Tag Archives: K-12

Resolutions of PASUC and COCOPEA adopted during the 2nd PASUC-COCOPEA Conversations (Ateneo de Davao University, Davao City, 12-13 January 2017)

Acting jointly, the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) and the Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA) resolved as follows: Resolution 1: That the Philippine System of Education provide access to quality higher education to all qualified … Continue reading

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Transitions and Challenges in a Changing Environment

[Address: PAASCU General Assembly, 2013] The last time I had the privilege of addressing you, we spoke of PAASCU’s strengths.  And of navigating change. Those strengths are still there: first, our 463 member schools committed to voluntary accreditation represented in strength … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Deciding to Run Senior High Schools.

Some personal perspectives on Senior High School (SHS) – not with an intention of carving anything in stone, but of inviting discussion on them. With the approval of the K-12 law (RA 10533) on May 15, 2013, kindergarten and Grades … Continue reading

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Sweet Tweet: K-12 approved on 2nd Reading in Senate! But…

This morning I tweeted that after the approval by the Senate of the controversial RH Bill, which followed its strong approval of the Freedom of Information Bill (FOI), the honorable members of the Senate should finally get down to approving … Continue reading

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Challenges in Implementing K-12 and Transformative Education

[Address: 3rd COCOPEA-Mindanao Congress, GenSan, Nov. 28-28, 2012] Educational reform in the Philippines, if we may call it that, is being primarily driven by an effort to meet standards of education in the global world – where our graduates with … Continue reading

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PAASCU Building on Strengths, Navigating Change

[Address: PAASCU General Assembly, 2012] It is my privilege to welcome you from all over the Philippines to this General Assembly of the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools Colleges and Universities (PAASCU), with its theme: Building on Strengths, Navigating Change. … Continue reading

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Pass “K to 12” into law!

The Philippine Daily Inquire carries today a full-page ad published by the Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA) appealing to legislators to pass the K-12 legislative reform into law. Understanding that the global situation today already does not just … Continue reading

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More on CHED’s Outcomes- and Typology-Based Quality Assurance

Comments re: POLICY STANDARD TO ENHANCE QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) IN PHILIPPINE HIGHER EDUCATIONAL THROUGH AN OUTCOMES-BASED AND TYPOLOGY BASED QA To the Distinguished Members of the Task Force on Quality Assurance of the Commission on Higher Education: Thank you once … Continue reading

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From the COCOPEA Congress, 2.29.12

The ongoing COCOPEA Congress at UST, organized under the theme, “Reforming Philippine Education: Issues, Challenges and Solutions” had President Noynoy Aquino as its keynote speaker. Addressing the educators in UST’s Quadricentennial Hall, the President opted to discard his prepared speeches, … Continue reading

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Updates: Meeting of the ADDU Corporation and Board. February 11, 2012

The ADDU Corporation and Board of Trustees met last Saturday morning from 8:30 am to 12:00 noon. Among its highlights: • In my address to the Corporation and to the Board of Trustees, I described the ongoing renewal in the … Continue reading

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