By Doris C. Dumlao
Ayala Corp. is making a bigger bet on the country’s most important resource—human capital—with the rollout starting this year of a chain of for-profit schools armed with a curriculum that’s “reverse-engineered” to address the skills gap in the local and international labor market.
By Tina Arceo-Dumlao
The right attitude—more than aptitude—will get you ahead in the corporate world. This was the advice of executives of some of the country’s largest corporations to the latest batch of college graduates who plan to land a job in the private sector.
By Paolo G. Montecillo
Basic reading and mathematics skills of more than four million of the country’s poorest kids should improve as a result of a new World Bank-funded Department of Education project for grade school students.
Meralco’s social development arm goes the extra mile to provide sustainable source of energy to schools in remote villages and hard-to-reach island communities.
By Marge C. Enriquez
With no college diploma, Earl Chua began his career running an automotive shop that checked emissions. In his journey, he ventured into business process outsourcing and websites. Although he was gaining a reputation in Golf.Ph, the country’s No. 1 resource in the sport, Chua found his calling as a restaurateur.
By Dante Velasco PhD
This column, “Executive Read,” is not only about business. It is about the Executive and his interests—which are not “strictly business.” Since the year 2000, we have written about books on oxymoron, metaphors, poetry, heroism, silence, emotional intelligence, political quotes, leadership, and biographies of top CEOs and corporate aikido.
By Doris C. Dumlao
Education network operator STI Holdings reported a 13-percent year-on-year growth in gross revenue to P1.36 billion in the first nine months of its current fiscal year as its schools expanded enrollment base.
By Ardy Roberto
, Dr. Ned Roberto
Q: We’re a virtual community made up of 12 business executives who all graduated from AIM (Asian Institute of Management). Aside from connecting via the Internet, we meet over dinner once a month. During a month’s dinner, we talk about what’s new in each other’s industry and competition.
Eighteen British educational institutions are set to arrive in the Philippines next month to encourage more Filipinos to pursue studies in the United Kingdom.
By Amy R. Remo
Vanessa L. Tanco can easily be mistaken for a student in the academy she has run so well for the past six years. But her youthful look belies the stark passion, tenacity and intellect that the 35-year-old Tanco has shown in heading iAcademy—a multimedia arts school located at the heart of the Makati central [...]
The Philippine Educational Theater Association (Peta) will mark its 50th year of promoting arts and culture in the Philippines in 2017.
By Daxim L. Lucas
One could say that Manila Amiga Academy—a primary school that caters to an indigent community in Taguig City—is a victim of its own success.