The Commission on Higher Education catalyzes a Philippine higher education system that is locally responsive and globally competitive and serves as a force for lifelong learning, innovation, and social and cultural transformation.


Given the national government’s commitment to transformational leadership that puts education as the central strategy for investing in the Filipino people, reducing poverty, and building national competitiveness and pursuant to Republic Act 7722, CHED shall:

A. Promote relevant and quality higher education (i.e. higher education institutions and programs are at par with international standards and graduates and professionals are highly competent and recognized in the international arena);

B. Ensure that quality higher education is accessible to all who seek it particularly those who may not be able to afford it;

C. Guarantee and protect academic freedom for continuing intellectual growth, advancement of learning and research, development of responsible and effective leadership, education of high level professionals, and enrichment of historical and cultural heritages; and

D.Commit to moral ascendancy that eradicates corrupt practices, institutionalizes transparency and accountability and encourages participatory governance in the Commission and the sub-sector.

CHED Quality Policy Statement

We, at the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), shall lead the Philippine higher education sector to:

Cultivate an equitable and sustainable higher education landscape that produces locally responsive, innovative, globally competitive graduates, and lifelong learners;

Harmonize mandates to promote inclusive access to higher education, ensure sustainable quality assurance of programs, and assert relevance of institutions;

Exemplify resilience and humility in service, integrity, excellence, and development-driven mindset; and,

Demonstrate continuous improvement in our Quality Management System to achieve our vision.

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