Editorial: Teenage pregnancy problem

Two neophyte senators, Robinhood “Robin” Padilla and Rafael “Raffy” Tulfo, have a somewhat simplistic solution to the complicated problem of teenage pregnancy—limiting teenagers’ access to social media. It could be true that various social media sites, famous among them Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, have effects on the sexual behavior of teenagers, both males and females. […]

Senate to review reproductive health education policy amid rise in teen pregnancies, HIV infections

A LAWMAKER has filed a resolution that calls for a Senate panel assessment of the Philippine’s reproductive health education policy in view of the rising number of teenage pregnancies and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections among the youth.  Senate Resolution 13 will review the scope and effectiveness of the existing sexuality education policy, which mandates […]

PSAC calls for enhanced collaboration with education agencies for skilled workforce 

THE MARCOS government’s advisors from the business community asked the Education department on Wednesday to work with the private sector on updating the curriculum for learners and designing training programs for them.   At the same time, the Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC) expressed support for the Department of Education’s (DepEd) plan to address learning gaps […]

House panel OK’s bill on special program for workers to earn a tertiary-level diploma 

A HOUSE committee approved on Monday a bill that will provide an opportunity for workers who dropped out of school to earn a bachelor’s degree through an alternative schooling program.    The House committee on higher and technical education approved a measure seeking to institutionalize the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP).  The ETEEAP […]

China New Higher Education Group Won Three Awards, Recognized for Outstanding Performance and Comprehensive Strength

EQS Newswire / 30/12/2022 / 15:00 UTC+8   China New Higher Education Group Won Three Awards, Recognized for Outstanding Performance and Comprehensive Strength   (30 December 2022 – Hong Kong) China New Higher Education Group Limited (“China New Higher Education Group”, together with its subsidiaries, collectively referred to as the “Group”, stock code: 2001.HK) is […]

Senator calls for improved education system to groom cybersecurity specialists 

INCREASING the number of students taking the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) strand in senior high school will help produce more experts who can address the cybersecurity threats and crimes in the Philippines, a legislator said on Thursday.   Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian, chair of the Basic Education committee, said measures and programs that will […]

PHL ramps up teacher hiring to help resolve learning poverty

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter MORE than 11,000 teachers have been hired this year to help boost basic education and recover learning losses, Malacañang said on Sunday. Citing a Department of Education (DepEd) report, the Office of the Press Secretary (OPS) said the government has hired 11,580 teachers and created 5,000 administrative officer items […]

House approves substitute bill on mandatory military training 

THE HOUSE committee on appropriations approved on Tuesday a substitute bill instituting the National Citizens Service Training Program (NCSTP) for public and private tertiary education students.   The NCSTP shall be “mandatory for all students in undergraduate degree programs in all public and private higher education institutions and technical-vocational education and training programs or courses,” according […]

PBBM, VP Sara: Education, upskilling key to Filipino workers’ future; PSAC in full support

THE Philippine government strongly supports the workers’ skills development and learning recovery programs as they are deemed very vital in making the Filipino workers more flexible and highly adaptable. By upskilling and reskilling the workers, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte believe they can easily adjust to the […]

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 SEAPRWire.com) – 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 […]