LRT-1 operator, Ateneo tie up to offer courses in railway engineering

LIGHT RAIL Manila Corp. (LRMC), the private operator of Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1), said on Thursday that it will collaborate with the Ateneo de Manila University on designing courses that it hopes will generate more railway workers. “Under the intended arrangement, LRMC is working with ADMU in designing railway engineering courses and programs,” […]

ESL students from Japan back in Cebu

FOREIGN students for English as a Second Language (ESL) programs have started coming back to Cebu.This was announced by the Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT 7) on Thursday, June 9, 2022.The return of ESL students signals good prospects for the tourism industry moving forward.“The Department of Tourism Central Visayas, together with Philippine Department […]

Ched, DOH to tap medical, nursing students for nationwide vax rollout

GRADUATING students of medical courses will soon have a chance to help in the national government’s ongoing vaccination rollout. This after the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) and the Department of Health (DOH) issued a joint memorandum circular allowing post-graduate and undergraduate medical interns; clinical clerks, and fourth-year medicine and nursing students to serve as […]

CHEd considering physical classes

The Commission on Higher Education is considering reopening physical classes in low-risk areas by January, according to its chairman.  Face-to-face classes would depend on the vaccination rate, Chairman Prospero E. de Vera III told a televised news briefing on Friday. He added that the agency was crafting the guidelines on the matter.  “We hope to finish the guidelines by […]

260 Tuburan students get cash aid

AROUND 260 indigent public school students from Tuburan town, northwestern Cebu received cash assistance through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and a partylist. The cash assistance was formally given to the beneficiaries through a formal distribution led by Tuburan Vice Mayor Danilo Diamante, Representative Alfred Delos Santos of the Ang Probinsyano Partylist […]

2 Cebu schools prepare for F2F classes for more college degree programs

TWO higher education institutions (HEIs) in Cebu are gearing up for the limited face-to-face (F2F) classes as they await further guidelines from the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) for additional degree programs. These schools are University of San Carlos (USC) and Southwestern University PHINMA. Last month, the government allowed limited face-to-face classes for five more […]

Cebu City targets 65K unvaxxed college students

SOME 65,000 college students enrolled in different colleges and universities in Cebu City are still unvaccinated against Covid-19, which officials said could delay the resumption of face-to-face classes. The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) and the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) 7 are already coordinating with each other for the planned Covid-19 vaccination program for […]

Ched 7 scholarships reach P113M for 1st sem of 2020-2021

THE Commission on Higher Education (Ched) 7 paid about P113 million for its 11,599 ongoing college and university scholars and grantees in Central Visayas for the first semester of academic year (A.Y.) 2020-2021. Melissa Castillote, Ched education supervisor II and Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs) coordinator, said Ched 7 paid a total of P112,994,826.37 based […]