January 2014 NQESH results, topnotchers

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Department of Education has posted online the results of January 2014 NQESH or the Principals’ Test. Complete list of topnotchers and passers below. A total of 1,261 out of 13,618 examinees passed the National Qualifying Examination for School Heads last January 12, 2014,  and March 16, 2014 on Region 8. It was originally scheduled on December 2013 but was postponed due to natural calamities....

Deped SPES 2014 application, requirements

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DepEd has announced the opening of application for 2014 Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) program. Check the details below. SPES is an annual summer employment program that encourages students to make their vacation productive by working during summer thereby earning extra which they can use during regular school days. The program is spearheaded by the Department of Labor and Employment...

Deped issues 2014 Graduation Rites guidelines, theme

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“Hindi Natitinag ang Pusong Pilipino” is the 2014 graduation theme, as announced by Deped together with the department order on Graduation Rites guidelines for this year’s school end. Education Secretary Armin Luistro explained that the theme pays “homage to the resilience of the Filipino spirit and its triumphs over the recent string of calamities it conquered over the school year.” “While...

Erap declares No Classes in Manila on January 9

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Mayor Joseph Estrada issued an order declaring the suspension of classes in the city of Manila on January 9, 2014 in celebration of Feast of Black Nazarene. Executive Order No. 41 series of 2014 issued January 3 recommends that there will be no classes in all levels in the capital city for ‘public order and safety.’ The feast is an annual commemoration of the enshrinement of Black Nazarene...

1231 pass PSHS NCE 2014

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Philippine Science High School has announced the results of National Competitive Exam (NCE) for academic year 2014-2015 on Tuesday, earlier than the usual 3-month release. The Pisay entrance exam has a total of 1,231 passers out of 22,657 examinees which will allow them to enroll in the schools 11 campuses around the country. The exam was administered last October 12, 2013. The NCE is a scholastic...

UPCAT 2014 results out December 23, 2013

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The University of the Philippines College Admission Test (UPCAT) for academic year 2014-2015 has been released earlier than the usual, on December 23, 2013. UP previously posted on their website that the results of their entrance exam will be released ‘towards the end of February 2014′, but it surprised everybody by posting the list of passers way ahead of the schedule. This batch has the...

November 2013 NMAT results now out

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Center for Educational Measurement, Inc. has posted the results of November 2013 National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) online. Passing the NMAT exam is a prerequisite for students who wish to enter the Philippine medical schools. The NMAT is a two-part test: Part I consists of tests of mental ability and Part II tests, of academic proficiency. It is given twice a year, with the second batch this year...

‘Selfie’ is 2013 Word of the Year

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Actress Marian Rivera doing the selfie. Oxford Dictionaries named ‘selfie’ as the word of the year for 2013 after the common usage of the word in social media spiked exponentially. In its online dictionary, Oxford defines the word as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.” The noun...

Schools, areas with No Classes September 23, 2013

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Local chief executives and school administrators in some areas in NCR and Luzon have announced class suspensions this September 23, 2013 due to heavy rains and flooding. In the its latest weather bulletin, PAGASA informed the public that Typhoon Odette has already exited the country but southwest monsoon will bring cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms which may trigger...

DepEd Calamity Loan application requirements

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If you are a teacher or a non-teaching personnel living in an area declared under state of calamity due to recent typhoon and flooding, you can avail of DepEd Calamity Loan application with requirements detailed here. The grant of Deped Calamity Loan is reiterated in the Department order no. 10 series of 2011 which states the terms and conditions regarding the release of funds. Teachers and non-teaching...

CHED Scholarship application steps, requirements

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Bright students who are in need of financial assistance for their college enrollment can submit CHED Scholarship application and requirements. The government agency offers full and half merit scholarship under Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs), grant-in-aid programs and also student loan program under Study Now Pay Later Plan (SNPLP). Ched scholarships availability is usually announced...

2013 Metrobank Ten Outstanding Teachers awardees

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Winners of the prestigious 2013 Metrobank Ten Outstanding Teachers award have been announced, and it includes four elementary, four high school teachers, and two college professors. Metrobank Foundation’s Search for Outstanding Teachers recognizes and honors teachers who have served as role models to their students and have inspired them to follow a path of excellence. The selection committee...