Guidebook for Filipino teachers off the press in mid-January 2023

A GUIDEBOOK for Filipino teachers, “Nakakabasa na Ako! (I Can Finally Read!),” to effectively teach reading to literacy-deprived children in the Philippines will be off the press in mid-January 2023, announced the book’s publisher Miguel Z. Patolot. The book authored by teacher Julie Weygan Aparato captures a dedicated educator’s decade of experience in teaching literacy-challenged […]

Fast and Steady High-quality Development of the New Higher Education Group Delivers New Achievements Continuously with High-quality and Precision Investments

EQS Newswire / 29/11/2022 / 09:00 UTC+8   BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS   The Group adheres to the concept of “Student-oriented” and continuously increases high-quality and precise investments, delivering fruitful achievements in high quality teaching, high quality employment and high quality students and teachers’ experience, and its high-quality development strategy has been steadily advanced. The education and […]

Global Innovation & Value Summit (GIVS2022): Why ESG Evaluation Matters, to be held November 18

KYOTO, Japan, Nov 17, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Opening the COP27 Conference, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres chided world leaders about their ongoing inaction, warning that immediate, real and tangible action is required to address the climate crisis, or “we are on the highway to hell, with our foot on the accelerator.” IAFOR […]

Education@theMargins launches Global Alliance for underserved youth — PHINMA Education

Learning systems for poverty and the role of technology in delivering education became the focus of discussion at the Education@theMargins (E@TM): A Global Alliance conference on Oct. 28. The virtual conference brought together experts from the fields of education technology, policy reform, and community development to tackle how to improve instruction and learning for those […]

European hiring of seafarers ongoing amid concerns over training standards

THE Transportation department said on Thursday that European ship operators continue to hire seafarers from the Philippines even amid concerns raised about their standard of training. “In one of the Cabinet meetings a few weeks ago, it was reported to the President that there was a finding by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) that […]

Bill seeks adjustments in school curriculum to nurture emotional, intellectual maturity

A BILL has been filed in the House of Representatives seeking to integrate lessons on environmental protection, entrepreneurship, and reproductive health in primary and secondary school subjects to help nurture the young towards responsible adulthood.    House Bill 5202, also known as the Responsible Youth Act, mandates the Department of Education (DepEd) to adjust elementary and […]

Asia’s education leaders to gather at EDUtech Asia in Singapore to discuss the digital future of education

Singapore, Oct 25, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – On 9 and 10 November 2022, education leaders, professionals and EdTech providers across Asia and beyond will gather in Singapore for the 7th Annual EDUtech Asia to share their successes, strategies, and plans for the future of education. Headlining the event are four inspirational international […]

House panel OK’s bill on construction of schools in remote areas

A BILL that seeks to establish public schools in remote areas has been approved by the House Committee on Basic Education and Culture on Wednesday. The proposed measure, which consolidates House Bills 650 and 1947, aims to make education accessible to all by constructing schools in geographically isolated, disadvantaged and conflict-affected areas, including access roads […]

PHL assures Norway, France of compliance with convention on seafarer training norms

THE Transportation department said on Thursday that it expressed to European governments the Philippines’ commitment to complying with seafarer training standards. “I briefed the ambassador of France… the other day. Yesterday, I met the ambassador of Norway,” Transportation Secretary Jaime J. Bautista told reporters on the sidelines of the Norway-Philippines Maritime & Energy Conference. “I […]

Party-list files petition for higher pay for teachers, non-teaching personnel

A PARTY-LIST group representing the education sector on Tuesday filed a petition at the House of Representatives seeking to upgrade the salary rate of teachers and non-teaching personnel.   The petition, which was signed by around 57,000 teachers, was submitted to the House committee on Appropriations.    ACT-Teachers Party-list Rep. France L. Castro said the petition is […]

Metrobank expects 50-bp rate hike, launches financial education e-book

AN OFFICIAL from the Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. (Metrobank) forecasts another 50-basis-point (bp) rate increase by the Philippine central bank in response to the US Federal Reserve’s aggressive monetary tightening this week. In an interview with journalists on Wednesday, Metrobank Head of Financial Markets Sector Fernando Antonio A. Tansingco said the Bangko Sentral ng […]