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Why Employers Values University Qualifications

Why employers values university qualifications

by Elizabeth A. Halsted Surveys have shown that every employer values university degree holder candidates. It also proves that employers not only regard holders of a university degree as more attractive than other degree holders but also provide them better opportunities. Employers know that a lot of money and efforts are consumed by students to earn a degree from a

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Published on 11:27 am

15 best educational online resources for educators

by Sonia JacksonFinding tools and resources that are useful for students is easy because students will claim that Facebook is a learning tool and that Medal of Honor games are better than history books. It is harder to find tools and resources for teachers because learning the content is not the issue (they already know it). Here are 15 very good educational resources for

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Published on 3:53 pm

Imem under fire from university officials

The abolition of Interim Mindanao Electricity Market (IMEM) rhetoric received a major boost Friday after an official from STATE University termed it as undesired for Mindanao’s power situation. Speaking at a hotel in the city of Cagayan de Oro, Dr. Ricardo Rotoras, the president of Mindanao University of Science and Technology was of the opinion that the solution to

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Published on 10:46 am

Youth sector representative opposes school calendar change

A lawmaker representing the youth sector has expressed opposition to the shift in school calendar to May to August. Representative Terry Ridon of the Kabataan Partylist, said the move would result to higher tuition fees and other disadvantages. Ridon said the position of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) should be followed, as he cited the decision of

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Published on 10:43 am

Senator drilon favors holding of bar exams outside manila

Senator Franklin Drilon expressed support for holding the Bar examinations outside Metro Manila, to help the examinees and their parents. Drilon, who was also a former Justice Secretary, said during a press conference in Cebu City recently that Bar examinations could be held in three places, in Luzon, in the Visayas and one in Mindanao. Drilon was in Cebu City as

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Published on 10:41 am

Benguet governor gets honors from his alma mater

The University of Baguio recently honored Governor Nestor Fongwan of Benguet for his meritorious deeds. Fongwan, who also graduated from the University of Baguio with the degree in Accounting and Masteral Degree in Business Management, was conferred the Distinguished Alumnus, Lifetime Award, during the rites held at the University of Baguio gymnasium. It said

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Published on 12:10 pm

Csc school and rooms and assignments for april 2014 exams

The Civil Service Commission has recently released the list of rooms and school assignments for the April 6, 2014 "Paper and Pencil" examinations. The CSE-PPT is a  career service professional examination where the examinees will use papers and pencil for the test. CSC also conducts online examinations called Computer Assisted Test (CAT).Examinees for the April 2014

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Filipino teen mothers on the rise, a study says

Filipino females who becomes pregnant during their teenage years are increasing, a study conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said. The PSA based its analysis from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality study conducted by the UP Population Institute and Demographic Research Development Foundation. It said that one in every ten Filipina, aged 15

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Schools in the philippines shift school year calendar to synch with asean

Some big universities and colleges in the Philippines have announced their plans of shifting the school calendar from June to March to August to May starting this 2014 -2015 school year. The move is in line with the aim of synchronizing the school calendar with that of Asian countries, and the rest of the world, and due to the ongoing ASEAN integration that would be in

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De la salle manila moves first trimester to september in 2015

De La Salle University in Manila has announced the shift in the start of its school year in 2015 to September for the first trimester classes. The move is in line with the ASEAN integration in 2015. Br Ricardo Laguda,FSC, DLSU president and chancellor ,said the shift in academic calendar will be advantageous both for the students and the faculty, like travel and

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Up students will have four months summer vacation

Students of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City will have four months of vacation this year. This came after the main University of the Philippines campus, through the Board of Regents, declared last March 28 its decision to shift the school year from the usual June to April, to August to May classes. The Diliman campus was the last to declare its

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Published on 9:47 pm

P27m school building to be constructed in pasay city

Pasay City will soon have a P27M schools building courtesy of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. Inc. (PAGCOR).The three-story school building will be constructed for the Jose Rizal Elementary School in Malibay, Pasay City, by the Resorts World Manila, a resorts casino and a recreation center in Pasay City. It could be used by the pupils next school year because

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Expand special education- congress told

The city council of Quezon City took the Congress to task and urged it to amend the local government Code in order to expand the Special Education Fund such that the education system can be able to fund learning opportunities for the youth and adults who are out of school.Councillor Aly Maadella of the Fifth district pointed out particularly to section 272, which outlines

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Big stride towards peaceful country now and the future

A big stride towards an everlasting peace in our learning institutions and our country at large has been made at last. An everlasting peace has been elusive for long due to lack of commitment from the stakeholders in the education sector to fight against the animosity between Filipino learners. But eventually a consensus has been build and a commitment has been made by

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Published on 10:50 am

Two baguio universities shift school calendars

Two big universities in Baguio City shifted their school calendars beginning this school year.Luisa Valencia, regional director of the commission on Higher Education (CHEd) in the Cordillera, said Saint Louis University and the University of Baguio, had confirmed the shift in academic school year from August to May. Valencia said Saint Louis University will start classes

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Enough support for education, teachers, key to improved educational system

The Alliance of Concerned Teachers(ACT) said enough government support to the education sector would be the key to improved educational system, instead of conducting achievement tests that are unreliable basis of the performance bonuses of teachers.France Castro of the ACT, said the National Achievement Test (NAT) and the performance -based bonus system for teachers

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Usaid scholarships to boost economy in philippines

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced plans to award scholarships and grants to help the Philippine government on technology, science and innovation through STRIDE (Science, Technology, Research, and Innovation for Development). The funds which will be spread out over the next five years are meant to boost research within the

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Smart helps deped’s alternative learning systems

The Alternative Learning Systems (ALS) of the Department of Education (DepEd) would be given a boost after a leading telecommunications company had signified its support for the project.The telecommunications company, Smart Communications, Inc. in a recent conference held in Paris said it will provide the DepEd an application that will provide the learning modules for

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Ched still studying the shift in academic calendar

CHED said it is still studying the idea of shifting the academic calendar from the usual June-April, to August to May. Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan, CHED chairman, said a technical working group (TWG) composed of representatives from different colleges and universities in the Philippines are still studying the proposal of changing the academic school year from August to

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All regions of the philippines will have science high schools in 2016

President Benigno S. Aquino III vowed to establish 16 science high schools in all regions of the Philippines when his term ends in 2016. The announcement was made by the President during the graduation rites held recently at the Philippine Science High School in Diliman, Quezon City, where he was the guest of honor.President Aquino said there are now 13 science high

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Published on 10:56 pm

Topmost preferred courses in college 2014

There has been a growing trend in the preference of certain courses than others. Some courses have gained prominence among students due to their large enrollment. The increment is attributed to a number of factors such as awareness and perceptions. This has resulted into making particular course too popular than other courses.For instance,medical and business related

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Published on 10:55 pm

Enterprising graduating cebu students sewed their own toga

Graduation time means a mix of joy and anxiety for parents in the Philippines. They are happy because their children achieved another milestone in their desire to give him education, but they worry because of financial burden like having to rent the white robes (toga) and caps to wear for the momentous occasion. But parents of the 51 students of the graduating class of

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Published on 10:28 pm

Un and philippines on the status of women education and empowerment

The United Nations and Philippines have kick- started work to promote the education and empowerment of women. This comes after the election of the Permanent Representative from the Philippine Mission to the UN as a chair of the main international policy- making body that is dedicated to the advancement of women and gender equality. The United Nations Secretary General

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Published on 10:27 pm

Ched proves the reasons why they are aganist academic calendar shift

In Philippine the Commission for Higher Education is against the change in their usual academic calendar, majority of people are citing the weather patterns to be the main cause of their decision. The shift is from June to August. In her statement, Patricia Licuanan who is CHED Chairwoman stated that though it is the right of HEIs (Higher Education Institutions) to

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March 2014 mechanical engineers board exam results, still to be released

Manila  - The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board of Mechanical Engineering have yet to release the official results of the recently-held MARCH 2014 Mechanical Engineer Licensure Examinations and also, Certified Plant Mechanic (CPM) Licensure Examinations. The preceding licensure examinations for mechanical engineers and certified plant mechanics were

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March 2014 real estate broker board exam results

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board of Real Estate Service released on March 21, 2014 the result of the March 2014 Real Estate Broker Board Examination after five working days since the day of the exam. According to PRC, only 2,048 out of the total 3,535 examinees (or equivalent to 57.93%) passed the examination. Blake Salingbay Feken of the

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Complete list of als a&e passers 2014-2015

The Department of Education (DepEd) released the results of the paper and pencil test (PPT) which used to be known as the non-formal education test or the Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency exam or ALS A&E.  The exam was conducted on October 2013 for Elementary and Secondary level and  was administered in 17 regions nationwide by the Bureau of

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Published on 11:29 am

Degrees that will lead to a flexible career

by Annette HazardWhen looking to the future, most students want to get a degree that will help them find a job. This is often hard to do as things are always changing. Of course, some things stay the same and a person who gets the right degree can enjoy great long-term career prospects. Here are three degrees that will lead to a flexible career.Nursing degreeWith nursing

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Published on 11:06 am

Jobs that go unnoticed, but are much needed in the business world

by April LabarronWithin every occupation is an unglamorous job that seems to be insignificant. In most cases, these are the dull thankless tasks that most individuals try to avoid. A number of these low key jobs exist, but six of them are really vital. They make the conditions comfortable for the people involved in the business.It’s easy to ignore these tasks, because

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Published on 10:36 am

Classes aside: five practical concerns for the new semester

by Anica OaksPreparing for a new semester at college can be a hectic time in a student’s life. There is so much to do to ensure that you have a smooth, productive and stress-free term at school. To make sure you have the best semester yet, here are five things that you should plan ahead for so that you can concentrate more on your education and less on everything

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Published on 10:58 am

So hot right now: 5 of 2014’s hottest careers to look at

by Dixie SomersWith a new year, comes a lot of new possibilities. 2013 saw the growth of a lot of different careers and 2014 is expected to follow some of the same trends. For those that want to see what careers are going to be the biggest in 2014, look no further. Here are a few jobs you might try you hand at if you're looking for a change in careers:Software DeveloperIn

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Published on 11:18 am

Top mba colleges that accept xat scores

by Swati SrivastavaCongratulations to all the students, who have cracked XAT 2014 exam. Now, when XAT exam results are out, this is the time to divert your attention to the top MBA colleges that accept XAT scores for offering admission to students. The following post shares the name of some of the top ranking MBA colleges that accept XAT scores.XAT 2014 Exam results

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Things you should know about online education

by Hannah WhittenlyToday’s world is advancing faster than ever before. This means that obtaining a quality education is essential for moving up the socio-economic ladder. Each year, more and more people are starting to reap the benefits of acquiring an online degree. Here are six things you should know about online education.Online education is affordableOften times,

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Published on 10:17 am

Going to college in the spring? 7 essentials you need to bring with you

by Tricia BorrenAre you going off to college? If you're taking the long distance journey to your dorm room for the spring semester, it's important to use all of your luggage space and trunk space wisely so that you have everything you need at your disposal. If you're moving to a college town or any suburban area, chances are there will be a big box store where you can

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Steps for building a credit score while still in school

by Annette HazardBy the time they begin college; most people do not have much credit history. However, for anyone hoping to finance a car and, eventually, real estate, it is crucial to begin building a credit score while still in school.Obtain a Credit CardAlthough entry-level credit cards often come with high interest rates, it is important that college students obtain

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NAPOLCOM releases the October 2013 Exam results

Napolcom releases the october 2013 exam results

The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) released the online results of October 2013 NAPOLCOM exams administered on October 20, 2013. The complete lists of passers for Superintendent, Police Inspector, Senior Police Officer and Police Officer are available in the links below: Top 20 Exam Passers Entrance Exam Passers Promotional Exam  Passers Superintendent

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The top majors that will land you a job

by Jay PerrierAre you trying to figure out a good major? Then continue reading to find out the top majors that will land you a great job after graduation.Finding the Best MajorIn today’s world the unemployment rate is the highest it’s ever been. So you need to make sure that when you are choosing your major that there will be a demand for it after graduation. Getting

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Career paths you can take with a degree in environmental studies

by Karleia SteinerOver the past 15 years, the environment has been the focus of many governments and organizations throughout the world. It has become a worldwide effort to begin taking care of the environment to prevent global warming and the extinction of various species. With this rising concern, environmental studies has become an increasingly popular degree program

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Published on 11:55 am

Five things everyone looking into an engineering degree needs to know

by Dixie SomersEngineering is a diverse field that covers a great variety of career paths and potential job outcomes. If you are certain you wish to become an engineer, you still need to invest some time into finding the right program that fits your goals. The following five points will guide you through the major questions you need to consider before you apply.Field of

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Six ways to minimize college debt

by Kandace HellerGoing to college can be an expensive proposition. When you add the cost of books and other expenses, you could easily be paying $20,000 a year or more for school. This shouldn't distract anyone from getting an education, there are many ways to minimize debt while attending college.1. Go To A State SchoolState residents will pay less for college than

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Ateneo 2014-2015 merit & director list scholarship passers

Here are the list of successful ACET2014 passers who are also the recipients of the following Financial Aid programs. Please refer to the following links below: List of Ateneo Freshman Merit Scholarship Recipients List of San Ignacio de Loyola Merit Scholarship Recipients Director's List Scholarship RecipientsThe Ateneo Freshman Merit Scholarship and San

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5 tips to be able to teach more effectively

by Meghan BelnapEvery teacher, whether a seasoned educator with years of experience, or a teacher new to the job, can improve his or her teaching methods. Here are 5 ways to help you improve your craft and reach your students, stretching them to their greatest potential.Teach Your PassionNo one should teach a subject they don’t love. Before you start any teaching

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Moving in: four tips for deciding where to live in college

by Annette HazardAlthough there are many things that individuals preparing to enter college must do to ensure that they are successful and happy, picking the right living space is especially important. This is the case for several reasons, including the fact that you will likely spend much of your time studying, eating, and sleeping in this space. Since this is the case,

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Published on 11:33 am

Start an early preparation for cat personal interview 2014

by Swati SrivastavaAs CAT 2014 result is soon expected on January 14, 2014, all the bright students are busy in their early preparation for the next step of their admission process to various top B-schools in India. The following post shares some useful tips for cracking a personal interview round. Read more…Every student aspiring to pursue a degree in MBA must

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Cpu cpe schedule and results for sy 2014-2015

Here is the remaining schedule  of the conduct of  Central Philippines University College Placement Exam CPU CPE  for SY 201-2015. Placement Exam Results will be available in this link : http://www.cpu.edu.ph/academics/academics/placementexamsresults10-11.php.Examination ScheduleOn campusMondays-Fridays c/o CPU Infocenter         

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Dlsucet/cat 2014-2015 results on 3rd week january

De La Salle University (DLSU) announced from their academic calendar the release the results of the College Entrance Test (DLSUCET) or College Admission Test (DLSUCAT) for academic year AY 2014-2015 on the 3rd week of January 2014. The same as last year, the exam result will be accessed online through and Online Inquiry Form and the complete list of passers will

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Choosing the college path: 5 majors that are worth looking into

by Hannah WhittenlyThe needs of the world are ever changing. This has a direct impact on the workforce including new business interests, management and labor demands. Labor intensive jobs are no longer as plentiful as in years past. For this reason, the students of today must look forward to the coming needs of the workforce. Here are five different career paths that are

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Therapy plus: five ways to enhance your physical therapy degree

by Anica OaksPhysical therapists help injured people and the elderly regain their strength and mobility. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, physical therapists have skills that are in great demand in both today's market and in the future. Becoming a practicing physical therapist in the United States often takes a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree,

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Woods life: five careers to keep you in the forests

by Anica OaksA nine-to-five desk job is a perfect fit for many people. However, some individuals are in search of a career that allows them to get close to nature. Below are five occupations every dedicated nature-lover should examine.ForesterWhile forests are attractive natural resources, they also provide economic benefits when properly managed. Foresters are trained to

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Why engineering is a preferred career?

by Rina JhaHow engineering is different from other job profiles, what is the salary offered, how it assures promising career opportunities, what is the market scenario, why it is a preferred career opportunity and how to pave an excelling career path in the field, read on low down here to find relevant answers to all above queries.Engineers are the technical

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