Higher education accreditation in the Philippines: A literature review

2013 IJRSM – Volume 2 Issue 1


Ching, Gregory S.*
Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, ROC (gregory_ching@yahoo.com)


This paper discusses the historical perspective, rationales, implications, different types and processes that undergoes in the accreditation of private higher educational institutions in the Philippines. As a result, higher education accreditation in the Philippines is centered on four key result areas, namely: quality of teaching and research, support for students, relations with the community, and management of resources.

Keywords: accreditation; higher education; Philippines; institutional performance; outcome-based evaluation


DOI: https://doi.org/10.5861/ijrsm.2012.162

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