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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 […]

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CHED PARTNERS WITH YORK UNIVERSITY FOR GNL

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and York University in Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on academic collaboration to launch the partnership between Philippine universities and York University for the Globally Network Learning (GNL). CHED Chairman Popoy De Vera and Dr. Rhonda Lenton, President and Vice-Chancellor of York University, Canada signed the MoU […]

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CHED EXEC BAGS MAHATMA GANDHI PEACE PRIZE

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Commissioner Ronald Adamat was awarded the “Mahatma MK Gandhi Prize for Non-Violent Peace” recently in an online ceremony attended by peace advocates and renowned personalities from all over the world. The peace prize was supposed to have been awarded in 2020 but was delayed because of the pandemic. The award […]

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COLEGIO DE DAGUPAN NOW A UNIVERSITY – CHED

Dagupan City, Pangasinan will now have another university. This is after the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) certified the compliance of Colegio de Dagupan (CdD) with the requirements for conversion into Universidad de Dagupan (UdD) as per En Banc Resolution No. 742-2021. Since its founding in 1984, UdD has continued to set the standards in […]

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CHED CHAIRMAN DE VERA IS NOW KALINGA’S ADOPTED SON

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairman Popoy De Vera was adopted as son of the Province of Kalinga and was dubbed as “Alingag” which means “to re-echo,” in recognition of his works and contributions in the Philippine higher education. The adoption of De Vera, through SP Resolution No. 2022-046, was recently conferred by Provincial Governor […]

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CLSU IN NUEVA ECIJA LAUNCHES E-FARM PROGRAM

Central Luzon State University (CLSU) in Nueva Ecija launched the eFARM (Engaging Food and Agriculture Resources Management) Academy Program to bring technologies and innovations to local and foreign students, life-long learners, farmers, local government units, and Philippine and foreign higher education institutions (HEIs). This is a P15.4-million project funded by the Commission on Higher Education […]

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30 EDUCATION BILLS GET SENATE OK – VILLANUEVA

The Senate approved on third and final reading several measures that seek to strengthen State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in the country and establish additional provincial offices of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in various parts of the country, all aimed to strengthen higher education in the country. Senator Joel Villanueva, chair of the […]

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CHED: 87.1% OF HEI WORKERS IN PH NOW VAXXED

Vaccination rate among higher education institution (HEI) personnel and tertiary students continue to scale up as the country welcomes a new year. As of December 29, reports from HEIs all over the country show that 87.1% of HEI faculty and employees have been vaccinated. This is a significant increase from the 72% vaccination rate at […]