PAASCU 65th Anniversary General Assembly

PAASCU celebrated its 65th founding anniversary and annual general assembly last November 25, 2022, at Manila Marriott Hotel. The theme of this year’s assembly is Making Roads: Challenges and Opportunities to EQAAs in the New Normal. The occasion began with a Mass of Thanksgiving presided over by the Board of Trustees priests: Fr. John Christian…

Women in QA Forum

Last October 11-12, 2022, Ms. Alma Credo and Ms. Rose Asoy represented PAASCU in the“Women in Quality Assurance Forum” held in Bangkok, Thailand. European Union Support toHigher Education in the ASEAN Region (EU SHARE) organized the forum to advance women'srepresentation in the QA sector and encourage female QA agency employees to assumeleadership positions. The eight…

BED Training of New Chairs

Basic Education Training of New Chairs Fourteen accreditors attended training for prospective team chairs that the PAASCU Elementary,Secondary, and Basic Education Commissions conducted last August 19, 2022.Mr. Ricardo R. Palo, Executive Director, gave the opening remarks and identified the responsibilitieschairpesons have with its many stakeholders, including the survey team members, the schoolundergoing a site visit,…

HEI Training of New Chairs

The training for new team chairs of the various tertiary education programs, graduate education, and medical education was delivered by PAASCU on July 22, 2022, with the participation of 32 accreditors. The half-day event began with an opening prayer provided by Dr. Joy Zapata, followed by Mr. Ricardo Palo, the Executive Director, who gave a…

HEI Training of New Accreditors

A training session for potential accreditors of tertiary level programs was held on July 15, 2022, by the Commissions on Tertiary Education, Information Technology Education, Engineering and Architecture, Graduate Education, and Basic Medical Education of PAASCU. The day began with an opening prayer followed by a welcome statement by the president of the PAASCU Board…

RETOOLING OF HEI ACCREDITORS

The PAASCU Higher Education Commissions conducted a retooling session for its accreditors via Zoom on July 8, 2022. The workshop was organized to introduce accreditors to the new standards-based tool required in SY 2023–2024, attended by 240 accreditors. The primary speaker, Prof. Leonida Africa, Chair of the Commission on Tertiary Education, gave an overview of…