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79 indigent students graduate from scholarship program of La Verdad Christian College

Posted on: March 29th, 2017 | No Comments
It was a very special day for Princess Bautista — she finally finished college. Princess is a daughter of a farmer and has six siblings. “Wala po silang kakayahan na...

CA approves Leonor Briones as Education secretary

Posted on: March 16th, 2017 | No Comments
The Commission on Appointments heard President Rodrigo Duterte’s appointment of Secretary Leonor Briones as the secretary of the Department of Education (DepEd) for almost four hours. During the CA committee...

Davao offers college programs inside prison

Posted on: March 15th, 2017 | No Comments
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The two-story tertiary school building inside the Davao City Jail is almost complete. It is the country’s first ever school inside a detention facility. The project...

Supreme Court asked anew to rule on K to 12 constitutionality

Posted on: March 14th, 2017 | No Comments
The Supreme Court is urged anew to rule on the constitutionality of the K to 12 program being implemented by the Department of Education. In their most urgent motion filed...

CHED suspends out-of-school trips and activities of college students

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has issued on Wednesday an official memorandum suspending out-of-school activities of students. The directive comes on the heels of a...

TESDA to give free skills training to PWDs, members of media and kin

Posted on: February 16th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) have signed on Wednesday, an agreement to give free skills training to...

UK multimillionaire teaches Filipinos trade, currency markets

Posted on: January 10th, 2017 | No Comments
Greg Secker, a multi-millionaire from the United Kingdom founded the Learn to Trade Company which aims to educate individuals who want to excel in trade and currency markets and eventually...

DOLE probes illegal OJT fees of hospitals

Posted on: December 24th, 2016 | No Comments
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is currently investigating a number of hospitals for alleged violation of the Labor Code. “There are nurses who go to hospitals to be...

DepEd to study proposed earlier holiday break to ease traffic congestion

Posted on: September 24th, 2016 | No Comments
  At the senate hearing on proposed emergency powers, Senator Grace Poe, chairman of the Committee on Public Services, suggested an earlier holiday break for the students. This aims to...

Senate lauds new DepEd curriculum with inclusion of Martial Law history accounts

Posted on: September 21st, 2016 | No Comments
  PASAY CITY, Philippines — Senator Bam Aquino is not satisfied with the way Martial Law history is being taught in schools nowadays. During the hearing of the Senate Committee...