Analysis Paper: the Philosophical Foundation on the K-12 Program

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Analysis Paper: The Philosophical Foundation on the K-12 Program

I. Introduction

The K-12 Program means Kindergarten and the 12 years of elementary and secondary education, which is part of the Educational Program of President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” C. Aquino III.

The President wants at least 12 years for our public school children to give them an even chance at succeeding compared to those who can afford pay up to fourteen years of schooling before university. Thus, their children are getting into the best universities and the best job after graduation. The administration believes that adding more years to basic education in the Philippines would decongest and enhance the basic education curriculum and could
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BPOs (35% annual growth, $13 billion in revenues in 2010) 7. Investment in ICT 8. Real estate (BPOs investing in office space, growth in domestic and international tourism; 9. Shipbuilding (exports of ships to the US, Mexico, and Norway); and 10. Long term demand for OFWs

Key Employment Generators (KEG):

1. Agribusiness 2. Cyberservices 3. Health and Wellness 4. Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism 5. Mining 6. Construction 7. Banking and finance 8. Manufacturing 9. Ownership Dwellings and Real Estate 10. Transport and Logistics 11. Wholesale and Retail Trade 12. Overseas Employment

Current Curricular Innovations included in the K-12 BEP:

1. Thematic Approach in Kindergarten a. Domains: Values Education, Physical Health and Motor Development, Social and Emotional Development, Cognitive Development, Creative Arts, Language and Readiness for Reading and Writing & Language, Literacy and Communication b. Themes: Myself, My Family, My School, My Community & More things Around Us

2. Mother tongue-Based Multilingual Education a. Mother tongue taught as learning area and used as language of instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 3 b. Bridging or transition to Filipino and English as language of instruction introduced in Grade 3

3. Madrasah Curriculum: ALIVE a.

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