How can I help improve basic education?

Private partners can donate through the Adopt-A-School program. A 150% tax incentive will be provided for every contribution. Help spread awareness and information on the K to 12 Program.  

I’ve been hearing that a lot of people have not been consulted regarding K to 12. Is this true?

DepEd has always been transparent in the planning and implementation of K to 12. There have been regular consultations with various sectors since 2010, before the law was passed, during the crafting of the IRR, and during implementations. DepEd representatives have also attended various fora and conferences, including legislative inquiries, regarding K to12. We are continue reading : I’ve been hearing that a lot of people have not been consulted regarding K to 12. Is this true?

How will K to 12 affect the college curriculum?

The College General Education curriculum will have fewer units. Subjects that have been taken up in Basic Education will be removed from the College General Education curriculum. Details of the new GE Curriculum may be found in CHED Memorandum Order No. 20, series of 2013.

What has been done to get ready for K to 12? Are we really ready for K to 12?

SY 2011-2012: Universal Kindergarten implementation begins SY 2012-2013: Enhanced curriculum for Grades 1-7 implemented 2013: K to 12 enacted into Law 2014: Curriculum for Grades 11-12 finished This 2015, we are getting ready for the implementation of Senior High School (SHS) in SY 2016-2017. We are on the fifth year of the implementation of the continue reading : What has been done to get ready for K to 12? Are we really ready for K to 12?

Why are we now implementing 12 years of basic education?

The Philippines is the last country in Asia and one of only three countries worldwide with a 10-year pre-university cycle (Angola and Djibouti are the other two). A 12-year program is found to be the best period for learning under basic education. It is also the recognized standard for students and professionals globally.

What is the K to 12 Program?

The K to 12 Program covers 13 years of basic education with the following key stages: Kindergarten to Grade 3 Grades 4 to 6 Grades 7 to 10 (Junior High School) Grades 11 and 12 (Senior High School)