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Chapter I
1.1 Historical and Contextual Background of the Problem
The world is changing rapidly, driven by powerful forces such as economics, politics, demographics, religion and technology.  We have seen enormous increases in globalization over the past few decades that have transformed how we do business, how we live, and how our governments function. Education has always held out hope for the future because it creates an idea or illusion that it is a means for upward mobility. Education provides the means to go up the social and economic ladder based on merit and achievement. Considerably, it is an innate need to be educated. As early as possible, children are taught with the basic that becomes more complicated once an individual enters a more-mature phase of his life. In today’s competitive world, it is imperative to acquire the right degree of learning to equip oneself with the leverage and amidst of the competition. Hence, this article features some diverse information concerning education. Curriculum development is a dynamic and continuing process. Accounting education should not only keep pace with the current realities of the business environment. An annual re-examination of the curriculum and research must be conducted to avoid obsolescence. The professional graduate program in accountancy shall require either a comprehensive examination or some appropriate equivalent requirement to assess the student’s ability to analyze, integrate, evaluate and apply the different knowledge skills developed in the various courses. CHED encourage encourages innovation to include curriculum content in accountancy education for relevance. HEIs that wish to innovate may apply to the CHED regional office concerned for evaluation and appropriate action. The curricular standard for each program should follow the minimum requirements for Core/Foundation Courses, Major Courses, Cognate subjects and required as prescribed by this CMO. In line with the...
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