• 1) Labor-Market Intelligence- (DOLE, PCCI)

    • DOLE to provide data on skills on a regional/provincial basis.

    2) K to 12 Implementation- (DepEd, TESDA, PBED)

    • To focus on curriculum transition with acceleration cost and teacher qualification courses.
    • Enhancement of technical-vocational skills of high school graduates in partnership with TESDA and the industries.

    3)  Industry-Academe Linkage -(CHED, BPAP, SEIPI, TESDA)

    • For quick wins, the following sectors were identified:
      • Mining
      • Tourism
      • Electronics
      • IT-BPO
      • Construction
    • Industries have advocated for curriculum change
    • BPAP, SEIPI and Construction Industry to complete package for curriculum change in the tertiary level

    4)  Technical-Vocational (TESDA, PCA, TIPI, CCAP)

    • Continuation and expansion of the Ladderized form of Education that allows learners to progress between technical-vocational and college or vice-versa
    • TESDA to focus on curriculum skills which ties with Certification Assessment

    5)  Reintegration of Filipino Overseas into Philippine Society (Commission on Filipinos Overseas)

    6) Benchmarking and compliance to International Accords/Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs)- (PRC)

    • Simplification of Board Licensure Examinations  specifically on the Professional License of Teachers/ probably waiver of requirements on some courses
    • Compliance to the Washington Accord, APEC Registry and benchmarking with the Bologna Accord.
    • Latest news is that the Philippines will be granted accreditation to the Washington Accord next year and MAPUA will be the first Institution/school to be included in its rooster.