Quantcast
Home » byline You are browsing byline “Butch Hernandez” - Commentary

Forging meaningful industry-academe partnerships

By

I was at the inauguration of Cavite State University’s (CvSU) Service Management Program (SMP) Computer Lab, the first of its kind in the country, last Oct. 15. The lab’s 25 computers are part of the ICT Preparation budget for the Commission on Higher Education’s IT BPM Growth Area Project currently being implemented by the IT & Business Process Association of the Philippines (Ibpap) for 17 SUCs (state universities and colleges) nationwide.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Bridging competency gaps

By

According to a 2011 World Bank study, the Philippine labor market is in a “serious bottleneck” situation that hampers innovation and productivity among Philippine companies. The same study points out that the quality of education and training is a key reason why gainful employment is proving to be very elusive for so many young people because of “jobs-versus-skills mismatch.”

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Teachers as liberators

By

On Oct. 5, the world pauses to honor and thank our teachers for their lifelong commitment to bring out the best in us. Words like “selfless” and “heroic” will be used to describe these kind and amazing individuals who went beyond themselves and the limited resources at their disposal to liberate our minds and imbue us with the strength of character to meet whatever challenges that Life may throw at us.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Future you

By

In a landmark study for the McKinsey Center for Government, Mona Mourshed, Diana Farrel and Dominic Barton visualize three critical intersections in the transition from education to employment: when young people enroll in postsecondary education (whether academic or technical-vocational), when they build skills, and when they seek work.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Unifying higher education

By

Yesterday, hundreds of university presidents sat and listened to Richard Gerver, an inspiring and electrifying speaker whose philosophy is founded on “communication, empowerment and impact” and that “great leadership is about serving the needs of the people that work for you and rely upon you.”

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Weekend will be wet, storm seen
  • Nurses press for better pay, treatment through union
  • Enzo Pastor’s kin nowhere to go on Nov. 1
  • ‘Undas’ a difficult time for ‘desaparecidos’ kin
  • US anti-violence activists charged in vicious attack
  • Sports

  • Alaska, Meralco duel for solo PH Cup lead
  • MP Hotel five stuns Wangs; Cagayan, JP repulse foes
  • Blue Eaglets eye PSSBC first
  • Gilas selection group formed
  • Azkals shorthanded vs Nepal
  • Lifestyle

  • The ghost is dead; 10 last-minute Halloween costume ideas
  • ‘Interstellar’ is Christopher Nolan’s most ambitious film
  • ‘Constantine’ swaggers and scares
  • Your Super guide to Alexander Wang for H&M
  • Online shopping site brings foreign fashion brands to Asian consumers
  • Entertainment

  • Music Review: Neil Young breaks out the orchestra
  • Winter’s wife has blues listening to his new album
  • Simon Baker coy about rumored end of ‘Mentalist’
  • Kris Aquino says she is saving up so she can lead a private life
  • Did you know…
  • Business

  • BSP braces for hike in US interest rates
  • Share prices close higher
  • Despite differences, China-PH trade on the rise
  • Finance open to changes in tax system
  • Gross revenues of key industries up 10.8% in Q2
  • Technology

  • Computers help search for the dead
  • 9 common scams on social media
  • DOJ to telcos: Help us block child porn sites
  • Nestle Japan hiring 1,000 robots to sell espresso machines
  • Parallel Planets on print
  • Opinion

  • No one cared enough
  • Editorial cartoon, October 31, 2014
  • ‘Wang-wang’ lives
  • Birth of Frankenstein
  • Frightening ourselves
  • Global Nation

  • Fil-Ams at New York forum share experiences with domestic violence
  • Fil-Am women leaders recall climb to success
  • The life and times of an absentee mother
  • Job fair for veterans, students set at San Bruno, California college
  • Sumptuous Bistro Filipino book launch in San Francisco
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement