Tag Archives: private education

For the Sake of Our Youth

Address to the Mid-year CEAP Superintendents Commission Meeting Feb 4, 2019. Bacolod City. Msgr. Mike Veneracion and the members of the Superintendents’ Commission: Please excuse me for not being able to join your meeting in Bacolod.  I had actually made … Continue reading

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No More Taxes on Private Education, Please

It is not a good idea to burden private education with more with new taxes. If government needs more money for its Build! Build! Build! ambitions, it should not get this from institutions build! build! build!ing the nation’s leadership and … Continue reading

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COCOPEA Proposed Bill on Free Private Higher Education

Proposed legislation on Free Private Higher Education submitted by COCOPEA to legislators through Sen. Paulo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV on 23 January 2017.  Please see “COCOPEA to Sen. Bam Aquino on Free Private Higher Education” SEVENTEENTH CONGRESS OF THE  ) … Continue reading

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Not Just Access, Quality!

[Official Statement of COCOPEA against current legislative proposals to improve access to higher education without improving quality.]   The Coordinating Council for Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA) views with grave concern the currently proposed allocation of some eight billion pesos annually purportedly … Continue reading

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Secular Schools: inherent limitations?

[Subsequent to my EPQ lecture in Malacañan on “Transformation Education for Social Justice,” (cf: https://taborasj.wordpress.com/2015/09/17/transformative-education-for-social-justice) the following question was raised: “Transformative education is, as I understand it, the conscious imparting of values, in addition to knowledge.  In this regard, does … Continue reading

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Tuition Increase and Rationality

[For Pakighinabi, Manila Times, June 1, 2014] Often, the perceived rational is irrational. In the Philippines we have two types of schools, public schools and private schools. There is a need to understand the advantages of each, and how they … Continue reading

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Towards Defining the Necessary Complementarity Between Public and Private Schools

[Address: CEAP National Convention. Discussion Forum, Members Meeting. SMX Lanang, Davao, September 23, 2014] In the current landscape of multi-layered challenges related with the implementation of the K-12, in the context of gnawing uncertainties concerning the status of our Higher … Continue reading

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