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No substitute for ‘black marks’ on a page

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When Joseph O’Reilly, the UK-based Save the Children senior education adviser, prefaced his opening remarks on “Getting the World’s Children to Read” with staggering statistics—that 61 million children are out of school and that 200 million schoolchildren in developing countries struggle to read basic words—the audience needed no convincing about what he called a global learning crisis.

Posted: May 24th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

First read for 0-4 kids

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I had never been to a workshop quite like the recent Booklatan that the National Book Development Board (NBDB) had in Valenzuela on that Friday in August, the day before Tropical Storm “Maring” and the habagat began to unleash pouring rain across the country. In its previous format, NBDB’s quarterly Booklatan session was designed to encourage readership among teachers and librarians.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Toward the use of quality books in the classroom

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AS THE Philippine Book Development Month of November comes to an end, the Department of Education and its attached agency, the National Book Development Board, is undertaking what may be considered a brave initiative.

Posted: November 23rd, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

November by any other name…

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IF THE National Book Development Board (NBDB), a government agency attached to the Department of Education and created by Republic Act 8047 in 1995 were truly living up to its mandate of promoting and developing the book publishing industry, then it stands to reason that November should be one of its busiest months in the year.

Posted: November 9th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Siete Palabras’ with Bro. Armin

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The Holy Monday consultative meeting initiated by the National Book Development Board and the Department of Education with key players in the book publishing industry could not have happened at a better time. The major item on the agenda—unethical practices in the industry—is widely known, spoken about in hushed tones, and for the cynic, something systemic and beyond redemption. The overflow crowd in attendance, led by National Artists Bienvenido Lumbera and F. Sionil Jose, was encouraging and provided a ray of hope on this shared concern.

Posted: April 13th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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