Education

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The University of the Philippines (Unibersidad ng Pilipinas, UP), affectionately referred to as 'Peyups' by its graduates, was founded in the year 1908. It is one of the country's best universities and also serves as a destination for many Megacitizens thanks to its many trees, sporting facilities, and cafés.

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Domuschola International School offers world class education closer to home. Find out more about the school and their programme here.

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Look! Dinosaurs!
Dinosaurs Island in Clark is a fun destination for parents and their children. If you're a kid at heart or someone who loves dinosaurs, it may be time to schedule a visit to Clark. 

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There are several international high schools which offer internationally recognized International Baccalaureate Programme (IB) and/or Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). Take a look at our list of international high schools here. 

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The good news is that there is a variety of very good international schools - from Kindergarten to postgraduate courses - located in the Megacity, for every of your children's period of life and even yourself. Education however - especially good one - is a luxury good in the Philippines and therefore quite expensive. 

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Whether you are planning on taking up a Master in Business Administration, a PhD in Enivronmental Science or just a certificate course in advanced photography, the Megacity has it all. Almost. For postgraduate education, there are five universities that offer a wide range of programs. 

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It’s time to go back to school kids! Take a look at what you should expect in Megacity Manila during this time of year. 

The new school year always starts some time in June for public elementary schools and high schools in the Philippines. This 2016, classes in public schools start on June 13, Monday. Private schools, including Manila's international schools, are free to start their classes any time in June or August.

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Looking for a good kindergarten for your toddler? There are a lot of good kindergartens in the Megacity that adhere to international standards and have English-speaking teachers. Take a look at our guide.

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Does your child need help with school? Tutorials and other supplementary learning establishments are aplenty in Megacity Manila. It may be time to give them a call. 

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Looking for a good school for the kids? Metro Manila has a number of internationally-accredited schools to choose from. Whether you are looking for a good kindergarten or a reputable elementary school, the Megacity has several options for you.

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Private Universities such as Ateneo de Manila as well as international schools (also private) pay well and can offer a competitive salary for Megacitizens staying in the Philippines and looking for a job. The monthly salary can go up to 3000 US Dollar and higher. Excited? Take a look at the universities you can send your resume to.

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The Goethe Institute is the German Cultural Centre. It offers language courses, organizes events and runs a library for German books and movies.

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'Instituto Cervantes is a worldwide non-profit organization created by the Spanish government in 1991. It is the largest organization in the world dedicated to the teaching of the Spanish language and to increasing knowledge about Spanish and Hispanic culture.'

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Because the Philippines is an English-speaking nation, the Megacity attracts a lot of students, lecturers, and teachers from around the world. Most students who choose to study in Metro Manila come from different parts of Southeast Asia and from South Korea, while teachers and lecturers come from different parts of the globe. The pay in education especially in private schools and universities is quite good.

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Channeling your inner Van Gogh while sipping on your favorite beverages is easily enjoyed by booking a session at Sip & Gogh in Quezon City.

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Dive into the deep blue sea without getting wet! Manila Ocean Park awaits you with an amazing experience of the biodiversity of Earth's oceans and shorelines. The combination of entertainment and education appeals to the whole family and makes this world class marine theme park one of the city's most popular attractions among locals and tourists alike.

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March is "Graduation Month" in the Philippines, with students of all levels celebrating their progress in the educational system. The school year 2014/15 ends on March 27, marking the end of classes for public elementary and secondary students and the beginning of the long Philippine summer vacations.

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Museo Pambata, the Children’s Museum on Roxas Boulevard believes in making learning fun. Known for its hands-on exhibits, this museum has a lot of things to offer to children ages 10 and below.

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The European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) Philippines will be hosting its biggest gathering yet on November 15, at the InterContinental Hotel in Manila. Twelve European countries are expected to join the fair, including first-timers Belgium and Denmark. The theme this year is "Expanding Horizons." EHEF aims to attract at least 2,000 Filipino students. 

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The Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines, together with the EU Member States' Embassies and Cultural Institutes, and in collaboration with the Commission on Higher Education, is delighted to bring you the "European Higher Education Fair Philippines 2014: Expanding Horizons" on 15 November 2014 at InterContinental Hotel in Makati.

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Bookworms of all ages and backgrounds are flocking to the SMX Convention Center this week for the 34th Manila International Book Fair.

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August is "Buwan ng Wika", the National Language Month. Megacitizens.com gives you some hard facts about the Filipino language, information on where to learn it, and a list of essential of and phrases to survive in the Megacity.

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Good colleges can be found all over the Megacity. When talking about the Philippine elite colleges, people will often refer to the "Top 4". The Top 4 universities are Manila's finest educational institutions and the best option if you are looking for international college education. Nevertheless, there are some other universities which offer good education.

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The Manila Collectible in Intramuros is more than just a shop for souvenirs and handicraft. It is a "Culturespace" that offers handmade products from all over the Philippines as well as workshops, events, and tours to promote the rich cultural heritage of the country.

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Attend the Education UK Exhibition 2014 on Saturday, 15 February, 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Intercontinental Hotel, Makati City!

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