World Vision calls to support a meaningful future for Filipino children in the “Back-to-School” campaign

World Vision, one of the leading child-focused NGOs in the Philippines, launches its “Back-to-School” campaign to support Filipino children for the opening of the school year 2021-2022. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the consequences of COVID-19 continue to affect many, especially those living in the most vulnerable conditions. Among those most heavily affected are children …

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Batangas kindergarten students received learning materials through World Vision’s Abutin Na10

The Department of Education (DepED Undersecretary for External Partnerships Service Atty. Tonisito M.C. Umali, ESQ recently turned over 18,000 sets of printed learning materials for students in Batangas through through the “Abutin Na10” campaign in partnership with child-focused NGO World Vision. This ongoing campaign for the benefit of learners residing in poor and remote communities …

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Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines’ education-themed activities for the month of June

June is all about education in the Philippines, as it traditionally marks the beginning of classes in school. While the pandemic has changed the times and the way students learn and take their classes, Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines’ lineup will surely bring out the students in every Filipino, through its education-themed activities for …

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Google to hold University Verification Workshops to help fight misinformation in the country

Google News Initiative (GNI) will be hosting free University Verification Workshops from May 24 to June 9, 2021 for students, journalists, and fact-checkers. Interested participants may register via this form. GNI is a Google program that aims to help journalism to thrive in the digital age by strengthening and elevating quality journalism, and empowering news organizations …

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Go Digital ASEAN: Free Digital Skills Training Now Open to 25,000 Filipinos through The Asia Foundation with Support from Google.org

Manila, Philippines – Aiming to close the digital gap for 200,000 micro, small and medium business owners in Southeast Asia, The Asia Foundation, Pailig Development Foundation, Clevergrit Web Services, and Yoveo Digital, with support from Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, have teamed up to provide digital literacy training through the Go Digital ASEAN regional initiative. In the Philippines, …

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Creator Day: Education Helping teachers and learning creators grow and succeed on YouTube

YouTube held a one-day online training event called “Creator Day: Education”. The initiative meant to equip teachers and learning creators with knowledge and skills to use YouTube effectively not just for education but as a livelihood opportunity since YouTube channels, as they grow, can be monetized.  “There’s a huge opportunity in the learning space right …

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Google, Dingdong Dantes and other personalities unite for internet safety

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, February 2021--Google launches a collection of spoken word poetry and animated videos on its local YouTube channel to teach digital responsibility and help Filipinos be better stewards of the internet. The content is developed by the youth volunteers of Teach Peace Build Peace Movement (TPBPM), an NGO which aims to build peace online …

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Durex University Digi-Townhall: bringing the timely message of Protection and Preparedness Education Online

Continuing with its mission of informing the public, especially the youth, about HIV awareness during a pandemic, Durex recently resumed its University Townhalls, now dubbed University Digi-Townhall, as part of their ongoing Protection & Preparedness Education (PPE) Campaign. Shifting the event to an online platform, what used to be held annually in various college campuses …

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K-Drama in the Spotlight: KCC brings together experts in 1st webinar

As part of their Korea at Home campaign, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Cultural Center, together with MIND S-Cool and the BGC Arts Center, have organized a free, live webinar titled The Role of K-Dramas in Sharing and Shaping Culture Beyond Borders. The one-time event consists of a series of talks focused on …

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Secretary Briones lauds World Vision initiative to assist DepEd’s learning continuity plan

Sec. Leonor Magtolis Briones of the Department of Education (DepEd) commended World Vision's massive educational fund drive "Abutin Na10" that aims to fund the reproduction of self-learning materials and gadgets to help thousands of students facing the new school year yet challenged by the COVID-19 crisis. The education chief asserts that “education must continue” with …

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