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schools, informal education

Cyberspace, battleground for (dis)information

BAGUIO CITY — Today when the battleground for information dissemination is in the cyber space, people must be digitally literate to be able to discern truth from lies, a top rank government information officer

Ilocos students hit SUCs’ implem of Free Education Law

LAOAG CITY — Students from State Universities and Colleges across the Ilocos Region still paid various school and department fees ranging from Php50 – P1150 upon enrollment for the school year 2018-2019. This, despite the implementation of the Free Education Law.

Editorial: Free education is not a dream

The Philippines has since been under the worst economic and social conditions. It is under these dire conditions that education has become the “greatest gift” a parent can pass on to their children. A college diploma is seen as a “gate pass” to the dream of escaping poverty. For years, families endure all kinds of sacrifice to access the much-sought out education, as the family’s valued “investment”.

UNP ask students to waive right to data privacy

VIGAN CITY — In a document sent by the youth group Anakbayan Ilocos, the University of Northern Philippines has literally asked its students to waive their right to data privacy or defer from enrolling in the institution.

Four Walls and Beyond: A Genuine Teacher’s Union is Militant, Progressive and Patriotic

The emergence of DepEd Teachers Union-National Capital Region is nothing more than a state’s maneuver amid its policy to demolish legitimate people’s organizations, but something that our teachers shall be more vigilant with, and be firm in their stance against deceptions that imply their basic demands for living wage will come effortlessly courtesy of the misogynist despot.

Protesta laban sa mahigpit na CSU entrance exam

TUGUEGARAO CITY — Nanawagan para sa karapatan sa edukasyon ang mga examinees at magulang, kasama ang mga progresibong organisasyon ng kabataan, sa isang kilos-protesta na isinagawa sa Cagayan State University (CSU) Andrews Campus nitong June 18. Hinamon nila ang CSU Administration na ipatupad ang mandato nitong ibahagi ang libreng edukasyon bilang nag-iisang pampublikong pamantasan sa buong probinsiya.

Weekly Reflections: Theological Education for Humanization

I would like to say at the outset that the basic aim of education in general, and theological education in particular, is not just to accumulate knowledge and information, but to make human beings more human. Education is one of the most powerful instruments for humanization, for enhancing what is truly human in us and among us. A truly educated person is a humane person.

Non-passers, parents complain CSU’s restrictive exam

TUGUEGARAO CITY— Non-passers and their parents complain against the results of ‘restrictive’ College Admission Test (CAT) in Cagayan State University (CSU) conducted last May 20 across its 8 satellite campuses. In 10, 523 examinees, only 4, 749 have passed the said examination.

Free Education is for all says KPL CV

TUGUEGARAO CITY — Kabataan Partylist-Cagayan Valley (KPL-CV) is enraged over the recent results of the Cagayan State University- College Admission Test (CSU-CAT). Last June 4, CSU announced that only 4,749 examinees passed out of the 10,523 hopefuls who took the test last May 20.