2016 Education Summit - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2016 Education Summit


CHED chief slammed for urging students to take vocational courses

Nov 09, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Youth and educators groups says CHED chief Patricia Licuanan s recommendation is meant to limit students aspirations and to produce cheap labor for employers abroad

LIMITING AND ALARMING. Groups slam Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chair Patricia Licuanan after urging students to take vocational courses. Photo by Rappler

CHED chief urges students to take vocational courses

Nov 05, 2016 - 9:41 PM

We find at CHED that more people want the diploma from college when maybe it is better for them to go to TESDA to take vocational courses We are trying to change that mindset says CHED chairperson Patricia Licuanan

Bills seeking to make education more accessible pushed in Congress

Nov 04, 2016 - 11:48 AM

Sen Bam Aquino pitches policy proposals at summit that will craft the education agenda of the Duterte administration

FAST FACTS: What you need to know about the PH education system

Nov 03, 2016 - 11:53 AM

(UPDATED) The 1987 Constitution provides that 'the State shall assign the highest budgetary priority to education.'