Tag Archives: Philippine Education

The Dubious Partnership in Basic Education Bill

Fr. Joel Tabora, S.J. People who are in private education should be elated at the proposed – yet unnumbered – bill recently introduced in the House of Representatives by Congresspersons Yedda Marie Romualdez and Ferdinand Martin Romualdez entitled,  An Act … Continue reading

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Supporting the Culture of Quality Assurance Prior to Accreditation and Beyond

[2019 Philippine Education Conference, SMX Convention Center] The Philippine Education Conference for this year “highlights the need for policies and practices that are responsive to the needs of learners [including students] and schools for the development of the education sector.  … Continue reading

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Fr. Joel Tabora’s Reservations on the Reserve Officers Training Corp Bills.

To the Hon. Sen. Sherwin “Win” Gatchalian and the members of the Committee on Basic Education, Culture and the Arts of the Philippine Senate: In a dialogue last July 30, 2019 between the COCOPEA and Sen. Win Gatchalian, he informed … 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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The K-12 Reform: We Must Stay the Course

[Panel Discussion Contribution. 2017 Philippine Educational Conference, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, 28 Nov. 2017.] Where we had only required ten years of basic education, the K-12 reform was effected to put us on par with other nations whose basic … Continue reading

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Mr. President, Please Sign the Tertiary Education Act!

I would like to reiterate our request to our President to sign the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (UAQTEA). I say this especially to our economic managers and to our friends at the National Economic Development Authority – … Continue reading

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Mr. President, Please Sign the Tertiary Education Act

We are eagerly awaiting the President to sign the “Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act” (UAQTEA). It is the State that has the responsibility to protect and promote the right of all citizens to quality education on all levels … Continue reading

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