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Call for applications for the position of PERJ Editor; PEAC to constitute the PERJ Editorial Board

The PEAC invites qualified persons for the position of Editor of the Philippine Education Research Journal, or PERJ, the official research publication of the PEAC, which aims to disseminate research on Philippine education that are of interest to decision-makers, policy-makers, and educational leaders and practitioners. The Editor is responsible for the overall academic content of PERJ.

The PEAC will also constitute the PERJ Editorial Board that is composed of experts from relevant fields who collectively will set the direction of the publication. A Search Committee has been tasked to shortlist candidates for the Editorial Board and to recommend applicants for Editor to the PEAC.

Those who are interested may view the Duties and Responsibilities as well as the Selection Criteria for Editor and Editorial Board Members. Interested parties should send their application letter addressed to the PEAC Chairperson, Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC, and curriculum vitae to the PEAC National Secretariat, 5/F Salamin Bldg., Salcedo St., Legaspi Village, Makati City. The PEAC NS will accept applications no later than July 31, 2015. For inquiries, call (02) 845-0169 or email denise.adriano@fape.org.ph.

  • PERJ Editorial Board

 
PEAC recertification of ESC schools starts in August

The PEAC certification teams will visit ESC schools for recertification from August to December, 2015, in compliance with the GASTPE guideline provision that ESC schools are required to be recertified after three years from its last certification for schools with Within Standard rating or five years for those with Above Standard rating. The Certification Program is a quality assurance mechanism to ensure that ESC schools comply with the program requirements and standards set by DepEd and PEAC.

The certification teams are composed of school administrators and officials from accredited schools and PEAC-certified Above Standard schools. For 2015-2016, the certifiers underwent a training last April 10, 2015 and May 19, 2015 at Hotel Benilde in Manila and Hotel Fortuna in Cebu, respectively. Facilitated by selected certification team chairpersons, the workshop activities included the analysis of case studies, and practice in evaluating school situations and formulating recommendations. Ms. Doris F. Ferrer, PEAC National Secretariat (PEAC NS) Executive Director, talked about the PEAC, its programs of assistance, and highlights of the GASTPE program guidelines for 2015-2016. Ms. Norma A. Aguilos, Consultant to the PEAC Certification Program, gave the orientation on the certification process.

The PEAC NS Certification Unit also had a planning meeting last June 19, 2015 to discuss issues and concerns towards a more effective implementation of the program. Selected PEAC Regional Program Coordinators (RPCs), representatives from private educational associations and schools, and DepEd officials participated in the session. Plans include the release of a Certifiers’ Manual and a review of the assessment instrument that can be adopted for other modes of school delivery, among others. The schedule of school visits will be posted on this website in July.

 
PEAC sponsors PBEd's The Philippine Higher Education Presidents' Summit 2015

 
2015 Philippine Education Conference: Register online and avail the early bird rate until August 31

 
PEAC training program for Grade 10 teachers scheduled in July

The PEAC National Secretariat is organizing a training for Grade 10 teachers on July 3-5, 2015 at two venues, namely Trinity University of Asia in Quezon City for Filipino and Araling Panlipunan and Emilio Aguinaldo College in Manila for Science, Math, and English. Facilitated by trainers from accredited private junior high schools, the training aims to prepare the teachers in their roles as designers, assessors, and facilitators of learning as they implement the K to 12 curriculum for Grade 10. The target participants are Grade 10 teachers of private schools in NCR, Region 3, and Region 4A who are not able to attend the Summer In-Service Training (INSET) conducted last April and May.

For inquiries, please call the Training and Development Unit at (02) 845-0169 local 141.

 
DepEd releases partial lists of SHS providers

The Department of Education (DepEd) has released the partial lists of senior high school (SHS) providers in school year 2016-2017. The parents and students will get to choose where to enroll for Grade 11 from among 3,839 DepEd schools and 1,824 non-DepEd schools, which include private high schools as well as private and public HEIs.

DepEd projects that there will be an estimated 1.6 million Grade 11 students from the public junior high schools. DepEd is preparing to accommodate 1.1 million students in DepEd SHS. There are 500,000 public junior high school graduates who are expected to enroll in non-DepEd schools. They will be among the beneficiaries of the SHS Voucher Program, along with junior high school graduates who are Educational Service Contracting (ESC) grantees. Private junior high school graduates who are non-ESC grantees may also apply to DepEd for a voucher.

DepEd has introduced the SHS Voucher Program to enable Grade 10 graduates from public and private junior high schools to enroll in SHS offered by private high schools, and private and public HEIs. Through the program, the students will be able to exercise greater choice in deciding the SHS program that they need.

  • Partial List of Non-DepEd Schools that will offer SHS