DOST-SEI mobile lab makes science lessons exciting for Bulacan students
16 March 2023
When the NuLab:STEM in Motion bus of the Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute arrived in the rural town of San Rafael, Bulacan last February 27, the students of Maronquillo National High School did not expect they were going to take off to an exciting and fun-filled science adventure.
Unlike the Science Explorer which visited them in 2015, the bright, yellow-colored bus is more spacious, mimicking a science laboratory set-up and is equipped with more interactive and state-of-the art facilities. It caters primarily to senior high school students with advanced science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) modules focusing on science and technology careers facilitated by the country’s top scientists and experts.
Honda, C&E Publishing, GBF invest in Young Filipino Innovators through DOST-SEI's 6th imake.wemake
14 March 2023
Innovators will see more support from big players in the field of science, technology, and innovation as the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute signs Memorandum of Agreement with Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), C&E Publishing, Inc. (CEPI), and Gokongwei Brothers Foundation (GBF) in the 6th edition of the imake.wemake:create.innovate.collaborate competition.
The signing ceremony, held on March 13, 2023 at the Sequoia Hotel – Manila Bay, Parañaque City, kicks off this year’s series of events for the imake.wemake competition, which is making its in-person comeback after two years of virtual runs.
85,636 hopefuls set to take the 2023 DOST-SEI Scholarship Exam
14 March 2023
Some 85,636 incoming first-year college students by the Academic Year 2023-2024 hope to enter colleges and universities as scholars of the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI). They will take the qualifying undergraduate scholarship examination in 241 test centers spread around the country on 18-19 March 2023.
Ten thousand (10,000) new qualifiers will be identified sometime in June 2023. They must enrol in priority S&T academic programs in state colleges and universities or private institutions that are recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as centers of excellence or development or with Level III accreditation from the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP) for the academic programs they intend to enrol in.
Short films on climate change featuring native trees, daily life top 6th Indie-Siyensya
25 February 2023
PASAY CITY – Moments filled with excitement and anticipation surrounded the halls of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) today, February 25 as the 6th Indie-Siyensya Filmmaking Competition organized by the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute marked its first physical Awarding Ceremony after almost three years and two seasons of virtual runs.
"K5: Katutubong Kahoy Kontra Krisis sa Klima" directed by Celine Murillo bagged the best film award for the open category. The mini-documentary film discusses how planting native trees, while limited, is an important nature-based solution for mitigating the climate crisis.