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Problem and purpose of PH education. Philippine Daily Inquirer The problem in Philippine education is not the number of years children go to school. The problem is how to keep children in school. Millions of pupils who enter Grade 1 do not finish high school. K + 12 suggests that it will equip only those who will finish high school with the basic skills and values needed for productive citizenship. Without books, you get nowhere in life. The inadequacy is not in the number of subjects or available textbooks, or the number of hours spent on Math or Reading. You can add to that the lack of inspiration and motivation for our underpaid teachers, the corruption in the Department of Education and in the hiring of teachers, and the kind of environment children now have. Follow Us Recent Stories: Complete stories on our Digital Edition newsstand for tablets, netbooks and mobile phones; 14-issue free trial. Short URL: Tags: children , education , Philippines , School.

K+12: Teachers not OK teaching PH languages? MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Education (DepEd) has started training teachers on the "K+12" program curriculum. However, some teachers are still getting used to the idea of teaching in local languages. In Manila, public school teachers were taught the K+12 math curriculum for Grade 1 students during their annual math enhancement program. When classes open in June, the curriculum will be followed in all public schools nationwide.

The mother tongue or local language will be used to teach students in kindergarten to Grade 3, except during English and Filipino language classes. From Grade 4 to Grade 12, English will be used in most of the subjects. The Department of Education has chosen 12 languages to be used in class. {*style:<i><b>Tagalog, Kapampangan, Pangasinense, </b></i>*} Iloko, Bikol, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Waray, Tausug, Maguindanaoan, Maranao, and Chavacano.

The use of mother tongues is a major change under the K+12 curriculum. Some teachers are still trying to get used to the changes. K-12 takes effect this June—DepEd. MANILA, Philippines—If you’re a graduating sixth grader this March, then you may as well be among the first to undergo two more years of public high school. Incoming first year public high school students in June are the first batch of students projected to enter the additional years of senior high school under the Department of Education’s K-12 (Kindergarten to 12), a DepEd official said. This as DepEd pursues the phased implementation of K-12, a flagship education program of the Aquino administration that aims to improve the quality of Filipino high school graduates by giving them more time to learn. The K-12 model involves Kindergarten, six years of elementary education, four years of junior high school (Grades 7 to 10) and two years of senior high school (Grades 11 to 12). The two years of senior high school intend to provide students time to consolidate acquired academic skills and competencies relevant to the job market.

CEAP backs DepEd K+12 program. Manila, Philippines – The head of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP) fully supports the K+12 program of the Department of Education (DepEd). Fr. Greg Banyaga, CEAP president, said CEAP is supporting the program as it will benefit the country. “We fully support that K+12 program of the DepEd. That is one of the programs of President Aquino,“ Banyaga said.

Banyaga said during the recent Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA) Congress at the University in Santo Tomas in Manila, CEAP discussed K+12 and was convinced that it will benefit the country and the poor. “There is a partnership being planned by DepEd and the private schools where the students of public schools can be given a certain subsidy like education service contracting, for them to be able to transfer to a private school. The DepEd said it is ready to implement K+12 program nationwide now that its budget has been increased.

Related UST, La Salle, Adamson may also open Aug. Global employment for Filipinos through K+12 program. WHILE the world continues to progress and move towards advancement, where is the Philippines found as the race continues and the adversities triple in time? Will we still be able to cope up? How far behind and drained are we already that moving forward is so painful to bare? In an attempt to jump a few meters, the Philippine government pursues a sudden enhancement in its programs.

Hearing about the Department of Education’s enhanced curriculum under the K+12 program, I am convinced that the country needs it. But I can’t help but ask a lot of questions in mind. K+12 Basic Education program aims to improve aggressively the education status of the country by trying to make Kindergarten a must, sticking to its 6-year elementary education, and adding 2 years in the current 4-year secondary education (4 years junior or regular high school, 2 years senior high school).

K+12 is definitely a good program, considering how it aims to empower and prepare students in their future undertakings. A Primer on the New K-12 Philippine Education Curriculum - Preschooler | Have a better understanding of our new education system which will be introduced this schoolyear. A major change in our country’s educational landscape is about to take place: the Department of Education (DepEd) is launching the K-12 curriculum this coming June.

According to President Benigno S. Aquino, “We need to add two years to our basic education. Those who can afford pay up to fourteen years of schooling before university. What is K-12? Prof. The DepEd discussion paper (2010) on the enhanced K-12 basic education program explains that this new setup “seeks to provide a quality 12-year basic education program that each Filipino is entitled to” (p.5). What is the rationale for this program? At present, the Philippines is the only country in Asia and among the three remaining countries in the world that uses a 10-year basic education cycle. Achievement scores highlight our students’ poor performance in national examinations. Kto12_Basic_Education_Program.pdf. K+12 program ‘absolutely essential,’ says expert. MANILA, Philippines—Adding two years to the present 10-year basic education cycle is “an absolutely essential reform” to put the country’s public education system at par with the rest of the world, an international education expert said on Wednesday.

Sheldon Shaeffer, director at the Bureau of Education of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) Asia Pacific, said the K+12 program (Kindergarten plus 12 years) was a necessary reform “to make the system comparable to and competitive with other countries.” Speaking at a lecture on school leadership at the Department of Education (DepEd), Shaeffer said a 12-year education cycle would be “more useful to the personal needs and employment opportunities” of its graduates. “I actually don’t see how people can disagree with it,” said Shaeffer before an audience of top Philippine education officials and representatives from various schools. Recently, Laos added a year to its 11-year-program, Shaeffer noted.

DepEd goes K+12 - The Philippine Star » Other STAR Sections » Starweek Magazine. CEBU, Philippines - Mohandas Kandiah, 51 years old from Singapore, completed his 148th marathon yesterday when he took part in the Cebu City Marathon. A stock broker by profession, Kandiah started running in 1995 and has toured all around Asia, Europe and America to join international races.

He was ecstatic and proud as he finished the Cebu City Marathon, which is considered as one of the biggest marathons in the country. “This is my second time running a full marathon here in the Philippines and the first time here in Cebu and I can say that the run (Cebu City Marathon) is great and I’m looking forward to join again next year,” he said. “People here in Cebu are very nice, I target to join 29 races this year and I’m so glad that I started it here.” But Kandiah clarified that he is not running for the prize, but he is doing marathons for a healthy lifestyle and also a way of meeting friends all over the world. Freeman ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: DepEd to train science teachers on K+12 program. K To12 Education Program Of The Philippines. I read and hear lots of complains about this K+12 program education of our Philippine Government. If the government have basis and good points about this K+12 program why not show it in the public and explain why they add 2 years mores in education.

I'm pretty sure that lots of parents did not understand why government add 2 more years especially those people who are leaving in the mountains and far from the City. I don't think so if these people understand or somebody explain it to them why government add 2 more years in education. You are only updating your website but not your people who leave in the mountains and across the rivers. President NoyNoy Aquino say's "we are one of the few countries remaining na four years lang ang high school so dapat lang daw add 2 more years to improve the quality of education.

" So adding 2 more years in education is the only solution? How can you imagine 1-2 years old baby in toddler school? How can this age learn in the school? Universal kindergarten law set to improve education in PH. By Alexander Villafania MANILA CITY, METRO MANILA–The passage of Republic Act 10157, otherwise known as the Kindergarten Education Act, officially starts the ball rolling for the government’s plans to improve and overhaul the country’s educational system.

The new law would give the Department of Education (DepEd) more “elbow room” to institutionalize numerous reforms, which are mostly part of the massive K+12 project, said secretary Armin Luistro. “With the Kindergarten Education Act, DepEd believes that it can achieve more in delivering quality education to the school children in line with its commitment Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on achieving education for all by 2015,” Luistro said at a Malacanang ceremony.

Luistro noted the ten-point education agenda of the Aquino administration includes universal basic education for all children. The law adopts the mother tongue of the students, allowing for teachers to teach in their native language. K+12 education program launched. MANILA, Philippines - The local stock market vaulted to a new record peak yesterday, closing above the 5,200 level for the first time on upbeat US economic data and healthy demand for euro zone sovereign debt. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) finished 35.24 points or 0.68 percent higher at 5,204.84 as investors loaded up on shares of DMCI, Philex Mining, Metro Pacific and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. Year-to-date, the PSEi has risen by 19.05 percent. “The PSEI closed at its 16th resetting of the record high, settling above the 5,200-line for the first time. We have always contended that if investors choose to focus on the domestic fundamentals above external issues, the bias is unmistakably positive.

Today is yet another proof of this proposition,” said Accord Capital Equities Inc.’s Jun Calaycay. Investors cheered the improved housing data with single-family home prices rising in February for the first time in 10 months. [Blogger] Hegemony in Philippine Education: Rejoinder on K-12 Challenge – Dekonztruktschon. What hope do we have for these children who will spend 12+ years of education? Rod Rivera By Rod Rivera Dekonztruktschon While I wrote of the impact of K-12 on tertiary education in the Philippines, it is interesting to reexamine the positions I asserted and the suggestions I gave within the context of postcolonial world order and the promotion of national interest. R lining to provide the utmost quality of education for the Filipino students over the quantity of time spent in it the extended program across curriculum. First, the Department of Education (DepEd) had made a sound and informed decisi on to adapt the K+12 program as an effort to align it to global standards.

Bide by the constituonal definition of an educated Filipino, this interest must be strongly promoted and protected since the program is a willful subjection to existing hegemonoy in global education. I am reading hegemony coming from a strong global emphasis on the number of years on basic education. Ent.

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