Philippine Education System: Are we Moving Forward?
Fermin G. Castillo Jr.1, Djonde F. Antiado2, James Ryan P. Reblando3

1Fermin G. Castillo Jr., University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. 

2Djonde F. Antiado, American College of Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

3James Ryan P. Reblando, MENA College of Management, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

Manuscript received on 10 October 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 24 October 2019 | Manuscript Published on 26 December 2019 | PP: 844-851 | Volume-8 Issue-12S October 2019 | Retrieval Number: L119010812S19/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L1190.10812S19

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Abstract: Different countries around the world has different rich history and heritage that surrounds their educational system. As old as history, we can trace the evolution of the Philippine education thru different era of colonialism which transform on what it is today. ASEAN integration, internationalization, K to 12, Philippine qualifications framework, 21st century skills to name a few are the main reasons for its development and change. The foundation of the education system is now competitive more than before and this is true in the case of higher education as the state provide them the necessary financial support and assistance. It is very important that this educational transformation will lead us to nation building and transform our society for a better and sustainable future. The role of government, private sectors, religious groups, NGO’s and other parties involved are needed in order that future will looks promising otherwise it will move backward.

Keywords: Philippine Education, Competitiveness, Knowledge, Lifelong Learning, Sustainable Future.
Scope of the Article: Smart Learning and Innovative Education Systems