National Referencing Committee

Roles and Responsibilities 
The NRC is responsible for drafting the referencing report under the overall framework and line of direction defined by National AQRF Committee (NAC)
Specifically, the NRC shall be responsible for:

  • Defining the content of the referencing report as well as the documentation requirements for the reference between the PQF and the Asean Qualifications Reference Framework (AQRF);
  • Ensuring that a transparent methodology is used in the report preparation process, and that the decisions made as part of that work are documented; and
  • Preparing the referencing report and recommend to the NAC the reference between the levels in the PQF and the AQRF based on the documentation and analysis.

This committee included representatives from Higher Education, Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Professional and Licensing body and Industry sector. Members of the Committee are the following:
1)  Dr. Reynaldo B. Vera – Higher Education
President, Mapua University

2)  Dr. Maria Cynthia Rose B. Bautista – Higher Education
Philippine Representative to the AQRF Committee/
Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of the Philippines

3)  Dr. Luis Maria R. Calingo – Higher Education
President, Holy Angel’s University – Pampanga

4)  Irene M. Isaac – TVET
Philippine Representative to the AQRF Committee/
Former Director General, TESDA

5)  Dr. Danilo C. Lachica – Industry 
President, Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines, Inc. (SEIPI)

6)  Ana Maria S. Bongato – Industry
Executive Director, Information. Technology and Business Processing Association of the Philippines (IBAP)

7)  Paraluman R. Giron – Professional Licensing
Member of the Board for Professional Teachers, PRC

8)  Dr. Melinda L. Garcia  - Professional Licensing 
Member of the Philippine Board of Dentistry, PRC