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Tag: transformative education

Salamat po, Guro ko

October 5, 2019

Sa lahat ng Guro na maagang gumigising araw-araw kahit medyo puyat pa sa paglalamay sa paggawa ng lesson plan, salamat po. Sa lahat ng Guro na sa araw-araw ay nakikipagpatintero at habulan sa dyip at bus at nagiging isang mandirigma pagpasok sa mga bagon ng MRT at LRT para lang maka-abot sa tamang oras ng […]

Critical thinking under government attack, transformative education at risk

October 5, 2018

Recent government statements including by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Philippine National Police (PNP) aim to stifle critical thinking of educators and students. By trying to censor ideas it finds objectionable, the State is violating the public’s right to free expression and academic freedom. This will stop education from being truly transformative. […]

Ensure free tuition as a major first step: Support right to education by improving, expanding public schools–EFD

August 9, 2017

A network of teachers for transformative education said that the signing of the free tuition bill into law is a welcome major first step in realizing education as a right and should be ensured by government  as a priority. Improving and expanding the public university system is however as important, said the group, as is […]

On strengthening public education system: Review K-to-12, educators challenge Duterte

May 16, 2016

Upon the presentation of the presumptive administration’s education thrust in its eight-point economic agenda, Filipino educators network Educators Forum for Development (EfD) challenged president-elect Rodrigo Duterte to effectively strengthen the public education system by calling for a review of the K-to-12 program and pushing for a nationalist, scientific and mass-oriented curriculum. The incoming administration’s education […]

Educators challenge candidates: Take stand vs unconstitutional K-to-12

May 2, 2016

#BeyondElections2016 | Progressive teachers’ network Educators’ Forum for Development (EfD) asserted that the K-to-12 program is unconstitutional and illegal, and renewed calls for its suspension in a seminar-forum. Days away from the May polls, the educators also challenged electoral candidates to scrap the pro-big business K-to-12 and stand for national, mass-oriented, and scientific education. During […]

IBON 2016-2017 Board looks beyond polls

April 19, 2016

Research group IBON’s newly-elected Board expressed readiness to usher IBON Foundation’s research, education, information and advocacy work to a new level as the country anticipates a transition from one administration to another and beyond. In a General Assembly, IBON Foundation members elected Thursday the members  its 2016-2017 Board of Trustees (BOT). After the assembly, the […]

IBON joins 43rd ALBASA

April 19, 2016

IBON Foundation will participate in the 43rd Academic Libraries Book Acquisition Systems Association, Inc. (ALBASA) Annual General Assembly from May 18-20, 2016 at the SM Trade Hall of SM City, Cebu City. The 43rd ALBASA is themed “Challenges Facing Librarians and Libaries: What’s Now and What’s Next”. IBON will be at Booth #36.

Catch IBON Bookshop’s beyond elections sale until April 21

April 19, 2016

Through IBON’s periodic Facts & Figures and semi-annual Birdtalk research publications, issues exposing the government’s exclusionary economics and governance and continued adherence to the market-based neoliberal framework are featured. Through its new research books such as Green Works, Critical Condition, Disaster upon Disaster, and Food in Peril, IBON brings the issues of grassroots sectors and […]

Neoliberal Policies Violate the People’s Rights

April 13, 2016

The IBON Bookshop reopens on April 14, 2016, 1pm with the theme #BeyondElections2016. IBON will feature its publications including its flagship Facts & Figures and complete sets, Birdtalk, Kontra Gahum, Stop the Killings, Permanent People’s Tribunal documents, Kabuhayan Karaptan Katarungan, Serve the People and other socio-econ and cultural rights materials, as well its textbook, teachers’ manuals […]