The things we are still learning

Immae Lachica 12/21/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Learning has no age limit. Either we learn a different language, learn a different course, or learning how to better ourselves, learning knows no age. Read: Here’s why time is the greatest gift…

Garcia: Cebu needs to transition to face-to-face classes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Provincial Governor Gwendolyn Garcia supports the gradual return of face-to-face classes in Cebu province and is in consonance with the request of the  League of Municipalities in Cebu (LMP-Cebu) to the Department…

DepEd to teachers: Take steps to prevent student ‘burnout’

Meg Adonis 10/14/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has appealed to teachers to make some learning module exercises and activities optional to prevent students from experiencing “burnout” due to the overwhelming subject requirements they must accomplish after…

Connected learning

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 09/16/2020

Many academic institutions, mostly private, have started online classes, and as expected, we’re seeing a lot of “hiccoughs” related to the opening. Last week I wrote about the blood, sweat, and tears surrounding faculty preparation of the…

Gov. Garcia still wants English, health regimens taught in Cebu province schools

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The plan for public schools in Cebu province to use English as the medium of instruction is still on despite “setbacks” in the provincial government’s procurement or publishing of English-based learning materials. Cebu…

DepEd to conduct ‘remote’ enrollment; parents to select preferred learning modality

Krissy Aguilar 05/28/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Enrollment for the school year 2020 to 2021 in public schools will be done remotely from June 1 to June 30, the Department of Education (DepEd) said Thursday. Students will be contacted by their…

Learning Business from Business

PR 02/13/2020

Southwestern University (SWU) PHINMA’s Business School (B-School) is changing the way business is taught in the region with a revamped curriculum focused on real-world training backed by decades of business experience.   The new SWU PHINMA B-School…

Children’s Paradise Montessori School: The making of a child-centered learning institution

Marc Cosep 04/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After earning a degree in Accountancy and succeeding in the corporate world, her concern and passion for teaching children made her shift gears. Marivic Bathan, founder and president of the Children’s Paradise Montessori…

Accenture partners with Tesda for free online learning program

PR 11/08/2018

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has teamed up with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) and several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to launch the Skills to Succeed Academy, a free online learning program for jobseekers in the Philippines.…

Learning at 63

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/22/2018

JUANITA SARANSAN Most of the elderly are retired from work and stay at home; but not 63-year-old Juanita Saransan. ‘Nanay Nita,’ as she is fondly called by many, looks forward to going out of the house each…

Learning from his past mistakes, Melindo eyes huge win vs Shiro

Glendale G. Rosal 09/27/2018

FORMER International Boxing Federation (IBF) world light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo has learned from the mistakes that cost him his title in Japan. And now, he vows to bring home the World Boxing Council (WBC)…

Biz owners urged: Invest in learning Chinese language

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/25/2018

Senior Wharton fellow Dr. Brian To has a practical advice for business owners: Invest in learning Mandarin Chinese. On the heels of preparing for the third Strategic Leadership and Management Program (SLAMP 3) in Cebu on September…

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