With the rampant discrimination and misrepresentation of the IPs’ history and culture in textbooks and mainstream media, a big challenge is posed to the teachers and educators to work together in battling misinformation and providing an IP education that genuinely teaches the rich history of the IPs.
BAGUIO CITY — Konsultahang Kabataan (KonKab) was successfully conducted in Saint Louis University (SLU) and University of the Cordillera (UC) last March 16, 2018.
TUGUEGARAO CITY — Senior high school students Ronnel Sergia of St. Philomene Academy in Alcala town and Jennifer Lagajet of FL Vargas College here, were reported to have committed suicide last March 14, Wednesday and 20, Tuesday, respectively.
SANTIAGO CITY — Inilunsad ang Konsultahang Kabataan, sa panguguna ng Kabataan Partylist (KPL), sa Nueva Vizcaya State University (NVSU), Bayombong at Isabela State University (ISU), Echague noong Huwebes, ika-22 ng Pebrero.
Noong nakaraang taon, napagtagumpayan ng mga kabataan ang pagharap sa mga problema ukol sa edukasyon. Ngunit hindi ito nangangahulugan na tapos na ang laban ng kabataan para sa pambansang demokrasya at pagpawi sa krisis sa sistema ng edukasyon. Napagtagumpayan man natin ang laban sa libreng edukasyon, nariyan pa rin ang budget cut sa mga eskwelahan at patuloy na mga paglabag sa demokratikong karapatan ng mga kabataan sa loob at labas ng paaralan. Ang ganitong sitwasyon ngayon ay nagpapakita lamang na kinakailangan parin nating ipagpatuloy ang pakikibaka para sa tunay na pagbabago.
ECHAGUE, Isabela — More than a hundred delegates joined the Rise for Education and Just Peace Summit at the De Venecia Hall, Isabela State University – Echague on November 17, 2017. It was a historic event that gathered students, teachers and school administrators from all over the province who strengthened the call for every Filipino citizen’s right to education as well as the further defense of human rights.
By now, most universities and colleges shifted from the old academic calendar year, (June to March) to the new academic calendar year (August to May) due to the ASEAN integration within education. The calendar shift was adjusted to sync with the South East Asian nation’s academic school calendar ideally making it easier for students to enroll in schools in South East Asia. However, most students do not have the luxury to go study abroad making the academic calendar shift elitist, namely for those who can afford it.
BAGUIO CITY — To raise the concerns of the students, Ma. Shari Niña Oliquino of the Office of the Student Regent (OSR) and the University Student Council (USC) spearheaded the UP Baguio Student Summit at Abraham Sarmiento Hall in the University of the Philippines Baguio, Sept. 26.
QUEZON CITY – Naglunsad ng kilos-protesta ang Masakbayan Cagayan Valley sa tanggapan ng Commission on Higher Education (CHED) kasama ang Progressive Igorots for Social Action (PISA), League of Filipino Students (LFS), National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) at Kabataan Partylist para irehistro ang pagtutol sa mandatory drug test policy sa loob ng mga hayskul at pamantasan.
BATAC, Ilocos Norte — Mahigit 2,000 na estudyante ng Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) ang tumindig para sa libreng edukasyon sa magkakahiwalay na forum sa mga MMSU campus sa Batac, Laoag at Currimao noong Agosto 22-24, 2017.
BAGUIO CITY — ACT Teachers’ Partylist raised alarm over Department of Education (DepEd) Order 40 directing random drug testing of junior and senior high school students, saying it may lead to more “tokhang” victims.
TUGUEGARAO CITY — A solidarity program for human rights was held last August 14 at Cagayan State University Andrews campus. In the program, regional youth formation Masakbayan, called for vigilance on the looming campus militarization due to the mandatory drug test policy implemented by the CSU administration.