Category Archives: Address

PAASCU from the Heart of the Filipino Educators’ Soul

[President’s Address, PAASCU General Assembly, 27 November 2017] As PAASCU turns 60 allow me to share with you a personal conviction. PAASCU has been successful as an accrediting association not by having access to great resources. PAASCU lives on a shoestring budget … Continue reading

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The K-12 Reform: We Must Stay the Course

[Panel Discussion Contribution. 2017 Philippine Educational Conference, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, 28 Nov. 2017.] Where we had only required ten years of basic education, the K-12 reform was effected to put us on par with other nations whose basic … Continue reading

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Mindanao Peace Games: Enrichment through Difference

[Welcome Address: Mindanao Peace Games 2017 at ADDU] Welcome to the Ateneo de Davao University! Welcome to the Mindanao Peace Games 2017! Welcome especially to the heads of schools present: To Dr. Rey Albano of Holy Trinity College, to Dr. … Continue reading

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The 2017 CEAP National Convention

[Closing Remarks in the 2017 CEAP National Convention] At the end of the 2017 National Convention, allow me to say:  In the CEAP we have over the years learned that to strengthen our Communio we must work together through a deeper appreciation of … Continue reading

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A Religious Incompatibility

[Thought Leader Contribution (Religious Sector). Conference on Peace and Prevention of Violent Extremism, by the Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID), ASEAN Society of the Philippines (ASP), and Rajaratnan School of International Studies (RSIS). Sofitel Hotel, Manila, 23 September 2017.] … Continue reading

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Transformative School Leadership:  Sharing My Experience at Ateneo de Davao University

[Address: Center for Educational Measurement Conference on “Leading Our Schools to Success.”]   “Leading our Schools to Success” is a wonderful theme for a conference, and I congratulate the Center for Educational Measurement (CEM) for choosing it as its theme.  … 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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