Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Sunday called on the Department of Education (DepEd) to prioritize the hiring of guidance counselors in elementary and high schools to stop incidence of bullying in schools.
Gatchalian: More guidance counselors needed for children at risk !-- -- (philstar.com) - February 5, 2019 - 5:17pm MANILA, Philippines Strengthening guidance counseling in schools is a better alternative for children at risk and children in conflict with the law than lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility, a senator said Tuesday.
Her guidance counselor probably would have said: "What if books didn't exist?" And she would have replied: "I'd invent them." (She's invented 16 thus far and in 2005 won the Distinguished Northwest Writers Award, earlier won by the likes of Ken Kesey and Ursula Le Guin.)
(Cohen's novel Jane Austen in Boca, a modern-day Pride and Prejudice in a Florida retirement community, is outrageously funny.) How better to investigate and satirize contemporary mores than through the eyes of a high-school guidance counselor who is juggling the demands of status-hungry parents and their anxious children?
Cherney recommends if a student is interested in working as a Federal employee for SDDC, or any other Federal agency, to first touch base with their school's guidance counselor. Federal agencies work with both the counselor and students to see if the program is right for the student and the organization