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World Bank report revealed that 9 in 10 Filipino students aged 10 struggle to read simple text

A recent World Bank report revealed that 9 in 10 Filipino students aged 10 struggle to read simple text. Rappler’s Bonz Magsambol files this report. Subscribe: More videos on Rappler: Follow Rappler for the latest news in the Philippines and around the world. Support independent journalism. You can help power our investigative fund […]

Street children in the Philippines | DW Documentary

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte is waging a brutal war on drugs. Thousands of people have already died at the hands of the police, including children. The populist president has ordered the country‚Äôs security forces to kill anyone that they think is connected to the drugs trade. Minors have also suffered under the crackdown. Some children […]

Learning crisis exacerbated by the pandemic

Hoping for bang for the buck with DepEd’s confidential funds Advocacy group Philippine Business for Education is hoping that the Department of Education’s proposed P150-million confidential funds will be focused on addressing the learning crisis. Vice President Sara Duterte earlier told lawmakers that the DepEd’s proposed will be used for security and surveillance, particularly against […]

Schools in Philippines resume face-to-face classes after more than two years

Most schools in the Philippines have reopened for face-to-face classes, after a two-and-a-half-year COVID-19 shutdown. All institutions will resume in-person learning by November. The extended school closure is threatening to worsen basic literacy standards. According to a World Bank report, nine in 10 Filipino children aged 10 struggle to read a simple text. The Philippines […]

Philippine kids back in school after 2 years lost to virus

Millions of students wearing face masks streamed back to primary and secondary schools across the Philippines on Monday for their first in-person classes after two years of coronavirus lockdowns that are feared to have worsened alarming illiteracy rates among children. Officials grappled with daunting problems, including classroom shortages, lingering COVID-19 fears, an approaching storm and […]

Help TTN tell people and churches about this ministry

TTN needs your help to spread SAC ministry to other people or churches. Please find below our SAC leaflet or SAC picture. Print it out and ask your local pastor if you can hang this leaflet on the notification board. If you have friends that go to a different church, youth group, children’s group or […]

Support A Child (SAC): The Philippine Educational System

According to the Philippine Statistics in 2017, 1 in every 10 children or youth aged 6-24 does not go to school. In this, females contribute a higher ratio than the males. Reasons that were reported for not being able to be in school are (1) family matters or marriage — 42.3%, (2) high cost of education or […]

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