K to 12 Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on K to 12 Philippines


Congress passes bill requiring GMRC in K to 12 curriculum

Mar 04, 2020 - 9:38 PM

The bill is now up for the President's signature

GOOD MANNERS. Elementary students inside listen to their teacher in a pubic school in Marikina City on September 27, 2017. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Villanueva wants GMRC as part of K to 12 curriculum

Oct 29, 2019 - 5:26 PM

Senator Joel Villanueva wants immersions, outreach programs, and community service activities to be part of the GMRC classes

GMRC. Senators are pushing for a more comprehensive values formation class for elementary and high school students. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Too early to say whether K to 12 effective or not – DepEd official

Oct 21, 2019 - 8:41 PM

But the Department of Education welcomes a proposal in the House of Representatives to review the K to 12 Law

REVIEW NEEDED. The Department of Education says it supports Congress's call to review the K to 12 program. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

MISLEADING: Government offers cash 'incentives' to K-12 honor students

Apr 03, 2019 - 8:08 PM

The cash incentives are for graduating honor students of all public elementary and high schools in Taguig only

2017 budget: CHED loses P2B meant for PCARI, K to 12 transition

Oct 20, 2016 - 7:26 PM

The commission says the budget cut runs counter to President Duterte s 10 point agenda that puts primacy on investments in human capital development and the promotion of science and technology

Duterte supports K to 12

May 24, 2016 - 4:35 PM

UPDATED Initially skeptical about the education program Duterte now says he was convinced by Department of Education officials to support it

PH EDUCATION. Rody Duterte says he sees the value in the K to 12 program. Photo by Manman Dejeto/ Rappler

Negrenses to gather 500,000 signatures vs K to 12

May 26, 2015 - 7:53 PM

The Negros Movement for Quality Education will also hold protest rallies at public schools when classes open on June 1

Lipa Coffee Academy graduates hope to revive 'kapeng barako'

Sep 09, 2014 - 10:45 AM

The academy s first batch graduated in March 2014 armed with skills and knowledge to restore native Batangas coffee to its former glory

SOMETHING BREWING. Three of the baristas in the main branch of Cafe de Lipa in Lipa City are graduates of the Lipa Coffee Academy. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

'Low NAT scores may worsen under K to 12'

Mar 20, 2013 - 11:36 AM

Public high school students have significantly lower National Achievement Test scores than elementary students

NEW ROOMS. The Department of Education (Deped) was able to bid out projects that will build almost 20,000 classrooms nationwide. Photo courtesy of the PPP Center