An Ideal Philippine Education System

An Ideal Philippine Education
Philosophy of Education
 The philosophy states that education shall develop citizens
who believe in God, love their country and fellowmen, actively
participate in building a just Filipino society, conserving and
developing the nation’s human and material resources.
Vision of Philippine Education
 We are people organization committed to a culture of excellence
in public service. Believing that the most important resource of
our country is its people, we make the task of educating the
Filipino child our singular mission.
 We assist the Filipino child to discover his/her full potential in a
child-centered and value-driven teaching-learning environment
and thereby, enable him/her to create his/her own destiny in
global community. We prepare him/her to become a responsible
citizen and an enlightened leader who loves his/her country and
is proud to be a Filipino.
Vision of Philippine Education
 We provide a school system.
 Where teachers and principals achieve the desired learning
outcome not only because they are empowered, competent and
accountable, but because they care;
 Where administrator exercise visionary leadership responsive to
emerging learning needs of the nation; ensure adequate
resources; promote appropriate technology; create and sustain a
conducive climate to enhance learning; and
 Where the family, the community and other institutions actively
support our efforts.
Vision of Philippine Education
 We affirm the right of every Filipino child especially the less
advantaged to benefit from such a system.
 This is our vision. With God’s help, we dedicate all our talents
and energies to its realization.
Aims of Education
 Education shall aim in the fullest potentials of all individuals, the
only sure way of achieving our common and shared national
goals. It should develop all socially valuable talents of person as
its contribution to building and adhesive, peaceful and
progressive society. From this educational experience, students
are expected to emerge as respected and valued participants in
the global community because of their world class experience
and excellence in ability.
Education Act of 1982 mandates that the education system
(i) provides for a broad general education that will assist each individual in the
peculiar ecology of his own society to
(a) attain his potential as a human being,
(b) enhance the range and quality of individual and group
participation in the basic functions of society, and
(c) acquire the essential educational foundation of his
development into a
productive and versatile citizen;
(ii) to train the nation’s manpower in the middle level skills required for national
(iii) develop the profession that will provide leadership for the nation in the
advancement of knowledge for improving quality of human life; and
(iv) respond effectively to changing needs and conditions of the nation through s
system of educational planning and evaluation.
The 1987 Philippine Constitution explicitly provides in Art. XIV, Sec.
1, stating that the “State shall protect and promote the right of all
citizens to quality education at all levels and shall take appropriate
steps to make such education accessible to all”.
RA 9155 that was signed into law in June, 2000, by Senate President
Aquilino Pimentel and Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, created the
Department of Education (DepEd). This law transferred the
supervision of sports and culture to the Philippine Sports
Commission, excluding the personnel; and the management of
National Historical Institute, Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino, Records
Management and Archives Office and National Library to the
National Commission on Culture and the Arts.