Committee on the Reform of the Philippine Educational System

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Republic of the Philippines
Laguna State Polytechnic University
Santa Cruz Main Campus
Graduate Studies and Applied Research

Subject: Management of Philippine Schools, Colleges and Universities (EM 501) Topic: Committee on the Reform of the Philippine Educational System Reporter: Vivien Carrillo-Buag
Professor: Mario C. Pasion, Ed.D.

1. Schurman Commission
* also known as the First Philippine Commission
* established by the US President William Mckinley on Jan. 20, 1899 * headed by Dr. Jacob Schurman
* recommended for the free public elementary school

2. Taft Commission
* also known as the Second Philippine Commission
* headed by Howard Taft
* created the Act No. 74 which established the Department of Public Instruction in Jan.21, 1901 and established the Philippine Normal School which later became Philippine Normal University * brought the thomasites in the Philippines

3. Philippine Legislature
* approved the Act No. 1870, which created the University of the Philippines in 1908

4. Educational Survey Commission
* also known as the Monroe Survey in 1925
* headed by Paul Monroe
* recommended that the textbooks and materials need to be adopted in the Philippines life

5. Economic Survey Commission in 1927
* headed by Gilbert Perez of Bureau of Education
* recommended the establishment of the vocational education

6. Unesco Survey in 1948
* headed by Mary Trevelyn
* recommended the lengthening of education program from 10 years to 12 years

7. EDCOM Report in 1991
* also known as the Congressional Commission on Education * recommended the trifocalization of education system
* due to this report it gave birth to Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in 1994

8. Philippine Education Sector Survey of 1999
* recommended the...