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mathematics month philippines 2017

Mathematics month theme 2017: “Mathematics and Statistics.”

As in previous years, the Department of Education (DepEd) once again failed to set aside a specific week or month for the exclusive celebration of mathematics.  This is based on the list of activities detailed in DepEd’s school calendar for the current school year 2017-2018. Despite

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DepEd guidelines for release of performance based bonus 2017

The Department of Education (DepEd) has released the guidelines for the release of the much-anticipated performance based bonus or PBB for its employees, most notably public school teachers. Through Department Order #53 s. 2017, Education Secretary Leonor Briones outlined the conditions that DepEd employees must

A short history of the electric fan

Ever since electricity became a regular feature in homes across the world, the development of home appliances also followed suit. These appliances help make household chores much more efficient to do. These home appliances include the washing machine, kitchen stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, television, and the microwave.

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Public school teachers are getting buried in massive debt, but why?

Being a public school teacher, either for elementary or secondary institutions, is a highly sought-after job. Proof of this is the fact that twice every year, tens of thousands take the Professional Regulation Commission’s licensure examination for teachers. This is because earning a teaching license

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#WalangPasok – November 30 2017 declared a national holiday

The Philippines will be marking the 154th birth anniversary of Spanish-era revolutionary leader and national hero Andres Bonifacio this November 30, Thursday. The day, commonly referred to as Bonifacio Day, is a national holiday as mandated by President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 50, which he signed August of last year. This is

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#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for October 30 2017

Mayor Joseph Estrada has announced the suspension of classes in all levels as well as work in government offices at the City of Manila for tomorrow, October 30. This is in connection to the country’s observance of the All Saints Day this Wednesday. President Rodrigo

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#WalangPasok – October 26 2017 to be declared holiday in Cebu

President Rodrigo Duterte will declare October 26 2017, Thursday, a holiday throughout the province of Cebu for the burial of the late Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal. According to Cebu Daily News, Duterte made the statement during his brief visit to Cardinal Vidal’s wake shortly after Monday

4 Steps to Improve English Communication Skills

Four steps to improve your English communication skills

Call centers in the Philippines require a high level of professional English communication skills. Truth be told, it is hard to communicate fluently in the English language especially when it’s not your native tongue. However, you have to remind yourself time and time again that “Success