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)…

Students’ safety first, says Cebu City dad

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 02/22/2017

The students’ safety should be the priority of colleges and universities. Cebu City Councilor Nendell Hanz Abella said this as he showed his support to the move of the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to impose a…

CHEd halts field trips, school tours

02/21/2017

MANILA — The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) is imposing a moratorium on field trips and educational tours in all higher education institutions (HEIs) to give way to an investigation on the bus crash that killed 15…

Free tuition

Editorial 12/26/2016

There’s more to the P8.3 billion allocated by President Rodrigo Duterte to the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to pay for free tuition of poor but deserving students in state universities and colleges next year. The amount…

Free tuition for undergrad programs of state universities, colleges expected

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/16/2016

STUDENTS enrolled in state universities and colleges (SUC) in the country have something to smile about. Tuition in the undergraduate programs of all SUC will soon be free after an additional P8.3-billion funding was granted to the…

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