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    Illegal Logging Lumber Put to Good Use

    The government has allocated 18,000 board feet of confiscated illegal logging lumber for fabrication of public school classroom desks in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). The illegal lumber, confiscated in a series of operations the past 2 months by the police, the military and local officials in Datu Blah Sinsuat town in Maguindanao, were smuggled from rainforests …

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    Southville International School and Colleges Educators Hailed as Best Teachers in Southern Metro Manila

    Southville International School and Colleges educators Elizabeth Sullano, Dr. Joanne Miranda, Dr. Aris Ignacio and Dr. Jerry Aguilar was awarded the Consortium of the South’s (COTS) 2017 STAR Teacher Awards during ceremonies held at the Southville International School and Colleges Luxembourg Hall. The Consortium of the South’s (COTS) 2017 STAR Teacher Awards honor the most exceptional faculty …

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    Extravagance Has No Place in Graduation Ceremonies

    The Department of Education (DepEd) is reiterating its call to all elementary and secondary schools to keep its graduation or completion rites simple. In the recently issued Department Order (DO) No. 8, series 2017, Secretary Leonor Briones said that this is in line with the government’s austerity program. “Graduation rites should be simple but meaningful …

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    DepEd, Province of Antique sign pact on 2017 Palarong Pambansa

    The Department of Education (DepEd) and the province of Antique held the ceremonial signing of the memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the 2017 Palarong Pambansa at the DepEd Central Office in Pasig City today, March 16. The agreement was represented by Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones on behalf of DepEd and Governor Rhodora Cadiao for …

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    DepEd formalizes moratorium on field trips

    The Department of Education (DepEd) issued Memorandum No. 47, series 2017 on March 9 that formalizes the moratorium on field trips and other similar activities, following the tragic bus accident involving college students in Tanay, Rizal. The memorandum will be observed by all public elementary and secondary schools until the review and revision of related …

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    University of Perpetual Help System Dalta Produces Medicine Topnotcher

    The University of Perpetual Help System Dalta gained a medicine topnotcher in Karl Emmanuel Cueva Mercader, a Las Pinas resident with 88.58%. This was announced by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board of Medicine when it released the top 10 passers list (topnotchers) for the March 2017 Physician board exam on Thursday, March 16, after …

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    The Real Reason Why Folks Work in Retirement

    by Samantha Cole | We’re living longer and thriving farther beyond retirement age—and it’s not all beaches and golf courses for those with an entrepreneurial spirit. A new study from Merrill Lynch addresses the myths and motivations around retirement. Nearly three out of five retirees launch into a new line of work after retirement, according …

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    Why Google’s Emotional Intelligence Course is Immensely Popular

    by Vivian Giang | In 2006, Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan decided he no longer wanted to feel like a cog in the great machine, and set out to create a program that would train people to be more mindful in their lives. This wasn’t some Kumbaya moment; Tan’s ambitious course would train people to become …

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    From Multi-tasking to Training Your Mind to Focus

    by Colin Robertson | How many things are you able to do at once? Most people believe that they are extremely good at multi-tasking. We believe that we can watch a movie, do productive work and carry on a conversation with a friend all at the same time. But are we doing any of these tasks …

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    10 Daily Habits to Achieve Better Willpower

    by Colin Robertson | “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle. Success is a lot of small things done well, day after day. What seems like an overnight success is usually a very long time in the making. Success is created from people who establish the …

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    This Design Course is Stanford’s Most Popular

    by Ainsley O’Connell | Before Kanyi Maqubela became an investment partner at the Collaborative Fund, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on social enterprises, he was a typicalStanford student in need of career guidance. He was working with startups, studying philosophy, dating someone special—and feeling overwhelmed. Enter “Designing Your Life,” a new and wildly popular …

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    5 Gigantic Ways Education Will Be Different by 2020

    by Samantha Cole, via Fast Company | We asked the world’s most innovative companies in education to school us on the future of the classroom, with predictions for the next five years. Here’s what we found out: STUDENTS WILL INTERACT WITH OTHERS REMOTELY Why do classrooms today look nearly identical to those 30 years ago—minus …

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Educational Technology

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    2 Universities Turn to the Cloud for Their LMS

    By Dian Schaffhauser | Campus Technology Two long-time Internet2 institutional members will be taking advantage of aNET+ cloud offering introduced last year by Blackboard. Virginia Commonwealth University and West Virginia’s Marshall University, both Blackboard customers, will be tapping into a bundle of services that includes the learning management system (LMS) software, as well as collaboration, …

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    D2L Debuts Competency-Based Ed Offering

    By Rhea Kelly | CampusTechnology A new Competency-Based Education (CBE) solution from D2L combines the company’s Brightspace Learning Environment, strategic consulting, domain expertise and a CBE community. The package is designed to help institutions launch CBE programs that make college degrees more attainable for non-traditional students. “When most people think of the path to a …

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