Mathematics Education in the Philippines - Elena R. Ruiz

Report
Quality, Relevant Education
for ALL
2 years of Senior
High School
Grade 12 (17 years old)
Grade 11 (16 years old)
Grade 10 (15 years old)
4 years of Junior High
School
Grade 9 (14 years old)
Grade 8 (13 years old)
Grade 7 (12 years old)
New HS Year 6
New HS Year 5
New HS Year 4
New HS Year 3
New HS Year 2
New HS Year 1
Grade 6 (11 years old)
Grade 5 (10 years old)
6 years of
Elementary
Grade 4 (9 years old)
Grade 3 (8 years old)
Grade 2 (7 years old)
Grade 1 (6 years old)
Kindergarten
Kindergarten (5 years old)
All schools must adhere to the
following standards:
1. Age requirement
2. Duration
3. Curriculum
 Possesses sufficient mastery of basic competencies
(literacy, numeracy) and skills in problem
solving, creative and critical thinking;
Is emotionally developed and competent to live a
meaningful life;
 Is socially aware, proactive, involved in public
and civic affairs;
 Is adequately prepared for the world of work or
entrepreneurship or higher education; and,
 Is globally competent and competitive.
CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
OF MATHEMATICS EDUCATION IN THE PHILIPPINES
 number and number sense
 measurement
 geometry patterns
 algebra
 probability and statistics
Specifically, it aims to develop the
following skills:
 Knowing and understanding
 Estimating
 Computing and solving
 Visualizing and modelling
 Representing and Communicating
 Conjecturing
 Reasoning
 Proving and decision-making
Applying and connecting
 exposition
 practice
 consolidation
 exposition
 practical work
 discussion
 problem-solving investigation
 cooperative learning
 technology aided/enhanced
 Capability building
 Teacher training
 Scholarship
 Incentives
 Student competitions
 Mathematics
Camps/
Congress
Olympiad/
Partnerships with private institutions
and other government offices
University of the Philippines National Institute
of Science and Mathematics Development
(UPNISMED)
 Mathematics Society of the Philippines (MSP)
 Mathematics Teachers Association of the
Philippines (MTAP)
 Mathematics Teachers Guild (MTG) of the
Philippines

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