Sonia R. Araneta, director of Ateneo de Manila University’s Communication and Public Relations Office. the parents. And I wonder what are their reason why they don't want this program to be implemented. But, if the whole student population in all year levels would be considered, this meant less than 5-percent decrease in 2016 and about 10 percent in 2017, “which is manageable,” Araneta said. The K to 12 Program covers Kindergarten and 12 years of basic education (six years of primary education, four years of Junior High School, and two years of Senior High School [SHS]) to provide sufficient time for mastery of concepts and skills, develop lifelong learners, and prepare graduates for tertiary education, middle-level skills development, employment, and entrepreneurship. 20, Series of 2012, the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) says, “Some subjects previously included in General Education (GE) in college will now be taken up in SHS, resulting in a reduced number of required GE units in college from 64 to 36.”. One of the cons or negative points is that most of these countries which implemented the ‘k to 12’ system did so suddenly and in the process, forcing … As a result, Ateneo did not have to scrap or cancel any programs. Higher education institutions (HEIs) are biting the bullet as the full implementation of … Castillo said CHEd was asking Congress for money to establish programs that would enable faculty members to pursue funded complimentary work during the transition, including graduate and/or post-graduate studies, research, community extension services, production of learning materials, etc. Man mistakenly declared dead ‘resurrects’ in morgue, Missing law professor last seen at Batangas resort, says NBI, Garin hopes DOH projects continue under Duterte, 2 Magat Dam gates remain open, Isabela residents cautioned, Smart Prepaid encourages the youth to take their passions to the next level and ‘Live GIGA’, LPA may enter PAR within 24 hours — Pagasa, Experience clearer calls nationwide with Smart VoLTE, Arthaland’s property management arm utilizes Amazon Web Services to enhance delivery of service, Cagayan River water level slowly rising, flood warning issued, Singaporean gives birth to baby with COVID-19 antibodies — report, Año: Gov’t to conduct fact-finding on mass gatherings attended by Roque, Pacquiao, ’Blind obedience’: Robredo twits Briones for pleasing only Duterte, not teachers, students, Ex-NBA vet Nate Robinson gets knocked out by YouTube star Jake Paul. K-12 curriculum drew negative reactions. Negative effects of k to 12: For some students and regions, K-12 might prove unrewarding. Also offering SHS to make up for the drop in freshman enrollees is the Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP). For private HEIs that rely primarily on tuition and other students’ fees, waiting out the next two years when there will be very few—even no—freshman enrollees, the transition is particularly difficult. Suplido said the arrangement would benefit both college teachers, as they would be able to continue teaching, and students as they would be better prepared for college. But contrary to what some politicians would like the public to believe—to earn “pogi” points from voters this election season—HEIs have been bracing themselves for the lean years as early as four years ago when it became apparent that the country would adopt the K to 12 program, not just because the law was going to be passed but also because they could read the signs that the Philippine educational system was lagging way behind those in other countries. Generally, the anti-tertiary education mantra of the K to 12 program will manufacture young and docile laborers who will be forced to accept and be permanently chained to low-paying and contractual jobs, at a time when even many college graduates are unable to find good jobs. We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Some doesn't want this program to be implemented in the country. Araneta said, “We also have the option of sharing our faculty with our senior high school for those two years since the high school plans to increase enrollment during those years.”, The De La Salle University (DLSU) Taft campus is also offering SHS to make use of faculty and facilities during the transition period. Some filipino disagrees to the "k-to-12" program. The K-12 curriculum have many advantage to every Filipino students. Part-timers will be on call,” he said. Let's start with the cons, because apparently, that's what matters most to the people affected, a.k.a. Call 896 6000. Decreased enrollment in college resulting from the full implementation of SHS will result in reduced teaching loads for faculty members and a significant drop in the income of HEIs. Nowadays 2 years have passed after K-12 curriculum was approved. She added, “With PWU’s trimester system, a student can earn a college degree in three years even with the additional two years of Grades 11 and 12 if they come to PWU. Starting this year, PWU’s General Education (Gen Ed) college faculty would have the option to teach in SHS or to join graduate school faculties. Salaries in secondary education would be lower than college teaching rates, but she said “some college faculty (members) may want to work part-time in SHS as a challenge or for fulfillment. Nonteaching staff displacement could reach 19.8 percent of a total of 57,718, with nonpermanent employees most adversely affected at 34.6 percent of 13,780. Negative Impact of K to 12: Cost: Good education is expensive and that’s the understatement of the year; so when you are asked to pay for two more years of schooling for your kid, you can imagine the bill that you would have to foot. Don't miss out on the latest news and information. Like “rival” Ateneo, DLSU also does not expect zero college freshman enrollment as several of its feeder schools have started. She said they were pointing this out to parents who were concerned that SHS would mean an additional two years of educational expense. a summary of research on the effectiveness of K-12 online learning 5 The meta-analysis of 51 study effects, 44 of which were drawn from research with older learners, found that: Students who took all or part of their class online performed better, on average, than those taking the same course through traditional face-to-face instruction. Saquido added that during the lean years, “we will also be focusing on other alternative revenue streams.” He added, “We have not suspended/scrapped programs…We still hope to get our projected number of freshmen (although it is) a fraction of the usual yearly intake.”, Saquido said they also launched other programs that could help make up for the shortfall.