Category: education

duterte, pemberton, HIV-AIDS

it was the first time i’d ever heard digong duterte speaking lengthily on anything, so i was totally unprepared for all of it.  yes, the puntanginas and other cuatro letras and the libog and bathroom and bayag talk  shocked me … Continue reading

Posted in education, health, HIV-AIDS, sex

Can PH face up to the AEC challenge?

By Ernesto M. Pernia A plethora of explanations has been advanced as to why the Philippines falls well behind the other four Asean originals (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia). These range from the protectionist policies for “infant industries,” political instability particularly … Continue reading

Posted in ASEAN, education, science

HIV alert… the vernacular of sex

448 fresh HIV cases reported for the first month of the year … 118 of the new HIV patients belong to the 15 to 24 age bracket. … 50% or 224 patients are from Metro Manila, 16% from the Calabarzon, … Continue reading

Posted in education, HIV-AIDS, sex

Serious Problems with the K-12 Senior High School Curriculum

By Joel Tabora, S.J. During the DepEd-CEAP Mindanao Summit organized by CEAP’s National Basic Education Commission (NBEC) and co-hosted by Ateneo de Davao University on 17-18 February, the intention was to appreciate progress attained in the implementation of the K-12 … Continue reading

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luistro & licuanan, no to september, hurray!

ever since i can remember, there has been this proposal to start the schoolyear in september rather than in june because daw by september the rainy season (july to october) would be almost over and fewer schooldays would be lost … Continue reading

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pinoy education: from bad to worse, k-12 and all

read conrado de quiros’s Making the grade, part of which dwells on the allocation for debt payments being 3 times larger than that for education: … our schools are getting worse. Only the University of the Philippines remained among the … Continue reading

Posted in debt, education, OFWs


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