Far Eastern University provides inclusive and welcoming environment for students

Far Eastern University provides inclusive and welcoming environment for students Inside the university where Tamaraws reign, students, parents and families are assured of an inclusive, diverse and welcoming society “When I was 16, I was a small-time probinsyano who was constantly in need of family support. I must say that I had to become accustomed to what they call the ‘Manila life,’ one that combined liberty and danger,” says Ralph Jervis Bangan. The Summa Cum Laude graduate from Far Eastern University (FEU) is just one …

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Smart wins big at World Communication Awards in London

Smart wins big at World Communication Awards in London For 20 years, the World Communication Awards have recognized innovation and excellence for global telecoms Smart School-in-a-Bag, the mobile learning program for underserved education communities of Smart Communications (Smart), was honored alongside the global telecom industry’s top innovators at the recently concluded World Communication Award (WCA). In ceremonies held in London by international publication Total Telecom, the Smart School-in-a-bag program won the Social Contribution Award. Other nominees under the said category included health and emergency preparedness …

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Revisiting the British Council Learning Hub

Revisiting the British Council Learning Hub How IELTS takers are harnessing British Council’s language teaching expertise This year has been a year of milestones for British Council Philippines, from moving to a new office to provide test takers of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with better facilities, to introducing computer-delivered IELTS. In terms of helping students prepare for IELTS, one notable contribution of the organisation has been the launch of the British Council Learning Hub, a creative, inclusive space for everyone to gain …

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3,500 public school children in Laguna receive new school supplies

3,500 public school children in Laguna receive new school supplies Through Knowledge Channel Foundation and ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation donation A total of 3,500 pupils from 18 public schools in Sta. Rosa, Laguna are now better equipped to go to school with the recent donation of “Gusto kong Mag-aral” school bags and school supplies from Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc. (KCFI) and ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc. (ALKFI).   The donation is part of KCFI’s “Basa Bilang Project” which aims to help Filipino children in primary grades …

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Japanese EdTech platform QUIPPER to power the first online open high school in the country

Japanese EdTech platform QUIPPER to power the first online open high school in the country QUIPPER ensures a rigorous and engaging digital curriculum that is also aligned to Philippine’s K-12 Basic Education Curriculum QUIPPER, a Japan-based e-learning platform, has partnered with Little Me Academy to launch the Academe Philippine Online High School, the first online open high school in the country. This is an effort to provide an accessible, affordable online education to Filipinos in grades 7 through 10, and to build on QUIPPER’s mission to provide education to students “in every corner of the world.” QUIPPER ensures …

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More educators embracing independent, dynamic learning

More educators embracing independent, dynamic learning DLP advocates to train more teachers, school officials Students from more than 300 public and private schools nationwide have reportedly been performing better academically after adopting the Dynamic Learning Program (DLP). The platform uses parallel learning groups, activity-based multi-domain learning, in-school comprehensive student portfolio, and strategic study and rest periods, making it a disaster-resilient form of education that helps schools cope and recover more effectively after natural or man-made calamities. Developed by Ramon Magsaysay awardees and theoretical physicists Dr. …

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An online high school to be launched with a celebrity singer/songwriter TJ Monterde

A school in Cagayan de Oro will launch an online high school, programmed for out-of-school youth The APOHS aims to address a large portion of this number that lacks a high school education through its 100% online, accessible, affordable, and highly flexible online learning platform On October 23rd, Little Me Academy will launch the Academe Philippine Online High School (APOHS), the first online open high school designed for Filipino students in grades 7 through 10. This is an effort to provide high school education to the thousands of out-of-school, high-school age Filipinos who lack access …

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Math professor returns to Palanca stage, bags two more wins

Math professor returns to Palanca stage, bags two more wins The Palanca Awards continuously seeks to cultivate Philippine Literature by providing incentives for writers and serving as a treasury of these literary gems It’s rare to find someone who excels in polar disciplines like Math and literature. But for Early Sol A. Gadong, the ability to do both requires the discipline to do what needs to be done at the right moment and the will to pursue one’s passion even when things get tough and …

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Budding journalists get hands-on experience in ABS-CBN Docu Caravan

Budding journalists get hands-on experience in ABS-CBN Docu Caravan ABS-CBN News’ Korina Sanchez-Roxas and Jeff Canoy mentor students Hundreds of aspiring journalists and documentarists from Far Eastern University (FEU), University of Santo Tomas (UST), and Holy Angel University (HAU) in Pampanga were able to hone their skills further on the second year of ABS-CBN’s Docu Caravan that featured talks and workshops from award-winning journalists Korina Roxas-Sanchez, Jeff Canoy, and producers from ABS-CBN DocuCentral. On the first leg of the caravan in FEU, Korina discussed the …

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Max’s Group’s Edgardo S. Trota Foundation champions education for the youth

Max’s Group’s Edgardo S. Trota Foundation champions education for the youth The ESTMFI scholarship is MGI’s way of making sure that every child gets a chance to graduate and succeed “Education is not just about making people literate. It is about helping the youth find out the reason behind everything through the knowledge they gain,” shares Althea Silvestre, one of the many graduates who benefitted from a scholarship grant by Max’s Group’s Edgardo S. Trota Memorial Foundation, Inc. (ESTMFI). Driven by the values of Edgardo …

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