Friday, April 27, 2012

Homeschooling Conference

The Homeschooling Association of the Philippine Islands (HAPI) recently made announcements that the country's 4th Homeschooling Conference has been scheduled to happen on May 19, 2012. Set to take place at St. Francis Square Ortigas Center in Mandaluyong, the event will gather parents, academe, and homeschooling experts in one venue to promote awareness of the program, as well as provide guests with access to homeschool-related tools and services.

Homeschooling is a practice that, over the years, has rapidly gained popularity in the Philippines. Providing children with a familiar and relaxed learning environment that allows parents to tailor-fit certain aspects of their education based on their needs, remote education shatters the long-standing concept that prime education happens only within the confines of the classroom, and is also proven to unlock certain hidden potentials of the student—presenting more room for growth and enhancement.

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This year's Homeschooling Conference is themed “Laying a Strong Foundation.” It will feature lectures from esteemed homeschooling authorities both here and abroad including: noted inspirational speaker, best-selling author and homeschool parent, Bo Sanchez; and former high school and college educator and best-selling author of award-winning books like “Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling,” “Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Teens,” and “Ultimate Planners for Moms, Teens and Students,” Debra Bell.

The event is supported by the 3,000-strong force of Filipino families, who are currently homeschooling by choice and discovering its priceless benefits.

About HAPI

The conference is organized by the Homeschooling Association of the Philippine Islands (HAPI), an organization that has dedicated itself as a catalyst for nation-building by advancing home education and unifying home educators in the country.

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Monday, April 09, 2012

The Drakensangers Photo Caption Contest!

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The contest is open to all.

No Drakensang-Online account needed but you will need to open one to avail of the prize/s (you will need to provide us with your in-game username and your server’s name. Entries will be in the form of photographs or graphics that include the following: you (the contestant) and the Drakensang-Online logo (download here:

There is no limit to the number of entries you can submit.

Entries that do not include either an image of the contestant and/or the Drakensang-Online logo are not eligible for entry and/or will be disqualified. Furthermore, entries must not violate Facebook’s terms of usage.

There will be three winners:

• 1st Place 10,000 Andermant, Box Keys, and featured on the Drakensang-Online Facebook, Twitter, and official forums and the Drakensangers Blog
• 2nd Place 5,000 Andermant, Box Keys,  and featured on the Drakensang-Online Facebook, Twitter, and official forums and the Drakensangers Blog
• 3rd Place 3,000 Andermant, Box Keys,  and featured on the Drakensang-Online Facebook, Twitter, and official forums and the Drakensangers Blog

The ten (10) runner-ups will receive 10 Box Keys and will be mentioned on the Drakensang-Online Facebook and Twitter Page and the Drakensangers Blog. The winners will be determined by the number of “likes” (one like, one vote) their entry receives. The entry with the most number of “likes” wins.

The contest procedure is as follows:

1. Upload your entry (with the required image of you and the Drakensang-Online logo) on your Facebook account
2. Copy the URL of the entry and email to admin(AT) with the subject line: Drakensang-Online Contest
3. You will receive an email to confirm that we have received your entry and has been included in the list (allow 1-2 business days for reply, after which feel free to re-submit your entry or follow up)


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