Office of Accreditation, Planning and Development (OAPD)
as of June 20, 2014
ON ACCREDITATION UPDATES
High School and Grade School Accreditation
The High School and Grade School Department passed the PAASCU accreditation and was granted a level III re-accreditation for a period of 5- years until 2018.
High School and Grade School PAASCU Accreditation schedules:
• February 20-21, 2014- Grade School PAASCU Re-survey
• February 28-March 1, 2014-High School PAASCU Re-survey visit
ON K TO 12 UPDATES
DepEd Visit for Grades 11 & 12 Application
Last April 2, 2014, two (2) DepEd officials, namely: Dr. Ma. Teresa A. Namoro OIC Chief-Secondary Education Division and Dr. Luz s. Almeda, Director for DepEd NCR conducted an on-site visit at SSC-R Manila campus to check the preparedness of the school for the opening of the Grades 11 & 12.
Last April 4, 2014, SSC-R Manila submitted to Dr. Ma. Teresa A. Namoro, OIC Chief-Secondary Education Division a compliance report of the deficiencies in the following areas: Career Pathways for TLE, Proposed Tuition Fee for the SHS program and K to 12 Student Development Program
As of this time, OAPD conducted series of follow-ups to DepEd National and NCR for the release of the initial Permit to offer Grades 11 & 12.
Submission of Document of DepEd for Grades 11 & 12 Application
Last August 27, 2013, OAPD Director together with the 3 staff ( Registrar’s Liaison Officer, OAPD Staff and VP for Academic Affair’s staff) submitted the following documents to DepEd:
Application for the Opening of Senior High School Programs (Grades 11 & 12)
MOA with the different Local and International Linkages
Syllabi for Grades 11§ & 12 programs
Proposed Curriculum for the New College Degree Programs (for AY 2016-2017)
Meeting with DepEd Officials
The Seven Administrators (VP for Academic Affairs, 3 College Deans, HS/GS Principals and Director of (OAPD) had an audience with the officials from Department of Education (DepEd) Head Office in Pasig city last July 5,2013. Ms. Joyce Samaniego, Head of the Transition Management for K to 12 Program of DepEd explained to the group the necessary requirements needed for the submission of application for the opening of Grades 11 and 12 in SSC-R Manila for AY 2014-2015.
Trainings and Seminars for K to 12
Series of trainings and seminars for faculty members (College, High school and grade school) were conducted in preparation for the opening of the senior high school program and as part of the transition management program of the school. The following seminars were handled by the HRDC and the K to 12 committee on faculty development program.
ON COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION (CHED) UPDATES
New Course offering AY 2014-2015
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. After the visit of the CHED monitoring team last February 11, 2014, CHED issued initial permit to offer the BA in Journalism course.
Ph.D. Theology. Last May 2014, CHED granted permit to offer Ph.D. Theology course.
CHED Monitoring Visits
May 8, 2014 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
1. Full compliance
2. Granted full recognition
February 11, 2014- Bachelor of Arts in Communication
1. Full compliance
2. Granted the change of AB Mass Communication to BA Communication
September 18, 2013- BS Business Administration, BS Computer Science, BS HRM/Tourism BS Accountancy
Result: Full Compliance
September 18, 2013- CHED Monitoring visit for Student Affairs and Services
Result: Full Compliance
Seminar on CMO No. 46, Series of 2012 on Policy Standard to enhance Quality Assurance (QA) in Philippine Higher Education Through Outcomes-based and Typology-based QA
Dr. Catherine Castañeda, CHED-NCR Director was the invited speaker of the seminar on CMO 46 sponsored by SSC-R Manila last June 4,2013, Participants of the said seminar were the School Administrators form SSC-R Manila, SSC-R Cavite and Augustinian Recollect Sisters.
ON LINKAGES AND BENCHMARKING
Additional Linkages for AY 2013-2014 (with MOA/MAU)
Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand
University of Northern Philippines, Ilocos Sur (CAS)
Lyceum Northwestern University, Dagupan City (CAS)
INTECS Educational Consultancy Services Inc.
Savory Fast Food Inc.
Aldana Sarmiento and Co., CPAs
Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR)