By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – John Clifford Sibayan, 19, is following the footsteps of his mother who is a teacher in a public school in Pampanga. “There is nothing like teaching,” Clifford said during an interview. They do not only teach the students their lessons, for a public school teacher like Clifford’s…
Philippine Normal University, trying to make do with so little
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
The Philippine Normal University is supposedly another option. But more than this, the state of PNU would definitely impact on the state of basic education in the country. An overwhelming majority of teachers, especially in the public school system are trained at PNU, and the quality of graduates it produces would reflect on the state of the country’s public school system. While the PNU gasps for dear life, so would the whole public school system.
Campuses Now Virtual Garrisons as Soldiers Harass, Spy on Students
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
The counter-insurgency operations of the government have reached the campuses, harassing students involved in movement for reforms and societal change.