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Schools shut as some 55,000 education workers went on strike after failing to reach an agreement with the Ontario government
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Schools shut as some 55,000 education workers went on strike after failing to reach an agreement with the Ontario government

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Some 55,000 education workers went on strike on Friday in Canada’s most populous province of Ontario after failing to agree with the provincial government for better pay and more frontline staff in schools. The workers, which include educational assistants, secretaries and library workers, served a notice of strike on Sunday saying they...

President Duterte’s ‘education equity’ must continue: Briones
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President Duterte’s ‘education equity’ must continue: Briones

MANILA – The incoming education leadership, under Vice President-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio, must continue pursuing education equity for all learners, Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones said on Monday. At the Laging Handa public briefing, Briones cited the Duterte administration’s legacy of expanding opportunities for learners under the Alternative Learning System and the Last Mile Schools...

PHL Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and York University tie-up boosts academic collaboration
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PHL Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and York University tie-up boosts academic collaboration

MANILA – The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and York University in Canada signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on academic collaboration to launch the partnership between Philippine universities and York University for the Globally Network Learning (GNL). CHED chairman Popoy de Vera and Dr. Rhonda Lenton, President and Vice-Chancellor of York University, Canada signed the...

Post Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP) becoming a popular gateway to Canada
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Post Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP) becoming a popular gateway to Canada

By: Dean de Jesus, RCIC Post Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP) is becoming one of Canada’s popular immigration gateway as it tries to meet its aggressive immigration targets for the next three years. Based on the 2020 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Canada aims to welcome 401,000 new...