By Butch Hernandez
Millennials share common values with the generations before them, such as the primacy of family, but they tend to be more socially aware and environmentally conscious.
By Brian Tomas
Post college existential malaise is a real thing, and I recognize that now as I look back at the year of my own graduation and all the events (and nonevents) that subsequently transpired, now referred to by my brain as The Great Depression of 2013. I remember those feelings of hopelessness and inadequacy, of crippling self-doubt, as I watched crumble all the confidence that four years of overpriced education had built. It’s not great.
By Chito B. Salazar
On May 15, 2013, President Aquino signed into law Republic Act No. 10533 or the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013. “Enhanced” is hardly the word as RA 10533, more commonly known as the K-to-12 Law, is arguably the most sweeping and largest-scale reform of the Philippine education system since World War II.
As an Iskolar ng Bayan, I am exposed every day to the activities of student activists.
November is National Reading Month, and at the kickoff last Monday Education Secretary Armin Luistro urged schoolchildren to let books unleash the wonders of their imagination. “There are books that will take you anywhere in the world… Books open up new and strange worlds that we might neither know nor reach. They can give us anything we imagine,” he told his audience at Pasig Central Elementary School.