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Articles in the category Education (23)

Like any soon-to-be parents, my wife and I are both excited and nervous at the same time for the arrival of our first baby. As soon as we learned about my wife’s pregnancy, we began seeking advice from our relatives and friends on the many things that we have to be ready for if we wanted to be good parents. However, what struck me most during one of my conversations with a colleague was when she told me how kids nowadays seem to be as stressed as working adults because of the heavy load at...
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Published by 26/03/2018 by Guido
Categories: Education

In America looks can be deceiving. A majority of Filipino immigrants have college degrees, so naturally a passive observer projects this visual upon the Philippines. According to the Teach for All Network, “Only 42 of 100 Filipino children entering Grade 1 will graduate from high school and (fewer) than 14 will finish a university degree.” Edmundo Edward Litton, Ph.D., would like to change that.
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Published by 14/03/2018 by Guido
Categories: Education, Stories

The Philippine Air Force Aerospace Museum is a military museum of the AFP that was earlier founded as Marcos Museum on May 02, 1974. This world-class facility of the PAF is a heritage and a science and technology museum built to honor heroes and airmen of the PAF. The museum displays Philippine military aviation history and related aerospace science exhibits.
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Published by 26/02/2018 by Guido
Categories: Documentary, Education, Leisure

Philippine Science Centrum (PSC) is a premier hands-on science center museum in the country recognized by the Department of Education, Department of Science and Technology and the Department of Tourism as an ideal venue for educational field trip destination where visitors are encouraged to touch, twist, play, hear, see the interactive exhibits displayed.
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Published by 26/02/2018 by Guido
Categories: Education, Leisure, Technology

Banana is one of the most common and widely grown fruit crops in the Philippines. It is also one of the country’s major dollar earners, and has consistently ranked next to coconut oil and prawns in terms of value earnings during the last five years.
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Published by 14/02/2018 by Guido
Categories: Business, Documentary, Education

One of the inactive volcanoes in the Philippines is Mount Makiling. Also called Mount Maquiling, it is situated in the province of Laguna and rises 1,090 meters above sea level. The forest found in Mt. Makiling is mainly lowland in type, with some montane forest around the peak above 900 m. The forest on most of the lower slopes has been cleared or degraded, but an area of good quality lowland forest remains around the botanic garden and the campus of the University of the Philippines Los Baños
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Published by 21/01/2018 by Guido
Categories: Documentary, Education, Opinion, Travel

The Philippine education system has been heavily influenced by its colonial history, which has included periods of Spanish, American and Japanese rule and occupation. The United States has left the largest imprint on the education system, with many academics at the nation’s universities having received their training at U.S. universities.
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Published by 11/01/2018 by Guido
Categories: Education, Society

The education system of the Philippines has been highly influenced by the country’s colonial history. That history has included periods of Spanish, American and Japanese rule and occupation. The most important and lasting contributions came during America’s occupation of the country, which began in 1898. It was during that period that English was introduced as the primary language of instruction and a system of public education was first established.
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Published by 11/01/2018 by Guido
Categories: Education, Society

Primary Education
Paaralang Elementarya or elementary education is the first part of the educational system, and it includes the first six years of compulsory education from grade 1 to 6, with an optional 7th grade offered by some schools. Major subjects include maths, science, English, Filipino and social sciences. Optional subjects include music, arts, physical education, and health.
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Published by 11/01/2018 by Guido
Categories: Education, Society

For a very small country in Southeast Asia with over 85 million people, it is surprising to know that the Philippines has 120 to 175 languages with native speakers. Though this is not as incredible as Papua New Guinea with over 800 languages and only 5 million people, it is still interesting to note that most of these languages have native speakers that count by the thousands.
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Published by 09/01/2018 by Guido
Categories: Culture, Documentary, Education