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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Increased Budget for Education for Better School Year

For years, the education in the Philippines is stricken by various problems to include lack in classroom, textbooks, underpaid teachers, lack of teachers among others.

While the education sector is to get the highest budget, the budget seems cut short for what must be needed nationwide.
photo source: nytimes.com

Under President Ninoy Aquino, the 2013 Philippine education budget had risen from 238.8 billion to 292.7  earning a 22.7% increase to address the gaps in resources like classrooms, facilities, teachers and more.

The Department of Public Works and Highways shall manage the construction and rehabilitation of school facilities and classroom with their delrin levers among other resources.

The budget is expected to have addressed the backlogs in resources.  The data below shows the progress we are having to improve the quality of our education amidst implementation of K + 12 program.

photo source: rappler.com

References:

Classroom Shortage to be addressed in 2013
Education Crisis - Philippines

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