Tag Archives: OTBQA

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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An Unlikely Christmas Gift in CHED’s Spirit of Serendipity

It was during the Region IX consultation in Davao last September 14, that I first made the suggestion that the CHED postpone approval of the proposed Outcomes and Typology Based Quality Assurance Policy (OTBQA) until the upheaval caused by the … Continue reading

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OTBQA Violates Academic Freedom of Private HEIs

With PAASCU, I have proposed that the approval of the CMO entitled “Outcomes-Based and Typology-Based Quality Assurance” (OTBQA), be postponed. One of the reasons I have is a deeper personal appreciation of the “Declaration of Policy” enshrined in the law … Continue reading

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PAASCU’s Request of CHED to Postpone CMO on OTBQA

[PAASCU’s Request of CHED to Postpone CMO on OTBQA. 30 November 2012] The Honorable Commissioners on Higher Education (CHED): The as-of-yet unnumbered CHED Memorandum Order entitled “Policy Standard to Enhance Quality Assurance (QA) in Philippine Higher Education Through an Outcomes-Based … 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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