Philippines government ‘must do better’ to rebuild education

MANILA, 6 June 2014 (IRIN) – As some students in areas hit by the Philippines’s devastating Typhoon Haiyan troop back to school this month, the government’s efforts in rebuilding the education service has been met with concerns that, seven-months on, access to learning remains a challenge for far too many children. The category 5 super […]

Education in crisis

BY ANA P. SANTOS* *As told to Ana P. Santos by Yul Olaya, UNICEF Education in Crisis officer When doing a news report on a national calamity the magnitude of Typhoon Pablo, a journalist is often constrained by word count and ever shrinking attention spans to limit the information to pertinent facts. There is little time […]