K-to-12 program beneficial...
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* International test results consistently show Filipino students lagging way behind practically everybody else in the world.
* The congested curriculum partly explains the present state of education.” Twelve years of content are crammed into ten years.
* This quality of education is reflected in the inadequate preparation of high school graduates for the world of work or entrepreneurship or higher education.
*Most graduates are too young to enter the labor force. Since most children start Grade1 when they are 6 years old, they do not reach the legal employable age of 18 when they graduate from high school today.
*The current system also reinforces the misperception that basic education is just a preparatory step for higher education.”
The government believes that the K-12 curriculum in the Philippines will put Filipino students at par with the rest of the world. Truly, investing in education is the key toward reaching national growth and development.
There may be a lot of factors to consider for the K+12 Education to succeed. But as long as we open our minds to change and we take it on a positive way, we will definitely attain our most-aspired educational standards which will play a great role in our country’s development and will therefore, uplift us from poverty. (