TAU  hosts CHED’s IZN  Conference Workshop


Privileged to take part in the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)’s effort in encouraging Philippine higher education institutions (PHEIs) to take a holistic and programmatic approach in pursuing their internationalization strategies  and  programs, the Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU) hosted CHED’s Conference  Workshop  on  Building the Internationalization Roadmap of Philippine Higher Education Institutions  held  on  April  18 – 20, 2018 at the TAU Agritourism Hostel Function Hall.

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STEM stude leads 364 academic excellence awardees

First Batch of Kto12 LS graduates ready to face life’s challenges


The first batch of Grade 12 TAU-LSians are now ready to face life’s challenges as their graduation was confirmed by the University President, Dr. Max P. Guillermo, during the Commencement Exercises on April 11, 2018 at Gilberto O. Teodoro Multipurpose Center.

With the theme “Kto12 Learners: Ready to Face Life’s Challenges”, these graduates have begun their preparation for a new journey when they enter college. To provide them a realistic view of the changing society today, Engr. Cesario L. Tabago, the renowned “Kamote King,” graced the graduation ceremony and delivered an insightful message about his life’s challenges and surprises. During his speech, Engr. Tabago highlighted all the struggles in his life before he reached his success. He retold his experiences when he was still a student in Tarlac College of Agriculture, now Tarlac Agricultural University. With his mentors’ guidance and advice, Engr. Tabago pursued his passion and achieved success with humility and perseverance.

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TAU undergoes CHED-CBIE internationalization mentoring


The Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU), represented by Dr. Christine N. Ferrer, Director for External Linkages and International Affairs, has been privileged to be part of the 15 selected public and private higher education institutions (HEIs) in the Philippines which met the institutional and individual criteria for the capacity building initiative, “The Internationalization of Higher Education in the Philippines: A Strategic Training Program,” organized and sponsored by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in partnership with the Canadian Bureau of International Education (CBIE).

The seven-month program includes in- Canadatraining (Phase 1), onlineeducation (Phase 2) and in-country training (Phase 3). It endeavors to provide participants with assistance in the development of institutional internationalization strategies and implementation planning including best practices, partnership building, curriculum development, research opportunities and funding mechanisms. Phase I of the program consisted of 27-day in-Canada program curriculum design covering a diverse pedagogical approach based on adult education and experiential learning. Lectures and presentations from well-known internationalization mentors and authors – Professor Hans De Witt (Boston College) and Professor Sonja Knutsun (Memorial University) enhanced the participants’ background and widened their perspectives of internationalization through group discussions and assignments, case studies, situational analysis, self-reflections, and review of current policies and practices.

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TAU lays groundwork for international assessment 


Resolute in fulfilling its vision to gain international   reputation   as   one   of   the top 500 agricultural universities in Asia, Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU) had an initial take-off for its bid toward international assessment and recognition through the ASEAN University Network (AUN).

With the growing trend of higher education system towards internationalization, coupled with the increasing demand from universities in the ASEAN region to raise their program’s recognition and quality improvement leading to the elevation of the importance of developing a robust QA system in HEIs, the University fielded in three (3) university officials to undergo AUN-Quality Assurance Training Course for Accomplishing Program Assessment (Tier 1) on December 12-15, 2017 held at Pathumwan Princess Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

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TAU-RET now ISO 9001:2015 certified



The Research, Extension and Training (RET) Services of Tarlac Agricultural University is now International Organization of Standardization (ISO) certified after Ms. Mary Glory Caunin, auditor of the Russian Register, awarded the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) Certification to the TAU-RET QMS Core Group headed by Dr. Tessie E. Navarro, the Vice President for Research, Extension and Training (RET) Services on February 9, 2018 at the TAU Agritourism Hostel Function Hall.

     After receiving the ISO certification, Dr. Max P. Guillermo, commended the QMS Core Group for achieving another milestone for the University. He added that earning this prestigious award does not mean an end of a journey; instead this signifies the continuous challenge in sustaining the excellence and integrity in service they provide for their clienteles and stakeholders.

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