Curriculum development in the philippines

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Curriculum development in the philippines

  1. 1. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
  2. 2. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES Colonial rule in the country tailored the curriculum to serve colonial goals and objectives
  3. 3. THE CURRICULUM DURING THE LIBERATION PERIOD In 1945 steps were taken to improve the curriculum existing before the war.   What are these? •Restoration of Grade VII •Abolishment of double-single session •Adoption of modern trends in education taken from United States
  4. 4. THE CURRICULUM DURING THE PHILIPPINE REPUBLIC The granting of independences to the Filipinos led to some educational reforms in the curriculum. Great experiments in the community school idea and the use of the vernacular in the first two grades of the primary school as a medium of instruction. An experiment that led to a change in the Philippine educational philosophy was that of school and community collaboration pioneered by Jose V. Aguilar. The community school concept had for its goals the improvement of pupil and community life through the curriculum.
  5. 5.  It is a source of gratification also to note that schools are increasingly using instructional materials that are Philippineoriented. The order of priority in the purchase of books for use in our schools as follows:  Books which are contributions to the Philippine Literature  Books on character education and other library materials  Books and charts on science which will enhance the current program of the administration in science education.  Library equipment and permanent features  Books locally published  Books written by local authors  Books and library materials published
  6. 6. The crucial role of instructional materials in the promotion of nationalism is now well recognized. According to responsible educational leaders, we are in great need of instructional materials that will give emphasis on the following areas: The improvement of home industries The appreciation of the services of great men and women of our country. Preservation of our cultural heritage.
  7. 7. In the elementary level, vocational education has been introduced as a part of the educational program of the Bureau of Public Schools. Another step taken in the direction of increasing respectability for technical education was the establishment of vocational schools.
  8. 8. The use of media like television, radio, filmstrips in our teaching helps a lot in the attainment of our instructional purposes and enrichment program. Article XIV, Section, of the 1935 Constitution of the Philippines, which defined the aims of education in the country, emphasized the important role that curriculum plays in transmitting the values of society to succeeding generations.
  9. 9. The Secondary School curriculum was revised to make it attuned and more responsive to the felt-needs of our times. It is both work and value oriented. It is a single-track curriculum which focuses neither on college preparation nor on vocational skills development alone and further aims to equip the students with the knowledge of an insight into and appreciation of the ongoing community life and problems In the collegiate level, steps are also being taken to make the curriculum respond to the needs of the times.
  10. 10. The Secondary School curriculum was revised to make it attuned and more responsive to the felt-needs of our times. It is both work and value oriented. It is a single-track curriculum which focuses neither on college preparation nor on vocational skills development alone and further aims to equip the students with the knowledge of an insight into and appreciation of the ongoing community life and problems In the collegiate level, steps are also being taken to make the curriculum respond to the needs of the times.

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