DOST-SEI study: Pinay scientists on the rise
11 April 2022
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields in the Philippines have become appealing to more and more Filipino women.
Researchers from the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) recently found that there is significant increase in the number of females in the field of STEM. The study entitled “Women in Science” focused on the state of Filipino women and girls pursuing careers in STEM and was launched last March 31, as part of DOST-SEI's celebration of women’s month.
Two Time Medalist in the IMO Tops 24th Philippine Math Olympiad
25 March 2022
A perfect score seals the deal in the recently concluded 24th Philippine Mathematical Olympiad (PMO).
Raphael Dylan T. Dalida of the Philippine Science High School – Main Campus, a veteran and a two-time medalist at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), topped over two dozen finalists in this year’s PMO with a perfect score, a rare feat in the national competition.
1,701 college juniors qualify for the DOST-SEI JLSS
13 February 2022
More third-year college students are set to enjoy the perks of the country’s premier science and technology (S&T) scholarships.
These students need not wait any longer as the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) announces the names of qualifiers under the Junior Level Science Scholarships (JLSS) – a program specifically available for ongoing third-year college students enrolled in priority S&T courses.
DOST-SEI launches search for most innovative STEM teachers
24 March 2022
If you are an innovative science or math teacher, this new program might inspire you even more.
While best known for honing science professionals through its various scholarship programs, the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) also seeks to further capacitate teachers to ensure a holistic approach in developing science education in the country. To this, the Institute recently launched its 2022 Search for the Brightest STAR, a recognition program under its Science Teacher Academy for the Regions (STAR) training program.
TagRobo kicks off new game, welcomes 15 battling schools
24 February 2022
The Tagisang Robotics’ final buzzer has to wait a bit more.
In fact, the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) showed off its new game offering for the local robotics competition, which will be a fully virtual robotics contest instead of the usual on-court varsity challenge.
The Institute revealed the new game in its 2021 Tagisang Robotics Technical Training held online last December 13-17, 2021. Veteran teams from Bangkal High School, Caloocan National Science and Technology HS, Makati Science HS, Malabon National HS, Manila Science HS, Marcelo H. del Pilar National HS, Pasig City Science HS, Pitogo HS, Quezon City HS, Rizal HS, Rizal National Science HS, San Francisco HS, Sen. Renato "Compañero" Cayetano Memorial Science & Technology HS, Taguig Science HS, and Valenzuela School of Math and Science are slated to battle in the new game.