Category Archives: Official COCOPEA Statement

COCOPEA Proposal Towards the Revision of CMO 46 s. 2012

Talking Points Towards a Revision of Policy-Standard to Enhance Quality Assurance (QA) in the Philippine Higher Education through an Outcomes-Based[1] and Typology-Based[2] QA (CMO 46 s. 2012). Fr. Joel Tabora, SJ, Dr. Gina Montalan, Atty. Faye Risonar-Bello. Version Jan. 6, … Continue reading

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Pass Universal Access to Higher Education in SUCs and Private HEIs

To our esteemed Senators and Congressmen of the 17th Congress of the Philippines: In the name of the Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA), the unified voice of Private Higher Education in the Philippines, I would like to thank … Continue reading

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COCOPEA Proposed Bill on Free Private Higher Education

Proposed legislation on Free Private Higher Education submitted by COCOPEA to legislators through Sen. Paulo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV on 23 January 2017.  Please see “COCOPEA to Sen. Bam Aquino on Free Private Higher Education” SEVENTEENTH CONGRESS OF THE  ) … Continue reading

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COCOPEA to Sen. Bam Aquino on Free Private Higher Education

22 January 2017. Hon. Paulo Benigno Aquino IV Chair Senate Committee on Education, Culture and the Arts Senate of the Philippines Dear Senator Aquino: In the context of the discussion of your draft legislation on free tuition in State Universities … Continue reading

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Resolutions of PASUC and COCOPEA adopted during the 2nd PASUC-COCOPEA Conversations (Ateneo de Davao University, Davao City, 12-13 January 2017)

Acting jointly, the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) and the Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA) resolved as follows: Resolution 1: That the Philippine System of Education provide access to quality higher education to all qualified … Continue reading

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Not Just Access, Quality!

[Official Statement of COCOPEA against current legislative proposals to improve access to higher education without improving quality.]   The Coordinating Council for Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA) views with grave concern the currently proposed allocation of some eight billion pesos annually purportedly … Continue reading

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