In order to meet the Education for All 2015 goals, the Philippine Department of Education is making pre-school education (kindergarten) mandatory for five-year old children beginning this June. In this episode, the implementation of the universal kindergarten in the Philippines was discussed in detail. The different laws pertaining to pre-school education were also discussed alongside with the different problems that the government is facing with regards to the implementation of the universal kindergarten.
- EDUC Today #014 – Philippines’ K+12 Program
- EDUC Today #028 – Education for All 2015
- Education Act of 1982 (Batas Pambansa 232)
- Republic Act 6972
- Republic Act 8990
- Pending – Senate Bill 2024 (15th Congress)
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