Sara Duterte: Lack of school infra, resources ‘most pressing issue’ in PH education

Mariejo S. Ramos - @inquirerdotnet 01/30/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The lack of school infrastructure and resources is the “most pressing issue” faced by the Philippine education sector, Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte said on Monday. As she presented the Basic Education…

2.1 million students return to their classrooms in Central Visayas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Around 2.1 million students in Central Visayas returned to their schools on the first day of the full implementation of in-person classes on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. So far, the resumption of face-to-face…

Mandaue police probe death of nursing student inside school campus

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/17/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) continues to investigate the cause of the death of the 19-year-old male nursing student inside one of the schools in the city. The incident happened at past…

Cordova robbery: Man, teener, who stole guard’s shotgun to buy drugs, nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man and a minor, a 17-year-old boy, are in big trouble after they allegedly stole a school’s security guard’s shotgun in Cordova town that they allegedly intended to sell to buy drugs.…

Toronto police kill man carrying gun near schools

05/27/2022

TORONTO – Toronto police shot and killed a man who was walking down a street carrying a gun in a city neighborhood on Thursday afternoon, an incident that prompted five nearby schools to be placed under precautionary…

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…

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