Marcos orders CHEd to address shortage of nurses due to migration

Daphne Galvez 03/30/2023

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has ordered the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to address the shortage of nurses due to migration. During a meeting with the Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC) Healthcare Sector…

P10 billion of CHEd scholarship fund used for other purposes – solon

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 03/21/2023

  MANILA, Philippines — A total of P10 billion worth of funds allocated for the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) for use in scholarships for tertiary students, were used for other purposes, Northern Samar 1st District Rep.…

Proposed StRAW Ordinance: Guide to recognize, promote, protect students’ rights in Cebu City pushed 

CDN Digital 02/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Students in Cebu City will soon have a guide outlining their rights and freedoms to be promoted, recognized and protected inside and outside campuses in the city.  This will happen if a proposed…

Mandaue City College gearing up for CHED execs’ visit

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/10/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City College (MCC) continues to prepare for the visit of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) which will be checking the school’s requirement compliance for free tuition. Dr. Lilybeth Mayol, acting…

Mandaue City to pay tuition of students enrolled at MCC

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/02/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government will shoulder the tuition fees of students enrolled at Mandaue City College (MCC). Committee on Education Chairman Councilor Malcolm Sanchez said that this is because MCC was denied by…

CHEd lifts COVID-19 vax requirement for face-to-face classes

Inquirer.net 08/29/2022

MANILA, Philippines —  COVID-19 vaccination is no longer required for students and personnel attending face-to-face classes in colleges and universities this school year, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chairman Prospero de Vera announced Monday. De Vera said…

Vax cards not required for CTU students, personnel

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – COVID-19 vaccination is not a requirement for students, faculty, and the administrative staff of Cebu Technological University (CTU), the largest state university here, the Cebu Provincial Government recently announced. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on…

The pain of school closures

Anna Cristina Tuazon - @inquirerdotnet 08/18/2022

The pandemic has cost us more than 400 schools, leaving students with fewer options and making the admissions process that much more competitive and stressful. Once a school closes, it is difficult to replace it. The business…

CHEd lifts ban on opening new nursing courses

Zacarian Sarao 07/13/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, lifted its decade-long moratorium against higher education institutions (HEIs) opening programs on nursing. HEIs may submit their applications to CHEd starting Thursday, or…

FACES OF CEBU: Jesus Fuentes, 41, earned college degree with the help of chicharon

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jesus Fuentes, 41, a chicharon vendor, a father of four, and the sole breadwinner of his family, from Barangay Labangon, Cebu City, proved that there is no age limit for a person to…

Over 300 universities conducting in-person classes — CHED

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 03/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Over 300 universities are now conducting in-person classes, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) said Saturday. “Sa ngayon kaunti pa lang, 313 universities pa lang ang nagpe-face to face,” CHED chairman Prospero de Vera…

9 colleges, universities in Cebu City are F2F safe

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) identified nine Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) that are certified safe for the return of face-to-face classes. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC,…

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