Articles in the category Education (17)

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 on 14/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Education, Stories
Tags: Philippines, teaching
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 on 26/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Education, Leisure, Technology, Entertainment
Tags: Education, science, technology
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 on 11/01/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Education, Society
In ancient Philippines, children were given the rudiments of education. Such education was both academic and vocation. The father trained his sons to be warriors, hunters, fishermen, miners, lumbermen and ship builders. The mother on her part trained her daughters in cooking, gardening, serving and other household arts.
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Published on 11/01/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Education, History, Society
Tags: academic, Education, vocation
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 on 11/01/2018 by Papagei
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 on 11/01/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Education, Society
The language of the Philippines was originally written in the Baybayin script, which in turn is similar to those used in Java, Bali and Sumatra. (For those not so familiar with these languages, they date back to the Brahmi inscriptions in India in the third century BC). Today, the Latin alphabet has replaced the previous one and is the means by which we write Tagalog, the common name for the language of the Philippines, although not exactly the same since Filipino is a variant of Tagalog.
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Published on 09/01/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Education
Tags: Baybayin, English language, language, Tagalog
Education in Music, or the acquisition of musical knowledge, skills, and values, is shaped by its purpose and context. In the Philippines, it may variably mean: a) an avenue for the transmission of a culture or tradition; b) a curricular component in basic education; and c) a prescribed sequence of study in preparation for professional careers in music.
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Published on 26/12/2017 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Documentary, Education
Tags: culture, Education, music, skills
Dance Education involves the teaching of tradition, technique, style and the methodologies of teaching dance itself.Tradition is taught in and out of school, in academic disciplines and in social practices or customs. The school teaches formally with syllabi and systems while the society teaches in communal activities, from rites to games, from work to celebrations.
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Published on 26/12/2017 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary, Education
Tags: Dance, style, teaching, technique, Tradition
To study music is to study the basics. Music is a comprehensive art – within its study students come into contact with other basic areas of the curriculum: math, science, social studies, languages and physical education. While music is a subject with its own body of knowledge, and is inherently worth knowing, its comprehensive nature serves as a foundation for a unified and comprehensive educational setting.
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Published on 26/12/2017 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Education
Tags: Education, music, students, study
The Philippine archipelago has an astounding mix of more than 600 species of resident and migratory birds, of which almost 200 species are endemic. Despite the high degree of endemism, very few Filipinos are aware of the country's avifaunal diversity. The Wild Bird Club of the Philippines (WBCP) has for our mission the promotion of the responsible appreciation of nature and, to collect & provide information about the birds of the Philippines.
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Published on 19/12/2017 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Education, Fauna and flora
Tags: birds, diversity, endemism, Philippines