By Maria Monica L Borja
I grew up in a family of teachers. My Lola used to teach in Xavier University in the early 70s while my great-grandmother used to be a district supervisor so as the deceased parents of my Father. Considering the pattern, I chose to make a difference and
LIfe at Work
One thing I realized during my internship at Coalition for Better Education (CBE) is that learning things is a never ending process. I learned things I never knew I could as I was never the “technical” type of person, but through CBE, I have learned to push myself beyond my limits. I was always stubborn when it comes to
CBE to mark 15th year on Aug. 6 | Sun.Star
THE Cebu-based Coalition for Better Education (CBE) will mark its 15th founding anniversary on Aug. 6, with a general membership meeting and fellowship at the Sky Hall B of SM Seaside City at the South Road Properties, Cebu City. The event is dubbed as "Celebrate CBE."
Coalition for Better Education's 15th Anniversary | Cebu Lifestyle, The ...
Innovative approaches to improving the quality of education were the focus of "Celebrate CBE," a mini-exhibit mounted by the Coalition for Better Education (CBE) at the Ayala Center Cebu last April 29 to May 1. The exhibit marked the opening of a series of events in celebrating the coalition's 15th anniversary.
Coalition for Better Education celebrates 15th ... - PressReader
The Cebu-based Coalition for Better Education marks its 15th founding anniversary on August 6 with a General Membership Meeting and Fellowship at the Sky Hall B of SM Seaside City at the South Road Properties, Cebu City. The event is dubbed 'Celebrate CBE
CBE marks 15th year, sets exhibit | Sun.Star
INNOVATIVE approaches to improving the quality of education will be highlighted at the Coalition for Better Education’s (CBE) “Celebrate CBE” mini-exhibit, which will be launched today, April 29, at the intersection of Paseo Marina and Paseo Ciudad at the Ayala Center Cebu. The exhibit runs until May 1.
World of Work
Harold a. Villegas
XU DevCom Intern
The search for my internship place is a mixture of emotions, including excitement, worry, and wonder. I'm not sure what I'm capable of until I get out there, be interviewed and have a feel about what the experience would be all about. There are some opportunities that come up that are really exciting, but
Journey, trip or an internship?
By: Vandamme M. Artadi
Xu –DevCom Intern
Every human being in this world has his or her own individuality and s/he has his or her own way of living. However, in today's competitive world, only the ones that can distinguish themselves from this broad and general category are the highly successful ones. And any person, who has the ability to be very patient, is
STRIDES IN EDUCATION SHOWCASED
IN WEEKEND EXHIBIT
Coalition for Better Education rolls out 15th Anniversary celebration
Innovative approaches to improving the quality of education will be highlighted at the Coalition for Better Education's (CBE) "Celebrate CBE" mini-exhibit from April 29 – May 1 at the intersection of Paseo Marina and Paseo Ciudad at the Ayala Center Cebu.
In the 21st Century, teach
If there is one thing this 21st century learning has opened, it is the opportunity to access the vast world of information available- the thing that is never there during my school- years but most of us have embraced today.
CBE celebrates 14th year
The Coalition for Better Education celebrated its 14th year as an organization last August 8, 2015 at the Cebu Grand Convention Centre. Present were close to 150 members of the education group representing various sectors such as the academe, government, NGOs, business, parents, media, students, professional organizations and out-of-school youth. With its theme, "Imagine, Innovate, Inspire", CBE puts its strategic thrusts on building a network of 21st century individuals who are also envisioned to promote creativity, critical thinking and collaboration in the education arena.
Coalition for Better Education can help local Educators
It's been a while since I blogged something education related since I've been busy with my financial literacy/education blog www.fortunehabits.com. I've heard and have been exposed to CBE ever since YMA - Young Minds Academy since one of our mentors was from CBE - Coalition for Better Education.
CBE MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARDEE
Ms. Sharlou M. Beltran l Cum Laude
Bachelor in Secondary Education major in English
Cebu Institute of Technology - University
I have always been spontaneous in responding to casual questions. I do not usually have to think too much or consume minutes to answer - or so I thought. Not until during our Commencement Rites, an innocent offhand question from my friend caught me by surprise.
What's in store for CBE in 2015?
While the past 13 years of CBE's existence focused on projects and partnerships, 2015 will be a year focusing on internal and organizational sustainability. We will be directing our efforts on activities and events that will provide sustainable growth to our
To succeed in what you wish to achieve, you must possess the single-minded devotion in pursuing everything that you do.
CBE IN 2014
2014 Breezed quickly for CBE. Projects like the Global Filipino Teachers Program of Globe Telecom and Project TEACH of City Saving Bank kept the CBE staff on the road during the first quarter of the year to implement the monitoring and evaluation components. We also...
Acts of Faith
By: Lorelee D. Asignacion
Every moment in life is an act of faith. Every inch of the cloak of courage we put on is sewn from the brand of audacity we muster. Though life in itself may give a whopping deal of stuff we don't understand, God's hands will...
Project TeACH Batch 1 NCR teacher - implementers
By Jomes Kemuel Ibañez
Seventeen (17) public school teachers happily received their certificate of proficiency & merit during the Project TeACH Batch 1 Recognition Ceremony hosted by...
CBE’s 13th Founding Anniversary
Aug. 1, 2014- Harold’s Hotel , Cebu City
My salutations to our CBE Pres. Jeff Tarayao, to our Executive Director Ma’am Luchi Flores, to all of the BODs, members and guests, Good evening ! And it would not be complete without me greeting you all, Magandang GenSan!...
CBE to conduct LEAP Series
The Coalition for Better Education (CBE) will hold a series of Mindshare sessions that is anchored on the theme of its 13th year Founding Anniversary: “Leading, Enabling, Advancing and Promoting Education for 21st Century Learning....
THE FAILING AND THE DREAMING
Chiedizberg N. Jaca
"What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" - If a person asks you such question, what you will your response be? If you ask me, I'll probably answer EVERYTHING. I'll climb up to the Mt. Everest, land on the Moon, create a RoboCop, travel the universe and do anything that seems impossible to me. But life shakes you and...
Globe Telecom partners with CBE
for Lead Coaches Training
By: Chellow Alivio, Project Specialist
In an effort to support the implementation of the K12 Basic Education Program, Globe Telecom, the leading telephone company in the country today through the Global Filipino Teachers Program (GFT), partnered with CBE in the conduct of the Peer Coaching – Advanced Course...
MODERNIZATION OF THE BASIC EDUCATION CURRICULUM
By: Aljoriz M. Dublin, Ed.D.
The K to 12 is a modernization of the Basic Education curriculum by adding two more years and equipping them with the proper Technical Vocational Skills for employment (DepEd, 2012). It introduces the...
From Palo to the World
By: Ernani Fernandez
My name is ERNANI FERNANDEZ, a high school TLE teacher from Palo, Leyte, Philippines.
I am also a Yolanda Survivor.
When Super Typhoon Yolanda hit the country on Nov.8, 2013, little would I know that this phenomenon, which I thought at first, has brought misery to my family, would be the same phenomenon that will also bring me to new and higher heights in my life as a teacher.
Let me essay to you this story of hope…of triumph…of destiny...
Global Filipino Teachers Training Program
By: Chellow Ochea-Alivio
The Coalition for Better Education and Globe Telecom thru its CSR Arm, Bridging Communities conducted the 5-day training on ICT Integration using the PBL Approaches to 35...
TOILS AND ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES
By: Lorelee D. Asignacion
There is no limit to what man can do to realize his dreams. Looking back at the years that led me to the journey I now take, I can only say, “Wohooo!!!! What a ride!”...
SCHOOL KIT DRIVE to SCHOOL CHILDREN
More than 1,500 school children got their share of the generosity of the Coalition for Better Education (CBE) during the organization’s school kit distribution drive...
The months of February and March prove to be a hectic period for CBE when it begins its series of monitoring and evaluation activities for teachers trained in its ICT Integration and PBL Approaches Program. 98 teachers from...
CBE links new project agreement with One Meralco Foundation
Energy Management in Schools becomes one of the agenda of CBE in 2013 as the organization recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement with One Meralco Foundation for a milestone project that will involve the development of energy management modules for K4-12...
CITY SAVINGS BANK'S LAUNCHED PROJECT TEACH
By: Chellow Ochea
City Savings Bank together with CBE launched its Project TeACH (Teach.Aspire.Challenge.Help) Program through the conduct of training on ICT Integration using Project-Based Learning Approaches. Project TeACH program aims to enhance the public school teachers by...
THEN THEY’RE THERE
By: Lorelee D. Asignacion, GFT Alumni
The home is the first school, the parents, the first teachers. When the kid comes out and confronts the real world, he actually projects how he was raised and nurtured during his years prior to school. Then he grows in every step… either sanitizing himself, or contaminating the society with the unwelcome character which will soon define him and his existence as an individual...
CBE WELCOMES APPOINTED BOARD MEMBERS
In a special resolution issued by the board of trustees during its special board meeting on September 13, 2011, two (2) personalities have been appointed to sit in the...
CBE OFFICERS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013 – 2014 ELECTED
The newly elected CBE board members met last September 13, 2013 at Simply J’s Restaurant to elect its officers for fiscal yeat 2013 - 2014. Re-elected and on his second year as president is Mr. Jeffrey Tarayao. Representing the NGO Sector, Mr. Tarayao is President of One Meralco Foundation and...
CBE CELEBRATES 12 YEARS OF CREATING
EMPOWERED LEARNING COMMUNITIES
The Coalition for Better Education (CBE) will hold its 12th Founding Anniversary and Annual General Membership Meeting (GMM) on August 9, 2013 , 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Rizal Memorial Library & Museum, Osmena Blvd., Cebu City. CBE is composed of representatives from the...
GLOBAL FILIPINO TEACHERS TRAINING PROGRAM
(ICT Integration using PBL Approaches)
A total of thirty five teachers coming from 28 schools in 15 divisions of the country composed the third batch of the new trainees under the Global Filipino Teachers - Peer Coaching Program...
Education Leadership in the 21st Century
Monitoring and Evaluation
A total of 19 trained school principals in Batch 3 have been monitored and evaluated, starting 9th of April until 8th day of May 2013. The school visits were grouped according to geographical...
A Taste of Reality
By: Diane Zamora, XU Intern
April 8, 2013.
I can still remember clearly when my co-intern, Nikko, and I stepped inside the office of CBE, feeling very nervous and excited at the same time. We were...
My Worthwhile Experience as a CBE Intern
By: Nikko Palermo, XU Intern
It was on April 8, 2013 when I started my internship at the Coalition for Better Education (CBE). My heart was pounding so fast when I entered the office as it was my first...
GLOBE TELECOM and CBE holds 2nd Batch
of Global Filipino Teachers (GFT) Program
The Coalition for Better Education (CBE) under the auspices of Globe Telecom and Department of Education (DepEd) conducted the second batch of Global Filipino...
CBE partners with RAFI in the
Mega Cebu Candidates Fora 2013
The Coalition for Better Education (CBE) supported the Mega Cebu Candidates Fora 2013 for District 1 candidates last April 10. It’s main organizer, Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI), unified...
EDUCATION LEADERSHIP in the 21st CENTURY
Microsoft’s Education Leadership in the 21st Century Program for principals and school heads takes a step further as monitoring and evaluation activities were conducted to 29 trained school principalsfor its...
GLOBAL FILIPINO TEACHERS TRAINING PROGRAM
(ICT Integration using PBL Approaches)
A total of thirty-three teachers coming from 29 schools in 15 divisions of the country composed the first batch of the new trainees under the Global Filipino...
CBE TO CONDUCT 1ST MIND-SHARE FOR THE YEAR
ON EDUCATION PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP
Discussions on public private partnership (PPP) in education started in 2001 when the Arroyo administration launched a series of education reforms anchored on decentralization and...
CBE ENGAGES IN NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH
RP ENERGY FOR I-TEACH TRAINING PROGRAM
RP Energy, a consortium composed of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) Power Generation Corp. and Aboitiz Power Corp. and based in Subic, Zambales, recently tapped CBE to...
CBE TO CONDUCT TIMELY MIND-SHARE ON
ASSESSMENT AND RATING OF LEARNING OUTCOMES
The Coalition for Better Education (CBE) will soon be holding its second Mind-Share Session for the year. Mind-share sessions are regularly conducted with the...
LIFE AS A CBE AND GFT MEMBER
By: Lorelee D. Asignacion
September 13- 18, 2010- the long week shrunk into what I thought was just hours of sessions and mind-bending tasks. I was ensconced at O-Hotel in the...
EDUCATION LEADERSHIP IN THE 21ST CENTURY
August 23-25, 2012
The Coalition for Better Education (CBE) has conducted the Education Leadership in the 21st Century Training to 29 school leaders in the country last August 23-25, 2012 at the...
CBE ELECTS 2012-2013 BOARD OF TRUSTEES
In CBE’s recent General Membership Meeting (GMM) held last August 3, 2012 at the Fort San Pedro, elections were held to send two (2) members to replace outgoing Board of Trustees Dr. Clara Falconi of...
CBE’S 11TH YEAR CELEBRATION ADVOCATES STRONG PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
The Coalition for Better Education (CBE), celebrated its 11th Year Founding Anniversary and Annual General Membership Meeting (GMM) on August 3, 2012, from 3:00 to 8:00 PM, at ...
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP IN THE 21st CENTURY TRAINING WORKSHOP
The Educational Leadership in the 21st Century Training workshop was successfully conducted by CBE last June 21-23, 2012 at the CBE Center for Teacher Excellence...
CBE CONDUCTS FREE TOY-MAKING SEMINAR AT CDO
The Coalition for Better Education (CBE), committed to support the education initiatives of DepEd in the areas of research, training and development and...
CBE RETURNS TO CDO FOR 2nd SCHOOL KIT DISTRIBUTION DRIVE
The Coalition for Better Education Education (CBE), a Cebu-based organization committed to support the education initiatives of Department of Education (DepEd) recently returns to CDO for...
SIX WEEKS IN THE REAL WORLD
By: John Uy, DevCom Xavier Intern
For years, I had been trapped in an endless cycle. A world of three things; school, family and friends were all I had ever been exposed to. This is why jumping into a world where...
MY CBE WORK EXPERIENCE
By: Cristine Olalo, DevCom Xavier Intern
In any area of human endeavor, there will always be something lacking. Be it an advanced or an imitation society. However, I believe this should not hinder us to find ways to...
CBE OFFERS TIPSS: TEACHERS IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM IN A SEMINAR SERIES
The Coalition for Better Education( CBE) offers TIPSS ( Teaching Improvement Program in a Seminar Series) a package of mini seminars for teachers and ...
CBE AND RAFI CONDUCT LEADERS OF CHANGE FORUM
CBE collaborated with the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) in holding the Leaders of Change Forum last March 20, 2012, at the CBE-CefTEx Trai...
CBE-TRAINED TEACHER GARNERS TOP PRIZE IN NATIONAL CONTEST
Ms. Shateen Serana, a high school teacher of the Taluksangay National High School in Zamboanga City garnered the top prize in this year's Innovative Teache...
CBE HOLDS FIRST MIND-SHARE SESSION FOR THE YEAR
Responding to the call of membership to provide a regular venue to exchange current education-related issues, trends and pedagogies, CBE launched the...
CBE INITIATES SCHOOL KIT DISTRIBUTION DRIVE FOR TS SENDONG - STRICKEN SCHOOLS
The Coalition for Better Education (CBE), a Cebu-based organization established by Mr. Roberto Aboitiz of Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, in collaboration with...
CBE HOLDS KAPIHAN ON SCHOOL-BASED DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (DRR)
Typhoons Sendong, Ondoy and Pedring left a string of hundreds of devastated schools in our country. Classrooms torn apart, desks and arm chairs strewn all over, books ripped in...