Editorial Cartoon on The Philippines' K-12 shift
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    The editorial cartoon was prior to The Philippines' education system overhaul shift -- from the 10-year preuniversity cycle to the K-12 cycle. Th… Read More
    The editorial cartoon was prior to The Philippines' education system overhaul shift -- from the 10-year preuniversity cycle to the K-12 cycle. The Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 or the K-to-12 Act was later on implemented on May 2013. The traditional 10-year cycle requires at least two years of Kindergarten, six years of elementary education, and four years of secondary education. While the newly implemented basic education program requires at least a year of kindergarten, six years of elementary education, and six years of secondary education, which was divided into four years of junior high school and two years of senior high school. Although contrary to the government's objective to educate its people and internationalize its standard of education system, the outdated materials, lack of teachers and public schools, and especially the continuous budget cuts on the education sector will only produce unsatisfying and unproductive results. Read Less
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Originally published in June 2012 on The Philippine Collegian.