Tag Archives: K+12

DepEd’s Technical Working Group on Curriculum

G.W.F. Hegel, the German Philosopher (1770-1830) and responsible for what might be called Dialectic Idealism, has delightful passages on how difficult it is to begin philosophizing, because beginning presupposes knowing how all is supposed to really end. Unless you see … Continue reading

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COCOPEA-BFHE Report on the Regional Consultation on K+12

I am reproducing here the formal report of the Consultation on K+12 run in Bikol (Region V) by the Regional Coordinating Council for Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA) and the Bikol Foundation for Higher Education (BFHE) for the appreciation and reference … Continue reading

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Collaboration between CHED, DepEd, and TESDA on Curriculum of Career Academy

Recently there was exciting and welcome news from Dr. Isagani Cruz, Chair of the CHED Panel on General Education, concerning curriculum development for Years 11 and 12 in the K+12 reform – which we suggest be called “Career Academy.” Basically, … Continue reading

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Approval for K+12 Educational Reform in Bikol

I don’t think we’ve seen a better regional consultation in Bikol. But the 220 delegates from all the Bikol Provinces, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon, Catanduanes and Masbate, representing private schools (CEAP, 31; PACU and PAPSCU, 13) and state … Continue reading

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Joint Congressional Oversight Committee for Education

A “Congressional Oversight Committee on Education To Review and Assess Philippine Education, Providing Funds Therefore and For Other Purposes,” was approved yesterday. The Joint Resolution creating this had been sponsored by Representaives Salvador H. Escudero III and Juan Edgardo M. … Continue reading

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Proposed Bill Implementing K+12 as approved by key COCOPEA Committees

At a well-attended emergency meeting last night in the German Club convened by Jose Campos of PAPSCU, Chair of the COCOPEA Committee on Legislation, and by Fr. Joel Tabora, S.J., Chair of the COCOPEA Committee on Advocacy, the earlier-formulated draft … Continue reading

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The Explanatory Note to Proposed Bill Legislating K+12

On the suggestion of Atty. Joseph Estrada, Atty. Rose Sergio has drafted an “Explanatory” note to the Proposed Bill Legislating K+12 (see yesterday’s blog): Republic of the Philippines HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Quezon City FIFTEENTH CONGRESS First Regular Session House Bill … Continue reading

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Proposed Bill Legislating K+12 Framework

On the mandate of the COCOPEA Committee on Legislation, Atty. Joseph Estrada of PAPSCU has drafted this legislation based on inputs of many pro K+12 supporters. It is offered here for discussion and evaluation. Republic of the Philippines HOUSE OF … Continue reading

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Career Academy with Entrepreneurship

One of the most exciting things about the K+12 is the addition of two years to the present K+10. I have suggested that Years 11 and 12 be called “Career Academy” instead of Senior High School or Pre-College; in this … Continue reading

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K+12 and CEAP’s Breakfast Roundtable Discussion with Legislators

The holidays are over. Time to get back to the nitty gritty of educational reform! Our fervent hope is that this year, real advances be made in improving our educational system! We recall the magic formula: K+12. This is the … Continue reading

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