Tag Archives: PAASCU

Promoting Quality in a Time of Disruption

[Address:  PAASCU General Assembly, Nov. 27, 2020.] The Corona Virus Disease of 2019 (COVID 19) hit us around March.  It was an invisible invader, but breathtakingly contagious.  And lethal. The World Health Organization reports that since its emergence in Wuhan, … Continue reading

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Commitment to Quality and Mission:  An Imperative for our Schools’ Survival and Growth

[Address:  PAASCU General Assembly.  Marriott Hotel, November 22, 2019.] It is still my great privilege to welcome you to the 2019 General Assembly of the PAASCU.  Even in the run-up to this happy day, the registrations were coming in faster … Continue reading

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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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Transformative Education and Quality Assurance

[Address to the PAASCU Annual Assembly, La Salle St. Benilde, Nov. 24, 2014]   PAASCU has been alive for 57 years. It has a sterling record of providing Quality Assurance for this country.   That record is unbroken in the PAASCU … Continue reading

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