Tag Archives: Access to Higher Education

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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The Culture of Quality Assurance:  Mandatory from Within

[Address to the PASUC General Assembly, Century Park Hotel, July 6, 2017, 3:30 pm.]   It is my privilege to be asked to address the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) at this convention whose theme is, “PASUC … 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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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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Creative Disruption in Philippine Higher Education

  [Address to the Educational Forum of the Philippine Association of Schools Colleges and Universities on “K-12 and Creative Disruption”, Club Filipino, 19 January 2017.] “Quality, accessible, and liberating basic education for all” as promised by DepEd under the leadership … Continue reading

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