However, she also confesses that we still lack teachers and classrooms to fill in its demands. K to 12 Program. “K” stands for Kindergarten and “12” refers to the succeeding 12 years of basic education (6 years of elementary education, 4 years of junior high school, and 2 years of senior high school). Sila ang may eksklusibong pamamahala sa mga pampublikong paaralan, at regulasyon para sa pribadong paaralan. Review of the K 12 Curriculum in the Philippines. Read this article to know the benefits of a K-12 education in the Philippines. With the old system, Filipino students were consistently behind on achievement scores. In a Business Mirror interview, DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones claims that for 2017-2018, the Department created 40,104 teacher items for the K-12 program. Ang DepEd ay nagpapatupad at namamahala ng edukasyong K to 12 simula nang pormal itong itinalaga noong 2013. Challenges Faced by Our Government. Different Perspectives on the K-12 Curriculum Implementation in the Philippines K-12 implementation seeks to be at par with international standards. This is a Final Requirement in PA 241 (Public Policy and Program Administration), a group output required in the degree Master of Public Administration under Prof. Rodrigo Giducos. K-12 is the new Education Program in the Philippines that started last year, 2012. By Cyril John Barlongo QUALITY education is viewed as any country’s pillar of success. The question is whose standards the Philippine education is adhering to. Read on to learn about the benefits of a K-12 education plan in the Philippines. TheK-12 curriculum was signed into law back in 2013, adding three years to the country’s basic education curriculum. With K-12 education, students will have sufficient instructional time for subject-related tasks, making them more prepared in every subject area. At present, the Philippines is the last country in Asia and one of only three countries in the world with a 10-year pre-university program. Globalization has brought forth these standards. A recent change in the Philippines’ educational system was implemented starting in 2011. Sufficient Instructional Time.