Author Archives: Joel Tabora, S.J.

About Joel Tabora, S.J.

Jesuit. Educator

The UniFAST Board Must Implement RA 10931 In Its Entirety

As CHED Chair Dr. Patricia Licuanan is convening the expanded UniFAST Board in order to craft the implementing rules and regulations (IRRs) for the Universal Access to Tertiary Education Act (#UAQTEA or RA 10931), I would like to recall the … Continue reading

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Mother in Heaven, Show Us the Way

[Homily:  ADDU Fiesta of Our Lady of the Assumption] We come today in celebration of Mary’s Assumption.  We celebrate Mary in heavenly glory. But celebrating Mary in heavenly glory is necessarily a celebration of Mary, the simple woman, still a … Continue reading

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CHED Chair PBL Must Convene expanded UniFAST Board

In the excitement of President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (#UAQTEA) or RA 10931, people have jumped to wanting to implement it without reading it.  Sec. Benjamin Diokno of the DBM has declared that … Continue reading

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Thank you, Mr. President, for signing RA 10931, which is much more than Free Tuition in SUCs!

As an educator convinced all ought to collaborate towards the achievement of Ambisyon Natin 2040, I am grateful to you, Mr. President, for signing the Universal Access to Quality Higher Education Act, now RA 10931, into law. You needed to … Continue reading

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Mr. President, Please Sign the Tertiary Education Act!

I would like to reiterate our request to our President to sign the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (UAQTEA). I say this especially to our economic managers and to our friends at the National Economic Development Authority – … Continue reading

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Mr. President, Please Sign the Tertiary Education Act

We are eagerly awaiting the President to sign the “Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act” (UAQTEA). It is the State that has the responsibility to protect and promote the right of all citizens to quality education on all levels … Continue reading

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Philippine Educational Challenges Towards Transformational Education

[Address: Centennial Lecture Series of Colegio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, Iloilo, 27 July 2017]   As Colegio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus (CSCJ) celebrates the Centenary of its founding this year, I am deeply honored by your invitation to … Continue reading

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