Factors In Philippine Education

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Researchers: Gian Ignacio & Czeena Limbo General Topic: Education Narrowed Topic: Factors that hinder Filipino youths in going to school Thesis Statement: Unemployment and short income results to Filipino youths not going to school because insufficient money can’t afford the country’s high cost education Literature Review: Just what happens to youth if they are hindered from school? If this continues what will happen to our future, not only our country but, what of the upcoming generations? This is a crisis that may soon be the cause economic decay as each generation passes. Education is stated to be one of the essentials in life that a person should have. In such competitive world, it is a must for all to have a good education for it helps…show more content…
Not everybody can go to school and learn, there are thousands of students who want to study but lack of money became a hindrance. Poverty is one of the main causes of the country’s poor education record and has affected participation in education in more ways than one. Even with the “zero tuition” offer of the government, poor families are hindered by lack of employment and short income. Meanwhile, since the establishment of the institution of higher education in the Philippines three centuries and seven decades ago, the demand for higher education cost has continued to increase. This results to average Filipino parent to go through great sacrifices and self-denial to be able to send a child to school, knowing it would mean half of the family’s annual income a year per child. Cost effectiveness is a crucial concern for developing countries like the Philippines, budgets for education in our country are way below comfortable levels for an unemployed parents’ income. The research showed that youth’s lack of interest in school is not always the reason why children are not going to school but the reason is rooted from the country’s crisis namely poverty which has effects, unemployment and short income, which hinders them from going to school and getting a good education. This will help individual to be aware how important education is and what are the effects of unemployment to one’s…show more content…
This clearly shows us that not going to school problem is not always the result of the family’s short income instead it is a personal issue/problem within the youth. It is not impossible for some children to lack interest in school because there are many factors that can affect them. Examples are, wrong choice of friend wherein if the child belongs to a circle of friends that doesn’t value education that much, then it will be a domino effect for the group wherein individual will not even try to go to school anymore. Another reason is being involved in illegal activities such as drugs, it is the biggest problem encountered by our country Philippines, and youth are engaged into such activities even at a young age. This study opposing the reason unemployment and short income hinders youth from going to school shows us that for some reason, a person is not able to get a good education is due to wrong decision and unwisely use of
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