Sec. Briones: Changes in PH education cannot wait

K to 12 Basic Education Program

“There have been changes and there will be more changes,” Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones reaffirmed on Wednesday as the country draws closer to welcoming the first batch of graduates of the K to 12 Basic Education Program in April. With the increasing demands of the ever shifting world, the Education chief emphasized that catching up with change can no longer be done on a “one at a time” basis. Thus, despite calls to abolish the K to 12 program, with the support of President Rodrigo Duterte…

Makati City Allocated P2.8 Billion for Education | MB News

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Makati City has allocated P2.8 billion for public education this year. Makati City Mayor Abby Binay said that the residents of Makati must expect more benefits as the city has allotted a bigger budget for education. “As I have said, my administration is committed to providing the youth of Makati the best education we can afford. Thus, we have been proactively looking for ways to boost the benefits they are currently receiving from the city government,” Binay, a lawyer and daughter of former Vice President and former Makati City Mayor…