Category Archives: Personal Views

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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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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Diversity and Freedom of Religion

[Introductory Discussion, Pakighinabi, 21 June 2017] While the country may have celebrated independence from Spain 119 years ago, our struggle today must also be for independence from religious extremism and intolerance.  This comes from an irreligious position which as a … Continue reading

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Orlando Cardinal Quevedo on Terrorism in Mindanao, etc.

[Fr; Romy Saniel, OMI, has shared Orlando Cardinal Quevedo’s answers to a foreign journalist’s questions.  They may be important thoughts for the questions we have about the situation in Mindanao today.]   Answers to questions from Our Sunday Visitor, U.S.A. … Continue reading

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