Category Archives: Philippine Educational Reform

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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Hope for Free Higher Education for All in SB 1304

The Senate has approved on second reading Senate Bill 1304, “The Free Higher Education for All Act.” Cf: https://taborasj.wordpress.com/2017/03/09/accelerating-universal-access-to-tertiary-education-s-b-no-1304/ Despite the limelight concerns the Senate has had dealing with the recantation of Mr. Arthur Lascañas, the confirmation or non-confirmation of DENR … Continue reading

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The Free Higher Education for All Act (S.B. No. 1304)

  Page 1 SEVENTEENTH CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC             ) OF THE PHILIPPINES                                                             ) First Regular Session                                                               ) Version … 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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The Changing Educational Landscape: Challenges

  [Address: Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU) General Assembly 2016, Manila, November 10-11, 2016.] The theme of our national convention is “The Changing Educational Landscape: the Reality and the Challenges.” The changing landscape is affecting all … Continue reading

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Imagining the Common Good for Transformative Education

Address to National Convention of the Philippine Sociological Society, ADDU, October 8, 2016[1]. It is a great privilege for me not only to welcome this august gathering of sociologists to Ateneo de Davao University but also to share with you … Continue reading

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Common Goods, the CEAP, the PCSS, and the Common Good

[Address to the Annual CEAP Membership Meeting, Cebu, Waterfront Hotel, Sept. 27, 2016] CEAP Convention Theme: Towards 2021: New Spirit, New Fervor at 75 Remember with Gratitude, Renew with Fervor, Set Forth with Faith     As we move toward … Continue reading

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