

Despite having job opportunities in the city, Teacher Diday chose to go back to her community in Sta. Ines to impart knowledge to her fellow Dumagats. Because for her, education is a way to preserve their indigenous heritage.

Donate books, help Lumad students finish college
August 30, 2018

The Community Technical College of Southeastern Mindanao targets to complete a 3,000-book requirement by September 20, to get a permit from the Commission on Higher Education


Schools of Living Traditions - SLT

There are various facets of cultural heritage that can be transmitted to the next generations, this program would like to specifically focus on the transmission of indigenous skills and techniques to the young.

Northern Cultural Communities, Aug 5, 2014

Mountain Province Mar 14, 2013

Panay Bukidnon, Aug 14, 2014

Southern Cultural Communities Aug 18, 2014

"AboutPhilippines" says: The best cultural videos, you have to look!

Briones holds dialogue with leaders of IP communities
by Abigail Abigan December 07, 2017

IP leaders from Kalinga, Pampanga, Rizal, Tacloban City, Bukidnon, Agusan del Sur, Davao del Sur, and South Cotabato, sit down with Education Secretary Leonor Briones for a two-hour meeting
Education Secretary Leonor Briones held a dialogue with regional leaders of indigenous communities to hear their concerns about the government's education program for indigenous peoples (IPs).

Indigenous peoples education curriculum of the Philippines
by Bobby Mascarenas
President at THE PNU Math Club

Look it as pdf HERE

Philippines: Summary Report

Mapping Out Disadvantaged Groups in Education


When kids don’t even own a pencil
May 4, 2017

Meet Jasthene, a 9-year old Manobo girl from North Cotabato. She wants her classmates to have enough school supplies so they won’t have to fight.


Girl wishes to be next Aeta teacher from her village
Dec 25, 2016

MovePH goes to Sitio Burog, Bamban, Tarlac to give school supplies to the students. This is where we met Ericka Cosme, a young Aeta girl who wants to be the next teacher in her village.


Igorot boy crosses 4 mountains, 2 rivers just to get to school
Jun 23, 2016

The path was never friendly, especially for the children. The dangerous cliffs are covered by grassy overgrowth. One wrong step can lead to death.

The long road to education
by Nikki Natividad December 23, 2016

In Tarlac’s Sitio Burog Elementary School, Aeta students willingly make a long trek across mud and dirt, just to learn.

PAMULAAN Center for Indigenous Peoples' Education

an educational institution dedicated to the indigenous peoples. The first of its kind in the country, its main thrust is to create a culturally appropriate and relevant pathways of TRAINING

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Pamulaan: Shaping indigenous leaders

The Pamulaan Center for indigenous people's education seeks to shape and empower the youth into community leaders. Oct 23, 2014

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The Philippine Youth Leadership Program (PYLP)

funded by the U.S. Department of State, sends groups of students from Mindanao to the US for one-month stays. In the US, the participants take part in an intensive four-week training institute on inter-ethnic dialogue and conflict resolution.

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New schools for indigenous peoples in Mindanao
February 5, 2016
Pursuing its commitment to provide culture-based education and help ensure lasting peace in Mindanao, the Department of Education, DepEd will establish 5 new schools for Higaonon communities in Gingoog, Misamis Oriental.
The new schools will be established in Barangays Kalipay, Hindangon, Bantaawan, and Bal-ason, and will be ready to accept its first batch of learners this coming school year 2016-2017.
Philippines Muslim and Indigenous Peoples Education Programme
Palamguwan Cultural Education Center (APC)

legally established in 2004 and in the same year gained recognition from the Department of Education as the first formal indigenous people-based education center.

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Bridging the Gap - Hope for Lumads. How a Philippine forest community established a school to provide education and skills to sustain their culture.

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Black Pencil Project

a grassroots, interest-based volunteer organization with core advocacies focused on the promotion of primary education in remote and indigenous communities in the Philippines. Through resources mobilization programs utilizing known collaborative consumption models, materials assistance like basic, start-up school kits are provided to select barrio schools during start of classes of each school year.

Philippines Response to Indigenous and Muslim Education: Independent Completion Review Report



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Indigenous Peoples Education

"From Alienation To Rootedness"

Indigenous Education: Mindanao


Coordinator: Linda King

The Problem of Rural Education in the Philippines

PBAZ - Paaralang Bayan ng Ayta sa Zambales

an initiative of the Ayta leader-graduates of ELF - Education for Life Foundation.

PBAZ started along the lines of ELF’s vision of “a community of leaders and learners.”

ELF works with local partners to set up community-based alternative learning systems for out of school youth and adults. Over 10,000 have taken part in distance learning courses. We train local learning facilitators and develop learning modules with them.

Move your books to Mindanao!
by/Lou Gepuela August 05, 2015

Books are passports to learning possibilities. Help young Mindanawans achieve their potential!


A documentary on the effects of FORMAL EDUCATION in the culture and traditions of the MANGYANs in MINDORO

‘Titser Annie’ dokumentaryo ni Kara David with subtitles
Nov 16, 2016 - Aired: November 7, 2015
This episode entitled ‘Titser Annie’ features ‘Annie Masongsong’s dedication and passion as a teacher of the Mangyans in the mountains of Oriental Mindoro.’

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Manobo School in Bagtok
A traditional Manobo school of living traditions in a very remote village in Sitio Bagtok, Arakan, North Cotabato.

Remark tis is an album in the album "MANOBO - Their culture and beliefs"

Center for Babaylan Studies (CFBS)

CFBS is an organization that seeks to promote all indigenous and spiritual traditions from all parts of the Philippines. Its work is not restricted to one geographic location (i.e. the Visayas).

Babaylan is a Bisayan word that evolved from proto-Austronesian words in Southeast Asia such as belian, balian, balyan, baylan and bagdan. The Subanons call them balian, balean and balayan, women who lead the religious and death rituals in Mindanao. Its literal translation to English is ancient priestess or shaman.

Look also The babaylan lives in her story

Look more about the Babaylan culture etc. HERE

Cordillera Peoples Alliance

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Cordillera Women's Education and Resource Center Inc.

CWERC is a feminist organisation mainly engaged in raising social and feminist awareness on indigenous women in Cordillera. It organises education and training workshops. It conducts research and advocacy campaign on women's indigenous issues. It also provides library services and publications

Indigenous Women and Food Sovereignty

by/Jill Cariño, Cordillera Women’s Education and Resource Center

Defending indigenous women’s rights

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SIL - Summer Institute of Linguistics

a volunteer, non-profit organization that has worked in the Philippines since 1953. In cooperation with the Philippines Department of Education, SIL members carry out linguistic research and documentation of Philippine indigenous languages

Viral Badjao girl receives financial support for her education
by/ Abigail Abigan May 31, 2016

Several groups and individuals promise to help 'Badjau Girl' Rita Gabiola, including the local government of Lucena City and the Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation

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The Philippine image of Badjao displacement
May 28, 2016

What it takes to keep T'boli children in school
by/Jee Y. Geronimo September 15, 2015

A teacher in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, believes the whole community should be involved in the education of a child.
We hear these stories often, especially during opening of classes: children in far-flung areas walking for hours, even climbing mountains, just to get to school.


DepEd puts up first T'boli senior high school

The Education Department teams up with a university to help preserve the culture and traditions of the T'boli tribe. May 29, 2015

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Laws - etc. about Education

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Quezon's Code of Citizenship and Ethics

On August 19, 1939, the occasion of his 61st birthday, President Manuel L. Quezon issued Executive Order No. 217 that prescribed a set of civic and ethical precepts collectively known as the Code of Citizenship and Ethics to be taught in all schools in the Philippines.

The list, a product of a committee composed of leading jurists and political luminaries organized by the President, would eventually be turned into a 71-page volume, complete with historical anecdotes and references to the virtues Filipinos have displayed throughout the years. In a letter to the President printed as a preface to the book, the Committee wrote, “The life of a nation depends upon the moral and civic virtue of its citizens. Now, more than ever, when nations, great and small, are on the verge of collapse do we realize this fundamental truth.” Video Aug 18, 2014

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The Chan Robles Virtual Law Library of Law of the Philippines

Here AboutPhilippines recommend to look after wanted laws

New law orders gov't, schools, media to use Filipino Sign Language
by Pia Ranada November 16, 2018

Republic Act 11106 declares Filipino Sign Language as the national sign language of the deaf and the official sign language of government in all transactions involving the deaf

RA 11106 , signed by Duterte on October 30, orders all government agencies, government corporations, and local government units to use FSL to communicate with the deaf for transactions and other services.

Proposed drug test for 10-year-old students violates law
by Sofia Tomacruz June 22, 2018

The Department of Education says the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act only authorizes drug tests on students of secondary and tertiary schools.

Look also Drug tests for public school teachers

Duterte signs law for free tuition in state colleges
by Pia Ranada August 04, 2017

UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte approves the measure despite opposition to it previously expressed by his economic managers
President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act, a law providing free tuition for students of 112 state universities and colleges (SUCs).

Look RA 10931

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What's next after SUCs' non-collection of tuition in the 1st semester?
by Mara Cepeda August 13, 2017
‘Just because [President Duterte] signed this into law doesn’t mean things will be miraculously okay tomorrow,’ says the UP vice president for public affairs.

Funds from DICT, DAR, DOTr eyed for use in free tuition law
by Bea Cupin August 10, 2017
The 3 agencies could get budget cuts in 2018 because of their 'spending pattern' – billions of pesos in unused and unobligated funds – from previous years.

Who will benefit from the free tuition law?
by JC Punongbayan August 10, 2017
Data suggest that, by and large, the free tuition law is likely to benefit the rich more than the poor.

Congress 'carving out' funds for free tuition
by Bea Cupin August 08, 2017
The House appropriations committee, CHED, and DBM are set to meet and compute just how much it will take to make sure tuition and miscellaneous fees are free for students in government-run educational institutions.

Duterte on how to fund free tuition law: 'Ewan ko'
by Pia Ranada August 07, 2017 - with Video
'Eh pagdating sa 'kin, alam ko man na walang pera. 'Pirmahan natin ito.' Eh di sige,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about his decision to sign the measure.

'Bulakbol,' rich? No free tuition for 'undeserving' college students
by Camille Elemia August 06, 2017
Senator Panfilo Lacson calls for the removal of pork barrel from the 2018 budget to fund free college tuition in state universities and colleges.

LIST: State colleges and universities covered by free tuition law
August 04, 2017
Here are the 112 SUCs covered by the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act signed by President Rodrigo Duterte.

Netizens celebrate the signing of the Free Education bill into law
August 04, 2017
Less than an hour before the news broke out, 'SUCs' tops the trending list in the Philippines

Economic experts 'disappointed' after Duterte OKs free tuition in SUCs
August 04, 2017
Leftist members of the Duterte Cabinet, however, welcome the signing of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act.

UP Manila, Los Baños suspend tuition collection
by Jee Y. Geronimo July 26, 2017

In both campuses, the suspension is applicable to undergraduate students enrolling for the first semester of academic year 2017-2018

No tuition collection in UP Diliman 'until gov't clear' about subsidy policy
by Jee Y. Geronimo July 11, 2017

'They are not clear yet as to how much subsidy there will be: partial or complete, and who will be eligible. Until they clarify, we will not collect any amount from students,' says UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan.

Republic Act No. 10743

 National Teachers’ Day. – The fifth day of October of every year is hereby declared as the “National Teachers’ Day”.

RA 10533 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10533

Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013



RA 10157 - The Kindergarten Act 2012

give the Department of Education more elbow room to institutionalize reforms in basic education which include the implementation of the universal kindergarten program in all public schools.

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Republic Act 10157 - The Kindergarten Act 2012


National Indigenous Peoples' Month

The Department of Education promotes an IP education program that is responsive to their cultural context, respectful of their identity and supportive of the value of indigenous knowledge, skills and other aspects of their heritage.

Oct 15, 2013

Republic Act No. 10665

Open High School System Act


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Department of Education Philippines

Education Secretary Br. Armin Luistro

DepEd Secretary Br. Armin Luistro talks about The Republic Act No. 10533 or "The Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013," its milestones and achievements with regards to the problems on teachers, chairs, textbooks, classrooms and sanitation facilities. - May 7, 2014.


Two members of the Department of Education Philippines tell us about how the technology that is used for education has to be appropriate to the situation of the schools and teachers. What about when there is no electricity in the schools?


Importance of Financial Education - Nov 14, 2012

'An Opportunity for All: Financial Education in the Philippines' explores the effectiveness of multimedia, specifically video ("Eddie Get, Set & Go!) and print and the utilization of technology, for dissemination of financial education to clients, community and staff.

1. To increase financial planning capabilities
2. To increase credit management capabilities
3. To increase investment capabilities from:
a. interest bearing investments such as savings
b. income generating investments from a variety of asset forms

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Republic Act No. 10679
Approved on August 27, 2015: An Act promoting Entrepreneurship and Financial Education among Filipino Youth

DepEd Order No.14

The Department of Education (DepEd) recognizes that the success of any education system greatly relies on the competence of its teachers. Hence, one of the primary issues the Department of Education aims to address through its comprehensive implementation of the K to 12 Program is the need for highly competent teachers in public elementary and secondary schools.

Look "DepEd Order No.14" as pdf HERE

New law RA 10648 gives SUC scholarships to top high school grads

The law mandates SUCs to admit and provide scholarship to the top 10 students in the graduating class of public high schools.
Around 80,000 underprivileged but top graduates of public high schools are now assured of scholarships in any of the state universities and colleges (SUCs) across the country.
President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday, November 27, 2014 signed into law Republic Act Number 10648 or the Iskolar ng Bayan Program

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Top 10 grads to benefit from 'Iskolar ng Bayan' law RA 10648

Good news para sa mga top 10 graduates ng mga public high school. Libre na ang pag-aaral ninyo sa mga state colleges and universities. Dec 2, 2014

New law grants scholarship for top 10 HS grads. Aug 8, 2015

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7722, Higher Education Act of 1994
Republic Act No. 10676
Approved on August 26, 2015: An Act Protecting the Amateur Nature of Student-Athletes in the Philippines by Regulating the Residency Requirement and Prohibiting the Commercialization of Student-Athletes


Republic Act 9163

the National Service Training Program (NSTP) Act of 2001


Look also RA 9163 IRR, NSTP-ROT Component and

Important look also the link about RA 7077 and HERE

and the Videos (IMPORTANT Update FEB 07, 2017) and

Mandatory Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)? How about no?
by Marjohara Tucay August 02, 2016
'What we need is a better path for the socio-civic involvement of the youth, a path that is congruent to the challenges of the changing times'

Rethinking the mandatory ROTC program
by Ronald U. Mendoza and Ma. Christine Roylo
March 02, 2017

An under-funded ROTC program is susceptible to corruption and actually breeds more distrust of government

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Duterte shares the trick that got him out of ROTC
by Pia Ranada July 15, 2017

Duterte, who as President wants to bring back mandatory ROTC, said he tricked the military registrar by submitting medical documents that proved he was too sickly to take Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC), thus exempting him from the requirement.

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10627, Anti-Bullying Act of 2013



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Senate bill 2793 penalizing teachers who bully students filed. Teachers could be fined P50,000 to P1 million and face imprisonment depending on the gravity of the case Jun 07, 2015

Look the Senate bill 2793

and the Video:

Anti Cyberbullying Act of 2015
Nov 12, 2016
Anti Cyberbullying Act of 2015 author, Rep. Rolando Andaya, identifies grounds and punishments for Cyberbullying.


Anti-Bullying Act of 2013 - RA 10627

Anti Bullying Act is highly implemented. Teachers and School Officials monitor bullying incidents inside the school while Police officers monitor bullying incidents outside of the school. Jun 5, 2014

Look also the video "Overview of PNP P.A.T.R.O.L. Plan 2030" HERE

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REPUBLIC ACT 8049 Anti-Hazing Law



Important look also Bill seeks to ban hazing in and out of schools and

Duterte signs law on total hazing ban
by Pia Ranada July 11, 2018
With the signing of the RA-11053 Anti-Hazing Act of 2018 , all forms of hazing are illegal. The law also imposes fines as additional penalties for those who plan and participate in hazing rituals.

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5250 as amended by RA No. 6067


The term "special and exceptional children" shall include the mentally retarded, the crippled, the deaf and hard of hearing, the speech handicapped, the socially and emotionally disturbed and the gifted.

Presented by:
Guidance Counselor I
San Miguel National High School






Graduation - Academic dress -  Valedictorian - Etc.

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Academic dress or academical dress in the Philippines e.g. the Sablay

a traditional form of clothing for academic settings, primarily tertiary and sometimes secondary education, worn mainly by those that have been admitted to a university degree or similar or hold a status that entitles them to assume them e.g., undergraduate students at certain old universities.

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Academic regalia: Origin of the graduation gown

To make a very long story short, the early academic dress in colleges and universities came from Medieval Europe. Sometimes also known as academical dress, academic regalia, and graduation cap and gown, it has its origins in the everyday dress of the medieval clergy.


is an academic title of success used e.g. the Philippines for the student who delivers the closing or farewell statement at a graduation ceremony (called a valedictory).
The chosen valedictorian is often the student with the highest ranking among their graduating class.

Commencement - definition

is a ceremony at which school diplomas or academic degrees are awarded


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New app makes homework digital
by/ Amyl De Gala January 13, 2016
Is the Internet a distraction for students? Not with this new app
Study Buddy PH, created by Jackenpoy Corporation, is a digital platform for learning which provides reviewers for the 5 main subjects English, Math, Araling Panlipunan (Social Studies), Filipino, and Science.

Look also the Videos with Intro 2017 and instructions

Prayers for Teachers, Students, and Schools

Education-Themed Prayers for Teachers and Students

Also Prayer Appropriate for Graduates and Graduation

Look also above HERE

a teacher’s prayer a teacher’s prayer
Librewry Café

Available 24/7 at Casa Azzuri building on Don A. Velez street between Hayes and Chavez streets, Cagayan de Oro



Getting into the business of school supplies

Selling school and office supplies are almost as stable as food because people continuously purchase these items. Probably even better because these are not perishable. But what are the ins and outs of getting into this type of business to make it sustainable and ride the wave of ever changing times? Aug 16, 2015

Remark: DTI monitors prices, quality of school supplies

Consumers can report overpricing retailers by calling DTI Direct 751-3330 or 0917-834-3330.

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Student-teacher relationships

a topic that may or may not involve a large age gap but is still considered quite controversial. Nov 8, 2013

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High school relationships

Can a high school romance withstand the pressures of university life? May 31, 2014

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Look also: Filipino Romance, Dating, Courtship, Wedding, Marriage, Divorce

Top Graduation Songs in the Philippines
Rock Ed

works with public and private schools by providing free alternative classes, where the substitute teachers are celebrities, visual artists, musicians, writers, athletes, entrepreneurs, scientists, etc.

Talk to your teachers, student council, or organization about Rock Ed’s projects. Our classes are free!

The Filipino Family Fund

a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to support leadership through charitable and educational programs in four areas:
1 strengthening and protecting traditional family structures and values;
2 improving and strengthening health care and education;
3 reducing the incidence of human trafficking; and
4 promoting and strengthening democracy.

Vibal Foundation, Inc.

the non-profit philantrophic arm of Vibal Publishing House, Inc. Vibal Foundation helps schools, teachers, and academic leaders do all they can to help students succeed

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Flights of fancy? Nah. We make them happen. What is Vibal Foundation? What are our projects? Find out here.

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The Aboitiz Foundation Inc. is a non-stock, non- profit corporate foundation registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission in December 1989.

It is the concrete manifestation of the Aboitiz Group's strong commitment to corporate social responsibility. As a social development arm, Aboitiz Foundation addresses social and economic development needs of less privileged communities, particularly those in areas where Aboitiz companies operate. It develops and implements projects on education, enterprise development, primary health and child care, corporate donations, and environment.

Student Mobility Student Mobility in the Philippines

By Dr. Emmanuel Y. Angeles


The Jewish Community of the Philippines and Jewish Education

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