WB urges higher education budget


A World Bank report on Thursday stressed the poor quality of university and college graduates in the Philippines, because of government’s underspending in education, especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math, Manila Standard Today reports. The World Bank, in its 246-page report titled Putting Higher Education to Work: Skills and Research for Growth in East Asia, cited the need to dramatically increase spending for higher education and institute reforms in the country’s educational system…

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