Tag Archives: CHED

Towards an “Institutional Agenda for Sustainable Adult Education Programs”

[Address to ADD-ALL – CHED Conference Towards and Institutional Agenda for Sustainable Adult Education Programs, ADDU, 1.9.19] It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Calungsod-San Vitores Center of the Ateneo de Davao.  This is a facility which the … Continue reading


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Ecumenical Prayer for CHED Chairman Dr. Prospero de Vera

[COCOPEA Testimonial Lunch, Manila Polo Club, October 29, 2018] Heavenly Father, we come together today as representatives of our private educational associations to praise and thank you for the appointment of Dr. Prospero de Vera as chair of the Commission … Continue reading

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Renewing PAASCU in the Context of Philippine Education Today

[Introductory talk to Strategic Planning, 25-26 June, 2018, Microtel, Libis, QC.] I have been asked to talk about the General Mission of Education, the challenges faced by Philippine Education, and the Role of Accreditation in the tasks of Quality Assurance … Continue reading

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Pass Universal Access to Higher Education in SUCs and Private HEIs

To our esteemed Senators and Congressmen of the 17th Congress of the Philippines: In the name of the Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA), the unified voice of Private Higher Education in the Philippines, I would like to thank … Continue reading

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President Duterte Designates Prof. Jose David Lapuz CHED Chair

  I first saw him on TV during the Duterte Miting de Avance when the Presidential Candidate bowed to him as his former teacher at the Lyceum and attempted to make mano. This morning, at Davao’s Royal Mandaya Hotel, it … Continue reading

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Incompatibility with President Duterte?

CHED Chairman Patricia Licuanan has allegedly stated that if the Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte should ever become President of the Philippines, she would resign despite her yet unfinished term of office.   Whether this resolve was because of the President Elect’s … Continue reading

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CHED’s Unmentionable Accomplishments

Much has already been said about President Benigno Aquino’s SONA. From the viewpoint of education in the Philippines, there was much praise for Bro. Armin Luistro of the DepEd for presiding over the K-12 reform and tackling its myriad infrastructure … Continue reading

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PBED’s Challenge to Workforce Development…and CHED

The Philippine Business for Education (PBED) has been an influential voice in educational policy in the country. It has brought together key leaders in business and industry, presidents of public and private universities and colleges, and public policy makers in … Continue reading

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On “Minimum Standards” in Higher Education in the Context of Academic Freedom

A position paper occasioned by the Dec. 10, 2014 hearing of the Congressional Committee on Higher and Technical Education on RA 3393: “A Framework for Quality Assurance for Higher Education in the Philippines” sponsored by its chairman, Hon. Roman Romulo. By: … Continue reading

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BY: Fr. Ranhilio Callangan Aquino Dean, Graduate School of Law San Beda College Mendiola, Manila I. The Legal Framework American jurists knew that for academe to thrive and for universities as centers of bold thinking and uncensored research to thrive, … Continue reading

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