With K to 12, will there be an overlap between the Day Care program of Local Government Units (LGUs) and DepEd Kindergarten? No. Day Care Centers of LGUs take care of children aged 4 or below, while the DepEd Kindergarten program is intended for children who are at least 5 years old by October 31st of the present school year. With K to 12, should schools prepare permanent records for Kindergarten students? Yes. While the assessment on readiness skills of students in Kindergarten is not academically driven, a good measure of the child’s ability to cope with formal schooling is needed for future learning interventions. Who is in charge of Kindergarten teacher compensation? DepEd is the main agency that employs and pays Kindergarten teachers in public schools. However, there are LGUs that help in the Kindergarten program and provide honoraria for additional Kindergarten teachers in public schools. Which Mother Tongue will be used as the language of instruction in multi-cultural areas? The principle of MTB-MLE is to use the language that learners are most comfortable and familiar with; therefore, the common language in the area or lingua franca shall be used as the language of instruction Will Mother Tongue Based Multi-Lingual Education (MTB-MLE) include other languages in the future? Languages other than the 19 current mother tongues (Bahasa Sug, Bikol, Cebuano, Chabacano, Hiligaynon, Iloko, Kapampangan, Maguindanaoan, Meranao, Pangasinense, Tagalog, Waray, Ybanag, Ivatan, Sambal, Akianon, Kinaray-a, Yakan, and Surigaonon.) What is Senior High School?
Senior High School (SHS) covers the last two years of the K to 12 program and includes Grades 11 and 12. In SHS, students will go through a core curriculum and subjects under a track of their choice. Will SHS mean two more years of High School? Yes. These two additional years will equip learners with skills that will better prepare them for the future, whether it be: Employment Entrepreneurship Skills Development (Further Tech-Voc training) Higher Education (College) How will students choose their Senior High School specializations? Students will undergo assessments to determine their strengths and interests. These will include an aptitude test, a career assessment exam, and an occupational interest inventory for high schools. Career advocacy activities will also be conducted to help guide students in choosing their specialization or track. How will student specializations/tracks be distributed across Senior High Schools? Specializations or tracks to be offered will be distributed according to the resources available in the area, the needs and interests of most students, and the opportunities and demands of the community. Will SHS ensure employment for me? SHS creates the following opportunities: Standard requirements will be applied to make sure graduates know enough to be hirable.
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- Spring '16
- maam reyes
- Senior High Schools