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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

  • PERJ Editorial Board

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

Br. Jun Erguiza, Jr. FSC is new COCOPEA chairperson

            Congratulations to Br. Jun Erguiza, Jr. FSC who is the new Chairperson of the Coordinating Council of Educational Associations in the Philippines (COCOPEA), the unifying voice of private education in the country. The turnover ceremony was held last May 8, 2015 at the Oakwood PremierJoy-Nostalg Center, Pasig City.

Br. Jun is the President of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP) and is the CEAP representative to the Private Education Assistance Committee (PEAC).

During the ceremony, the PEAC was also recognized for its "outstanding contribution to the cause of private education in the country." On behalf of the PEAC, Executive Director Doris F. Ferrer received the plaque of recognition from Dr. Karen F. De Leon, the outgoing COCOPEA Chairperson.

COCOPEA releases statement of support for Senior High School

Call for Proposals for RISE 2015-2016 has been extended until July 31, 2015

The deadline of submission of research proposals for the RISE Research Cycle 1 has been extended until July 31, 2015.

The RISE Program aims to generate knowledge on Philippine private education from a multidisciplinary perspective. It will award research grants and commissioned research grants to research projects that are responsive to the PEAC priorities. Please read the RISE guidelines for more information.

For inquiries, please call (02) 845-0169.

  • RISE Proposal Guidelines
  • RISE Forms