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Announcement: ASPIRE Call for Proposals for 2016-2017

The Private Education Assistance Committee (PEAC) invites project proposals for funding assistance under the Assistance to Programs and Initiatives to Reform Education (ASPIRE) Program. The ASPIRE Program provides assistance to private educational associations in support of the following activities: Training and Professional Development; Public Policy Development and Advocacy; and Institutional Development.

Those who are interested to apply should read the guidelines. The PEAC National Secretariat will accept proposals no later than April 30, 2016. For inquiries, please call the Communications and Research Unit at (02) 845-0169 local 162.

  • ASPIRE Guidelines 2016-2017
  • ASPIRE Proposal Guidelines 2016-2017
  • ASPIRE Forms 2016-2017

SHS Teacher Training for Private Schools in April, May 2016

The Private Education Assistance Committee (PEAC) invites private schools that will offer senior high school to attend a three-day training for teachers who will handle the Grade 11 core subjects. The training is designed to expand teacher tools in the classroom, encourage reflection of practice through continuous feedback and mentoring, and demonstrate excellent teaching practices through hands-on workshops. The training is in collaboration with the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), the Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA), and the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP).


April 7-9

Lyceum Northwestern University, Dagupan City, Pangasinan

April 14-16

St. Louis College, City of San Fernando, La Union

April 21-23

De La Salle Lipa, Lipa City, Batangas

May 5-7

St. Paul University, Quezon City

April 28-30

University of San Carlos, Cebu City

May 2-4

University of Immaculate Conception, Davao City

Those who are interested to attend the training should register online at There is a registration fee of P1,500.00 per teacher/participant to cover the meals and seminar kit. The organizers reserve the right to decline walk-in participants in view of the design and logistical requirements of the workshop.

For inquiries, please call the Training and Development Unit at (02) 845-0169 local 121.

MBFI Search for Outstanding Teachers

The Metrobank Foundation (MBFI) in cooperation with the Commission on Higher Education and the Department of Education will be holding another Search for Outstanding Teachers. Every year, the MBFI award ten exemplary teachers from the public and private schools - four awardees from elementary, four awardees from high school, and two awardees from higher education. All winners will receive a cash prize of Php 500,000.00, of which Php 50,000.00 goes towards a faculty development project of the school.

  • Basic Information Sheet
  • The 2016 Search for Outstanding Teachers

Inquiries may be addressed to the Metrobank Foundation, c/o Ms. Lis Flipphi, at the 4th Floor, Metrobank Plaza, Sen. Gil J. Puyat Ave. Makati City with tel nos. (02) 898-8898, 857- 0618; telefax nos. 945-7006 or mobile number 0925-8303717.

6th COCOPEA National Congress

The 6th COCOPEA National Congress will be held on February 18 to 19, 2016 at the Novotel Araneta Center in Quezon City.

The early bird rate of PhP 2,500.00 for the 6th COCOPEA National Congress is good until February 5, 2016 (Friday). The fee for regular registrants is PhP 3,500.00 (from February 6 to 17). The fee for walk-ins is PhP 4,000.00.

For further inquiries, you may send an email to the COCOPEA Secretariat at or at or you may call at (02) 926-5153. Payment details would be e-mailed to the participant upon confirmation of registration.

Announcement: RSITE Call for Applications for 2016-2017

The Private Education Assistance Committee (PEAC) invites applications for grants under the Research for School Improvement Towards Excellence (RSITE) Program. The RSITE Program provides assistance amounting to P40,000 and P80,000 to education practitioners in private schools who are writing their Master’s thesis and Ph.D. dissertation, respectively. Eligible for the grant are those who have an approved research proposal and have not yet undertaken the final defense of their thesis or dissertation at the time of the application.

Those who are interested to apply should read the guidelines and submit the requirements no later than March 31, 2016. The PEAC National Secretariat will not follow up and process applications with incomplete requirements. For inquiries, please call the Communications and Research Unit at (02) 845-0169 local 162.

  • RSITE Application Form 2016-2017
  • About RSITE 2016-2017

Attention ESC Applicant Schools: Submission of documents

The deadline of the submission of documents for applicant schools is December 31, 2015. Schools that will submit within the deadline set will be scheduled for certification visit from January to March, 2016. The PEAC National Secretariat office will be open on the following dates to receive your documents: December 21, 22, 28 and 29, 2015.