Committee Jurisdiction: All matters relating to education, schools, colleges, universities; implementation of the provisions of the Constitution regarding the establishment of free public elementary and secondary education, scholarships grants, studies and incentives to deserving students; non-formal, informal, indigenous learning systems, and adult education; the preservation, enrichment and evolution of Filipino arts and culture; establishment and maintenance of libraries, museums, shrines, monuments, and other historical sites and edifices; training programs and cultural and artistic programs of international institutions and organizations operating in the Philippines, such as the UNESCO; and special commemorative events such as the observance of the centennial of the Philippine Independence. Rule X, Section 13 (22)

[UPDATE] COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


 


[NEWS]
Education Sector Should Gear Toward Excellence in the International Scene – ESCUDERO

11 September 2017

More Philippine universities should aim to be included in the world university rankings after a recent world ranking showed that the University of the Philippines was the lone learning institution in the country to make it on the annual list, Senator Chiz Escudero said.

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[NEWS] Chiz dismayed over PH schools ranking


09 September 2017

Senator Chiz Escudero expressed dismay over the performance of universities and colleges in the Philippines since only University of the Philippines was included in the world university rankings.

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[NEWS] Escudero hopes to see more PHL universities in world rankings


08 September 2017

WITH only one Philippine university -- University of the Philippines --landing in the world university ranking conducted by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, Senator Francis Escudero said Friday that the country's education system is facing two crises: accessibility and quality.

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[PRESS RELEASE] CHIZ HOPES TO SEE MORE PH UNIVERSITIES IN WORLD RANKINGS

08 September 2017

More Philippine universities should aim to be included in the world university rankings after a recent world ranking showed that the University of the Philippines was the lone learning institution in the country to make it on the annual list, Sen. Chiz Escudero said.

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[PRESS RELEASE] CHIZ HAILS SIGNING OF FREE HIGHER EDUCATION LAW

04 August 2017

Sen. Chiz Escudero lauds the enactment of the free higher education law that ensures tuition-free education in state universities and colleges (SUCs), local universities and colleges, as well as state-owned technical vocational institutions (TVIs) across the country.

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