LGUs told: Graduates need not always head to Manila

12 Oct

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BY JEE Y. GERONIMO

MANILA, Philippines – High school and college graduates do not always have to go to Metro Manila to look for work. After all, urban centers have sprouted in many regions, presenting job opportunities.

To make Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista’s suggestion possible, however, local government units (LGUs) have to start reforming school curricula to be responsive to the needs of their regions.

Kasi buhay na naman mga lugar sa ibang bahagi ng Pilipinas. This is similar in other metropolitans [like Cebu, Davao],” Bautista, president of the League of Cities of the Philippines, told fellow local executives at a workshop on basic education policy reforms on Thursday, October 10, in Pasig City.

Full Story: http://www.rappler.com/

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