Wednesday, February 26

Tag: 2016 national elections

Thomasians have political maturity, University study shows

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THE STUDY of the University’s Research Center for Culture, Education, and Social Issues (RCCESI) named Thomasian Initiative for Good Election Results (TIGER) 2016 found that the youth possess political maturity and awareness on national and global issues. “This appears to be reflecting a sense of political maturity among a group of university students, the Thomasian Online Respondents (TOR), whose political voices in the 2016 elections mixed up a new breed of Filipino generation who are well aware of the persisting interspersing national and global issues such as graft and corruption, healthcare, and disaster management,” said RCCESI Director Clarence Batan in a forum held Monday. Batan said this quality of mind will enable them to use their awareness on social issues to be infor
Senatorial bets Ople, Romulo seek to improve education in PH

Senatorial bets Ople, Romulo seek to improve education in PH

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SENATORIAL CANDIDATES Susan “Toots” Ople and Roman Romulo said improving the country’s education system would be one of their legislative agendas should they win in this year’s elections. Overseas Filipino workers advocate and Nacionalista Party bet Ople said she would push for the passage of a Magna Carta for Students. The Artlet alumna also included providing free and accessible WiFi to both private and public schools in her platform, noting this learning investment would give the youth a competitive edge. Meanwhile, Romulo laid down the educational laws he sponsored and authored as the representative of Pasig City such as the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education Act and Open Distance Learning Act. “Ang mga ginawa po natin ay [siniguro] na me