Monthly Archives: January 2012

MINDANAO DECLARATION: Defending the Dignity of Life, Securing our Future

Official Statement of the ADDU- CEAP-International Conference on Mining, 26-27 January, 2012 AWARE of the current state of the mining industry in the Philippines driven by corporate greed and the existing policy framework promoted by the administration of President Gloria … Continue reading

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International Conference on Mining in Mindanao

[Welcome Remarks] In the name of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines and of the Ateneo de Davao University it is my pleasure to welcome you to this International Conference on Mining in Mindanao. As a Catholic, Jesuit and … Continue reading

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Official CEAP Paper on CHED’s Proposed “Outcomes- and Typology Based Quality Assurance”

A Position Paper on the Recommendations of the Task Force on Quality Assurance (TFQA, for brevity) regarding the Proposed “Outcomes-and Typology-Based Quality Assurance” in Higher Education Assurance Framework submitted by the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP, for brevity) … Continue reading

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Output-Based Quality Assurance and ADDU

As many already know, we are expressing reservations relative to CHED’s proposed Output- and Typology-Based Quality Assurance mechanism. The reservations are in the area of CHED’s requirements for their “university type.” In the context of the development of universities in … Continue reading

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Fight Vs. Open-Pit SMI-Strata Mine in So.Cotabato Not Over

The fight against the SMI-Xtrata project is not yet over. We are gratified that Sagittarius Mines, Inc. has been denied environmental clearance for the controversial $5.9 billion project in South Cotabato. For the meantime. In a formal communication to Mr … Continue reading

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On the Davao Consultation on Typology-Based Quality Assurance

During the CHED consultation of CARAGA and Regions X, XI and XII at the University of Mindanao, Chairman Patricia Licuanan presented an update on the performance of CHED in the past year and a half, and the Dr. Cynthia Bautista, … Continue reading

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Notes on Quality Assurance and CHED’s Proposed Typologies

After consultations internal to the Ateneo de Davao University and with representatives of the Catholic Eductional Association of the Philippines (CEAP) and the Coordination Council of Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA), whose formal positions on this issue shall be submitted to … Continue reading

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