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What Goes On Behind the Scenes of a Website Design Class?

In my Website Design and Development class, I share my observations in the semesters that I handled this class at Xijen College of Mountain Province.

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9th Phil Youth Congress in IT 2011 soon

From Sept 20-24 the 9th Philippine Youth Congress in IT, or Y4IT, will be showcasing everything information technology in education, employment, social media, and how it relates to its main proponents, the youth.

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How the Education System Fails Underprivileged Students

From The Huffington Post >> "Instead of meeting a student where he or she is and bettering them, the education system is stifling progress and aiding in maintaining the status quo. Schools and thus, educators, are not teaching students how to overcome their circumstances and strive for excellence; these entities are merely lowering the bar and making students unaccountable for ...

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Cocina: UP Diliman's Own Food Bazaar

 Banchetto and Mercato are known for bringing different food to the midnight crowd. In UP Diliman, however, there is one food bazaar that was made by students for students. Enter, Cocina.

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[VIDEO] Chassis to be shown at UP

Chassis is an independent film by renowned independent filmmaker Adolf Alix Jr. The plot focuses on the plight of Nora, a young Filipina mother who is struggling to make ends meet for her and her child. It premiered in South Korea, at the Pusan International Film Festival, where it received positive reviews from critics and viewers alike.

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Visit Japan and Brazil this August and September all in UP DIliman

Learn more about Japanese and Brazilian culture with free screenings at the UP Film Institute. Immerse yourself in different movies and be wow-ed by foreign, contemporary film making.

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Quick Tips for Saving on a Student's Budget

Here are three no-fuss, no-hassle ways to save up to 80 pesos a day. It all starts with the desire to save money and the street smarts to navigate modern living on a budget. Students, read on and see how simple it is to not spend your allowance.

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U.P.'s Open University Wants You

In Los Banos, Laguna, the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Headquarters is found. The Open University of the UP is regarded as the pioneer of distance education in the Philippines. People who were not able to finish university can take courses through this portal.

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What Your Diploma Doesn't Cover

Here are some things that you need to know before embarking on the four year endeavor called college. And if you're already in college, here are some things that might help you reassess your expectations.

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[VIDEO] Prosti-Tuition is on the rise

Visit manila craigslist and click on 'mga kaswal na pagkikita' to see for yourself.

A recent article in Huffington Post mirrors what is happening in the Philippines -- because of lack of funds for college tuition, students are turning to prostitution for funding.

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Padyak Your Way To Class

With a huge campus, students from the University of the Philippines, Diliman always have he dilemma of getting to their next class without being late. How do they do it? Well, here's one way: Riding a Bike. But not just any bike. Read on to find out more about the bicycle that every Isko and Iska is riding.

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Prof. Solita Monsod Breathes Life to the UPD Education Students

Through the efforts of the University Student Council of the College of Education at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, Prof. Solita Monsod interacted with the students and guests last July 21, 2011.  The Benitez Theater was filled up to the maximum to listen to the “For The Gold or Glory: Honor and Excellence in Education” proceed.

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Are Schools on the Verge of a Mobile-Phone Revolution?

From www.good.is >> These days its pretty impossible to find a teen without a cell phone—over 75 percent of them own one—which means that schools should be seriously looking at how to harness the technology in the classroom

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Preparing for an Emergency, the Kampo Uno Way

UP does more than give lectures and tests. Learning shouldn't be confined to the classroom and to the degree of each student. There are other valuable lessons that the University offers. Life-saving techniques, for example, are taught by a group called the Kampo Uno Rescue.

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Politics of education reforms

Political solutions are needed to fix education problems because the organization and distribution of knowledge in a society has always been a political question. Those who want education reforms but reject politics are guilty of espousing an ignorant view of history and society.

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Lady Gercio

A junior European languages student at the University of the Philippines Diliman, also a transsexual woman, filed a case against her professor for allegedly discriminating her on the grounds of religious beliefs.

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Budget Cut on Education is not Appropriate - Kabataan Party

In a span of 1 year in his administration, how effective did PNoy performed? How did his proposed budget for 2011 affected the state colleges and universities.

Budget cuts to SUCs is one of the most controversial issues that the Philippines is now facing today. 

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UP's Kidlat Victorious in the Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2011

UP has once again proven its strength in th field of science and technology by winning the Diesel Fuel Award in the recently concluded Shell Eco-Marathon 2011 Asia.

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UP Pride: Celebrating Gender Equality

The University of the Philippines has always been a safe place for its students, offering an open venue for different ideologies, orientations, religions and opinions. The UP Babaylan organized this year's Pride Week focusing on gender equality and anti-discrimintation. Contained is a firsthand account of the University of the Philippines Pride March last June 18, 2011.

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2 in 3 examinees fail in licensure tests - lawmaker

Nearly two in three examinees are failing the licensure examinations given by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), Rep. Arnel Ty of the party-list group Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers Association said yesterday.

Citing data from the PRC, he said that of the 345,182 college and technical school graduates who took various professional eligibility tests in 2010, only 125,419 or 36.3 percent ...

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DepEd Short of P45 B for Last Two Years of K+12

Former education secretary Mona Valisno proposes Congress funding support as well as collaboration with private and state universities to subsidize the additional two years of high school in the K+12 program. The end goal is to alleviate some of the financial burden of parents.

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University Blues: Education in the Philippines

One of the myths that almost every kid is socialized into believing is that education is a guarantee of success once mixed in with a bit of hard work and determination. Education, however, is not a fairytale that befalls boys and girls who brush their teeth, finish their assignments, follow their parents’ words and go to church on Sunday.

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University in Japan to Offer PhD in Manga

Japan's Kyoto Seika University said Tuesday it will launch the country's first doctoral program in manga studies next year.

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New MBAs Would Sacrifice Pay for Ethics

88.3% of graduating MBA students say they'd take a pay cut to work for firms that have ethical business practices