Tag Archives: Free Higher Education

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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Rethinking Free Access to Higher Education

Higher education is a privilege in itself. Free higher education is a greater privilege. Getting into a good university whose “goodness” is perceived in its practiced excellence, beyond minimum standards, of instruction, research and community service that implements the university’s … Continue reading

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Right to Free Higher Education?

The idea of a university as a community (universitas) of scholars and teachers who come together in academic freedom to pursue truth is valid – at least conceptually – for all higher educational institutions in the Philippines, be they public … Continue reading

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