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INCLUDE BASIC LIFE-SAVING SKILLS IN ROTC – DE VERA

The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program should include teaching the youth basic life-saving skills, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) said. At a briefing live streamed via Facebook, CHED Chairperson J. Prospero de Vera III said he was in favor of requiring the youth to undergo the program, but it should be “skills-based”. “Why […]

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SCHOOLS TOLD: FOLLOW CHED ON CLASS SUSPENSIONS

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) reminded higher education institutions (HEIs) to follow the agency’s own guidelines on canceling or suspending classes. The CHED made the statement after observing “confusion” caused by a portion of the recent Department of Education (DepEd) Order 37, Series of 2022, stating that state/local universities and colleges (SUCs/LUCs) have the […]

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CHED HELPS COLEGIO DE SAN LORENZO STUDENTS

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) inked a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with several private higher education institutions (HEIs) giving students affected by the closure of Colegio de San Lorenzo (CDSL) a special consideration. CHED Chairperson Prospero de Vera III said the MOA included the waiving of some provisions in the existing Manual of Regulations for […]

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VAX NOT REQUIRED FOR IN-PERSON CLASSES — CHED

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) announced that students and higher education institutions (HEI) personnel, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status, can now participate in face-to-face classes. “We’re allowing vaccinated and unvaccinated students, employees, and faculty members to now go to face-to-face classes or report back to work. That is the revised policy as of today,” said […]

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CHED URGED: HELP COLEGIO DE SAN LORENZO STUDENTS

“With the doors of Colegio de San Lorenzo now closed, it is now up to QC (Quezon City) officials and agencies like the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to open windows of opportunities for students who want to continue their education.” This is according to Quezon City First District Rep. Juan Carlos “Arjo” Atayde, who […]

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CHED EXCEEDS PHYSICAL TARGETS FOR 2021 – DBM

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) not only met but exceeded its physical targets for 2021, with some indicators recording notably high accomplishment rates for the period of January to December 2021. This is the evaluation of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) after completing the review of CHED’s performance, particularly agency utilization of […]

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NURSING COURSES FOR BRGY HEALTH WORKERS URGED

A party-list lawmaker proposed to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to design an Associate in Health Sciences two-year program to be piloted in some state universities and colleges (SUCs) that already have strong health professions programs. BHW Representative Angelica Natasha Co said this two-year program would help barangay health workers (BHW) eventually attain civil […]

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15 PH UNIVERSITIES AMONG BEST WORLD UNIVERSITIES

Fifteen Philippine universities are now among the best higher education institutions (HEIs) in the world according to the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings. This year’s ranking showed a 300% increase in the number of ranked Philippine universities, from only five last year to 15 universities this year. Ateneo de Manila University is the […]

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CHED SIGNS PACT WITH 2 SINGAPORE GROUPS – DE VERA

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and two Singaporean organizations, Nanyang Polytechnic International (NYPi) and the Temasek Foundation joined forces to equip Philippine education leaders with problem-solving, decision-making, and team-building skills that will enable them to face 21st-century challenges. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between CHED and NYPi was led by CHED Chairman […]

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PH EXPANDS EDUCATION LINKS WITH CANADA – DE VERA

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairman Popoy De Vera led a High-level Higher Education Partnership Mission to Canada to expand opportunities to engage in academic and research partnerships focused on health sciences, renewable energy, agriculture, engineering and technology, data science, and disaster risk management, among others. De Vera was accompanied by CHED Region I OIC-Director […]