Archive for the Education Category

The workshop on Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program held in Blacktown was a huge success. The sponsoring agencies for this program were the Connecting Care Services, Western Sydney Local Health District, Health and Education Department of the Blacktown Hospital whose Manager is Joanne Medlin. The facilitators who conducted the workshop were Dr. Julie Nunez, OAM and this writer. (more…)

Mikaela Irene Fudolig was only 11 yo when she entered the University of the Philippines in Quezon City; graduated Summa cum Laude at 16 and took her master’s and  Ph.D.  degrees shortly after. After teaching at the University of the Philippines Institute of Physics and becoming a Fulbright scholar in Economics at the University of California-Irvine, Fudolig has made her way toward law school. (more…)

I love show-and-tell. So I always have a few sessions with my students. It helps them get over shyness and usually, show-and-tell is pretty tame. Kids bring in pet turtles, model airplanes, etc. I never, ever place any boundaries or limitations on them. They are always welcome to bring anything and talk about them. (more…)

He is only 18 but he has already earned a law degree in Australia, making him the youngest lawyer in Australian history. (more…)

This is a story of how a street child, exposed to drugs and crime at a young age, went against all odds and graduated from Ateneo. (more…)