“There are many Filipinos in Canada who completed nursing degrees in the Philippines and had years of nursing experience but who are working as home caregivers or nursing aides here. They are not practicing the professions they were trained to do.
One of Canada’s biggest banks has launched a scholarship program for students wanting to become lawyers and champions of anti-racism.
One of the most heartbreaking trends, observe our Filipino service providers and youth workers in Canada,
The effects of the mid1980s neoliberal policy of privatizing social services such as higher or postsecondary education have been widely felt in North America,
Vocational education programs have made a real difference in the lives of countless young people nationwide;
A Filipino bilingual program, believed to be the first in Canada, is now being offered by Manitoba’s Seven Oaks School Division at its Arthur E. Wright Community School in Winnipeg from kindergarten to Grade 3.
More questions spring from that headline question above: 1) what ranks as the Filipinos’ choicest job?
Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.Horace Mann
Education is more than a luxury; it is a responsibility that society owes to itself: Robin Cook
This question segues to the more intricate nature of education as a leveler for Filipinos in Canada, and leads to a number of proofs as to how Philippine-earned credentials proffer a level-playing-field.
Editor: In February of this year, a possible strike and walk-out by custodial staff was averted when a tentative deal was struck between union and management at the Capilano University.
I came across an article on your website by Linda Torio.