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CHED: More info needed on reviving mandatory ROTC

Aug 05, 2016 - 3:06 PM

Realistically [Duterte] wants it I don t know if he will push [for] it right away but we might as well do the groundwork says Commission on Higher Education chair Patricia Licuanan

MANDATORY? CHED chair Patricia Licuanan talks about the proposal to revive the mandatory ROTC program which has the support of President Rodrigo Duterte. File photo from Army Reserve Command's website

Duterte wants mandatory ROTC for male, female college students

Aug 02, 2016 - 6:17 PM

There s a consensus in the Duterte Cabinet that making ROTC voluntary has eroded the discipline and love for country of young Filipinos says Chief Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo

PATRIOTISM.  President Rodrigo Duterte wants  to restore mandatory military training for college students.  Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Mandatory ROTC? How about no?

Aug 02, 2016 - 5:58 PM

What we need is a better path for the socio civic involvement of the youth a path that is congruent to the challenges of the changing times