Tag Archives: Higher Education

Towards Rectifying Philippine History and Historical Injustice to Filipino Muslims

It is my privilege as president of the Ateneo de Davao, but also as president of the CEAP, to welcome you to this double launch: The first launch is that of the Mindanao-Sulu Historical Timeline.  This is an out-of-the-box pedagogical … Continue reading

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Towards the Fullness of Humanity

[Address to Graduates of the Integrated Program, SAG Institute for Higher Studies (SAG-IHS), Taunggyi, Myanmar, May 27, 2017.] It is a great joy for me to be with you today.  I am deeply moved by your welcome and your kindness.  … 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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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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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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Leveling the Playing Field Through Governance of the Educational System:  “Reasonable Regulations” vs. Academic Freedom

I will be brief.  We are invited in this segment of our conversations to reflect on how we are being “governed” as we operate to contribute to the excellent output of a Philippine Educational System. Within the current legal framework … Continue reading

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