Tag Archives: Public Education

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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DACS: Continuing to Provide Catholic Education with Courage and Hope

[Address and President’s Report: DACS Regional Assembly, 2014, DACS Training Center] Your Excellences, the Most Reverend Archbishop and Bishops of the Davao-Digos-Tagum-Mati Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction: Most Rev. Archbishop Romulo G. Valles, DD, Archbishop of Davao; Most Rev. George B. Rimando, DD, … Continue reading

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Towards a “Manila Declaration on Philippine Higher Education.”

In looking at the draft of the Manila Declaration on Philippine Higher Education, I am elated that its drafters exhibit a sensitivity to academic freedom. It is a step away from the prescriptive penchant of those who would like to … Continue reading

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