Development of Education in the
- Janrey Tiña
The development of curriculum in
history is basically founded on five
• Mass Education
• Excellence in Education
Pre – Hispanic Era
• vocational training and academic subjects;
• Tribal tutors oral, practical and hands-on;
• use of Baybayin;
• oral, practical and hands-on.
• Education was religion-centered.
• Education for the elite only.
• Spanish is compulsory.
• The church and school work together.
• Inadequate, suppressed and controlled.
Colegio del Sto. Niño
(an Augustinian School build in 1565)
Colegio de San Jose
(a Jesuit School build in 1581)
Colegio de Nuestra Señora
del Santisimo Rosario
(a Dominican School build in 1611)
In 1593, the Doctrina Christiana (first
book printed in the Philippines)
In 1640, the Unibersidad de San Felipe de Autria
(first public University in the Philippines)
• highly centralized public school system in 1901
(PH Commission act no. 74)
• Filipinization of all department secretaries
• Free public school system
• Thomasites, trained aspiring Filipino teachers
Philippine Normal School
(a School run by Thomasites in 1901)
• Creation of Ministry of Education
• Teaching of Tagalog, Philippine History and
A Sherman tank at the
ruins of the Fort Santiago
gate in Intramuros,
February 28, 1945