The Manilla Bulletin informs the wider community about the launch of the first FORTH Master specialisation, in an article entitled: ‘ First of its kind’: Masters in Teaching in Challenged Areas now offered by PUP. It is mentioned in the article that apart from PUP, West Visayas State University has also started offering the program. University of Saint La Salle in Bacolod will offer it in the next school year. In Feb. 2021 the programme has been approved by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Ministry of Education.
It is explicitly mentioned that the Master is an outcome of the Erasmus+ Capacity Building Project FORTH, which is co-funded by the European Commission. See for the article: