Tag Archive: Pulangiyen

APC teacher Maura Lipanda finds hope for the Philippine uplands through culture-based education

I am Maura Deloso Lipanda, a Pulangiyēn community teacher of the Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center (APC) in Sitio Bendum, Northern Mindanao, Philippines, a Jesuit-supported Indigenous school. I am a Pulangiyēn Indigenous Community member and live along the Pulangi River headwaters…
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Multilingual Reading: Forming a Bridge to English, culture, and broader society

Jenny Lynn Lee One of the greatest challenges and the greatest obstacle to learning in Philippine education is the use of English as the official medium of instruction.  Almost all of the learning materials, from kindergarten onwards, are in English. …
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Youth work experience as an instrument for personal, communal, and ecological change

The Hulas program enables the holistic development of Mindanao youth through technical and vocational skills and leadership training since 2010. For the past 10 years, the program trained over 400 indigenous and migrant youth through short courses that integrate skills…
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DepEd grants senior high school permit to APC

The APC school recently obtained permit for its senior high school program from the Department of Education (DepEd). The senior high school program offers the Technical Vocational track in the following areas: Home Economics (Dressmaking NC II, Tailoring NC II, Handicraft…
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Keeping Pulangiyen values alive

The Pulangiyen of the Upper Pulangi River in the eastern valley of Bukidnon, Mindanao, Philippines, take pride in their values rooted from the way of life of their ancestors. Children grow up to stories of how their people practiced pakipit-kipita (providing…
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