Q#1. Given the K-12 program, on its implementation, how does it affect the learners on the following; a) physically, emotionally, socially, and mentally, b) our economy looking into producing quality graduates?
The Department of Education issued the implementation of the Universal Kindergarten Education starting School Year 2011-2012. The program has created a useful basic education system that will help our young to be ready, productive and responsible individuals with the necessary competencies and skills for both lifelong learning and employment. It will facilitate the learners to prepare physically, socially, emotionally and mentally particularly the five year old children for formal schooling making it free and compulsory in entering and availing the program. The learner will basically adjust to its new setting of education although most of our neighboring countries doing this kind of educational principles. All they have to do is to embrace it and make it a positive overview to every learner. The family itself has a great impact in achieving this goal of our government. Provide adequate support for our children in activity and even to their dreams in pursuing a career. Eventually, as these programs continue to its mission and can be able to meet the fast-changing demands of society, our economy will face a favorable improvement in terms of entrepreneurship and investment.
Q#2. From society’s perspective, what is the purpose of education?
Our most common belief in attaining an education is that to have a better life ahead, earn a healthy living and be successful. Education creates a productive and empowered individual that can be useful to every nation and in global competition. We need to be educated in order to gain knowledge of being a responsible citizen, acquire new skills in helping build the goal of the society and develop an attitude that can greatly affect to everyone.
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