Philippines

Total population (in thousands) 100,699 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 32,172 (2015)
Out-of-school children 402,182 (2013)
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Out-of-School Children and Youth in the Philippines

The 2013 Functional Literacy, Education and Mass Media Survey (FLEMMS) covered around 36 million population aged 6 to 24 years ...
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Jordan: UNESCO and Procter Gamble partner to rebuild confidence of refugee girls through education

Marking the launch of the commitment, Pamp;G brought together a panel to raise awareness of the extreme vulnerability of refugee ...
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Out-Of-School Children and Youth in the Philippines

Data and statistics help us see what is really happening but these still need to be collected properly and more ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

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Emergency

 

Jordan: UNESCO and Procter Gamble partner to rebuild confidence of refugee girls through education

Marking the launch of the commitment, Pamp;G brought together a panel to raise awareness of the extreme vulnerability of refugee ...
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Philippines: Japan offers lessons on value of integrating disaster management in school curriculum

MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine education officials visiting Japan were given a lesson on the value of integrating disaster management in ...
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The Best Way to Protect Children? Support Education

Months after the most devastating natural disaster in Philippine history, Typhoon Haiyan, authorities discovered 5 young girls between the ages of ...
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Gender

 

Advocating for the rights of girls around the world

I am one of the many young girls who grew up in a place where there is always conflict. In ...
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Floating schools bring hope to sea gypsies in the Philippines

Standing in a semi-circle, a group of 30 children sing a song as their classroom sways with the waves. "It's ...
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ICT in Education

 

Philippines: E-library seen to provide free books, educational materials

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — A three-storey electronic library that offers “rich multimedia content and is accessible to the public” is ...
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The Philippines And Other Developing Countries Ramp Up Online Education Culture

Akshay Kulkarni wasn’t winning any awards as an undergraduate engineering student at Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology (CBIT) in Hyderabad, ...
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Educational technology platform Canvas to accelerate learning in Philippines

The Philippine educational system faces a lot of challenges. For one, the introduction of the K-12 program has raised expectations ...
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Innovative Financing

 

China, Japan to aid Philippines in education, agri

PRESIDENT-ELECT Rodrigo Duterte bared on Thursday night that China and Japan signified to provide aid to the Philippines in education ...
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29 edtech startups across Southeast Asia with some funding and traction

Startups that tackle problems in Southeast Asia’s education system aren’t exactly writing big headlines with multi-million dollar funding rounds, but ...
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Conditional grants kept poor children in school, World Bank says

Study shows programme also helped improve and maintain health standards. Conditional cash assistance to the poorest of the poor had ...
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Learning Outcomes

 

Teaching students, their parents and teachers, too

Cynthia Lim, mother of three, did not think it is necessary to attend meetings called by Malanday Elementary School (MES) ...
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The School of Life: Learning outside the classroom – Philippines

THERE’S more to a child’s education than ABCs and 123s. In the words of a genius, Albert Einstein, who once ...
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Number of out-of-school children drops to 1.2M (Philippines)

The number  of out-of-school children in the country dropped to 1.2 million or 1.7 million less than the 2.9 million ...
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Mother Tongue

 

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Partnership

 

Philippines: Unesco partners with PSC to improve Children’s Games

The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) has formed a partnership with the Philippine Sports Commission and the ...
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Jordan: UNESCO and Procter Gamble partner to rebuild confidence of refugee girls through education

Marking the launch of the commitment, Pamp;G brought together a panel to raise awareness of the extreme vulnerability of refugee ...
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Policy and Curriculum

 

Lessons in using data to improve education: The Philippines

In previous blogs, we have talked about efforts to use school-level datato hold providers and governments accountable for delivering high-quality ...
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Out-of-School Children and Youth in the Philippines

The 2013 Functional Literacy, Education and Mass Media Survey (FLEMMS) covered around 36 million population aged 6 to 24 years ...
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Philippines: E-library seen to provide free books, educational materials

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — A three-storey electronic library that offers “rich multimedia content and is accessible to the public” is ...
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Private Sector

 

Bringing the Joy of Learning to Children in Asia: Fuji Xerox Project Leveraging its Strengths to Provide Learning Materials

Fuji Xerox Co., a major office equipment and solution service provider based in Japan, launched in 2015 a project to ...
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Fuji Xerox: Helping to Educate Children with Limited Access to Primary Education

Primary education is critical to breaking the chain of poverty and boosting community development. In the Asia-Pacific region, there are ...
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Dell increases tech access to underserved PH youth

Through a combination of charitable giving, technology and expertise, Dell has helped 12,000 underserved Philippines youth gain access to technology ...
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Teacher

 

Teaching students, their parents and teachers, too

Cynthia Lim, mother of three, did not think it is necessary to attend meetings called by Malanday Elementary School (MES) ...
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The School of Life: Learning outside the classroom – Philippines

THERE’S more to a child’s education than ABCs and 123s. In the words of a genius, Albert Einstein, who once ...
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Next Generation of Teachers Conference 2015: Impact and Innovation in Schools through ICT in Education

In its fourth year, the conference seeks to gauge the impact of more than a decade-long implementation of different ICT ...
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