Author Archives: PROF. MAE FE ANCHETA-TEMPLA

4 years ago

Of Migration and Solidarity Box

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Of Migration and Solidarity Box

In the 60s, the first wave of migrants from the Philippines to the United States landed in Hawaii and neighboring states to settle as migrant workers with no specific professional and gendered identities, except that some were technically skilled and some were college degree holders or intellectually and academically advantaged in their own right.

4 years ago

Licuanan: Mouthpiece of Neoliberal Education

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Licuanan: Mouthpiece of Neoliberal Education

The trouble with the Philippine educational system is that it is foreign-dictated and it is now unmasked when the country’s Commission on Higher Education chief herself, Patricia B. Licuanan. Licuanan was quoted saying that Filipino youth does not have to enter college.

4 years ago

Thank You

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Thank You

At this point of your departure, thank you very much for the time wholeheartedly, boldly and untiringly spent with the people; respect for the human worth and dignity (guided by IHL) and to the pursuit of national and social liberation

4 years ago

The elimination of the IPs

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The elimination of the IPs

The alleged massacre in Purok 7, Paradise Embac, Paquibato District highlights another scenario of militarization even in a popular city which recently ranked as the 4th safest city in the world.

4 years ago

A Mother’s Inner Voice

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A Mother’s Inner Voice

As we end this month of mothers, let us look back to the struggle of one woman fighting for the life of her daughter. Her story epitomizes the call of millions of Filipino women, mothers and wives for their sons, daughters, and husbands working overseas.

4 years ago

Weighing K to 12 (Part 1 of 2)

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Weighing K to 12  (Part 1 of 2)

This piece was part of an attempt to contribute to public policy review specific to education submitted to the Committee on Education of the House of Representatives that held a public hearing in Davao City on K to 12 in 2012.