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E-learning site for Pinoy Public Schools

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Intel Technology Philippines, together with the Department of Education recently announced the availability of the Philippines’ version of the skoool™ educational website http://www.skoool.ph. skoool is an online platform to help teachers and students learn key concepts in Mathematics and Science. It can be accessed on the Internet for free. Read more »

Pinoy behind Texas studes’ high pass rate

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By JULIE JAVELLANA-SANTOS – A Filipino tutor has proven that social background and lack of equipment have nothing to do with teaching science as he helped an entire class in Texas pass the state’s standardized examinations.

With books, Atlantic City Pinoy teacher makes inroads in Philippines

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By ERIK ORTIZ ATLANTIC CITY – They didn’t have to be in mint condition, widely popular or particularly timely, but Nina Shad wanted them: books, magazines, teaching materials. Whatever her fellow teachers at New Jersey Avenue School could do without, she would flash a gracious smile and take.

Tagalog set to be taught in New Zealand

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New Zealand has expressed interest in studying the Filipino language as a second language in their schools as a way to forge a broader and deeper cultural exchange with the Philippines. Presidential adviser on education Dr. Mona Valisno and New Zealand’s Minister of Education Chris Carter at the 4th Asia Read more »

Looking for colleges? Start with provinces

By Purple S. Romero, abs-cbnNEWS.com/Newsbreak In the 2006 movie “Accepted,” high school senior student Bartleby “B” Gaines invented the fake school “South Harmon Institute of Technology” (S.H.I.T) after he failed to pass the entrance exams of various colleges and universities. He turned a former mental hospital into the S.H.I.T school Read more »

Students must memorize Philippine anthem

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The Department of Education (DepEd) is directing all school officials to ensure that students memorize and know the proper way of singing the country’s national anthem. The DepEd does not want a repeat of the embarrassing moment of a famous singer who forgot the lyrics of Lupang Hinirang late last Read more »