“Education knows no limits, no bounds, no color nor race. It is a continuous quest for knowledge. It is the leverage between the rich and the poor. Its universality applies to all,” reckon Deputy Administrator Josefino I. Torres of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in his keynote speech during the 15th Conference of Philippine Schools Overseas (PSO). The event was held on May 15-17, 2017 at the N Hotel in Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental. It was attended by fifty-four representatives from 26 Philippine Schools in China, East Timor, Greece, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Libya, Oman, Qatar, and United Arab Emirates.
Seventy representatives from 31 Philippine schools in Bahrain, China, East Timor, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, and United Arab Emirates and one alternative learning center in Sabah came to Manila on 17 – 20 May 2016 to attend the 14th Conference of Philippine Schools Overseas at The Diamond Hotel Philippines.
With the recent educational shift to K-12, The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) featured Edukasyon.ph (http://edukasyon.ph) to help the 27,500 students and their OFW families in searching for the right Senior High Schools for their children. Edukasyon.ph is a free website platform that gives choice, convenience and advice on education to career options around the Philippines.