[Video] Ibang Klase: Onlayn talakayan tungkol sa edukasyon sa gitna ng CoViD19 -iDEFEND & PAHRA

Ibang Klase Onlayn talakayan tungkol sa edukasyon sa gitna ng CoViD19. Action and Solidarity for the Empowerment of Teachers (ASSERT) Teachers Dignity Coalition (TDC) KAISA-UP Student Council Alliance of the Philippines (SCAP) Submit your contribution online through HRonlinePH@gmail.com Include your full name, e-mail address, and contact number. All submissions are republished and redistributed in the…

[From the web] Education in the New Normal: Address Inequities and Gaps to Insure Accessibility While Transitioning to Digital, Virtual Mode -ASSERT

Education in the New Normal: Address Inequities and Gaps to Insure Accessibility While Transitioning to Digital, Virtual Mode We should have been alarmed when covid19 deaths in China, the country of origin of the virus, started to fill the news. But our government just took it for granted. It continues with the ‘business as usual’…

[Press Release] #PilipinasDelayed: Youth sector decries absence of youth agenda in electoral debate -SPARK

  #PilipinasDelayed: Youth sector decries absence of youth agenda in electoral debate “The fiasco we have seen transpired in national television is the reason why more and more members of the youth are becoming disillusioned with Philippine politics,” said one youth leader concerning the three-hour long COMELEC-organized debate which aired Sunday on TV5. SPARK –…

[Press Release] Progressive Youth Groups Slam CHED for Pro-Business, Anti-Student Policies -SPARK

Progressive Youth Groups Slam CHED for Pro-Business, Anti-Student Policies Memos issued within the year condemned for raising tertiary education costs A week before the anticipated week-long suspension of classes due to the APEC Summit, students from different universities in Metro Manila stormed the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) head office to protest against policies and…

[Statement] Teachers urge Senate to suspend K-12 program -TDC

Teachers urge Senate to suspend K-12 program* The Department of Education (DepEd) is doing everything and asking the support of everyone, except the teachers, to pursue the implementation of K-12 program. The DepEd management seems to prove that teachers’ opinion on the matter is not that important, while the program would be very much dependent…

[Statement] Teach Filipino Language and Literature in College, Retain Philippine History in High School -TDC

Teach Filipino Language and Literature in College, Retain Philippine History in High School The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) welcomes the Supreme Court decision to stop the implementation of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 20, Series of 2013. The controversial order virtually abolishes the teaching of such subjects as Filipino Language…

[Campaign] We are students, not customers! #EducationNot4Sale! -Sigaw ng Kabataan Coalition

We are students, not customers! #EducationNot4Sale!  -Sigaw ng Kabataan Coalition Vote for this campaign for the 5th HR Pinduteros’ Choice Awards… Students, Educators , Education advocates! In Solidarity with the International Student Movement, The Sigaw ng Kabataan Coalition is calling for a National day of Action to reclaim Education. We will UNITE in solidarity, because…

[Press Release] Teachers call for suspension of K-12 Program -TDC

Teachers call for suspension of K-12 Program Few days before President Aquino’s state of the nation address (SONA), the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) reiterated its call on the government to suspend the implementation of the K-12 program, the president’s flagship program for education sector. “This is the general sentiment of our teachers in the field.…

[Press Release] Back-to-School Project Provides Non-Toxic, Lead-Safe Zippers for School Uniforms -EcoWaste Coalition

Back-to-School Project Provides Non-Toxic, Lead-Safe Zippers for School Uniforms 25 May 2014, Manila. Used school uniforms got a new lease of life through a practical “back-to-school” initiative involving a vibrant parish community, a toxics watchdog group and the world’s largest zipper manufacturer. Through a collaborative project that brought together the Our Lady of Remedies Parish,…

[Press Release] “Waste-free, toxic-free” Brigada Eskwela Held in Payatas School Draws Throng of Supporters

“Waste-free, toxic-free” Brigada Eskwela Held in Payatas School Draws Throng of Supporters School officials, teachers and students, community residents, and environmental advocates have joined forces to support the cleanup and renovation of Payatas C Elementary School in Quezon City. The Commonwealth Elementary School (Metro Manila’s grand slam winner for the 2013 search for sustainable and…