largely on education.1 Consequently, it is agreed that the development of the human resources of a nation is the ultimate determinant of the country’s growth and development. Specifically, the country’s ability to develop the knowledge and know how of its people in order to make them productive contributors to the nations economy, determines to a large extent the “character and pace of its socio-economic development”2. Furthermore, it is increasingly acknowledged that higher education is a “driver
Problems and Issues in the Philippine Educational System 1. Colonial historiography. Most of the past and present teachers, book authors, and Social Studies consultants give heavier premium to the history of the colonizers in the Philippines, and not to the history of Filipinos. Mostly, this has been the case in the teaching of History subjects from the elementary to tertiary levels and will most likely perpetuate in the next generations to come. The history of the Filipino people and the colonial
Trends, Issues and Policies in Philippine Education System The Philippine Education System at a Glance The Philippine education system can be described as a dynamic one. It has undergone several stages of development from the pre-Spanish era to the present. Dating back at the pre-Magellanic period, the Philippine education was informal, unstructured and without method. Learning was more experimental than theoretical. During the Spanish era, education was done by missionaries for the elite
A metaphor, as defined in our glossary, is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between two unlike things that actually have something important in common. The word metaphoritself is a metaphor, coming from a Greek word meaning to "transfer" or "carry across." Metaphors "carry" meaning from one word, image, or idea to another. When Dr. Gregory House (in the TV series House, M.D.) says, "I'm a night owl, Wilson's an early bird. We're different species," he's speaking metaphorically
Issues and Problems in the Philippine Educational System: A Challenge Towards the Attainment of Quality Education Our country has gone through many changes and development for the past few years. The continuous process made great impacts in the lives of millions of Filipinos. Relatively, the changes have given us advantages not to mention the disadvantages it brought causing downfall to many people. There are numerous questions concerning the issues and problems existing in the Philippine Educational
has been a prevalent issue within the Philippines, with 26.5% of the population living below the poverty line as of 2012 . There are a number of reasons contributing to the Philippines poverty issues including, but not limited to, the substandard education, health care, and livelihood, and the lack of appropriate funding from the government for merit goods. All of these factors are major contributors to the extensive poverty existing in the Philippines. One of the major issues that arise from the
ABSTRACT The Philippines is one of the most westernized countries in Asia, and western influence was easily accepted and adopted by Filipinos. This can be seen in the Philippine culture until today. Westernization can have different advantages and disadvantages in terms of food, music and education in the Philippines. One of the disadvantages includes the decrease of national sentiment in each Filipino, especially the teens today, while one of the advantages is that teens still follow the Filipinos'
Philippines: one step forward, two steps back Even though today’s world seems to advance their still seems to be one very serious and large issue, poverty and hunger. This issue is seen in lots of nations across the world, but it’s seen more in third world countries in East Asia, Africa, and South America. After many natural disasters and multiple changes in the form of government the country of the Philippines seems to have a high number of people living in poverty and starvation. Due to the free
their life. Since education came into our country in the 1500s, Science and Mathematics (S&M) has gone a long way. And for the past several years, pupils of our country in a DepEd statement clarified that science had not been taught separately in Grades 1 and 2 since the 1980's, and that rudimentary science concepts were embedded in such subjects as languages and mathematics. The government is stepping up its efforts to upgrade the quality of Science and Mathematics (S&M) education in the country.
Implementation of the Enhanced K-12 Basic Education Program in the Philippines | Issue: K-12 Basic Education Program | | PAOLO BAKAMO | | The K to 12 Program covers kindergarten and 12 years of basic education (six years of primary education, four years of junior high school, and two years of senior high school [SHS]) to provide sufficient time for mastery of concepts and skills, develop lifelong learners, and prepare graduates for tertiary education, middle-level skills development, employment