Advantages Of K-12 Curriculum In The Philippines

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In the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), the Philippines are one of the countries in Asia that has recently implemented the k to 12 curriculums. “K to 12 stands for kindergarten plus 12 years of elementary and secondary education. This educational system for elementary and secondary education is widely adopted around the world.” In observing the countries in Asia that has started their curriculum at the earlier stage of their era, we can observe the development of their economy and their country. For me, one of the reasons why the Philippines wasn’t able to quickly adopt the K to 12 curriculum because; in implementing the K to 12 curriculum, first, it should be well analyzed and planned, another is that the government should arranged the budget first and supply more facilities and buildings, before applying the new curriculum. After implementing the K to 12 curriculum in the Philippines, there are also opposes in which some people would disagree on implementing the K to 12 curriculum. For me, I agree on the implementation of the K to 12 curriculums in the Philippines, because it is a key for a student to gain good quality education, to have an advantage in applying for a job and to achieve a higher level of proficiency. In one of the steps in adopting the K to 12 curriculums in the Philippines, there are conflicts and challenges that would always arise. Because of poverty and corruption some parents can’t afford to finance their children for another

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