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Its advocates aver that the main goal of the K-to-12 program is global competitiveness. The inclusion of skills training in the proposed curriculum belies this. It now appears to me that employability is the insidious purpose of K-to-12, on the assumption that high school dropouts need to land a job when they cannot proceed to college. If this is so, why overhaul a good system that has been there for almost a century to accommodate a segment of our student population that cannot enter higher education?

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Amend K-to-12: insert pre-university course

Instead of the additional two “senior high school” years, a 2-year National Baccalaureate Program (NBP), our version of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme should be required of all college- or university-bound students.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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At the latest Trade and Industry Development Update on “Enhancing Philippine Competitiveness” held recently by the Department of Trade and Industry and the Board of Investments, the Department of Education through Undersecretary Dina Ocampo walked industry representatives through the K-to-12 curriculum, perhaps for the first time.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

K-to-12 and the contact center professional

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The former chair of the Commission on Higher Education, Bro. Rolly Dizon FSC, once remarked that the majority of our high school graduates were unprepared for college. This observation—which resonated strongly among education stakeholders—helped put legislators in the proper frame of mind as they deliberated on the K-to-12 Law.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Beg, steal, or borrow

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I myself am not a great fan of K to 12. I know it’s now law and is on its second year. The Department of Education says the implementation is getting better, as schools get to iron out the kinks of last year. But whether it is or not, I don’t know that the program will really make a huge dent in the huge problem of education.

Posted: June 5th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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