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Let us be reminded that Filipino is not the only language of Filipinos. We are a multilingual people. This is what makes Filipinos special, for which we should be proud.
The Supreme Court's decision is a victory for flexibility and diversity. Finally, we can move beyond the cumbersome, overly prescriptive policies of the past.
The 1987 Constitution says ‘all educational institutions shall include the study of the Constitution as part of the curricula’
CHED Chairperson Prospero De Vera III says they will wait for the Supreme Court's final decision, as groups plan to appeal the recent decision regarding Filipino in the general education curriculum
Bakit ganito ako kaseryoso ngayon? Dahil sa ruling ng Supreme Court na mag-aalis ng Filipino at Panitikan bilang core subjects sa kolehiyo. Hindi masusukat ang pinsalang magagawa nito sa mga darating na henerasyon.
The Supreme Court defends the exclusion as making sure there is no duplication of subjects, since Filipino is already taught in elementary and high school
After the backlash from his Kabataang Barangay reunion with Imee Marcos, University of the Philippines president Danilo Concepcion commits to developing courses on Martial Law for UP's general education program
UP Board of Regents authorizes reduction of required GE units of UP Diliman students from the current 45 units to a minimum of 21 units
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The UP has to ensure that its graduates are well rounded But somehow we also have to make sure that our students are competitive not only locally domestically but also globally says UP President Danilo Concepcion
Why sacrifice General Education subjects for the sake of specialization when it can enhance the learning capacity of students to specialize? Why be so spendthrift to investing in shaping the minds of future generations?
UPDATED Miriam College President Rosario Lapus says the school which has acted fairly will appeal the decision of the Labor Arbiter
Critics call the proposed shift a reduction of units while supporters say this is the university s way of responding to its 21st century learners
Professors fear that other private schools may follow Miriam College s example and offer a separation package that could succeed in taking away tenured faculty
Miriam College has to answer a number of questions as school opens in August One of them: Why is the school increasing its tuition – 70 of tuition increase goes to faculty – but will cut down on faculty?
Nemenzo who is suffering from bacterial meningitis is still at the ICU of the Philippine General Hospital
The Commission on Higher Education says it will provide incentives to schools that will use Filipino in general education courses
Take a look at some of the main Filipino language policies currently in place that aid government institutions to uphold and propagate the national language
Young Filipinos play a role in the development of the ASEAN region
What will be left of general education courses in college when the Commission on Higher Education starts reducing the GE curriculum to 36 units in 2018?
The House Committee on Higher and Technical Education will evaluate the possible effects of the new CHED memo on students and teachers
The Commission will also propose to Congress a stabilization fund that will cover the cost of maintaining faculty and the cost of lost of enrollment in colleges due to K to 12
The new General Education curriculum is an opportunity for teachers to work together to draft courses that will make the future generation of students proud But school administrators have lagged behind