Tag Archives: Catholic Education

Counterproposal:  Don’t tax quality schools

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez apparently wants the government to tax the income that Catholic schools are generating from tuition and other fees.[1]   In so doing he has asked the BIR to study how the government can collect taxes from schools run … Continue reading

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CEAP and Senior High School

[Welcome Address:  CEAP National Basic Education Summit, San Jose Recolletos University, Cebu, 17 Feb. 2017] After the beautiful liturgy presided over by Msgr. Ely Fuentes and the warm welcome accorded us by our gracious host, Fr. Christopher Maspara, of the … Continue reading

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The Catholic School in the Year of the Parish

[Address: CEAP Superintendents Commission Annual Assembly, Feb 7, 2017, Punta Villa Resort, Arevalo, Iloilo.] I would like to thank Msgr. Mike Veneracion for giving me the opportunity to share my reflections during your Mid-Year General Assembly with its theme, “Catholic … Continue reading

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Rights-based and Faith-based Discipline in Higher Education

[Address: National Seminar on Student Discipline Administration in Higher Education sponsored by the Center for Certification and Accreditation of Student Services [CCASSI], Grand Convention Center, Cebu, Oct. 28, 2016.] The topic that was assigned to me was intriguing: “Solving disciplinary … 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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Accepting the CEAP Presidency

Last night the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution of thanks to Brother Jun Erguiza for his stewardship of CEAP over the last three years. Let us together give him a grateful round of applause. First of all, I … Continue reading

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Catholic Education and the Poor

The Annual Convention of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP) is probably the most impressive of educators’ conferences in the Philippines, and arguably among the most impressive in the world. This year’s 3,357 delegates representing some 1,400 Catholic … Continue reading

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