Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery. Horace Mann
More questions spring from that headline question above: 1) what ranks as the Filipinos’ choicest job? 2) what makes Filipinos stay in their choicest job? 3) how does this job enhance Filipinos’ social capital? 4) how did/do the Philippine and Canadian political spaces motivate Filipinos to stay in their choicest job?
This question segues to the more intricate nature of education as a leveler for Filipinos in Canada, and leads to a number of proofs as to how Philippine-earned credentials proffer a level-playing-field.
Education is more than a luxury; it is a responsibility that society owes to itself: Robin Cook
Reflecting on the Philippines from abroad, I’ve had the chance to work with amazing communities in our islands’ global diasporas.