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Crisis-resilient education strategy enables donation of portable classrooms

To complement Smart Communications Inc.’s donation of portable digital classrooms to learning communities, the PLDT wireless unit trained School-in-a-Bag beneficiaries on the Central Visayan Institute Foundation - Dynamic Learning Program education strategy......»»

Category: techSource: thestandard thestandardApr 30th, 2021

SMART, DLP web forum to push for crisis-resilient education strategy

The pandemic has affected all industries all over the world, forcing change in the way things are done to cope with what is now called the “New Normal”. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 16th, 2020

Smart, DLP web forum push for crisis-resilient education

Schools and educators are now looking to new strategies to deliver quality education to students outside the classroom, especially to those in far-flung areas with even more challenging circumstances. These include online to TV and radio to printed modules......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 20th, 2020

PLDT Home Biz powers home-based entrepreneurs with e-commerce solutions

Despite the challenges of the global health crisis, the country's small business ecosystem continues to thrive as resilient entrepreneurs make the shift and explore the opportunities of going into digital......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Malala warns of crisis in Afghanistan: ‘We cannot see a country going back centuries’

London – Nobel Peace Prize Malala YousafzaiThe one who survived the Taliban shooting in 2012 for standing up for women’s education, today warned against it.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Is Leni Robredo the Only One Who Realizes the Philippines Has a Crisis in Education?

Vice President Leni Robredo wants the government to declare a "crisis in education." We believe that is the right thing to do. The World Bank (WB) may have issued an apology for its objective assessment of the country's education system—given Education Secretary Leonor Briones and the Duterte administration's hysteria when the report first appeared—but the facts in that report remain true. Compared to other countries, the Philippines ranks at or near the bottom in education......»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

Education crisis

The secretary of education is correct: the current sorry state of Philippine education is a product of decades of neglect and missteps......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

Education crisis needs urgent action, not apology

Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures, and being in the midst of a pandemic gives this more meaning. In the case of our education system currently in crisis, this means finding solutions, not asking for an apology......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

The World Bank apologizes

It is just as well that the World Bank, the Washington D.C. based multilateral financial/lending institution, has taken down a highly misleading if not insulting report on the state of Philippine education from its website. Posted last June 21, the said report entitled "Improving Student Learning Outcomes and Well Being in the Philippines: What Are International Assessments Telling Us?" essentially advised that there was a "crisis in Philippine education which started pre-pandemic but will have been made worse by the pandemic.".....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

Robredo calls on gov t to declare education crisis

"Let's do everything we can to subvert this crisis," Vice President Leni Robredo said Sunday. "It's the children who would really suffer if we don't do this.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2021

Ignoring a crisis

If it is any comfort, although it shouldn’t be, the United States also seems to have a big problem with their public education system......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021

DepEd told to address problems in World Bank report, not seek apology

"DepEd and the Duterte administration should be ashamed for its abandonment and negligence in the worsening education crisis in the country," Rep. France Castro (ACT Teachers' party-list) said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021

La Jornada – We will patent a crisis response strategy: AMLO

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said that the strategy to confront the economic crisis, in the midst of the pandemic, was successful and without following.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 24th, 2021

Remittances continue despite pandemic

Defying predictions, remittance flows have proven resilient during the COVID-19 crisis, with officially recorded remittance flows to low and middle-income countries reaching $540 billion in 2020 or only 1.6 percent lower than the $548 billion recorded in 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

DepEd urged: Use classrooms as isolation facilities

League of Provinces of the Philippines president and Marinduque Governor Presbitero Velasco Jr. on Sunday has urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to use classrooms from lower-ranked provinces as temporary isolation facilities. Velasco stressed that lower-ranked provinces have not enough isolation facilities for their coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases and funds are also not enough […] The post DepEd urged: Use classrooms as isolation facilities appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Lawmakers push for P10K student subsidy in times of emergencies, crises

“While the country is in an economic crisis, public funds must be used primarily for basic social services, including education.” The post Lawmakers push for P10K student subsidy in times of emergencies, crises appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021

Public school teachers go creative in protesting low pay, lack of support

“Our teachers and our learners alike suffered the effects of state abandonment even as we ourselves are grappling with the raging pandemic and economic crisis. How long will the DepEd and the Duterte regime turn a blind eye to the needs of the education sector?" The post Public school teachers go creative in protesting low pay, lack of support appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 28th, 2021

Financial system endures health crisis impact& mdash;BSP

The Philippine financial system remained resilient and weathered the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, according to a report released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas over the weekend......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

Right on the Mark

Although he has done so without much fanfare, Sec. Mark has contributed significantly to Philippine education by leading the construction of 144,925 classrooms and 2,036 school workshop buildings......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 17th, 2021

Bangsamoro opens 55 classrooms for learners

The Bangsamoro Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education has opened 55 new classrooms for young Sama learners in 24 schools of the lone Tawi-Tawi Schools Division......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Globe s 'OneGlobeVsCOVID campaign wins Bronze at PR Awards Asia

Globe Telecom’s #OneGlobeVsCOVID campaign brings home the Bronze Award for Best Crisis Management Strategy at the recently concluded 2021 PR Awards Asia......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021