Tag Archives: Quality Higher Education

Funding For RA 10931, But the Greater Challenge is Quality

The 85th Anniversary of the Philippine Association of the Colleges and Universities (PACU) gathered together some of the most distinguished educators of the country in the Ballroom of the Conrad Hotel. Celebration was in the air not only because at … 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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CHED Chair PBL Must Convene expanded UniFAST Board

In the excitement of President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (#UAQTEA) or RA 10931, people have jumped to wanting to implement it without reading it.  Sec. Benjamin Diokno of the DBM has declared that … Continue reading

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Thank you, Mr. President, for signing RA 10931, which is much more than Free Tuition in SUCs!

As an educator convinced all ought to collaborate towards the achievement of Ambisyon Natin 2040, I am grateful to you, Mr. President, for signing the Universal Access to Quality Higher Education Act, now RA 10931, into law. You needed to … Continue reading

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Quality Tertiary Education

[Address to the Foundation for Upgrading Standards of Education (FUSE), FUSE Learning Center for Teachers, Manila, 25 July 2017, 8:00 am.]   We wish this morning to talk about quality tertiary education.  One of the promising recent developments toward quality … Continue reading

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The Culture of Quality Assurance:  Mandatory from Within

[Address to the PASUC General Assembly, Century Park Hotel, July 6, 2017, 3:30 pm.]   It is my privilege to be asked to address the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) at this convention whose theme is, “PASUC … Continue reading

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Creative Disruption in Philippine Higher Education

  [Address to the Educational Forum of the Philippine Association of Schools Colleges and Universities on “K-12 and Creative Disruption”, Club Filipino, 19 January 2017.] “Quality, accessible, and liberating basic education for all” as promised by DepEd under the leadership … Continue reading

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