Saquido added that during the lean years, “we will also be focusing on other alternative revenue streams.” He added, “We have not suspended/scrapped programs…We still hope to get our projected number of freshmen (although it is) a fraction of the usual yearly intake.”, Saquido said they also launched other programs that could help make up for the shortfall. In an interview immediately after his investiture, DLSU president Brother Raymundo Belardo Suplido, FSC, said they were encouraging college faculty members, who would not have enough teaching loads during the transition, to teach in the new SHS. She said Ateneo expected “at least 1,400 freshmen in 2016 and at least 1,500 freshmen in 2017, which is about a 30-percent drop in freshman enrollment.”. The K to 12 Program covers Kindergarten and 12 years of basic education (six years of primary education, four years of Junior High School, and two years of Senior High School [SHS]) to provide sufficient time for mastery of concepts and skills, develop lifelong learners, and prepare graduates for tertiary education, middle-level skills development, employment, and entrepreneurship. Also offering SHS to make up for the drop in freshman enrollees is the Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP). Castillo said CHEd was asking Congress for money to establish programs that would enable faculty members to pursue funded complimentary work during the transition, including graduate and/or post-graduate studies, research, community extension services, production of learning materials, etc. K-12 curriculum drew negative reactions. Negative effects of k to 12: For some students and regions, K-12 might prove unrewarding. Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. The new K 12 curriculum guide requires all Filipino students to have one year of kindergarten, six years of elementary schooling (grades 1 to 6), four years of junior high school (grades 7 to 10), and two years of senior high school (grades 11 to 12). Approved by DepEd and CHEd, the program is designed to have a strong liberal arts foundation, complemented by the university’s mentoring program. But contrary to what some politicians would like the public to believe—to earn “pogi” points from voters this election season—HEIs have been bracing themselves for the lean years as early as four years ago when it became apparent that the country would adopt the K to 12 program, not just because the law was going to be passed but also because they could read the signs that the Philippine educational system was lagging way behind those in other countries. As for teachers, Araneta said, “The load of our faculty will be reconfigured in the next two years as we adjust to the different sizes of freshman cohorts.” She said different departments would feel the K to 12 effects in different school years but reductions in load assignments would be minimal and would affect mainly part-time and contractual faculty members. For private HEIs that rely primarily on tuition and other students’ fees, waiting out the next two years when there will be very few—even no—freshman enrollees, the transition is particularly difficult. And I wonder what are their reason why they don't want this program to be implemented. the parents. SHARE. You don’t know me and I don’t know you, the reason why this blog wrote topic about K-12 Education Program is to informed the readers that this education curriculum has a advantages and disadvantages.The government allocated huge budget for this program. offering SHS and have graduated students. Araneta said, “We also have the option of sharing our faculty with our senior high school for those two years since the high school plans to increase enrollment during those years.”, The De La Salle University (DLSU) Taft campus is also offering SHS to make use of faculty and facilities during the transition period. Lydia Brown, media center director of the Philippine Women’s University (PWU), said the university’s basic education program, K to 12, was offered through Jasms (Jose Abad Santos Memorial School). UA&P, for instance, is now offering a six-year integrated university program. Part-timers will be on call,” he said. Some of their feeder schools were already compliant with the K to 12 basic education curriculum and would have graduates in 2016 and 2017, he said. Suplido said the arrangement would benefit both college teachers, as they would be able to continue teaching, and students as they would be better prepared for college. HEIs cushion negative impact of K to 12 through senior high. Nonteaching staff displacement could reach 19.8 percent of a total of 57,718, with nonpermanent employees most adversely affected at 34.6 percent of 13,780. “Hopefully, the number of enrollees for the senior high school…will offset whatever number of students (TIP) will lose during the transition period….”, He said TIP was also looking for ways to minimize the negative impact on its faculty, with “some of our teachers being offered to teach in senior high school….”. Moreover, in its Memorandum Order No. Many HEIs are hoping to ease the pain of transition, particularly on faculty members who will be idled in the next two years, by offering SHS themselves. One of the cons or negative points is that most of these countries which implemented the ‘k to 12’ system did so suddenly and in the process, forcing … POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF K TO 12 CURRICULUM PROGRAM ON THE LABORATORY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS OF NUEVA ECIJA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, SAN ISIDRO CAMPUS, TABON ANNEX ON THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2016 TO 2017 Although the K to 12 assures a brighter tomorrow, many problems Effect of K to 12 Program to the Senior Students of Unidos National High School in the Some may temporarily teach in partner secondary schools that are still building up their own SHS faculty, or step up their research,” he said. Alternative revenue streams Decreased enrollment in college resulting from the full implementation of SHS will result in reduced teaching loads for faculty members and a significant drop in the income of HEIs. The program is “intended to provide Grade 10 graduates with a master’s degree in only six years.”. Dr. Amado Saquido, vice president for academic affairs of the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P), said theirs was a small school with about 85 percent of students coming from private schools. Salaries in secondary education would be lower than college teaching rates, but she said “some college faculty (members) may want to work part-time in SHS as a challenge or for fulfillment.