School won’t be the same

Anna Cristina Tuazon - @inquirerdotnet 12/01/2021

I have a sinking feeling that — as painful as it was for students to transition from in-person classes to online learning — it would be just as painful to transition back to face-to-face classes after almost…

At least four killed in blast at Pakistan religious school

10/27/2020

Pakistan—At least four students were killed and dozens more wounded Tuesday, October 27, 2020, when a bomb exploded during a class at their religious school in northwestern Pakistan, officials said. More than 60 people had been taking…

Back-to-school: Tips for setting up a home learning space during COVID-19

PR 09/29/2020

A home learning space has been a talk of the town among parents, students and teachers during the ‘new-normal’ virtual Brigada Eskwela last month. It is upon the directives of the Department of Education (DepEd Order No.…

RAFI Highlights on Parents’ Roles in the New Learning Environment for RESTART Webinar Series Episode 7

PR 09/19/2020

As the world slowly transitions to new learning modalities, the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) remains committed to fulfilling its mission of strengthening a more knowledge-sharing culture that will help learners and parents adapt to the new…

Man, 35, facing rape case for ‘molesting’ daughter, 14

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 35-year-old man from Argao, a southern Cebu town, is facing rape charges after he was accused of allegedly molesting his 14-year-old daughter. Police Senior Master Sergeant Vivian Tamayo of the Women and…

School opening moved to September in GCQ areas

Neil Arwin Mercado 04/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to move the opening of the next school year to September in areas placed…

Lost semester or lost summer term?

Jobers Reynes Bersales 04/16/2020

  The sudden rise in positive COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) cases in Cebu City, centered around Sitio Zapatera, Barangay Luz, has put a damper on those who were hoping early this week of seeing an end to…

A student’s guide to staying productive during quarantine

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/03/2020

All schools in the country have closed early in response to the increasing number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections. Being a student during a community quarantine can be considered both a blessing and a curse. For…

Public school teachers to receive P10K incentive bonus on December 10

Futch Anthony Inso 12/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Here’s good news for public school teachers. The Department of Education (DepEd) has announced that they will be receiving their P10,000 incentive bonus for this year. Regional Director Salustiano Jimenez, Department of Education…

3 schools benefit from Project E-lab

PR 11/29/2019

Three schools offering the Senior High course Electrical Installation and Maintenance (EIM) in Metro Cebu — Abellana National School, Mandaue City Comprehensive NHS and Naga City NHS — received refurbished laboratories under the Aboitiz Foundation and Visayan…

DepEd-7 eyes memo to ban e-cigarettes inside schools

Futch Anthony Inso 11/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) is considering the issuance of a memorandum that will prohibit the bringing in and the use of e-cigarette or vape inside the school premises. This…

Six classrooms damaged by fire at Maribago High School

Norman V. Mendoza 11/17/2019

LAPU-LAPU City, Cebu — Six classrooms were destroyed and three were damaged by the fire this afternoon, November 17, at the Maribago High School in Barangay Maribago in Lapu-Lapu City. SFO1 Hadjiluden Samonte, Lapu-Lapu City Fire Central…

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