In 2011, the Department of Education (DepEd) administered a shift to a fresh learning scheme — the K to 12 basic education program. Many people were resistant to the new education system. Despite this, the government is keen on revolutionizing the Philippine education. Here’s an update on how the government prepared in implementing the new education curriculum. A downloadable copy of this infographic is available here.
To highlight its worth in the K-12 curriculum, the Department of Education (DepEd) has formed a Technical Vocational unit in the Bureau of Secondary Education. For them, this unit needs strengthening as one of the three key strands that will prepare high school graduates by arming them with skills for employment. Contrary to what most people think, the K-12 program … Read More
Would you like to know why the leaders of our country are pushing for the K to 12 basic education curriculum? Salient features that will yield fine learners with 21st century skills have triggered this move. 1) Strengthening Early Childhood Education Research shows that children who go through standards-based kindergarten programs have higher completion rates than those who do not. … Read More
The implementation of K-12 curriculum in the country drew negative reactions from various societal groups. Since 2011, critics have been very vocal on their primary concerns. They insist the government isn’t yet ready for this new system and that this is more of additional burden to students and their parents. Despite calls to suspend the program, the government remained firm … Read More
What Is K to 12? The K to 12 curriculum covers Kindergarten and 12 years of basic education. The program aims to provide sufficient time for mastery of concepts and skills, develop lifelong learners, and prepare graduates for tertiary education, middle-level skills development, employment, and entrepreneurship. Old and New Curriculum: What’s the Difference? K to 12 Program Guide Kindergarten Students … Read More
The first batch of Filipino students to go through Grade 11 will troop to schools in 2016. Many students and parents, though, are still unaware of a few details as regards the new senior high school system. Matters on the country’s K-12 program remain unclear. One of them, however, refers to the specific tracks wherein students will choose the best … Read More