Teacher shares convo with student about having no more rice to eat to motivate other kids to go to school

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 01/19/2023

CEBU, Philippines — A teacher, from Compostela, Davao de Oro, took to social media to share a screenshot of a chat with his student asking for an excuse for not attending class because they don’t have rice…

FACES OF CEBU: Lynette Refugio, 38, LET passer

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 01/08/2023

CEBU, Philippines—It is notable that for many students, taking the board exams and passing on the first take are among their major goals after college graduation.  After all, getting a license to practice the profession you dreamed…

Six-year-old boy held after shooting teacher in US

Agence France Presse 01/07/2023

WASHINGTON – A six-year-old boy opened fire in an elementary school classroom in the eastern US state of Virginia on Friday, seriously injuring a teacher, police said. No students were hurt in the incident at Richneck Elementary…

Road accidents in CV up in 2022; several motorcycle crashes noted in Cebu

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the easing of restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic starting in March 2022, more businesses opened, more tourists started to arrive, and face-to-face classes were implemented. Amid all these as the economy of…

65-year-old mom tops LET exams, fulfills dream of becoming a teacher like her son

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 12/23/2022

CEBU, Philippines —  Ma. Nida Moran Suarez was one of the top notchers of the October 2022 Licensure Exam for Teachers (LET). But she was no ordinary top notcher because this mom from Dalaguete town in southern…

Suspect in the killing of a public school teacher in Naga City nabbed

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 10/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The suspect in the killing last Sunday, Oct. 16, of a public school teacher in Barangay Inoburan in Naga City in southern Cebu, was arrested on Monday evening, Oct.  17, in San Carlos…

Accident kills Mingla teacher ahead of World Teachers Day

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 10/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A tragedy in Minglanilla town, southern Cebu claimed the life of a teacher on the eve of World Teachers Day. Police in Minglanilla town in southern Cebu are now looking for the motorcycle…

Man wanted for robbery with homicide since 2009 is nabbed in Minglanilla, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After 14 years in hiding, a 40-year-old man, who was wanted for robbing and killing a teacher in 2009 in Leyte, was arrested in Minglanilla town, southern Cebu, on Thursday afternoon, September 22,…

A teacher who gives his students free vitamins and snacks goes viral

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 09/19/2022

CEBU, Philippines — A teacher from Misamis Occidental has shown so much passion and love for his profession as well as for his students in a viral video on social media. Teacher Jeric Maribao, from Bonifacio town…

Teacher in Umapad: I let husband fix damaged classroom to save on cost

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/09/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Unlike other schools where most parents of the students help to clean or fix things in a room during a Brigada Eskwela, in one of the schools of Mandaue City, the teacher’s husband…

Man drives into Berlin crowd, killing teacher, injuring 14 students

Reuters 06/09/2022

BERLIN — A 29-year-old man drove into a crowd of people in Berlin on Wednesday, killing a teacher and injuring 14 of her students, as his car twice veered onto a pavement in a popular shopping district,…

The yin and yang of online teaching

Rheciel B. Belen - @inquirerdotnet 01/08/2022

“Send link,” “Kindly unmute your mic,” “Please turn your cameras on,” “Are you with us?” and other such phrases have been a teacher’s oft-given instructions since the educational system shifted to online teaching due to the COVID-19…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.