Sunday, February 23, 2020

Feb 11 19, 3:50 pm

Salvacion Gerona, VP Robredo’s mother, passes away at 83

Salvacion Gerona, the mother of Vice President Leni Robredo, has passed away on Saturday at 83 years of age.    Robredo confirmed her mother’s death through a Facebook post.    The Vice President thanked those who prayed for them and those who sent their condolences....

SoKor PM: COVID-19 outbreak entering “grave situation”

The outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in South Korea is entering a “grave situation”. Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun expressed this in a press briefing, according to CNN. However, he said that the government is “doing its best to prevent the spread”....

Sotto: No special treatment on ABS-CBN franchise renewal bid

Senate President Tito Sotto III clarified that there won’t be any kind of ‘special treatment’ on the franchise renewal bid issue of television giant ABS-CBN. The statement comes after reports that the Senate has cancelled a plenary session to make way to a committee...

Malacañang tells Congress on ABS-CBN: ‘Gawin niyo trabaho niyo’

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo reminded members of the House of Representatives once again to do their job in the hearing of the controversial ABS-CBN franchise.    Panelo added that lawmakers “have no business being members of Congress” if they will decide...

Filipino university spearheads opportunities for Pinoy students, teachers to get educational, work experience at UAE-based institutions

by | News

Feb. 11, 19 | 3:50 pm

Filipinos here in the UAE continue to find ways to be globally competitive, this time in the field of education as Ramon Magsaysay Memorial College (RMCC) from the Philippines signed several Memorandum of Understanding with educational institutions and companies here in the UAE.

Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes lauds the initiative of RMCC as a private educational institution that properly prepares Filipino students and faculty by opening opportunities for them to immerse within the UAE’s global landscape.

“I commend RMMC for actively seeking and forging partnerships with the institutions here. Not too many have thought of Dubai as a place where we could foster academic exchanges, intellectual partnerships because most of our institutions (in the Philippines) would prefer other countries. But the strength of the community and the dynamism of the Filipino diaspora in the UAE merits serious consideration and RMMC’s forward thinking strategy allows it to find ways to help their fellow Filipinos,” said Cortes.

The educational institution which has been running for almost 60 years now based in General Santos City in Mindanao signed an MoU with Skyline University College to encourage students and faculty members from the Philippines to experience and learn from the university, engage in learning bootcamps, by conducting faculty and student exchange.

An MoU was also signed between RMCC and Geoscience Testing Laboratory for the Work Immersion of students while another MoU of RMCC with Al Alfiah Filipino Private School aims to help Filipino teachers do student / teacher exchange to learn teaching strategies and be more engaged through collaborative research projects. University of Bath Spa UAE (BSU-UAE) also signed an MoU with RMCC to have students and faculty experience a new learning and working environment.

“Local teachers back in the country can now experience how it is to teach multinationals, interact within a multinational faculty, and learn from them and exchange teaching strategies. Exposure of local faculty members on what we have here in the UAE,” said Dr. Nino Decenorio, Vice President of BSU-UAE in Ras Al Khaimah and 2018 TFT Educator of the Year.

RMCC President Kristoffer Millado is optimistic that this will be a huge step for students and teachers in the Philippines to engage themselves in a huge but manageable learning curve: “Both students and teachers will experience immersion not only with the UAE’s educational system, they will also experience a cultural exchange and learn from UAE’s expats and locals.”

 

 

Jobs

Latest News

LOOK: This burnt rice art costs almost Php100,000

LOOK: This burnt rice art costs almost Php100,000

Would you believe that burnt rice that we usually find at the bottom of the pot will be featured as an artwork? Visayan artist Manny Montelibano just made this possible by preserving the kaning tutong and adding small plastic figurines inserted between the grains and...

3 guards injured in shooting spree in Saudi

3 guards injured in shooting spree in Saudi

Three security officers were injured after a Saudi local went on a shooting spree in Madinah, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The man, in his forties, reportedly started firing at a Toyota van, with a bullet going through the rear windshield. The shooting spree...

LOOK: Glimpse of newly-weds Sarah and Matteo Guidicelli

LOOK: Glimpse of newly-weds Sarah and Matteo Guidicelli

The civil wedding ceremony of pop star Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Guidicelli was the spotlight of the news this week both on mainstream and in social media. Fans and other followers of the couple were then curious to know, how the newly-weds started out their first few...

Salvacion Gerona, VP Robredo’s mother, passes away at 83

Salvacion Gerona, VP Robredo’s mother, passes away at 83

Salvacion Gerona, the mother of Vice President Leni Robredo, has passed away on Saturday at 83 years of age.    Robredo confirmed her mother’s death through a Facebook post.    The Vice President thanked those who prayed for them and those who sent their condolences....

SoKor PM: COVID-19 outbreak entering “grave situation”

SoKor PM: COVID-19 outbreak entering “grave situation”

The outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in South Korea is entering a “grave situation”. Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun expressed this in a press briefing, according to CNN. However, he said that the government is “doing its best to prevent the spread”....

Recent posts

We listed over 1,000,000 jobs from United Arab Emirates monthly.

Accomodation option available in the market.

THE FILIPINO TIMES is the biggest and most trusted Filipino newspaper in the UAE.

It has a print run of 60,000 copies and 250,000 readership per week; bolstered by 2.5 million visitors to its website every month. It also has an e-newsletter sent to its 250,000 subscribers every day.

The Filipino Times is FREE and has the widest targeted circulation across the 7 emirates of the UAE.

With more than 2,500 strategic distribution spots, TFT is available where the Filipinos are - at Smart Bus Shelters, Metro Stations, restaurants, supermarkets, schools, airport lounges, Emirates and Etihad Philippine-bound flights, churches, Filipino community events and many more.

THE FILIPINO TIMES. We are where the Filipinos are.

FOLLOW US

SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER

BROCHURES

THE FILIPINO TIMES is the biggest and most trusted Filipino newspaper in the UAE.

It has a print run of 60,000 copies and 250,000 readership per week; bolstered by 2.5 million visitors to its website every month. It also has an e-newsletter sent to its 250,000 subscribers every day.

The Filipino Times is FREE and has the widest targeted circulation across the 7 emirates of the UAE.

With more than 2,500 strategic distribution spots, TFT is available where the Filipinos are - at Smart Bus Shelters, Metro Stations, restaurants, supermarkets, schools, airport lounges, Emirates and Etihad Philippine-bound flights, churches, Filipino community events and many more.

THE FILIPINO TIMES. We are where the Filipinos are.

FOLLOW US

SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER

BROCHURES

© 2020 The Filipino Times. All rights reserved

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

More in News
World’s oldest woman lived on chocolates, wine and cigarettes
Published On  February 11, 2019
“There is no development without solidarity,” says Pope Francis
Published On  February 11, 2019
Young man dies of ‘extreme stress’ after mum’s passing
Published On  February 11, 2019
Close