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Duterte wants anti-drug, reproductive health and disaster education in schools

THE DEPARTMENT of Education (DepEd) plans to intensify anti-drug, reproductive health and disaster risk education under orders of President Rodrigo Duterte. "Ang instructions ni President...

Another petition against K to 12 filed at SC

May 29, 2015, 11:52 a.m. - A NEW petition was filed before the Supreme Court Thursday, seeking the suspension of the K to 12 program due to supposed discrepancies in the law.
Petitioners led by the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) sought a temporary r

Parents to file petition for K to 12 suspension

April 12, 2015, 9:22 a.m. – A GROUP of parents is set to go to court to seek the suspension of the new basic education program, citing unclear provisions, lack of government preparation, and lack of consultation.

Members of the Parents Advocacy for Children’s Education (PACE) called on other parents to join the effort to suspend the full implementation of the K to 12 program in a conference held at the Ambassador Hotel Saturday.

“We (parents) should unite para ma-suspend itong K to 12. If we really are considered as stakeholders, dapat konsultahin tayo dahil tayo ang nagpapadala ng estudyante sa mga eskwelehan,” PACE Founding Chairman and UST High School Parents Association board member Revenendo Vargas said during the conference titled “K to 12: Impact 2016.”

School workers call for K to 12 suspension

March 14, 2015, 6:01 p.m. - TEACHING and non-teaching personnel of several higher educational institutions (HEIs) filed a petition at the Supreme Court (SC) on March 12 to call for the suspension of the full implementation of the K to 12 program in 2016.

A coalition of HEI employees named “Suspend K to 12 Alliance” marched from Plaza Salamanca in Kalaw, Manila to the SC to show their opposition to K to 12, which they described as an “unprepared and ill-designed education program.”

UST to open classes in August starting next academic year

Jan. 23, 2015, 5:19 p.m. - STARTING next academic year, classes in UST will open in the first week of August, according to a memorandum by Secretary General Fr. Winston Cabading, O.P. dated Jan. 23.

The University will be implementing the change in the school calendar beginning Academic Year 2015-2016 to coincide with the full implementation of the new K to 12 basic education curriculum.

Based on the new collegiate calendar, the Mass of the Holy Spirit or Misa de Apertura will be held on Aug. 3, while the opening of classes will be on Aug. 10.

House committee wants draft of K to 12 fund by September

15 July 2014, 10:49 p.m. - THE HOUSE Committee on Higher and Technical Education is urging government agencies to finalize the draft of the proposed P29-billion stabilization fund that will compensate teachers to be displaced by the K to 12 scheme, if they want it to be passed into law before the transition period in 2016.

CBCP to Catholic schools: Help teachers during K to 12 transition

26 June 2014, 9:38 p.m. - The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has urged Catholic schools and the government to help teachers cope with the transition period of the K to 12 program in 2016.

In a statement Thursday, CBCP President Archbishop Socrates Villegas said Catholic institutions and school officials should be “creative” in looking for options for their educators who will struggle to find work two years from now.

P29B fund for schools, teachers affected by K to 12 proposed

25 June 2014, 6:24 a.m. - FOUR GOVERNMENT agencies are proposing a P29-billion fund to compensate teaching and non-teaching employees of higher education institutions (HEIs) who will lose their jobs during the transition period of the K to 12 program in 2016.

Faculty members demand representation in drafting of K to 12 rules

20 July 2013, 9:48 p.m.- FACULTY union officials of higher education institutions (HEIs) in Metro Manila signed a resolution in UST this afternoon asking President Benigno Aquino III to allow faculty representation in the drafting of the implementing rules of the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 or the K to 12 program.

In a forum at the Thomas Aquinas Research Complex, UST Faculty Union (USTFU) Internal Vice President Rene Tadle said suggestions from the faculty must be considered to address specific issues concerning the implementation of the law.