Saturday, June 23, 2012

65% of Pinoys favor the implementation of K+12

PASIG CITY, METRO MANILA—Six to seven (about 65 percent) Filipinos believe that the K+12 education reform spearheaded by the Department of Education (DepEd) will prepare their children better for higher education, according to a survey.

The survey by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) also noted that 61 percent of adults also think that children will finish school and get better jobs.

The March 2012 report of the SWS also showed that 59 percent of those surveyed said they think more students will be encouraged to finish the K+12 senior high school level, believing that that additional two years in high school are equivalent to college-level education.

Ever since the SWS conducted the monthly survey from June 2011, the number of adults who believe in the basic education reform has remained high.