President Benigno Aquino signed into law Republic Act No. 10533 or the Enhance Basic Education Act of 2013 last May 15, 2013. A law that implements K to 12 Program which covers kindergarten and 12 years of basic education.
The enhance basic curriculum aims to produce Filipino graduates who are holistically developed with 21th century skills. This curriculum also gives great chance to all graduate to acquire middle-level skills for better work opportunities.
Under Republic Act No. 10533, mother tongue language is the language of instruction from kindergarten to Grade 3 to attain mastery of learning competencies. On the other hand, starting Grade 4 to Grade 6 teachers will use English and Filipino as their medium of instruction.
Enhance Basic Education Act of 2013 is final and it is real. Department of Education and the whole nation come across the gigantic challenge in our educational system.
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