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[OPINYON] Tara, webinar!

Jun 10, 2020 - 11:24 AM

Teacher ka? Walang nakatitiyak kung anong uri ng danas ang nakaamba sa atin sa pasukan. Mag-aral, maghanda, para hindi mabulaga.

Bicol hospital cuts down admission of patients as staff get coronavirus

May 05, 2020 - 7:31 PM

The Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital in Legazpi City, Albay is transferring patients to other government and private hospitals

The region's biggest government tertiary hospital, Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital limits patients admission for non-COVID-19 and emergency cases after more than 100 medical health workers subjected to quarantine. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

Applications now open for assistant language teachers in Japan

Sep 06, 2019 - 6:24 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Applications are now being accepted for Assistant Language Teacher positions in the 2020 Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme

[OPINION] 'Tuesdays with Morrie' moments with my high school literature teacher

Jul 28, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Have you ever bonded with a truly inspirational teacher outside the classroom?

What breeds frat wars? U.P sociology dep't conducts campus teach-ins

Dec 04, 2018 - 9:34 PM

'Violence is in our everyday lives, and if we want to get rid of violence [in our society], we have to get rid of it in our everyday lives,' professor Jo Dionisio tells students

FRATERNITIES AND SOCIETY. Professor Gerry Lanuza talks about the the patriarchal system in families. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Filipinos can now apply as assistant language teachers in Japan

Nov 07, 2018 - 8:00 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Deadline for submitting application materials for the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme is January 7, 2019

[OPINYON] Sa mga guro ng wika, sa panahon ng fake ‘news’

Jul 26, 2018 - 9:00 AM

'Malansang isda' – hanggang ngayon, kino-quote ng mga guro ito para himukin ang mga bagets na magmahal sa wika tulad ng pagmamahal dito ni Rizal. Ang problema, hindi naman si Rizal ang may sabi nito.

Modernization underway as Bicol's first gov't hospital turns 100

Jun 03, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda envisions the Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital to become 'the Philippine General Hospital of the south'

FIRST. A woman walks in front of the Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Teach for the Philippines' Clarissa Delgado is Obama Foundation Fellow

Apr 18, 2018 - 1:25 PM

Delgado joins 19 other inaugural fellows from 11 countries around the world

National Youth Commission celebrates women's month with march, forum

Mar 07, 2018 - 6:43 PM

On March 8, various sectors and women organization will hold a nationwide protest for rights, freedom, and democracy

NYC Young Woman Inspiring Woman. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Briones to teachers: Open new paths, but always stick to the truth

Nov 30, 2017 - 2:10 PM

'Ako, I'm willing to suffer for the truth, because that is what I was brought up in... We hope that teachers will tell the truth about what they're teaching and what their conditions are,' says Education Secretary Leonor Briones

'SUFFER FOR TRUTH.' Education Secretary Leonor Briones speaks during Rappler's public forum on Tuesday, November 29. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

WATCH: Briones, Salceda pay tribute to teachers

Oct 07, 2017 - 9:13 AM

'I am here to thank you and in so doing do, I also thank my father and my mother,' Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda says

PRODUCTS OF TEACHERS. During the National Teachers' Day, education Secretary Leonor Briones and Rep Joey Salceda shares that they are both children of teachers. Photos by Vee Salazar/Rappler

The education secretary who came from a 'dynasty of teachers'

Oct 06, 2017 - 5:53 PM

A former teacher herself, DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones urges teachers to continue learning something new every day

Teaching martial law period literature in the era of post-truth

Sep 16, 2017 - 2:00 PM

If there could be one lesson from anti-Marcos writings, it should be respect, and teachers should strive to put this lesson forward

12 killed in 'barbaric' Nigeria church shooting

Aug 06, 2017 - 9:39 PM

UPDATED Authorities say the shooting spree may have been tied to a feud within the local community

Locator map of Ozubulu, Nigeria

Real talk from real parents: How do you raise strong kids?

Apr 07, 2017 - 5:56 PM

Letting your kids face the world on their own builds character

Higher 'chalk allowance' for teachers sought

Oct 22, 2016 - 5:19 PM

In the war against illiteracy these are the ammos our teachers use says Senator Ralph Recto author of Senate Bill 812 which seeks to increase the allowance for teaching supplies from P1 500 to P3 500

Technology and teaching: How the Internet opened opportunities for education

Sep 09, 2016 - 2:03 PM

Knowing that there are options for Filipino teachers to teach outside the classroom is crucial for those who need it

WATCH: Gisele Bundchen teaches Jimmy Fallon how to walk the runway

Apr 28, 2016 - 10:21 PM

Gisele s advice: Shake the hips

NEXT TOP MODEL. Gisele Bündchen teaches Jimmy Fallon how to walk the runway. Screengrab from YouTube/The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Amnesty accuses Nigeria's military over deadly Shiite clashes

Apr 22, 2016 - 11:10 AM

The military which has been repeatedly accused of abuses against civilians in its fight against Sunni Muslim jihadists Boko Haram has maintained its troops acted appropriately

Recruiting millennials: A challenge for social enterprises

Feb 07, 2016 - 11:23 PM

The people behind several prominent social enterprises discuss how to attract and inspire millennials

An open letter to my first teacher

Feb 04, 2016 - 12:21 PM

To the one who taught me how to survive on my own and to never let anything or anyone tell me that I can’t

Ransell learns #LifeSkills

Jan 23, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Thanks to an after school program a 9 year old achiever learned how to make friends be a better leader and more

CBCP: Reject bets backing divorce, death penalty

Dec 29, 2015 - 4:37 PM

In a 10 point guide Catholic bishops also hit the use of government resources to campaign for candidates

CHOOSE WISELY. The president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, issues a 10-point guide for Catholic voters. File photo from EPA/Nat Garcia

Learning beyond the books

Oct 23, 2015 - 7:09 PM

In a program called Coordinates For Life public school students learn necessary skills that they can use now and for the future

WATCH: Swedish kids' TV tops dancing genitals with singing tampons

Oct 15, 2015 - 12:24 AM

The Period Song airs Friday October 16 on the Barnkanalen children s channel of public service Swedish Television SVT

Lola Carmen: The teacher who time forgot

Oct 10, 2015 - 6:00 AM

She dedicated her whole life to teaching but in her twilight she is left with nothing but memories

WATCH: Fil-Am singer AJ Rafael teaches Kina Grannis to speak Filipino

Sep 11, 2015 - 1:37 PM

Kina brushes up on her Filipino in preparation for her Manila concert

TAGALOG LESSONS. AJ Rafael teaches Kina Grannis how to say 'Balut is good!' in Tagalog for her Manila concert. Screengrab from YouTube/Kina Grannis

White house honors undocumented Filipino teacher

Sep 02, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Originally from Bacolod City Jaime Ballesteros moved to New Jersey when he was 11 and joined Teach for America after college

Teach for the Philippines: A passion for educating the next generation

Aug 31, 2015 - 6:30 PM

Teach for the Philippines is looking for a new cohort of Teacher Fellows committed to sharing their passion for education

PASSION FOR LEARNING. Teacher Danna dela Cruz introduces a new book at Malaban Elementary School. Photo from TFP

From Thailand to Siargao: Why an OFW teacher returned

Aug 12, 2015 - 10:43 AM

No matter what happens I’d come back and leave my mark

When wounds start to heal: Teaching peace to kids

Aug 08, 2015 - 8:00 PM

When will the next bullet hit me? some children would ask

[Executive Edge] A school for Filipino social entrepreneurs

Jun 15, 2015 - 7:30 PM

The most difficult part is helping students develop an entrepreneurial mindset says Andy Rapista Watson Institute Philippines co founder

Bishops warn vs boosting foreign ownership of PH firms

Jun 08, 2015 - 2:54 PM

We have steered away from the prospect of foreigners enriching themselves by the country s resources and our labor force leaving us none the better

EARNING A LIVING. Filipino laborers prepare the steel reinforcement bars for the construction of new highway flyover leading to the Manila International airport in the Philippines on February 22, 2007. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Top fresh grads commit to teaching in public schools

Jun 05, 2015 - 1:54 PM

A new cohort of Teach for the Philippines teacher fellows commit to the vision that by 2050 all Filipino children will have access to education

Manila Workshops: Teaching Filipinos what schools don't

Apr 26, 2015 - 5:18 PM

By listening you can create an innovative and very engaging event that will do wonders for your brand says Manila Workshops founder Ginger Arboleda

IN PHOTOS: The 'bakwits' of Shariff Aguak

Apr 22, 2015 - 10:57 AM

They need assistance but their sincere hope is for things to go back to normal They do not want to live longer in a situation where they are in constant fear of getting caught in the crossfire

DepEd on COA report: Textbooks 'not useless, obsolete'

Apr 06, 2015 - 4:56 PM

The education department says changing the curriculum doesn’t mean changing all content and performance competencies in existing textbooks

The Internet as your office: Why you should take your career online

Apr 06, 2015 - 2:31 PM

One of the most lucrative career options can be found in flexible doable and profitable online work

COA: Millions of new DepEd textbooks not K to 12-aligned

Apr 01, 2015 - 5:30 PM

The state audit agency urges the education department to identify and hold accountable officials responsible for the P608 7 million procurement

If I were Krisel’s teacher

Mar 26, 2015 - 9:44 PM

I would not abandon her and leave her with messages of hate

2014 Bar exams No. 2 wants to 'influence the influencers'

Mar 26, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Christian Drilon valedictorian of Ateneo Law School Class 2014 wants to teach law

I am a teacher

Mar 10, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Here I am In a place where I thought I would never dare go back to again – school

Finding courage through my travels

Mar 08, 2015 - 3:07 PM

From cold winters in Milan to sunny days in Thailand Lyndsay finds courage and growth through the ups and downs of her travels This is her story

Which schools produce the most passers in teachers’ board exam?

Feb 09, 2015 - 6:47 PM

The Philippine Business for Education PBEd lists down 12 best performing and 22 worst performing schools in the 2014 Licensure Examination for Teachers

Advice to OFWs: Study online, get degrees

Dec 26, 2014 - 2:55 PM

The newly signed Open Distance Learning law provides access to education when the source of information and the learners are separated by time and distance or both

File photo of an OFW checking his requirements for employment. David Lozada/ Rappler

In Photos: John Legend at PH public school during Manila trip

Oct 09, 2014 - 4:03 PM

The singer visits Highway Hills Integrated School in Mandaluyong City

Pope launches review of Church teaching on family, marriage

Oct 05, 2014 - 7:56 AM

A synod of nearly 200 bishops will review Catholic teaching on the family that could have implications on its attitude to marriage and divorce

'We need prosperity to sustain peace'

Oct 04, 2014 - 12:51 PM

Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr says achieving peace is not the end but the first step

PEACE AND PROSPERITY. AFP chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr says it is both peace and prosperity that establishes the groundwork for economic development in the country. File photo

#ThankYouTeacher: What is your message for your teacher?

Oct 04, 2014 - 12:03 PM

In celebration of the National Teachers Day on Sunday October 5 help us pay tribute to the heroism of Filipino teachers