Category: Education

SUCs, LUCs to start 2019-2020 academic year in August

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) issued a memorandum on April 5, 2019 to CHED Regional Office Directors, Officers-in-Charge, Heads of SUCs and LUCs by the CHED Chair Prospero De Vera III enjoining all state universities and colleges and local universities and colleges to start the academic year 2019-2020 in August. According to De Vera,… Read more »

DepEd: Three minor planets named after Pinoy young scientists

Deped bragged on its Facebook page the fete of three Filipino students who won the major prize in the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). “Their team won the Second Place Award in the “Energy: Physical” category of the 2018 Intel ISEF for their work in the design and development of Solar-Tracking Arduino-Rooted… Read more »

Pinoy students win BIG in Vietnam International math Competition

Filipino student mathletes won 10 medals in the 16th Hanoi Open Mathematics Challenge (HOMC 2019) held on 2-6 April, 2019 in Vietnam. The event was participated by more than 700 students from China, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Poland, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam. “It’s the first international… Read more »

NEILSON HAYS LIBRARY TO HOLD SEMI-ANNUAL BOOK SALE NEXT MONTH

Thousands of second-hand books available from Bangkok’s largest collection of English language titles Neilson Hays Library, a Bangkok institution renowned for its collection of over 20,000 English language books, is opening its doors on Saturday 25th May and Sunday 26th May from 9:30am to 4:00pm for its bi-annual book sale. Locals, ex-pats and tourists alike… Read more »

WATCH: This historian thinks a four-day work week could solve all our problems

The Annual Meeting of World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland featured psychologist Adam Grant from Wharton School in Pennsylvania and historian Rutger Bregman, author of Utopia for Realists both forwarded the idea that “working less would have a range of benefits for workers and employers and the world should embrace the four-day working week.” “I… Read more »

World’s best teacher changing lives in Africa

Peter Tabichi, a secondary Math and Science Teacher at Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School in Nakuru, Kenya, won the 2019 Global Teaching Prize awarded by the Varkey Foundation on March 24, 2019. Tabichi received USD 1 Million as part of the award. Hugh Jackman, the Wolverine and Greatest Showman star, presented the award. He calls… Read more »