Education Is The Root And Foundation Of A Person 's Growth Essay

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Education is the root and foundation of a person’s growth in life. This is where skills are being developed as well as knowledge, awareness, and comprehension are being supplied. In spite of their ethnic root, monetary status, and religious convictions, all Filipinos have the right to access education (Castro, 2014). Unfortunately, not all are receiving the adequate and stable way of having a smooth learning because of the lack of school, teachers, money, limited resources, and even because of militarization around the world.One of them are the Indigenous People of Mindanao in the Philippines called the Lumad. According to DepEd (n.d), 48% of the population in the Philippines did not finish basic education and these are the street children, farmers, indigenous people, and others. The functional literacy, education, and mass media survey last 2013 indicates that 4 million children are out of school from ages 6 to 24 years old. Ages 6 to 14 years old are out- of- school children who are not able to attending classes and people with ages 15 to 24 years old are out- of -school youth who are not attending school, college, or not working. The region with the highest percent of out of school children and youth is ARMM with 14.4% while SOCCSKARGEN (Davao, Central Luzon, Zamboanga Peninsula, Carga, and MIMAROPA) have 11.2 to 12.3%, (Philippine statistics authority, 2015) There are 14-17 million Indigenous People in the Philippines as of 2013 which makes up 15-20% of the

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