I’m often reminded during my regular evaluation work of the value Filipino people bring to my community. Thousands of nurses, doctors, and dentists from the Philippines, for example, have had their credentials evaluated by me and my colleagues. These Philippine-educated individuals have joined in our hardships and triumphs as a society, and this article is presented in the hope that it will help make it easier for that communication and exchange in the future.
The information in this article is drawn from materials we’ve researched and recorded over the last 40 years. Much of the detail is due to the great work by our Philippines country specialists and research evaluators, including Karen Krug, who compiled the most recent information we have regarding local universities and colleges.
This article is available to our ECE® Connection Advantage subscribers. To read the full article, visit the resource page for An Introduction to Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education in the Philippines.
Charles Hoehnen is an Evaluator and has been with ECE since 2011. He specializes in country systems from Belgium to Zimbabwe, with particular focus on educational systems in transition.