Education is a virtue in our society. The growth and development of a successful civilization depends on an educated populace. Schools were created to serve this purpose, to educate the youth and prepare them for their professional and personal lives in the future. However, while we do learn mathematics, history, literature, and art – all of which are important skills and subjects – the real importance of school lies on a different spectrum. The most important lesson that schools teach children is the truth about society and the real world.
Education is a social science that encompasses teaching and learning specific skills. Practicing teachers in the field of education use a variety of methods and materials in their instruction to impart a curriculum. The goal of education is the growth of students so that they become productive citizens of a dynamic, ever changing, society. Fundamentally, the imparting of culture from generation to generation promotes a greater awareness and responsiveness through social maturity to the needs of an increasingly diversified society. Education is the key to social change in general, and a sustainable future in particular.
Therefore, when curriculum developers plan the curriculum content, they need to consider all these factors. In the traditional societies, education is processed through ceremonies, rituals, stories and observation. On the other hand, in the modern societies, children start the educational processes at home and parents are the best teachers for them. Yet, schools will take over the responsibility as they become older. Schools become the essential institution to provide systematic knowledge to children by instilling proper values and attitudes in a younger generation.
The world shall be a better or worse place to live according to how we treat the children today. Education is an investment made by the nation in its children for harvesting a future crop of responsible adults productive of a well functioning society. Today, education is perhaps the most important function of the State and local Governments and is the very foundation of good citizenship. Chief Justice Earl Warren
Hence, every student in a school is being provided with the necessary and useful knowledge and experiences as a preparation for many possible life activities. Across the history of Philippine education, it has always been observed how Filipinos strived to be educated (Ballos, celeste et al., 2015). For the Filipinos, education has a very important role in attaining successful life. In education, every parent expects that their children will learn much new knowledge and that they could apply it to their future lives. For the past years of the educational system of the Philippines, it embraced the BEC (Basic Education Curriculum).
As Filipino children wanted to study, they have enrolled to public and private schools. As education continue to receive from the Commonwealth, President Quezon established National Council of Education. Under the Commonwealth, the vocational courses and adult education were focused. The common national language was also focused to be developed. To help the problem of cultural influence of Americans among the Filipinos, President Quezon greatly encouraged the revival of native culture and the most desirable Filipino Values.
Filipinas Overcoming Hunger and Malnutrition through Education “Education is the most important method used to change the world,” – Nelson Mandela As a student of the University of the Philippines Cebu, the phrase “ang kabataan ang pag-asa ng bayan” is often used by professors and fellow ‘isko’ and ‘iska’ to inspire one another to do their best in their chosen field of expertise. Being a student with a tuition fee subsidized by the government, studying well and working hard to serve our country is what’s expected of us to do. We supposed to be the crème of the crème of the crop; therefore, we were expected to be the best and to help our nation improve. Education is not the first priority of our country right now since, there is more money is allocated to pay off our international debts. It seems pretty ironic because in Article 14, Section 5 of the 1987 Philippine constitution, it stated that: “The State shall assign the
Our children deserve to receive the best education our country can provide for them and our economy depends on an educated and skilled workforce to be successful in the global market. Background of the study. The Philippine education system pursues the achievement of excellent undergraduates in the elementary and secondary level. The Department of Education pronounces the addition of two more years in the basic education of students, which according to them will benefit not only the Filipino youth but all the Filipino in the Philippines. (Luistro, 2010) The administration asserts that with the implementation of such program, the problem of unemployment in the country will be resolved.
Education is a crucial aspect for the overall development of human personalities as it plays a key role in changing the attitudes and behaviors of individuals. Education raises the efficiency and productivity of individuals and makes them capable to lead the economy towards the path of sustainable economic growth. For the development of any nation, education is important as it is the most significant Institutional Organization. Developing countries like Pakistan has also recognized the importance of education. In this era of competition, government is taking keen interest in making investments in the Education sector.
He mentioned that the primary goal of the new curriculum is to uplift the Filipino citizens that are experiencing poverty and the like. He is referring to the public school students to have an equal chance of succeeding like the ones who can afford 10 or more years of pre-university education (DepEd Discussion Paper, 2010). The Enhanced K-12 curriculum promises a very ideal future for Filipino students. It aims to develop the critical thinking skills of the learner for him/her to apply it on daily-life basis. As mentioned by the Department of Education, a holistic learner that can face the globally challenging society must be the major product of the new