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[OPINION] Part 2: Why language subjects in college are better optional

Jun 09, 2019 - 6:02 PM

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.

[OPINION] Part 1: Why language subjects in college are better optional

Jun 09, 2019 - 8:48 AM

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.

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Netizens on possible removal of subjects in college: ‘Bakit pati Constitution?’

Nov 19, 2018 - 8:16 PM

The 1987 Constitution says ‘all educational institutions shall include the study of the Constitution as part of the curricula’

CHED to hold order removing Filipino as required college subject

Nov 15, 2018 - 11:19 AM

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

ON HOLD. The CHED says it will wait for a final decision from the Supreme Court before it implements its 2013 order removing Filipino and Panitikan as required college subjects.

[OPINYON] Hindi ko magawang magbiro dahil sa mga balita ngayon

Nov 14, 2018 - 7:00 PM

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.

Supreme Court lifts TRO: Filipino not required subject in college

Nov 10, 2018 - 6:03 PM

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

Supreme Court of the Philippines in PAdre Faura on June 19, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Despite Marcos ties, U.P. president says no attempt to forget Martial Law

Sep 07, 2018 - 7:58 PM

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

COMMITMENTS. University of the Philippines president Danilo Concepcion lists commitments towards his promise to ensure UP will not forget abuses under Martial Law. Screenshot from Rappler Talk

UP Board of Regents approves GE reform proposal

Sep 11, 2017 - 6:09 PM

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

GE REFORM. From 45 required minimum GE units, the subjects would be trimmed down to 21 required units

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Apr 02, 2017 - 1:04 PM

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What the UP president thinks of fewer GE units in college

Mar 30, 2017 - 3:20 PM

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

GENERAL EDUCATION. UP President Danilo Concepcion says he allowed the University Council of UP Diliman to 'decide democratically' on its General Education curriculum. Rappler screenshot

Narrowing down UP Diliman's GE program is a disservice to PH

Mar 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM

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?

K to 12: Retrenched college teachers win case vs Miriam College

Nov 14, 2016 - 8:58 PM

UPDATED Miriam College President Rosario Lapus says the school which has acted fairly will appeal the decision of the Labor Arbiter

UP's new GE curriculum: Should Diliman make the shift?

Nov 03, 2016 - 5:56 PM

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

Miriam College profs fear mandatory separation in 2016

Jul 14, 2015 - 8:42 PM

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

What is wrong with Miriam College?

Jul 14, 2015 - 5:49 PM

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?

Ex-UP president Dodong Nemenzo's condition still critical

Jan 06, 2015 - 5:03 PM

Nemenzo who is suffering from bacterial meningitis is still at the ICU of the Philippine General Hospital

'CRITICAL.' Former University of the Philippines (UP) President Francisco Nemenzo is hospitalized at the Philippine General Hospital for bacterial meningitis. File photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

CHED keeps new GE curriculum

Nov 27, 2014 - 3:33 PM

The Commission on Higher Education says it will provide incentives to schools that will use Filipino in general education courses

Policies on the use of the Filipino language

Aug 16, 2014 - 2:44 PM

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 told: Include ASEAN in life planning

Aug 13, 2014 - 12:33 PM

Young Filipinos play a role in the development of the ASEAN region

What college courses are in the new GE curriculum?

Jun 24, 2014 - 7:16 PM

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?

House to probe new CHED memo

Jun 24, 2014 - 12:47 PM

The House Committee on Higher and Technical Education will evaluate the possible effects of the new CHED memo on students and teachers

CHED may require use of Filipino to teach some GE courses

Jun 23, 2014 - 5:26 PM

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

TRANSITION PAINS. CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan says the country will have to weather the transition phase of the K to 12 program 'as best as we can.' Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Filipino in college: What are you afraid of?

Jun 22, 2014 - 1:13 PM

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