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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 »

Saving newborn lives during disasters

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Pregnancy is a scary time for all moms but in an emergency, those nerves can quickly turn into genuine terror.

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,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 »

Vote for mothers

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If I were a woman of (still) childbearing age, and if I had the means or the choice (or inclination), I would give birth in Finland. Or in any of the other Nordic countries, which all ranked at the top of the list of “mother-friendly” locales as compiled by the international NGO Save the Children.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Saving the children

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They probably had Christmas on their minds. The children and teachers at the Sandy Hook Elementary School were said to be talking about a Christmas pageant that took place the night before. Some teachers were huddled in an office discussing the fourth-grade program, while doubtless the children—probably some performers and mostly members of the audience—still had the show playing out in their imaginations.

Posted: December 15th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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