Legal Bases

Philippine Qualifications Framework (PQF) was established through an Executive Order No. 83 in 2012 and it was passed into a law through the Republic Act No. 10968 entitled “An Act Institutionalizing the Philippine Qualifications Framework (PQF), Establishing the PQF-National Coordinating Council (NCC) and Appropriating Funds Therefor.”

Laws related to the implementation of the PQF

Downloadable files:

RA 10968 s. 2017 (PQF Act)
RA 10912 s. 2016 Continuing Professional Development Act
RA 10647 s. 2014 (Ladderized Education Act)
RA 10533 s. 2013 (Enhanced Basic Education Act)
E.O. 83 s. 2012 (Institutionalization of the Philippine Qualifications Framework)
RA 8981 s. 2000 (PRC Modernization Act)
RA 9155 s. 2001 (Governance of Basic Education Act)
RA 7722 s. 1994 (Higher Education Act)
RA 7796 s. 1994 (Technical Educational and Skills Development Act)
P.D 422 Labor Code of the Philippines: On DOLE Function

The Philippine Qualifications Framework - It is a collaborative program by the Department of Education (DepEd), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Commission on Higher Education (CHED) , Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

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