The Philippine educational system (Commission in Higher Education – CHED) has been one of the sectors that was given priority during the Duterte Administration. Here are some of Duterte’s Legacy:

  • 2016: All Students paid tuition
  • 2020-2021: 1,623,642 Free Higher Education Beneficiaries
  • All medical students in SUCs paid tuition
    2020-2021: Medical students granted free tuition and allowances
  • Tertiary Education Subsidy (including *Tulong Dunong) Beneficiaries
    2020-2021: 435,367 + *191,334
  • 60,782 students’ beneficiaries of the B2HELP, 27,465 students graduated through the ETTEAP
  • 11,616 dependents of OFWs given Php 30,000.00 one-time grant
  • Transnational Education
    32 TNE Progress
    4,757 Enrolees
    1,853 Graduates (2016-2020)
  • 34 HEIs included in International Rankings
  • 191 Graduate, 156 Undergraduate Issued Certificate of Compliance
  • 86 Graduate, 54 Undergraduate Issued Government Recognition
  • 106 PH HEIs linked with 1,480 HEIs abroad (International partnerships and collaborations)
  • 114 SUCS/85 LUCs with Institutional Recognition, currently implementing the Free Higher Education, Tertiary Education Subsidy, Tulong Dunong Program, and the Tabang: OFW Program.
  • 2,653 faculty scholars in leading Philippine and foreign universities.