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PBEd flags need to strengthen link between education and job readiness

EDUCATION advocacy group Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) flagged the need for improved quality of learning to empower Filipinos joining the work force. The post PBEd flags need to strengthen link between education and job readiness appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineJun 13th, 2018

Macalintal pushes for social media literacy education for senior citizens

A crusader for senior citizens’ rights, election lawyer Romulo Macalintal, is pushing for social media literacy education to help senior citizens avoid the pitfalls of fake news. Macalintal pushes for social media literacy education for senior citizens Source link: Macalintal pushes for social media literacy education for senior citizens.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Hontiveros lauds signing of Philippine HIV/AIDS Law

Senator Risa Hontiveros lauded the signing of the law that would strengthen the government’s response on addressing the incidence of HIV/AIDS in the country. Hontiveros lauds signing of Philippine HIV/AIDS Law Source link: Hontiveros lauds signing of Philippine HIV/AIDS Law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

DepEd in 2018: Closing gaps, catching up

For the Department of Education, the year 2018 was all about closing the gaps and initiating reforms to ensure better delivery of education to Filipino learners. DepEd in 2018: Closing gaps, catching up Source link: DepEd in 2018: Closing gaps, catching up.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2018

PH, Indonesia renew agreement on education cooperation

“This MOU, brief as it is, merely recognizes and formalizes the great relationship between our DepEd and the Ministry of Education of Indonesia, but even more, it symbolizes the brotherhood, togetherness, the oneness of Indonesia and the Philippines,” Briones said. PH, Indonesia renew agreement on education cooperation Source link: PH, Indonesia renew agreement on education cooperation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

DepEd: No classes in public elementary, high schools on January 2, 2019

The Department of Education (DepEd) has suspended its work day and classes in public elementary and high schools on January 2, 2019, a day after the New Year festivities. Source link link: DepEd: No classes in public elementary, high schools on January 2, 2019.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

Newly-crowned Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray to promote HIV education – Manila Video

Newly crowned Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray says she would like to expand her work in the slums of Manila with an organisation that promotes education on HIV and AIDS. This year’s event was the first to feature an all-women panel of judges made up of business leaders and former Miss Universe titleholders. source link: Newly-crowned Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray to promote HIV education – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2018

DENR flags Manila Bay shoreline as next target for rehabilitation – BusinessWorld Online

DENR flags Manila Bay shoreline as next target for rehabilitation  BusinessWorld Online THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) warned of the potential closure of establishments along the shores of Manila Bay that do not … Source link link: DENR flags Manila Bay shoreline as next target for rehabilitation – BusinessWorld Online.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

3 PH elementary schools bag top prizes in int’l environmental conservation tilt

Three elementary schools recently bagged top prizes in the 2018 Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO)-Japan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award. 3 PH elementary schools bag top prizes in int’l environmental conservation tilt Source link: 3 PH elementary schools bag top prizes in int’l environmental conservation tilt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

PBED initiative to convince top firms to hire K-12 graduates

The Philippine Business for Education (PBED) launched Monday the First Future program that aims to get the country’s top corporations to hire K-12 graduates that have been produced by the ambitious K-12 basic education curriculum reform program of the government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

DepEd denies ordering closure of IP schools

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday denied allegations that it had ordered the shutdown of schools serving Indigenous Peoples (IP) in Mindanao. “The Department of Education (DepEd), through DepEd Region XI, confirms that it did not order the closure of any school serving Indigenous Peoples (IP) learners. This is in view… link: DepEd denies ordering closure of IP schools.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

‘Indoctrination in the guise of education’

PNP has accused former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo and his companions of conducting anti-government indoctrination on lumad children in the guise of regular education. ‘Indoctrination in the guise of education’ Source link: ‘Indoctrination in the guise of education’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

Rebels should improve their lives, take TESDA courses – Lapeña

Urging rebels to rejoin mainstream society, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director Isidro Lapeña anti-government fighters to put down their arms and instead learn a livelihood. Source link link: Rebels should improve their lives, take TESDA courses – Lapeña.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2018

Poe: Gov’t must divulge details of deals with China

Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday said the Duterte administration should reveal to the public details of the 29 bilateral agreements it signed with the People's Republic of China. "The government owes it to the Filipinos to divulge the details of the agreements to see if there are potentials for red flags or if there are elements there that would put us at a disadvantage," the senator said in a statement. "At the end of the day, it is the people's money that would pay for all these projects, thus the people should have a say," she added. Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday witnessed the signing of 29 documents on trade, infrastructure, and education, amo...Keep on reading: Poe: Gov’t must divulge details of deals with China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

P1.7B Youth Training and Employment Project Launches in Cebu

A P1.7 project aimed on youth empowerment, training and employment is now underway in Cebu as the Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched YouthWorks PH in Cebu at the Quest Hotel on November 16. YouthWorks PH aims to be able to reach out to at least […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

Briones: No mandatory drug tests for Grade 4 up

No mandatory drug testing will be conducted on Grade 4 students and above until a law is passed providing for such, according to Education Secretary Leonor Briones. Source link link: Briones: No mandatory drug tests for Grade 4 up.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Arroyo airs positive vibes on Xi visit

Former president and now House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has said that Chinese President Xi Jingping’s visit to the Philippines later this month would further strengthen relations between the two countries. Arroyo airs positive vibes on Xi visit Source link: Arroyo airs positive vibes on Xi visit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

SC upholds K-12 program’s constitutionality

The Supreme Court has junked petitions questioning the legality of the government’s K-12 program, which adds two years to the secondary education curriculum. Source link link: SC upholds K-12 program’s constitutionality.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

CHEd issues guidelines on drug testing of students in higher education

JOSEPH NOEL M. ESTRADA The Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations, or Cocopea, supports CMO 18, series of 2018, the implementing Guidelines for the conduct of drug testing in all higher education institutions (HEIs) issued by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd). I participated as one of the resource persons in the drafting of the… link: CHEd issues guidelines on drug testing of students in higher education.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

DepEd, NCIP strengthen partnership for IP education

The Department of Education (DepEd) and the National Commission for Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) have agreed to strengthen cooperative efforts to ensure quality and accessibility of basic education for learners from indigenous communities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

11th Foreign Investment Negative List bares ‘modest’ gains in easing restrictions

MALACAÑANG on Wednesday finally issued the government’s closely watched list of sectors in which foreign participation is regulated, showing sectors where restrictions have eased including teaching in “higher education levels.” For at least two foreign business leaders, however, the long-awaited list could do only so much in improving the Philippines’ attractiveness to foreign direct investments… link: 11th Foreign Investment Negative List bares ‘modest’ gains in easing restrictions.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018