Tag Archives: Senior High School

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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Walk Humbly with your God

[Address to the ADDU Faculty General Assembly at the Start of SY 2017-18, Finster Hall, June 5, 2017] It is my privilege to welcome you all – from our GS, JHS, SHS, our tertiary –level undergraduate Schools, our Graduate School … Continue reading

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CEAP and Senior High School

[Welcome Address:  CEAP National Basic Education Summit, San Jose Recolletos University, Cebu, 17 Feb. 2017] After the beautiful liturgy presided over by Msgr. Ely Fuentes and the warm welcome accorded us by our gracious host, Fr. Christopher Maspara, of the … Continue reading

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PAASCU Commencing its 60th Year of Service to Quality Education

[President’s Report to the General Assembly of the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities, Finster Hall, ADDU, Feb 12, 2016]   PAASCU commences its 60th year in a period of great transition.   Towards Quality Senior High Schools … Continue reading

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No to Taxes on Senior High School Voucher Income

Admittedly, the voucher system mitigates the adverse effects of the K-12 reform on some educational institutions. Private HEIs, adversely affected by non-enrollment due the the K-12 law, are able to offer SHS through the voucher system. But the vouchers are … Continue reading

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Staying the Course towards Magis

[Address: 26th ADDU Service Awards, Finster Hall, Mar 14, 2015]   At the end of such a beautiful celebration, capped by the moving sharng of Ms. Ma. Rosario Gaid, it is my privilege in the name of the entire Ateneo de … Continue reading

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Serious Problems with the K-12 Senior High School Curriculum

During the DepEd-CEAP Mindanao Summit organized by CEAP’s National Basic Education Commission (NBEC) and co-hosted by Ateneo de Davao University on 17-18 February, the intention was to appreciate progress attained in the implementation of the K-12 educational reform and to … Continue reading

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Transitions and Challenges in a Changing Environment

[Address: PAASCU General Assembly, 2013] The last time I had the privilege of addressing you, we spoke of PAASCU’s strengths.  And of navigating change. Those strengths are still there: first, our 463 member schools committed to voluntary accreditation represented in strength … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Deciding to Run Senior High Schools.

Some personal perspectives on Senior High School (SHS) – not with an intention of carving anything in stone, but of inviting discussion on them. With the approval of the K-12 law (RA 10533) on May 15, 2013, kindergarten and Grades … Continue reading

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Collaboration between CHED, DepEd, and TESDA on Curriculum of Career Academy

Recently there was exciting and welcome news from Dr. Isagani Cruz, Chair of the CHED Panel on General Education, concerning curriculum development for Years 11 and 12 in the K+12 reform – which we suggest be called “Career Academy.” Basically, … Continue reading

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