K+12 Program in the Philippines

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Running Head: The Development of Philippine Education 1

Development of Philippine Education Gives More Job Opportunities Joshua P. Guillano
February 17, 2012
English 112
(MWF 10 – 11am)
Mr. Morris Smith
Campus II

Running Head: The Development of Philippine Education 2 ABSTRACT
This Paper is all about the development of Philippine education and the opportunities it gives through k to 12 program.

Running Head: The Development of Philippine Education 3 Body
The Enhanced K+12 Basic Education Program in the Philippines has been officially started. It has been initiated by the Aquino administration where students will have to undergo a new system of education. This program will require all incoming students to enroll into two more years of basic education. Thus, the K+12 System will basically include the Universal kindergarten, 6 years of elementary, 4 years of junior high school with an additional 2 years for senior high school. Moreover, the program aims to uplift the quality of education in the Philippines in order for graduates to be easily employed. The program also aims to meet the standards required for professionals who would want to work abroad. Most importantly, the system aims to fully enhance and develop the students in order for them to be well-prepared especially in emotional and cognitive aspects. Through this, graduates will be able to face the pressures of their future workplace.

Running Head: The Development of Philippine Education 4 “The Enhanced K to 12 program ripe for implementation as there are more pressing opportunities besetting the basic educational system that need to be addressed.” Member-organizations of E-Net Philippines believe that “...simply adding 2 years to the basic education program” will...
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