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Preciosa S. Soliven
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‘Dalaga Ka Na’ – When a girl becomes a woman
by Preciosa S. Soliven - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
In 1991, I wrote a column on adolescence, Under the Heart is a Little Room.
The final push: Education for All Beyond 2015 – Agenda 2030
by Preciosa S. Soliven - November 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Before the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals 2000-2015 concluded, UNESCO has started a series of regional evaluation at the Asia Pacific Regional Education Conference (APREC) held Aug. 6 to 8 in...
Double your power in reading, writing and arithmetic
by Preciosa S. Soliven - November 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Let me offer points of awareness in Reading, Writing and Arithmetic, at times referred to as the “three R’s.
Your literacy determines your survival in this ‘super competitive world’ (Part I)
by Preciosa S. Soliven - October 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Regardless of our age, sex or form of employment (whether self-employed or part of a giant corporation), the entire quality of your life will be determined by your ability to learn, to think, and to make your mind...
Fifty years of unlocking the child’s hidden treasures
by Preciosa S. Soliven - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Dr. Maria Montessori’s real claim to our gratitude lies, not so much in the invention of a new method of education, but that she has revealed to us many and beautiful traits in “normalized children,”...
In search of the ‘new teacher’ (Part I)
by Preciosa S. Soliven - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The World Bank and Japan funded the EDCOM Task Force to resolve the weaknesses of Basic Education as surveyed by the Congress-Senate Commission (1990-1995).
Unraveling the traffic catastrophe of Metro Manila
by Preciosa S. Soliven - September 27, 2018 - 12:00am
It is more than traffic catastrophe that Metro Manila is experiencing at this point. Zoning, right of way, environmental pollution, etc., are some critical issues that need to be urgently addressed.
How LKY transformed Singapore from 3rd World to 1st
by Preciosa S. Soliven - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
In 1960, I accompanied Max right after his Vietnam Presse advisory contract to visit Singapore.
Strict urban planning, a mandatory course for mayors
by Preciosa S. Soliven - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Filipino politicians are always on the go, visiting well-planned cities like Rome, Paris, Tokyo, Bangkok, London, and Milano either for pleasure or for official meetings.
What is amazing in Thailand?
by Preciosa S. Soliven - September 6, 2018 - 12:01am
Tourism slogans daily shout out “Malaysia truly Asia,” “Incredible India,” “Greece All Time Classic,” “Rendez Vous En France.” Meantime “Its More Fun in the Philippines”...
How Bangkok dealt with its seemingly endless traffic jam
by Preciosa S. Soliven - August 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The Thai people call Bangkok, Krung Thep, or City of Angels.
Maria introduces early childhood education and adult literacy course to UNESCO
by Preciosa S. Soliven - August 23, 2018 - 12:00am
In 1946 when UNESCO was founded as part of the United Nations system dedicated to non-political concerns of mankind as Education, Science (Social and Human Science, Natural Science, Communication and Culture) Dr....
The story of Maria
by Preciosa S. Soliven - August 16, 2018 - 12:00am
August is Maria Montessori month.
Establishing a financially sustainable school farm
by Preciosa S. Soliven - August 9, 2018 - 12:00am
In the past two weeks my column readers reacted instantly.
School farm models for UN sustainability agenda 2030
by Preciosa S. Soliven - August 4, 2018 - 12:00am
In 1986 Professor Charuphant “Noi” Thongtham of the Agriculture University of Kasetsart finished his BS in Agriculture at the Central Luzon Agricultural College in Muñoz, Nueva Ecija.
A Thai prince’s descendant who elevated Phl farming
by Preciosa S. Soliven - August 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Although of royal lineage, being the last in the line of the royal descendants of a brother of King Chulalongkorn (the great grandfather of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej), M.L. Charuphant “Noi” Thongtham...
A Thai Prince’s descendant who elevated Philippine farming
by Preciosa S. Soliven - July 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Although of royal lineage, being the last in the line of the royal descendants of a brother of King Chulalongkorn (the great grandfather of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej), M.L. Charuphant “Noi” Thongtham...
Biodiversity in peril!
by Preciosa S. Soliven - July 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Over seven billion people live on earth. Many cities have developed over the recent decade.
The Centro Montessori reunion at Bergamo and Perugia
by Preciosa S. Soliven - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Traveling itinerary in Italy normally focuses in either Rome or Venice. In summer, visiting these 2 places is hectic because of the huge swarm of tourists and the extreme heat.
The doctor who could see one’s inner life and health condition through the eyes
by Preciosa S. Soliven - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Dr. Ricardo Pascasio was a chain smoker.
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