300 slots for student employment opened in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY — The provincial government of Ilocos Norte opened anew on Tuesday the Special Employment Program for Students (SPES) for December. According to the Provincial Public Employment and Service Office…

Random mandatory drug test for college students starting 2019

MANILA — Students in universities, colleges and higher education institutions (HEIs) will be required to undergo mandatory random drug testing come academic year 2019-2020. Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairman…

3 Filipino students bag medals in math Olympiad in Greece

MANILA — Three Filipino students won medals at an international math Olympiad held in Greece. According to the Mathematics Trainers Guild-Philippines (MTG), Daryll Carlsten Ko of St. Stephen’s High School and…

DepEd hesitant on proposed mandatory drug test for 10 yr old students

MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) is hesitant about allowing learners aged 10 years old undergo mandatory drug testing as proposed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). “Hindi pa…

2,000 Ilocos Norte students get TESDA scholarship

LAOAG CITY —A total of 2,000 scholarship grants were awarded to Ilocos Norte students on Saturday by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). During a ceremony held at…

PCOO to hold all media gathering on social media

MANILA — The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) will be holding a milestone gathering of the country’s influential media, communications, and public relations personalities on Thursday at the Bahay ng…

Mental health education needed in schools

MANILA — Since most schools remain ill-equipped to handle mental health needs of students, a senator has urged administrators and student leaders to integrate mental health promotion and services to…