Tag Archives: Quality Assurance

“Quality” – for Discussion

[A contribution to COCOPEA’S Strategic Planning Exercise, Holiday Inn and Suites, Makati, 29 April 2019)] My apologies for not preparing a PowerPoint.  Recently, Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua decried that Philippine Development is too heavily based on PPPs.  He meant PowerPoint … 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 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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Transformative School Leadership:  Sharing My Experience at Ateneo de Davao University

[Address: Center for Educational Measurement Conference on “Leading Our Schools to Success.”]   “Leading our Schools to Success” is a wonderful theme for a conference, and I congratulate the Center for Educational Measurement (CEM) for choosing it as its theme.  … Continue reading

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The UniFAST Board Must Implement RA 10931 In Its Entirety

As CHED Chair Dr. Patricia Licuanan is convening the expanded UniFAST Board in order to craft the implementing rules and regulations (IRRs) for the Universal Access to Tertiary Education Act (#UAQTEA or RA 10931), I would like to recall the … Continue reading

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