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  • 1. THE PHILIPPINE HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM : A SITUATIONER ATTY. JULITO D. VITRIOLO Deputy Executive Director IV Commission on Higher Education September 2007
  • 2. HE : Features & Considerations
    • Quality and affordable education with a broad range of disciplines and large number of higher education institutions
    • Globally-competitive graduates : medicine, nursing, agriculture, engineering, architecture, maritime education, accountancy, hotel and restaurant management, teacher education and information technology
  • 3.
    • Use of English as a medium of instruction
    • Rich history and culture
    • Breathtaking scenery of tourist spots
    • Vibrant democracy
    • Warm and friendly people
    • Good facilities
    • Excellent entertainment
  • 4.
    • 7,107 islands
    • Asia’s beach capital: variety of marine life and water attractions
    • Numerous places of wonder, such as:
        • world heritage site of Banaue Rice Terraces
      • 1,268 Chocolate Hills of Bohol
      • “ Walled City” in Manila
    • Climate – March to May is hot and dry. June to October is rainy, November to February is cool. Average temperatures: 78°F / 25°C to 90°F / 32°C; humidity is 77%.
    OTHER FEATURES
  • 5.
    • Unique Filipino culture: fusion of East and West
    • Filipino – national language
    • English – official language used for business, school, legal and government transactions
    • World-class facilities and services: first-class hotels, fine restaurants, modern shopping centers & communication services
  • 6. Structure of Philippine Education System
  • 7. Governance of the Philippine Education System
    • Basic education – Department of Education (DepEd)
      • 6-year elementary and 4-year secondary education is free
      • Pre-school education (nursery, kindergarten, preparatory and others) and 7 th grade are optional
  • 8.
    • Post-secondary technical education and vocational education – Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)
      • provide skills orientation training and development for a particular occupation or group of middle-level occupation
    Governance …
  • 9. Commission on Higher Education
    • Higher education – Commission on Higher Education (CHED)
      • Established in 18 May 1994
      • Republic Act 7722 “Higher Education Act of 1994”
      • Oversees and provides the general policy environment for all colleges and universities: state, private, non-chartered public tertiary institutions
  • 10.
      • CHED’s MAIN THRUST :
      • make Philippine higher education globally competitive, responsive and relevant
      • to a rapidly changing global higher education landscape
    Commission on Higher Education
  • 11. Goals, Targets and Strategies
    • Thematic goals and targets
      • Achieving quality and excellence in higher education
      • Enhancing access and equity
      • Improving relevance and responsiveness of higher education programs
      • Enhancing efficiency and effectiveness of higher education
  • 12.
    • Developmental and regulatory strategies
      • Grant of technical and financial assistance to higher education institutions from proceeds of the Higher Education Development Fund
      • Strict implementation of policies and standards in higher education
    Goals, Targets and Strategies
  • 13. Challenges and Concerns
    • Improve quality of higher education: lack of high level manpower for instruction and research; poor learning facilities
    • Upgrade graduate education and research
    • Match programs and graduates with development needs
    • Provide access to quality higher education to growing college population (16-22 yrs old)
    • Proliferation of HEIs and programs
  • 14.
    • Top Higher Education Institutions
    • 275 COEs/CODs
    • 40 autonomous and 39 deregulated private HEIs
    • 90 STCW compliant maritime institutions
    • 303 HEIs with program accreditation granted by FAAP
    Philippine Higher Education System
  • 15.
    • Quality Standards
    • Compliance with CHED policies and standards
    • Updated/Revised polices, standards and guidelines
    • Withdrawal of permits by CHED for non-compliance with standards
    • Phase-out of programs with low-performance of graduates in professional examinations
    Philippine Higher Education System
  • 16.
    • Quality Standards
    • Voluntary accreditation through self and peer evaluation
      • Accreditation – mechanism to ensure quality in an educational system
      • Schools acquire a seal of approval from peers in the academic world
    Philippine Higher Education System
  • 17.
    • Quality Graduates
    • Competent and productive workers
    • Medicine, nursing, engineering, architecture, maritime education, accountancy, hotel and restaurant management, teacher education, agriculture, and information technology
    Philippine Higher Education System
  • 18.
    • International Comparability
    • APEC Engineer Register
    • IMO White List; passed STCW 95’ standards
    • Ratification of Regional Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Diplomas, and Degrees in Higher Education in Asia Pacific Region
    Philippine Higher Education System
  • 19.
    • Academic Calendar
    • Academic year begins in June and ends the following March
    • Most schools conduct classes in two semesters ( some trimestral basis)
    • First semester lasts from June to October
    • Second semester from November to March
    • Summer classes from 3 rd week of April to 3 rd week of May
    Philippine Higher Education System
  • 20.
    • Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Programs
    • Complied with secondary education requirement
    • Passed university admission test
    • Evaluated and found to be qualified to take up collegiate courses
    • Legal education
      • 4-year baccalaureate degree
      • Certificate of Eligibility for Admission to Law
    Philippine Higher Education System
  • 21.
    • Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Programs
    • Dentistry
      • 2-year pre-dental education
      • Certificate of Eligibility for Admission to Dentistry
    • Medicine
      • 4-year baccalaureate degree
      • National Medical Admission test
      • Certificate of Eligibility for Admission to Medicine
    Philippine Higher Education System
  • 22.
    • Immigration Requirements and Procedures
    • Submit to Philippine college or university
      • Student’s Personal History Statement
      • Transcript of Records/Scholastic Records authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post (PFSP) located in the applicant’s country or origin or legal residence
      • Proof of adequate support to cover living and education expenses
      • Authenticated photocopy of student’s passport showing date and place of birth
      • Authenticated birth certificate or its equivalent
    Philippine Higher Education System
  • 23.
    • Immigration Requirements and Procedures
    • Accepting school submits Notice of Acceptance to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)
    • DFA approves application and notifies Philippine Foreign Service Post concerned for the issuance of the student visa
    • DFA informs the accepting school upon approval of student visa
    Philippine Higher Education System
  • 24.
    • Immigration Requirements and Procedures
    • Accepting school assists the student obtain Alien Certificate of Registration and Certificate of Residence for Temporary Students form the Bureau of Immigration upon his/her arrival in the Philippines
    • NOTE:
    • Foreign students already in the Philippines can convert their admission category to student visa following the same requirements
    Philippine Higher Education System
  • 25.
    • As of SY 2006-2007, there are 1,679 HEIs
      • 11% public HEIs : 176 :
      • 111SUCs
      • 50 LUCs
      • 15 OGSs, SSs
      • 89% private HEIs ( 1,503 )
    • As of 2006, total enrolment is approximately 2.4 million
    • More than 400,000 graduates per year
    • HEIs offer broad range of programs: associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate degree courses
    Philippine Higher Education System SITUATIONER
  • 26.
    • As of SY 2004-2005, Business Administration and related programs account for the highest enrolment : 516,927
    • Among the 9 priority disciplines, Medical and Allied professions has the highest enrolment : 445,729
    • Other popular programs:
      • Education and Teacher Training
      • Engineering and Technology
      • IT
      • N.B. IN 2007, THE ENROLLMENT IN MEDICAL & ALLIED PROFFESIONS : OVER 600,000
    Philippine Higher Education System SITUATIONER
  • 27.
    • As of SY 2004-2005, there were about 431,689 graduates, a greater number as compared to SY 2003-2004
    • Business Administration and related programs account for the highest number of graduates – 101,119
    • Among the 9 priority disciplines, Education and Teacher Training has the highest number of graduates – 80,199
    • Other popular programs:
      • Engineering and Technology
      • Medical and Allied professions
      • IT
    • As of 2004-2005, there were 1,625 ETEEAP graduates
      • 956 – Criminal Justice Education graduates
    SITUATIONER Philippine Higher Education System
  • 28.
    • As of CY 2006, there are 4 University Systems
        • St. Paul University System
        • University of Perpetual Help System
        • University of Rizal System
        • University of the Philippines System
    • 133 HEIs were granted University Status
        • 49 public
        • 84 private
    • 40 HEIs were granted Autonomous Status (2001-2003)
    • 39 HEIs were granted Deregulated Status (2001-2003)
    SITUATIONER Philippine Higher Education System
  • 29.
    • As of CY 2006, there are 1,560 Accredited programs HEIs
        • Level IV – 2 (ADMU & DLSU)
        • Level III – 186
        • Level II – 1,057
        • Level I – 317
    • 40 HEIs were awarded COE/COD for Science and Math
        • 27 public
        • 13 private
    • 16 HEIs were awarded as COD
        • 11 public
        • 5 private
    • 21 HEIs were awarded as COE
        • 14 public
        • 7 private
    SITUATIONER Philippine Higher Education System
  • 30.
    • There are currently 82 Maritime HEIs compliant with STCW’95 for BSMT and 69 for BSMarE nationwide
    • Regions VI and NCR have the most number of compliant Maritime HEIs
    Philippine Higher Education System SITUATIONER
  • 31.
    • As of SY 2005-2006, there were 21,060 scholarship grantees, a much lower number than SY 2003-2004 which had 52,013 total grantees
    • There are 4,836 foreign students in the country
      • Majority of which are:
        • Koreans – 1,192
        • Chinese – 851
        • American – 681
        • Iranian – 478
        • Taiwanese – 376
        • Indian – 238
    Philippine Higher Education System SITUATIONER
  • 32.
    • PROGRAMS
      • Quantitative and Qualitative Mismatch
      • Specialization of Curricular Offerings
    • FACULTY
      • Enhancing Quality of Instruction
      • Improving Qualifications of Faculty
      • Augmenting Plantilla items for teachers
      • Increasing compensation packages
    • FINANCE/ RESOURCES
      • Need to engage in IGPs due to dwindling gov’t. subsidy
    • GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK
      • Amendment of RA 8292 & OTHER LAWS
    Philippine Higher Education System ISSUES AND CONCERNS
  • 33.
    • Limit enrolment for popular courses
    • Attract enrollees for programs that are relevant and responsive in today’s industry needs thru scholarships, grants and other forms of incentives
    • Establish graduate school tie-ups with foreign universities
    Philippine Higher Education System Quantitative and Qualitative Mismatch Approaches:
  • 34.
    • Close down or phase-out programs with low performance in licensure exams
    • Re-engineer curricula to make it IT-enabled, market responsive and globally competitive
    • Adopt/ Implement the Ladderized Education System ( EO 358 )
    • Offer Distance / Open Learning programs
    Philippine Higher Education System Quality & Relevance of Curricular Offerings Approaches:

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