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Read more about the latest discussions, proceedings, and developments at the Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM II).

  • EDCOM 2 studying structure of ECCD Council

    The Second Congressional Commission on Education explored the possibility of restructuring the Early Childhood Care and Development Council (ECCD Council) in a meeting between the two organizations on Thursday, June 22, 2023. The meeting was attended by EDCOM 2 Co-Chairpersons Senator Sherwin Gatchalian and Rep. Roman Romulo and Commissioner Senator Pia Cayetano, as well as…

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  • UPPEJA Fellowship now open for applications – up to P10M in grants available to successful fellows

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    The Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM 2), in collaboration with the University of the Philippines, opened applications for the UP President Edgardo J. Angara Fellowship (UPPEJA) today, June 21, 2023.  The Fellowship will award P500,000 for each of the 20 spots that are open for applications. The UPPEJA Fellowship Committee will screen and vet…

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  • Call for consultations for nutrition, mother tongue, K-12 review

    The Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM 2) opens a call for consultations for two of its Priority Areas today, June 16, 2023.  Under the “Nutrition and Feeding” Priority Area, EDCOM posed the following issues under consideration, with relevant questions for feedback: Issue #1: Challenges in governance, implementation, and resourcing of health and nutrition programs…

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  • EDCOM 2, DLSU collaborate on research projects

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    The Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM 2) signed a partnership with De La Salle University today, aiming to tackle ten key education issues around basic education, higher education, and teacher education and development.  “De La Salle University is renowned for its capacity for research, and we appreciate their commitment to elevating the quality of…

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  • Is K+10+2 what we really need? – Sen. Gatchalian

    “It sounds like the correct thing to do, but is this the right thing to do for our country?”, Senator Win Gatchalian asked the participants of the EDCOM 2 Initial Consultation for the Proposed K+10+2 Bill, held yesterday at the University of the Philippines BGC.  “That’s something I want to put on the table so…

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  • UP and EDCOM II partner up for Angara Fellowship

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    The University of the Philippines and the Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM II) signed a partnership to collaborate on education policy research through the UP President Edgardo J. Angara Fellowship (UPPEJA) today.  Present during the signing ceremony were EDCOM 2 Executive Director Dr. Karol Mark Yee, UP President Angelo A. Jimenez, UP Vice President…

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