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Culture and ecology at APC, Philippines

16 December 2011
Estudiantes de Pulangiyen. Foto de: Pedro Walpole

Pedro Walpole, SJ Cultural and personal identity are central in forming children’s environmental attitudes during elementary and high school for the Pulangiyen community, an upland indigenous community in northern Mindanao in the Philippines. The Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center (APC) is a school that emerged from the desires of the Pulangiyen people on the...
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Multilingual education

24 October 2011
Indigenous school children, APC, Bendum, Philippines. Photo Credit: APC

Pedro Walpole, SJ In a global world, 329 million speak Spanish, 328 million speak English, and around 1.2 billion speak Chinese languages (Source – Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 2009).  For Asia at least, English is the way to go.  India and Philippines are ahead as they learned English from colonial times and in...
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Finding Peru in Bukidnon, Philippines

11 January 2011
An evening discussion in Bendum.

Kang Sonza and Sylvia Miclat For Father Jorge Beneito, SJ, being in the Philippines is not an “alien” experience as the tropical weather of the country is what he was used to in Peru, having lived in the mountains and cool areas of Cuzco. He spent 49 years of his Jesuit life in Peru,...
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