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Here's a question sometimes asked of guests in literate gatherings: If you could travel through time, who would you like to have dinner with and why? My answer is Shakespeare, because I want to know if he really wrote all those plays. What's yours?
In 1905 Albert Einstein (called by TIME as the “Person of the [20th] Century”) published his Special Theory of Relativity. In 1915 he again astounded the world with his General Theory of Relativity.
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Aside from the 20 senators and 100 congressmen, 14 government employees and officials and 49 agents were included in the list of pork scam operator Janet Lim Napoles.
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Are Grade 10 private school completers who do not receive any kind of financial support from the government entitled to vouchers?
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There seems to be some confusion about the voucher system that the Department of Education (DepEd) has put in place for learners entering Grade 11 in June of this year.
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In October 2010, several business groups signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Department of Education (DepEd).
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Last Jan. 13, the Department of Education (DepEd) issued a clarification on the Senior High School (SHS) Voucher Program.
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ANNOUNCING THE CRUZ PRIZE FOR SHORT FICTION. http://isaganicruz.com/fiction-prize/
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CCC-LCCAD pushes Kto12 CCA-DRVR learning materials for students


LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 27 (PIA) – The Local Climate Change Adaptation for
Development (LCCAD), in collaboration with other Office of the
President-Climate Change Commission (CCC), the Department of Education, the
House of Representatives Special Committee on Climate Change and the United
Nations Development Program (UNDP), will launch here in February this year
a project entitled “K to 12 Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation ,
Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Reduction : Learning Materials for
Philippine Schools”.


http://news.pia.gov.ph/article/view/3211453877774/ccc-lccad-pushes-kto12-cca-drvr-learning-materials-for-students

On Sun, Jan 31, 2016 at 12:36 PM, Nong Rangasa <****@**>
wrote:

> DRR advocates work on integration of CCA into school curriculum
> By Danny O. Calleja
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> LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 29 (PNA) -- A project that primarily seeks to develop
> explicit learning materials and teaching modules on climate change
> adaptation (CCA) and on disaster risk and vulnerability reduction (DRVR) in
> the primary and secondary school levels will be rolled out here next month,
> according to its key initiator.
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> Manuel “Nong” Rangasa, executive director of the Local Climate Change
> Adaptation for Development (LCCAD) who is initiating the project, on Friday
> said the initiative focuses on the conceptual framework towards the
> integration of information-related to disasters in the K to 12 basic
> education program.
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> The LCCAD, which is based in this city, is the national CCA and DRVR
> training institution and service provider recognized by the Department of
> Interior and Local Government (DILG) that provides theoretical moorings to
> national, local government units (LGUs) and multiple stakeholders.
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> Since its creation about four years ago, the LCCAD has been assisting LGUs
> in implementing their climate adaptive practices anchored on mainstreaming
> climate disaster risk and
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Last week, I gave the hypothetical example of Maria, a Grade 10 student now in a public high school who wants to pursue an engineering degree in college. Which Senior High School (SHS) may she go to in June of this year?
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If you are still looking for a New Year’s resolution, try this: Read, read, read.
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Former Philippine Undersecretary of Education ISAGANI R. CRUZ (Ph.D., University of Maryland) is the president of The Manila Times College and a Governor of the National Book Development Board.  He belongs to the Hall of Fame of the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards in Literature and is one of the 2010 Outstanding Filipinos (TOFIL).  He writes for Philippine Star, Pilipino Mirror, and China Daily.