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SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau



22 May 2020 10:11:33 PM

The House Committee on Higher and Technical Education, chaired by Rep. Mark Go (Lone District, Baguio City), on Thursday held an online Technical Working Group (TWG) meeting to approve the draft substitute bill, seeking to strengthen the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) by amending certain provisions of the charter of CHED and Republic Act 7722 or the "Higher Education Act of 1994. The amendments will help CHED strengthen its capabilities to establish educational policies and standards, particularly in coping with the consequences brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Officials of CHED, COCOPEA, ALCU and PASCU supported the proposed modernization and amendments to ensure that CHED would be able to help the higher education institutions (HEIs) bring quality education despite the constant developments in the higher education landscape.