Composed of various education stakeholders from the academe, students, parents, government, non-government to business organization, the COALITION FOR BETTER EDUCATION believes in the vision: CREATING EMPOWERED LEARNING COMMUNITIES. We believe that only by creating and empowering communities to become learned wholistically will we be able to overcome ignorance and poverty in this country.

News Articles


From Palo to the World  NEW
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  NEW
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  NEW
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  NEW

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...

CBE M&E

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
MONITORING &EVALUATION

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...

Birthday Celebrants of the Month

DATE

CELEBRANT

April 3

Faustino Babate, Babate Consulting

April 6

Janice Cajegas, 3H Childhood Academy
Irene Lopez, CCNSHS
Emelyn Santillan, 3H

April 7

Epifania Bania, 3H

April 11

Ma. Gemma Alkuino, USPF Lahug
Padma Siap, Arts Magnate

April 13

Dr. Carlyn dela Pena, CHED

April 13

Betsabe Benologa, 3H
Anabel Cuivillas, USPF Mabini

April 18

Alfio Soco, USPF Lahug

April 21

Merly Omambac, DepEd City of Naga

April 23

Homer Flores, USPF Lahug
Edgar Gonzaga, DepEd City of Naga

April 26

Mary Jane Cadiz, DepEd Dumaguete
Myrna Soco, Tayud NHS

April 29

Wilfredo Lao, USPF Lahug

CBE Featured Member of the Month


CBE Member of The Month –April 2014  NEW

Vibal Publishing House Inc., one of the top educational publishers in the Philippines today, was established by the late veteran journalist and newspaperman, Hilarion P. Vibal. Since then, VPHI has endeared itself to students, teachers and parents with more than 5,000 textbook titles bearing its seal of quality. Its product line has evolved through the years-from textbooks to reference materials to multimedia products to keep abreast with the changing needs of the Filipino learner. VPHI takes pride in having established a hard-earned reputation in the production and distribution of quality educational materials.

Bulletin

April 2014 Calendar of Activities

Mar 31-April 4

Mon-Fri

› GFT basic training

Apr 1-15

Tue-Tue

› CBE Audit

Apr 16-17

Wed-Thu

› Holy Week

Apr 20-22

Sun-Tue

› CBE Committee Meetings

Apr 28-30

Mon-Wed

› GFT Lead Coach Training

April 30

Wed

› CBE Board Meeting

* Committee Meetings maybe called as need arises;

* CBE will be issuing a revised calendar every quarter, to include revisions/updates in the events/activities

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