The Implementation of the K+12 Systems in the Philippines

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The Effects of Broken Homes Among
Early Teenagers to their
Academic Performance

A Research Paper Presented to
Dr. Bienvanido Nepomuceno
Mapúa Institute of Technology

In partial fulfillment
Of the requirements in

Jonathan M. Nartates

March 2011

K+12 educational systems are the additional years to secondary level. This research contains some information about the curriculum of K+12. Interview, books and newspaper were the researchers’ major instrument in gathering information and was augmented with other data collected through readings.Studies cited by the researchers have also shown that the country’s education program is equivalent to the 12-year education cycle followed abroad except that it is
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K+12 consisting of kindergarten, six years of elementary, four years of junior high school and two years in senior high. According to the Department of Education(DepEd), they intend to implement this program in the coming year 2016-2017 (GMANews.TV). As a researcher we evaluated K+12 from theexisting Japanese K+12 models. The National Council of Education Reform has been formulating a plan for reforming Japan’s education system. In doing so, they should consider education reform in the postwar period by defining the promulgation of Japan’s first modern school system in 1872 (the fifth year of the Meiji Era) as “the first educational reform” and educational reform in the postwar period as “the second educational reform.” The Council also highly rated Japan’s postwar educational reform by characterizing it as the prime engine for the advancement of Japanese society and for spreading education, which comes on the strength of Japan’s national character of giving importance to education and rising the income level.
However, the Council at the same time noted that postwar educational reform was still an extension of the catching-up education policy dating back to the Meiji period and led to a serious situation of educational decay. The Council divides the postwar years into four periods. On 15 August 1945, the Second World War ended and Japan came
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