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START STUDY ON VACCINATION OF MINORS – ANGARA

The local Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should take the cue from its counterparts in the United States and other countries and start studying the use of the available COVID-19 vaccines for children below 18, Senator Sonny Angara said. “In so far as expanding the administration of vaccines to other age groups, we should always […]

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ABANTE: INTEGRATE VOTER EDUCATION IN CURRICULA

With the 2022 national elections less than a year away, Deputy Speaker Benny Abante Jr. on Thursday urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to integrate a voter education program in its curricula, one that would provide future voters with criteria for choosing candidates––especially those vying for the two highest positions in the land. “Next year […]

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TUP TAGUIG CHETSOC CELEBRATES ACSO WEEK 2021

Creating a meaningful and memorable event is not only limited to human interaction. During these challenging times, students are also adapting and readjusting. To encourage students in unlocking potential opportunities and venturing to new landscapes in the midst of a constantly changing environment, the TUP Taguig Chemical Engineering Technology Society (ChETSoc) in cooperation with University […]

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TURNING TODAY’S STUDENTS INTO TOMORROW’S LEADERS

After a 2-year hiatus, De La Salle University’s Council of Student Organizations (CSO) brings back its annual event TUKLAS, Towards Uplifting Knowledge and Leadership Advancement Series. TUKLAS is a three-day webinar series that puts in motion an effort to educate members of Generation Z, being the next set of leaders, through imparting values and lessons […]

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GATCHALIAN SLAMS SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF FEU STUDENTS

Senator Win Gatchalian condemned reports of sexual harassment involving faculty members of the Far Eastern University High School which went viral on social media platforms. Some students recently shared via twitter their recollection of how they were sexually harassed by some of their male teachers before the pandemic. “The FEU high school’s administration to hold […]

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GIVE SUC, LUC STUDES INELIGIBILITY RELIEFS – LAPID

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill which seeks to provide relief to student-beneficiaries of the Free Higher Education and Free Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programs under Republic Act No. 10931. Recall that Section 6 of Republic Act 10931 otherwise known as “Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act” pertains to exceptions to free […]

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GEODETIC ENG’G STUDENT CONFERENCE 2021 GOES ONLINE

To mark its 12th year, the Geodetic Engineering Student Conference (GESC) goes online with the theme “Burgeon: Emergence of Geodetic Engineering and Science in the 21st Century.” First launched by UP Geodetic Engineering Club in 2009, the GESC is an annual gathering of Geodetic Engineering students from across the Philippines. GESC 2021 introduces young and […]

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TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH – DALOG

A House of Representatives panel has adopted a resolution urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to integrate a mental health awareness course in the K to 12 basic education curriculum for all public and private secondary high schools.  The House Committee on Basic Education and Culture adopted House Resolution 422, which aims to facilitate the […]

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GATCHALIAN TO DEPED: RELEASE B2HELP FOR LEARNERS

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to accelerate the release and distribution of financial aid allotted by the extended Bayanihan to Recover as One Act or Bayanihan 2 (Republic Act 11494) to qualified basic education learners who are facing financial difficulties because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Gatchalian made this call following […]

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54,761 STUDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM B2HELP – DE VERA

A total of 54,761 private school students who have unpaid tuition and miscellaneous fees have received a grant of P5,000 under the Bayanihan 2 for Higher Education Tulong Program (B2HELP) implemented by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). The P300M fund for the B2HELP is part of the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan […]