Deped: As Mandated by Law, K to 12 Program Continues

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The Department of Education reminds the pubic that the K to 12 Basic Education Program implementation continues amid fake news circulating online that the curriculum will be repealed. In an official statement, DepEd addressed the sentiments and questions on social media pertaining to the “supposed plan to scrap the K to 12 program,” which according to DepEd is “based on misinformation and lack of discernment.” According to DepEd, “the K to 12 Program is mandated by law under Republic Act No. 10533, otherwise known as the “Enhanced Basic Education Act…

Sec. Briones: Changes in PH education cannot wait

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“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…