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APC Graduation 2019: a celebration of community and culture

APC K-12 graduates 2019 The Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center (APC) held its graduation rites on 28 March, but more than a celebration of its students’ achievements, the ceremony was first and foremost a celebration of community and culture. With…
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APC indigenous youth join global climate movement to share how culture aids climate change mitigation

APC students on the last stretch of their 12-km walk to Zamboanguita, 15 March The classrooms at the Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center (APC) school were empty on 15 March, Friday – what would have been an ordinary school day…
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Indigenous youth lead action for Mindanao forests and farms

by Gloria Amor Paredes Community spirits were high in Sitio Nabag-o, a village in the Upper Pulangi area in northern Bukidnon, Philippines, as gulang (high school) students from the Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center (APC) school in Bendum led tree-planting and…
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Youth access to sustainable livelihood options in Mindanao: Hulas youth receive TESDA NCII Masonry Certificates

by Gloria Amor Paredes For many young people in Bukidnon upland communities, a National Certificate (NC) from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is not just another piece of paper in their job application folder. The certificate also…
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