44% of Filipinos not satisfied with K-12 curriculum, survey says
According to Pulse Asia survey, forty four percent of Filipinos are not satisfied with the K-12 program in the country.d.
According to the survey conducted on June 24 to 27 and commissioned by Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, 25 percent of the 1,200 respondents said they are “somewhat dissatisfied” with the current education system while 19 percent said they are “truly dissatisfied.”
This means a total of 44 percent are considered to be “dissatisfied” with the K-12 program, the survey showed.
Gatchalian said the K-12 program has to be reviewed.
“Malinaw sa boses ng ating mga kababayan na hindi sila kuntento sa programa ng K to 12. Ito ay dahil hindi natutupad ang mga pangako nito at naging dagdag na pasanin lamang ito sa ating mga magulang at mga mag-aaral,” Gatchalian said.
Gatchalian filed Senate Resolution No. 5, which seeks an inquiry on the status of the implementation of Republic Act No. 10533 or the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013, also known as the K to 12 Law.
“Dapat nating suriin nang husto ang pagpapatupad ng K to 12 upang matiyak na natutupad nito ang layuning makapaghatid ng dekalidad na edukasyon at isulong ang pagiging competitive ng ating mga kabataan,” Gatchalian said.