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…

Cebu City prepares for return of face-to-face classes in colleges, universities

Inquirer.net, Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Officials in Cebu City are preparing for the implementation of limited in-person classes in non-medical colleges and universities. The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Thursday, November 18, 2021, announced that they will be…

Cebu City starts vaccination of college students

Dyrecka Letigio 10/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has begun its goal in vaccinating over 65,000 college students from different schools and universities here.  The University of Cebu (UC) offered its Banilad Campus for the ceremonial vaccination of 150…

Cebu City Health mulls COVID-19 vaccine rollout for college students

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) is planning for the eventual vaccine rollout to college students in Cebu City. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, Cebu City Health Department  officer-in-charge,  said they were coordinating with the…

De Vera: Flexible learning is not distance learning

Futch Anthony Inso 05/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chairperson Dr. Prospero de Vera III clarified that he didn’t say it is impossible to return to the traditional face-to-face classes. Earlier, De Vera stated that flexible learning will now…

17 more colleges, universities now used as jab sites — CHED

John Eric Mendoza - @inquirerdotnet 05/20/2021

MANILA, Philippines — More public and private universities are now serving as COVID-19 vaccine sites, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) reported Thursday. Prospero De Vera, CHED commissioner, said 17 more higher educational institutions (HEIs) have been…

CHEd steps into UP-DND row over ‘problematic’ accord, to broker talks

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 01/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) chair Prospero de Vera said on Friday that the agreement barring unauthorized police and military presence at the University of the Philippines was “destined to be problematic.” De Vera…

CHEd: Med schools may admit this year students who did not take NMAT

Darryl John Esguerra 07/02/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) announced Wednesday, July 1, 2020, that it would allow medical schools to admit this coming school year students who did not take the National Medical Admission Test (NMAT).…

Ordinance for Cebu City College pushed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is one step closer to forming its own city college as the City Council committee on laws is now reviewing the proposed ordinance that would make into reality the promise of…

37 private schools in Central Visayas seek tuition hike

Futch Anthony Inso 05/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Thirty-seven (37) private higher education institutions (HEIs) in Central Visayas have applied for tuition fee hike of up to 10 percent, according to an official of the Commission on Higher Education (Ched). Ched…

Capitol reminds: Field trips must be voluntary

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/26/2017

  LAST Monday’s bus tragedy which claimed the lives of 15 people, mostly students, and injured 40 others bound for a research field trip in a resort in Tanay, Rizal had led to questions on whether the…

Bring kids to libraries instead, Talisay mayor says

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/23/2017

  Let the students go to the library instead of letting them go on field trips. Talisay City Mayor Eduardo “Eddie” Gullas said this yesterday as he welcomed the order of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)…

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