Will adjustments be made in time for the first graduates of K to 12?

CHED’s K to 12
Two Relevant Concern of HEIs
1. How will the college courses be adjusted due to
the K to 12 curriculum?
2. What will happen to colleges and universities
during the two-year transition period (SY 2016–
2017 and SY 2017–2018)?
How will the college courses
be adjusted due to the K to 12
curriculum? Will adjustments
be made in time for the first
graduates of K to 12?
 CHED will transfer some of the general education
subjects to basic education.
 CHED will download its general education subjects
to K to 12, ensuring mastery of core competencies
for K to 12 graduates. This may lead to a reduction
in the number of years of college courses, resulting
to a decrease in educational expenses of
 CHED will be releasing its updated College
Readiness Standards, which will be the basis for the
competencies in grades 11 and 12 (HS years 5 and
 These activities will be completed before SY 2016–
Proposed GE Framework
 Intellectual competencies-critical, analytical and
creative thinking, and multiple forms of expression;
 Civil capacities demanded or membership in the
community, country, and world.
Proposed General Outcomes
Holistic development of the person, conscious of
his/her identity as an individual, a Filipino, and
member of the global community. The individual has
therefore better understanding and appreciation of
ways of knowing the self, society, world, and
Specific Outcomes
 Appreciation of the human condition
 Capacity to personally interpret the human
 Self- assuredness in knowing and being Filipino
 Capacity to reflect critically on shared concerns and
think of innovative, creative solutions guided by
ethical standards.
Specific Outcomes
 Aptitude in tackling problems methodically and
 Ability to appreciate and contribute to artistic beauty
 Ability to contribute personally and meaningfully to
the country’s development
Proposed New GE- 36 units
 Core ( 15 units )
- Applied Mathematics, Contemporary Philippine
History, Creative Communication, Environmental
Science, Ethics
 Contemporary Issues (6 units)
- Particular problems or concerns approached
examined in a multidisciplinary view (e.g.
poverty, environmental disaster, overseas workers,
corruption, anxieties of young Filipinos. land
reform, urban growth, etc.)
Proposed New GE- 36 units
 Electives (12 units)
- generalized, inter-and multi-disciplinary, embed GE
philosophy (e.g. Science and Society, Human
Thought and Behavior, The Entrepreneurial Mind)
 Mandated (3 units)
- Life and Works of Rizal
Factors in Designing/Choosing Electives
• Major
• Expertise
• Facilities and
• Individual
• Teaching load • Updated
• Healthy,
• Distribution • Classrooms
balanced mix
of domain
Features of New GE Curriculum
 Attempts to capture all knowledge domains in core
courses, while giving space to multi-disciplinary
courses and contemporary concerns.
 Reduced number of units (from 63/51 to 36) assumes
remedial courses will be taken up in basic education.
 Element of choice gives HEI greater autonomy to
design its GEC.
Requirements of New GE:
 Training of GE faculty
 Development of new, interesting, challenging courses
 Access to up-to-date materials and resources
 Need not be taken all in one year; can be scheduled
across years for optimum effectiveness.
 If approved, effective AY 2018-2019, or the first year
that high school graduates will have completed 13
years ( K to 12) of basic education, whichever comes
What happen to the Transition period
• DepEd is in the process of formulating a transition
management plan, which involves the active
participation of officials of educational institutions
and organizations/associations of colleges and
universities (public and private) for this two-year
gap. The arrangements may include using private
school facilities and teachers for senior high school.
• DepEd is working closely with private educational
institutions to address these transition management