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Renewing Ourselves in PAASCU’s Vision and Mission

[PAASCU General Assembly, Century Park Hotel, Nov. 23, 2018] Last year, we agreed:  To teach, and to teach well belongs to the soul of the Filipino educator.  This is derived from our personal and institutional commitment to truth.  We instruct … 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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PAASCU from the Heart of the Filipino Educators’ Soul

[President’s Address, PAASCU General Assembly, 27 November 2017] As PAASCU turns 60 allow me to share with you a personal conviction. PAASCU has been successful as an accrediting association not by having access to great resources. PAASCU lives on a shoestring budget … Continue reading

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The Changing Educational Landscape: Challenges

  [Address: Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU) General Assembly 2016, Manila, November 10-11, 2016.] The theme of our national convention is “The Changing Educational Landscape: the Reality and the Challenges.” The changing landscape is affecting all … Continue reading

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PAASCU Commencing its 60th Year of Service to Quality Education

[President’s Report to the General Assembly of the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities, Finster Hall, ADDU, Feb 12, 2016]   PAASCU commences its 60th year in a period of great transition.   Towards Quality Senior High Schools … Continue reading

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Of Choice and Life

[Homily. PAASCU National Convention, Our Lady of Assumption Chapel, ADDU, Feb. 11, 2016.] So much of life is about choice, isn’t it? Sometimes choices are trivial: like the choice between green or blue. Whether you like a blue shirt or … 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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