June 28, 2016

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    “Secure the youth’s right to education, junk K12” – NUSP

    The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) stands firm on its position that junking the K-12 program of the Aquino regime is the right thing to do to ensure the security of the youth’s right to education. NUSP questions the figures provided by the Department of Education (DepEd) in media that already “1 million students” have already enrolled in Grade 11 for the academic year (AY) 2016-2017. Only 2 out of 10 public schools offer senior high, while 9 out 10 private schools offer the program. “Does the DepEd really think that students consigned to take on the…

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    NUSP lambasts CHED Chair for tuition and other fees hikes, declares Licuanan and Aquino insensitive, anti-student

    The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) slammed the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) after the latter announced that it approved the application for tuition and other school fees increase of 304 schools for the academic year (AY) 2016-2017. NUSP asserts its demand and encourages President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to issue an executive order declaring a tuition moratorium for the immediate relief of the students. However, NUSP declares that it is imperative for the President to support and fight for the free public tertiary education proposed by progressive youth groups if he wants to ensure that all youth will…

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    NUSP to school admins: “Stop your haircut policies. Focus on much relevant things”

                            The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), as the largest and most comprehensive nation-wide alliance of student councils/governments/unions committed to the advancement of the students’ democratic rights and welfare, is one with all Filipino students in protecting their freedom of self-expression by denouncing any haircut policies imposed by school administration in universities and colleges. “It is imperative for the Filipino students to unite to oppose all forms of violation of democratic rights, even in petty issues of haircuts being enforced to university and college students,” Kevin…

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    Progressive youth groups: Hold Aquino accountable for the worsening workers’ condition in PH

                                The National Union of Students of the Philippines, along with progressive groups Anakbayan, League of Filipino Students, Kabataan Partylist and the College Editors Guild of the Philippines, stormed the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Main Office Tuesday, June 21, to further intensify the campaign to end contractualization in the Philippine labor force. Burning two mock faces of President BS Aquino to signify the youth’s utmost rage towards his neoliberal policies that legitimize contractualization of workers, the progressive youth groups also called for the implementation of…

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    Student union to CHED Chair Licuanan: “Spare the Filipino youth! Resign your post now!”

    The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) expressed disgust over the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chair Patricia Licuanan’s statement regarding her desire to keep her position until 2018. “Licuanan has been at the forefront of the ongoing neoliberal attacks on the youth’s right to education. It is very insensitive of her to blurt out such unthought of remarks given that under her supervision, six students, including Kristel Tejada, had been killed by the commercialized educational system she immensely approves of,” said Kevin Castro, NUSP spokesperson. Castro noted that Licuanan has proven herself as enemy of the Filipino…

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“Secure the youth’s right to education, junk K12” – NUSP

Jun 26, 2016

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) stands firm on its position that junking the K-12 program of the Aquino regime is the right thing to do to ensure the security of the youth’s right to education. NUSP questions the figures provided by the Department of Education (DepEd) in media that already “1 million students” have already enrolled in Grade 11 for the academic year (AY) 2016-2017. Only 2 out of 10 public schools offer senior high, while 9 out 10 private schools offer the program. “Does the DepEd really think that students consigned to take on the…

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NUSP lambasts CHED Chair for tuition and other fees hikes, declares Licuanan and Aquino insensitive, anti-student

Jun 24, 2016

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) slammed the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) after the latter announced that it approved the application for tuition and other school fees increase of 304 schools for the academic year (AY) 2016-2017. NUSP asserts its demand and encourages President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to issue an executive order declaring a tuition moratorium for the immediate relief of the students. However, NUSP declares that it is imperative for the President to support and fight for the free public tertiary education proposed by progressive youth groups if he wants to ensure that all youth will…

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NUSP to school admins: “Stop your haircut policies. Focus on much relevant things”

Jun 22, 2016

                        The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), as the largest and most comprehensive nation-wide alliance of student councils/governments/unions committed to the advancement of the students’ democratic rights and welfare, is one with all Filipino students in protecting their freedom of self-expression by denouncing any haircut policies imposed by school administration in universities and colleges. “It is imperative for the Filipino students to unite to oppose all forms of violation of democratic rights, even in petty issues of haircuts being enforced to university and college students,” Kevin…

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Facts on UP Socialized Tuition System

In the weeks leading to BS Aquino’s fifth State of the Nation Address, the Student Alliance for the Advancement of Democratic Rights in U.P. College of Mass Communication, together with Anakbayan Media Collective and Union of Journalists of the Philippines UP Diliman will release a series of infographics on the state of education in the country. The first part shows facts on the Socialized Tuition System (STS) and other school fees (OSF).   Photo Source: http://www.pinoyphotography.org/forum/index.php?topic=55016.0

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Tulong Kabataan Network

NUSP, Kabataan Partylist and Tulong Kabataan Network urgently call for donations for the affected areas due to typhoons Egay and Falcon. The continuous rainfall and floodings have caused adverse effects to the livelihood and operations of our kababayans both in rural and urban areas. For donations and partnerships, just contact: 0939-920-7112 and 0935-486-9915 | BDO Account Name: National Union of Students of the Philippines Head Office Inc. Account No.: 4210065075 • UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES – DILIMAN – Office of the UP Student Regent – Contact: Mico – 0919-990-2232 and Carl – 0917-880-9316 • UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES – MANILA –…

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#ChangePH: Social Media Day 2015

Tweetup Manila: KABATAAN PARTYLIST, Kabataan, Tayo ang Pag-asa and Rise for Education is one of the community exhibitor this Saturday (June 27) in celebration of 2015 Social Media Day. Come and join us! See you at Museo Pambata by 10am-8pm. | Get your FREE tickets here: bit.ly/ChangePH | For queries just contact 0935-4869915 and 0975-212-0958 or email us at nusphilippines@yahoo.com. The 4th Annual celebration of Social Media Day organized by TweetupMNL. TweetupMNL is a community of netizens who are united by their passion for social media. They have been holding Twitter Meetups, or TweetUps, since 2009 all over Metro Manila. Aside…

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P1NAS Forum: Asserting Philippine sovereignty in the wake of the China-US power play

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) together with P1NAS, a broad citizen’s movement to unite our people in defense of our sovereignty and territorial integrity would like to invite your respective student councils / organizations / political parties this July 25, 2015 at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM), Justo Albert Auditorium for a forum which will discuss the immediate threats to Philippine sovereignty – Chinese expansionism and US interventionism. With Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, together with Prof. Bobby Tuazon and Rep. Neri Colmenares as guest speakers. Kindly bring your school IDs for the…

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Student Union Urges Fraternities & Other Groups: End Violence and Serve the Students and the People

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) condemns the recent incident of violence involving two fraternities in the University of the Philippines (UP) – Diliman and calls on the UP administration for a speedy and impartial investigation regarding the incident. We call on all student formations, be it fraternities, sororities, academic organizations, political parties and other groups, to join the rest of the Filipino students and youth in the reverberating call to end the cultures of violence and impunity. Violence among students and youth is not confined nor isolated to fraternities and sororities. Violence is as harsh as…

NUSP ED Fest

NUSP Edgar Jopson Educational Discussion Festival

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) is a nation-wide alliance of student councils/governments/unions committed to the advancement of the students’ democratic rights and welfare. Since its establishment in 1957, NUSP has been consistently at the forefront of the students’ struggle for their rights and welfare and in solidarity with the Filipino people’s struggle for genuine freedom and democracy. As such, NUSP has earned the recognition of being the legitimate student center here and abroad. As part of building sensient, just and socially-responsible student leaders, NUSP has an education program known as Edgar Jopson Education and Training Center…

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“Kabataan, Tayo ang Pag-asa”: A Vow of Vigilance

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), the largest and broadest alliance of more than 650 student councils / governments / federations in the country, remains steadfast and firm in Gat. Jose Rizal’s belief that the youth is the hope of the nation. Together with the masses of the Filipino people, the youth play a pivotal role in genuine social change and emancipation. As we commemorate the birth of one of the young Filipino martyrs who fought against oppression and inequality, the student union, together with other progressive student and youth groups, reaffirms its commitment in serving the…

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Keep Lumad children in school! END military attacks on schools!

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), the largest and broadest alliance of student councils / governments / federations in the country, asserts the right of every Filipino, especially the indigenous and the Lumad children, to quality, free and violence-free and military-free education. Schools are not military camps! Let us support the 2,896 Lumad children’s and their teachers’ and parents‘ fight against military intrusion, camping and attacks on their schools. We hold accountable the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Aquino government for allowing the military to camp in and for endorsing the closure of atleast 24 schools…