REX prepares a challenging curriculum for 21st Century Learners; readies young students for the fast-paced real world

REX promotes the use of challenging curriculum that showcases dynamic and engaging content Through REX’s Whole Child Approach, the company aims to focus on every young learner’s long-term development and success REX also aims to involve the entire community such as the teachers, schools, parents, etc When we work together to build for a better future, there are needs and problems that we have to address, especially when it comes to securing a better future for our children. Today, more than ever, there is a …

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PLDT-Smart builds classrooms for students in Bohol after earthquake in 2013

PLDT-Smart Foundation turned over a one-story, two-unit classroom building courtesy of donations from its employees The classrooms will accommodate Grades 5 and 6 students The school has been tested to stand against possible hazards and calamities For over five years, Grade 1 teacher Maria Cleofe Fuentes of Santa Cruz Elementary School held classes in makeshift rooms. It was in October of 2013 when a 7.2 magnitude earthquake devastated Bohol and destroyed more than 1,200 classrooms all over the province. Said to be the strongest to …

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A fresh start in the Great White North: How IELTS has helped one Filipino begin her dream life in Canada

A fresh start in the Great White North: How IELTS has helped one Filipino begin her dream life in Canada IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test, taken by millions all over the world every year Canada is one of the most popular destination options for Filipinos who want to start a new life abroad. According to the latest figures from the Commission on Filipinos Overseas, Canada was the second most popular country for immigration among Filipinos in 2015 behind the United States. …

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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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