The Commission on Higher Education (CHED), through the Technical Working Group for Flexible Learning (TWG-FL), will conduct an on-line Public Consultation on the proposed “Advisory in the implementation of flexible learning options for the BSMT and BSMarE programs” on 28 September 2020, 2:00 p.m. via Zoom.

Relative to this, heads/presidents/officers-in-charge/vice-presidents for academic affairs, faculty and students of maritime higher education institutions (MHEIs); representatives from relevant stakeholders; and, CHEDRO Directors/Supervisors, are invited to attend the said public consultation. A copy of the guidelines may be downloaded from the CHED website at  on September 23, 2020.

Due to limitations in the platform, please register at to receive the zoom credentials for the said consultation. Participants who will not be able to attend the on-line presentation of the guidelines may visit the CHED Facebook page for the live stream. Stakeholders may send comments, inputs or recommendations through Google form via this link on or before October 5, 2020 (12:00 mn).

This consultation process is in consonance with the IATF guidelines on physical distancing and prohibition of mass gatherings during this COVID 19 health crisis.

For inquiries/other information, please send an email to Ms Nina Palaganas, Office of Programs and Standards Development at

Executive Director IV

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