[In the news] Kababaihan Festival activities bared | Sun.Star

Kababaihan Festival activities bared | Sun.Star. By JM Agreda March 8, 2012 SEVERAL activities are slated this month in celebration of Women’s Month. Jeth Junio of the City Social Welfare and Development Officer III said women’s concerns, issues and achievements will take the center stage this month through different activities that include forums, a trade…

[In the news] DepEd vows enjoyable, interactive classes under K+12 program – www.sunstar.com.ph

DepEd vows enjoyable, interactive classes under K+12 program http://www.sunstar.com.ph January 11, 2012  MANILA — Education Secretary Armin Luistro on Wednesday said the proposed 12-year basic education program will be enjoyable, easily understood, and interactive. “We are making it a real learning experience for the students, meaning, it will be less on memorization but more encouraging…

[In the news] Child protection groups formed in ‘Sendong’ evacuation centers – www.gmanetwork.com

Child protection groups formed in ‘Sendong’ evacuation centers December 30, 2011, GMAnetwork.com   Social welfare officials in the areas hit by tropical storm “Sendong” (international name: Washi) in Region 10 have organized a Child Protection Working Group (CPWG) to help children who were abandoned or injured in the incident. The Department of Social Welfare and…

[People] The Education Budget (2011 Philippine Education Situation: Last of 3part series)- By Renato G. Mabunga, Ph.D.

The Education Budget [2011 Philippine Education Situation: Last of 3part series]. By Renato G. Mabunga, Ph.D. The 2011 Education Budget Appropriate budget to fuel the implementation of Education agenda plan is crucial.  For this year’s appropriation, the DepEd is given P207 billion pesos.  This is 19% higher than the 2010’s 175 billion amount.  P12.4 billion…

[In the news] P128-M disbursed for state anti-poverty program beneficiaries – www.sunstar.com.ph

P128-M disbursed for state anti-poverty program beneficiaries http://www.sunstar.com.ph TACLOBAN CITY – Over P128 million in conditional cash grant was disbursed to beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Leyte for January to December 2010. At least P7 million have already been released to indigent families in the province for the period of January-April…