President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo signed the Executive Order No. 358 in September 15, 2004 which mandates TESDA and CHED to develop and implement a unified national qualifications framework that establishes equivalency pathways and access ramps for easier transition and progression between TVET and higher education. The framework shall include the following mechanisms:

  • National System of Credit Transfer
  • Post TVET Bridging Programs
  • System of Enhanced Equivalency
  • Adoption of Ladderized Curricula/Program
  • Modularized Program Approach
  • Comptency-based Programs
  • Network of Dual Sector Colleges and Universities
  • Accreditation/Recognition of Prior Learning 
  • List of TVIs under EO 358

For more information, please contact the Public Information Office for LEP at 8174076 loc. 532