Progressive groups pushed through with their protest actions despite restrictions by the local government for mass gatherings in time for the commemoration of the 157th birthday of the working class revolutionary hero Andres Bonifacio.
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Those who want to take the admission exams for the University of the Philippines (UP) need to wait for another year.
Teachers are demanded to grade objectively. Students are commanded to deliver. And while this seems to be the most efficient way to identify who “passes” and who “fails”, it disregards the human aspect of education. In fact, it is this obsession with efficiency and production that reveals how misplaced the priority of our education system is.
Activist youth organizations here blasted the Commission on Higher Education for approving tuition fee hikes and increase in other school fees this school year.
The announcement of two top universities to shift its school calendar from August to May this year was met by skepticism from some educators and students.
A children’s advocacy group said classes were disrupted as school children were “too afraid to go to school” after military troops “encamped” in their classrooms in a farflung village in Compostela, Compostela Valley province.
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A national teachers group joined anti-pork protests Friday in various cities in the country, on the eve of World Teachers’ Day, as they slammed President Benigno Aquino’s defense of maintaining his discretionary fund while refusing to increase their salaries.
Six Bukidnon State University (BSU) external campuses were ordered closed after they were found remiss of the basic requirement to operate an educational institution, a Commission on Higher Education Department official said on Tuesday.
(ACT Teachers Partylist Rep.) Tinio assailed President Aquino’s priorities as he said that while “there’s more money for pork barrel, nothing is allocated for salary increase of teachers.” He said government could not talk of success in education without giving decent salaries for teachers.