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'We are ready to open [classes] this August. No ifs, no buts. Learning must continue. We learn as one, we are ready,' says CHED Chairman Prospero de Vera III
The Commission on Higher Education says it made the decision in response 'to the call of many students who want to pursue their medical education but were not able to take the National Medical Admission Test'
Chairman Prospero de Vera III, however, says CHED is 'crafting guidelines for possible limited face-to-face classes in low risk MGCQ areas' as part of flexible learning approach
Chairman Prospero de Vera III says CHED will fund the development of content for the learning platform this year
'What is prohibited under IATF resolutions is the old or traditional full face-to-face classes in all areas under quarantine,' says CHED Chairman Prospero de Vera III
The Commission on Higher Education says the expected decline in enrollment may also result in the 'displacement of part-time and non-regular faculty'
In the latest Times Higher Education rankings, the University of the Philippines climbs 30 points and is now 65th in the region. The De La Salle University, meanwhile, slides down to the 301-350 bracket.
'We ask that their plight be seriously considered,' CHED chairperson Prospero de Vera III tells the Senate finance committee, noting that part-time lecturers have not received any salary since the coronavirus lockdown in mid-March
'Ang mapopondohan namin doon sa natitirang pera ay 'yung continuing lang," Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Prospero de Vera III says
CHED Chairperson Prospero de Vera says many of these schools will determine the students' qualifications for admission based on their high school grades
The Commission on Higher Education also taps the expertise of some universities in the Philippines in the conduct of flexible learning
An initial 120,000 students enrolled from 404 private schools nationwide will receive the stipend for the just concluded school year 2019-2020, the Commission on Higher Education says
Ano ang dapat alalahanin ng mga ahensya ng gobyerno at eskwelahan sa kanilang paggawa ng guidelines sa pasukan?
During pandemic, colleges and universities using full online methods can open classes anytime
'Many private universities who are still using the old calendar will now move also to August,' Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Prospero de Vera III says
'The outbreak is already an extreme burden on students, and institutions urging a new normal for education impairs our learning and leaves us lonely, anxious, and uncertain'
CHED did not issue this statement and the 'assistant commissioner' cited in the article is fake
The Commission on Higher Education also says that it will be up to universities and colleges to decide whether to implement mass promotion of students
'The decision on completion of requirements and issuance of degrees are academic matters that are within the powers of individual universities,' says Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Prospero de Vera III
Commission on Higher Education Chairman Prospero de Vera says the adjustments should be 'reasonable, transparent, and outcomes-based validated'
The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases instructs local government units to identify government facilities that could temporarily serve as isolation or quarantine facilities
PRESS RELEASE: The Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) is an additional stipend given to students in SUCs/LUCs who are in the Listahanan 2.0 of the DSWD
The Filipino students are repatriated from Japan, Vietnam, and the United Kingdom
'While we understand the need for learning to continue, the different circumstances of students across universities are not ideal and conducive for such,' the student governments of ADMU, UP Diliman, DLSU Manila, and UST say in their petition to the Commission on Higher Education
'That cannot be automatic. It needs the permission,' says Department of the Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año
'Hindi na po nila kailangan ng permission ng commission, ang nirerequire natin sa kanila ay i-inform ang commission in writing para alam namin kung paano sila tutulungan,' says CHED Chairman Prospero de Vera
Commission on Higher Education Chairman Prospero de Vera III also asks schools to stagger payments in the months following the lockdown to help students cope
CHED chairman Prospero de Vera III says schools should have protocols in place to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus within the campus in coordination with the Department of Health
PRESS RELEASE: As Executive Director, Cinderella Filipina Benitez-Jaro will serve as head of the Commission Secretariat and will oversee the overall implementation and operations of the CHED Central and Regional Offices
A Commission on Higher Education regional memorandum endorses security forces' Sulat-Kamay information campaign inside universities in the Cordillera Administrative Region
(UPDATED) Julito Vitriolo is a career official at the Commission on Higher Education who is still claiming his post as executive director
The Office of the Ombudsman also junks the complaints against former CHED executive director Karol Mark Yee and CHED official Luisa Valencia
State auditors recommends that the Commission on Higher Education imposes sanctions on defaulting state universities and colleges
(UPDATED) The Commission on Higher Education says a total of 214 public higher education institutions are now covered by the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act
'The vanguards of light and truth in various campuses are being the next targets of control by the government and school administrations,' says College Editors Guild of the Philippines national president Daryl Angelo Baybado
Let us be reminded that Filipino is not the only language of Filipinos. We are a multilingual people. This is what makes Filipinos special, for which we should be proud.
The Supreme Court's decision is a victory for flexibility and diversity. Finally, we can move beyond the cumbersome, overly prescriptive policies of the past.
Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino Chairman Virgilio Almario urges public universities to teach and offer more courses in Filipino language
The Supreme Court will no longer accept further pleadings and motions on the case
The De La Salle University once again makes it to a Times Higher Education list, this time on Asia University Rankings. The University of the Philippines also climbs in rank and is now 95th in the region.
Students from public and private universities can avail of short-term loans as early as this year, says Commission on Higher Education Chairman Prospero de Vera III
The Commission on Higher Education says starting classes in August would mean easier processing of budgets since the school year would become aligned with the fiscal year
Campuses of Mindanao State University and University of the Philippines are among those that will provide 'technical assistance' in subject areas ranging from engineering to development
The De La Salle University makes its debut in the Times Higher Education Asia Pacific University Rankings, while the University of the Philippines climbs in rank and is now in the 101-110 bracket
'The grant of authority or equivalency to non-law academic disciplines of degree programs, in this case, basic law degrees, are within the powers and authority of the Commission,' says CHED Chairperson Prospero de Vera III
This subsidy is for books, transportation, supplies, and boarding fees
Senators Lacson, Legarda and Recto pull out the Tulong Dunong financial assistance program and transfer the amount to increase the budget for free tertiary education
The 1987 Constitution says ‘all educational institutions shall include the study of the Constitution as part of the curricula’
CHED Chairperson Prospero De Vera III says they will wait for the Supreme Court's final decision, as groups plan to appeal the recent decision regarding Filipino in the general education curriculum
De Vera’s new position comes nearly 9 months after he was designated as officer-in-charge