Category Archives: Education

Bill seeking to repeal CPD Law filed in 18th Congress

Once again, a group of lawmakers in Congress filed a bill pushing for the repeal of the controversial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Law. Solons under the Makabayan group submitted House Bill No. 510 or the “Act Repealing Republic Act 10912 otherwise Known as the Continuing Professional Development Act of 2016” in the 18th Congress. The… Read More »

DepEd ALS A&E Results 2019

Finally, Department of Education (DepEd) has posted online the results of Alternative Learning System – Accreditation and Equivalency (ALS A&E) Test given 2019! DepEd conducted the 2018 ALS Exam on February 24, 2019 for Luzon cluster, and March 3, 2019 for Visayas and Mindanao clusters. ALS A&E Test, formerly known as the Non-formal Education A&E… Read More »

UHC Law requires nurses, allied health grads of SUCs 3-year return service

The newly-signed Universal Health Care (UHC) Law will require government scholars of nursing and other health related courses for a 3-year return service in public health. That includes graduates of 112 state universities and colleges (SUCs), and 78 local universities and colleges (LUCs) who availed of free education covered by Free Tuition Law. Department of… Read More »

Gov’t teachers to get special allowance on World Teachers’ Day

Good news to all teachers in the public schools! Senator Loren Legardo revealed that all public school teachers will receive additional allowance every World Teachers’ Day on October 5. Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, has introduced a special allowance for teachers in the 2019 national budget. After increasing the chalk allowance of… Read More »

University of San Agustin hiring teachers, guidance counselors, staff for SY 2019-2020

University of San Agustin in Iloilo City is now hiring for teachers in various levels. There are also vacancies for guidance counselors, research assistants, hotel/resident manager for Chusuey International Center Hotel. Located in the corner of Gen. Luna and Jalandoni streets, City Proper, University of San Agustin is one of Iloilo’s premier university and the… Read More »

DepEd ALS A&E Test Schedule in 2019

It’s official! Department of Education (DepEd) will conduct the 2018 Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency (ALS A&E) Test this first quarter of 2019. Check out the schedule and requirements below. ALS program is a parallel learning system in the Philippines under DepEd that provides option for those who cannot attend and finish formal basic… Read More »

PRC extends license renewal without full CPD compliance to Dec. 2020

Professionals may still renew their license cards without earning full Continuing Professional Development (CPD) units until December 2020. Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that they will still accept application for renewal of Professional Identification Cards (PIC) without required CPD units for the next 2 years. The agency posted the following advisory in it’s official website:… Read More »

FULL TEXT: SBN 2073 on Repealing the CPD Law

Full text of Senate Bill filed by Senator Recto which aims to abolish CPD law. The Senate Bill which seeks to abolish the controversial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Law of 2016 was finally filed and now available in the Senate website. Full text is posted below. Based on Senate records, Senator Ralph Recto introduced the… Read More »

Centralian wins Best Student Paper in 2018 Journalism and MassCom confab in Singapore

Jynea Baldevarona of CPU gets the Best Student Paper award at an International Journalism and MassCom conference in Singapore. A student of Central Philippine University (CPU) in Jaro, Iloilo City recently won the Best Student Paper award in the 7th International Conference on Journalism and Mass Communication (JMCOmm 2018) in Singapore. Jynea Baldevarona, who is… Read More »