Tag Archives: Quality Assurance

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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“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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