Posts by tag: Department of Education

3 months ago

Why we must abolish our grading system, and why we can’t

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Why we must abolish our grading system, and why we can’t

Teachers are demanded to grade objectively. Students are commanded to deliver. And while this seems to be the most efficient way to identify who “passes” and who “fails”, it disregards the human aspect of education. In fact, it is this obsession with efficiency and production that reveals how misplaced the priority of our education system is.

8 years ago

K+12 adds to school opening woes

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By CHERYLL D. FIEL

Davao Today

“As this school year marks the second year of implementing government’s new K+12 program, it only adds to the already chaotic public school system in the country.” – Elenito Escalante, public high school teacher & President of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers of the Philippines Davao Region Union

8 years ago

BRIGADA ESKWELA

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Parents join the 2013 National Schools Maintenance Week Monday in Davao City’s Palma Gil Elementary School. The activity which runs…

8 years ago

Today’s View: A show of sheer arrogance

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Today’s View: A show of sheer arrogance

By DON J. PAGUSARA

Davao Today

The behavior of the Comelec district attorney is not surprising. Certain public officials, thinking that the little authority invested in their official position, also grant them the license to be arrogant. They act like little emperors or empresses over their little dominions or “turfs.”