“Ano ba ang tamang lenggwahe na dapat gamitin sa ating mga paaralan? Nasaan na ang Philippine History na subject? Ginagamit lang ba ang K to 12 para makapag-export tayo ng workers abroad?”
There are numerous questions and discussions surrounding the implementation of the K to 12 program, but what we need to understand is that it’s not just simply an additional 2 years of education or 2 years of burden on our citizen’s pockets; K to 12 hopes to change the way we teach our students to make them ready for the next stage of their lives and, hopefully, competent against international education standards.
“Ito ang pinakamithiin ng K-12 program: Makahubog ng Pilipino na kayang makipagsabayan sa iba’t ibang larangan, dito man sa ating bansa o sa ibang panig ng mundo.”
This is Part 2 of our conversation with Elvin Uy, where Fr. Tito Caluag and his trio of distinguished guests—Manolo Quezon, Leloy Claudio, and Carlo Santiago—tackle the opportunities and challenges of K to 12.