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The final push: Education for all beyond 2015
by Preciosa S. Soliven - August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
Before the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals 2000-2015 concludes next year, UNESCO has started a series of regional evaluation at the Asia Pacific Regional Education Conference (APREC) held last...
Homework, the comedies and tragedies revolving around it
by Preciosa S. Soliven - October 25, 2012 - 12:00am
Before their formal schooling, the fours and fives would march off to their new kindergarten schools half-anxious and half-excited. In preparation for this event, many working mothers take a one-week leave, at ...
Bonn Declaration sets revolution in education
by Preciosa S. Soliven - April 9, 2009 - 12:00am
Education should be able to provide people with the needed competency for sustainable living, participation in society and decent work.
The impact of the CLLSD in Southeast Asia
by Preciosa S. Soliven - September 11, 2008 - 12:00am
Three important workshops and consultations took place in Manila regarding the establishment of the Southeast Asian Center for Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development (SEACLLSD).
Breaking the math and language barriers in Philippine education
by Preciosa S. Soliven - April 12, 2007 - 12:00am
I AM THRILLED TO NOTE THAT MY READERS COME FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE NOT ONLY FROM MANILA, BUT ALL OVER THE WORLD. HERE ARE SOME E-MAILS I RECEIVED, LAST NOVEMBER 2005 TO JUNE 2006, FROM BALIUAG, CEBU,...
Young reporters want regular update on non-political issues
by Preciosa S. Soliven - April 5, 2007 - 12:00am
(Part 2 of a series on Education Makes News) UNESCO mandates emphasize Education, Science, Culture and Communication – non-political issues to...
What made education exciting for young journalists and editors
by Preciosa S. Soliven - March 29, 2007 - 12:00am
In preparation for the UNESCO forum, Education Makes News: A workshop on the coverage of education, we took Anuje "Pina" Sirikit, media specialist sent by the UNESCO regional office of Bangkok,...
How Manny Pacquiao passed the A&E test of the ALS
by Preciosa S. Soliven - March 22, 2007 - 12:00am
Does education make news? Last weekend, 20 young journalists realized that it does after attending the UNESCO forum "Education Makes News: A Workshop on the Coverage of Education",...
Our little girl is a young woman
by Preciosa S. Soliven - March 15, 2007 - 12:00am
(Part 2 of a series on Self-Esteem) This coming Saturday and Sunday, the UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines (UNACOM) is holding a weekend workshop on "Education Makes News" stimulating...
Dove’s campaign for real beauty
by Preciosa S. Soliven - March 8, 2007 - 12:00am
Many young women develop low self-esteem from hang ups about looks and, consequently, fail to reach their full potential in later life. Thus, Dove created ‘Campaign...
Helping your child answer his own big questions
by Preciosa S. Soliven - March 1, 2007 - 12:00am
I am reprinting an article I wrote in September 1991. Questions asked during those times are similar questions being asked by our preschool children now.
Take care of your heart – the engine of life
by Preciosa S. Soliven - February 22, 2007 - 12:00am
(Part 3 of a series on Valentine) "In love, your heart skips a beat."
My Pinoy countrymen, how do you love one another?
by Preciosa S. Soliven - February 15, 2007 - 12:00am
(Part 2 of a series on Valentines) Although I was raised by Benedictine Filipino and German nuns of St. Scholastica’s College, I felt I did not...
The Canticles of Solomon – A love song
by Preciosa S. Soliven - February 8, 2007 - 12:00am
For Valentine, I have written nine columns since 1992: The Canticles of Solomon – A Love Song; Oh, That Towering Feeling!; You Can’t...
How the Philippine LLCSD can alleviate poverty through quality early childhood program
by Preciosa S. Soliven - February 1, 2007 - 12:00am
The Regional Training Workshop on Early Childhood Policy Review will take place in Bangkok, Thailand next week on February 6 to 8. Its objective is in line with the Philippine LLCSD (Lifelong Learning...
A constructive criticism of and recommendation for NCAE
by Preciosa S. Soliven - January 25, 2007 - 12:00am
(Part 2 of a series on How Sec. Lapus prepares HS students for economic independence) I agree with Education Secretary Jesli Lapus that the National Career Assessment Examination (NCAE) should be...
Lapus prepares HS students for economic independence
by Preciosa S. Soliven - January 18, 2007 - 12:00am
To help Japanese graduates find gainful employment, the Japanese government uses the cooperation of the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Labor, as well as Ministry of Trade and Industry. The statistics...
Forging a new partnership of hope — LLCSD with the cabinet secretaries
by Preciosa S. Soliven - January 11, 2007 - 12:00am
Most of the National Commissions (UNACOM) of UNESCO Member States are under the Department of Education. Few, like the Philippines, have placed their UNACOM under the Department of Foreign Affairs because...
Promising a sustainable development, a safer world for our children
by Preciosa S. Soliven - January 4, 2007 - 12:00am
BANGKOK, Thailand – Early last December, I attended the 10th APEID (Asia Pacific Educational Innovation for Development) International Conference in Bangkok with the theme, Learning Together for Tomorrow:...
The world’s most celebrated refugees — the Holy Family
by Preciosa S. Soliven - December 28, 2006 - 12:00am
In January, the popular devotion to the Holy Baby Jesus or Santo Niño is reenacted all over the Philippines. The small statue of Jesus is held up on a pedestal followed by a long procession of...
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