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With books, Atlantic City Pinoy teacher makes inroads in Philippines

By ERIK ORTIZ ATLANTIC CITY – They didn’t have to be in mint condition, widely popular or particularly timely, but Nina Shad wanted them: books, magazines, teaching materials. Whatever her fellow teachers at New Jersey Avenue School could do without, she would flash a gracious smile and take.

Tagalog set to be taught in New Zealand

New Zealand has expressed interest in studying the Filipino language as a second language in their schools as a way to forge a broader and deeper cultural exchange with the Philippines. Presidential adviser on education Dr. Mona Valisno and New Zealand’s Minister of Education Chris Carter at the 4th Asia Read more »

Looking for colleges? Start with provinces

By Purple S. Romero, abs-cbnNEWS.com/Newsbreak In the 2006 movie “Accepted,” high school senior student Bartleby “B” Gaines invented the fake school “South Harmon Institute of Technology” (S.H.I.T) after he failed to pass the entrance exams of various colleges and universities. He turned a former mental hospital into the S.H.I.T school Read more »

Students must memorize Philippine anthem

The Department of Education (DepEd) is directing all school officials to ensure that students memorize and know the proper way of singing the country’s national anthem. The DepEd does not want a repeat of the embarrassing moment of a famous singer who forgot the lyrics of Lupang Hinirang late last Read more »

Australia vows continued support for ‘declining’ RP education

By PIA LEE-BRAGO – The Australian government will continue to support Philippine education to help arrest the decline in the quality of the local education system and low student achievement rate. First Secretary Deo Mwesigye of the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) said the local education system’s performance has Read more »