Category Archives: Position Paper

Teachers’ Salary Standardization in Private Education Act of 2019

[Proposed during the National Convention of the CEAP in Iloilo, Sept. 26, 2019] [Click here for the PDF version of the draft bill]   DRAFT ———————————————————————————————————— AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FUND FOR THE STANDARDIZATION OF SALARIES OF PRIVATE SCHOOL TEACHERS … Continue reading

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Fr. Joel Tabora’s Reservations on the Reserve Officers Training Corp Bills.

To the Hon. Sen. Sherwin “Win” Gatchalian and the members of the Committee on Basic Education, Culture and the Arts of the Philippine Senate: In a dialogue last July 30, 2019 between the COCOPEA and Sen. Win Gatchalian, he informed … Continue reading

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COCOPEA Proposal for the Revision of CMO 46 s. 2012 [Updated Jan. 24, 2019 and approved by COCOPEA Board for formal discussion in a COCOPEA convocation with CHED Chairperson Dr. Prospero de Vera (on Feb 18, 2019 in New World Hotel, Makati, 9:30-3:00 pm)]

Contents Talking Points [PDF file] Higher Education Quality Framework Table of Indicators of Excellence (TIE) and Rewards System [PDF file] Understanding the TIE and the Rewards System [PDF TIE] [PDF Rewards System] Draft CMO on Quality and Quality Assurance [PDF … Continue reading

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In Support of a Philippine Space Agency to Reach the Heavens from Philippine Soil

Filipinos use Waze not only to find out how to get to a restaurant, but also how to avoid the traffic snarls which could cause them to miss a romantic date. When they do, they thank God for their smart … 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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Dialoguing with Sen. Bam Aquino on How to Improve PH Higher Education

In the Senate Hearing of the Committee on Education, Culture and the Arts, the Official Position of the COCOPEA was submitted by Atty. Joseph Estrada on the proposed free tuition in SUCs proposed by Sen. Bam Aquino, Sen. Win Gatchalian, and … Continue reading

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Hear Mindanao: Requite evil with good

[A statement from Mindanao] We are saddened that the congressional deliberations on the Bangsamoro Basic Law have been indefinitely suspended. But we understand, after the tragic events of Mamasapano, the need for reflection. Multi-layered investigations are ongoing. There is need … Continue reading

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