When we have talked about Education on this blog in the past, there have basically been two sides when it comes to the comments. You have people who believe in the education system here and feel that it is “up to par,” and you have people who feel that it is crazy to bring kids […]
School in the Philippines
In many ways, going to school in the Philippines is much the same as going to school anywhere else in the world.
In other ways it is very different.
The school year in the Philippines starts in June and runs through March, which is different from most of the rest of the world.
Another big difference in the Philippines is that which school you attend could be important for the rest of your life. If you go to the "right" school, it can help you achieve success in the Philippines. People who are in positions where they can decide who is hired in companies tend to prefer to hire people who attended these "right" schools, and so if you went to school there, it can be much to your benefit.
Read the archived articles below to learn about schooling in the Philippines.
Also, if you are a student thinking of studying in the Philippines, read our Student Life archives. This is kind of a diary of a foreign student who studied college in the Philippines.
Yesterday was the start of school here in most places in the Philippines. Our kids studied in Ateneo de Davao University. They start for three days to just have a half day of school, then on Wednesday they will start the whole day classes. Their day usually starts from 7:40 am to 3:30 pm. We […]
March is the final examination time for the most kids here in the Philippines. Our kids, they studied at Ateneo De Davao University. Starting today it’s examination time for them. Our youngest son Jared is graduating in Kindergarten. He is really studying hard. He is the number 1 in the class for math, top 5 […]
For anybody with children, one of the major concerns when moving to a new place is the quality of the schools. Let’s face it, education is very important, and a good education is the only thing that sets our kids apart and enables them to get good employment as they enter adulthood. Because of this, […]