Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education in the Philippines

Miguel Antonio Lim, Sylvie Lomer, Christopher Millora

Abstract


The Philippines has recently introduced a subsidy for tuition fees to enable universal access to higher education. There has been a heated debate about the Act’s sustainability and its implications for equity. We examine these issues and argue that, despite concerns, this move is a strategic long-term investment for the country.


Keywords


Philippines; free tuition; access; massification

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2018.0.10563

 

 

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