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K to 12 unveils!

Updated on March 9, 2014
The Department of Education (DepEd) is the Philippine government agency iresponsible for the Philippine primary and secondary school systems.
The Department of Education (DepEd) is the Philippine government agency iresponsible for the Philippine primary and secondary school systems. | Source

Introducing: K-12 Basic Education Program

Before the implementation of the K to 12 Program which covers six(6) years of primary education, four(4) years of junior high school and two(2) years of senior high school, Philippines is the only remaining country in Asia with a 10-year pre-university program.

It is design, to make Philppines' Education system design strengthen early childhood education, to build proficiency though Mother Tounge-based multilingual education and ensures integrated and seamless learning through contextualization and enhancement.

It is also a standard for recognition of students and/or professionals abroad. After the program, students will acquire Certificates of Competency (COCs) and National Certifications (NCs).

K-12 Education System
K-12 Education System | Source

Transfer student to-do

Are you an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who happens to have a bigger opportunity to work in a higher earning country than that of where you are presently working?

And you have no choice but to let you kids study back in the Philippines?


Pre-examination procedure

The first step is to know the admission procedures which normally starts with entrance test.

This blog would at give you ideas on what are the requirements(particularly entrance test requirements for incoming grade school and high school students..

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Filipinos who graduated or studied from school abroad have additional documents to be submitted.

But before we discuss that we must first know what are the basic requirements for incoming students before he/she is schedule for admission test.

1) Birth Certificate(original and photo copies)

2) Baptismal Certificate(original and photo copies)

3) ORIGINAL COPY OF GOOD MORAL CHARACTER / RECOMMENDATION

4) Xerox Copy of report card ( Certified True Copy by the Principal )

5) Id picture ( usually they ask for a 1x1 size )

6) Learners Reference Number (LRN)

7) Marriage Contract of Parents (some schools requires this some doesn't)

8) Entrance Examination Fee

Department of Education Office Directory

(click column header to sort results)
Region  
Address  
Tel.Nos  
I
Flores St., Catbangen, San Fernando City ,La Union
(072)607-8137; 607-8143; 607-8133, (072)607-8136 fax
II
Carig, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
(078)304-3855; 304-1862; 304-9623 (078)304-7742 fax
III
Maimpis, City of San Fernando, Pampanga
(045)961-7825; 860-5212; 455-2311 (045)860-5211 fax
IV-A
Karangalan ES, Karangalan Village, Cainta, Rizal
(02)682-2114; 647-7487 (02)682-1223 fax
IV-B
Meralco Ave., Corner St. Paul Road, Pasig City
(02)631-4070; 637-3139; 637-2897 (02)637-3093 fax
V
Rawis, Legaspi City
(052)820-8404; 820-2663; 820-4045; 482-0523 (052)482-0046 fax
VI
Duran St., Iloilo City
(033)336-2816; 509-5971; 509-7653; 337-3892
VII
Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City
(032)231-1309; 414-7399; 255-4542; 255-1313
VIII
Gov't. Center, Candahug, Palo,Leyte
(053)323-7031; 524-9120; 323-6075 (053)323-3156 fax
IX
J. Alano St., Pagadian City
(062)215-3753; 215-3751; 991-1907; 215-3789
X
Don Gregorio Pelaez Sports Complex, Velez St., Cagayan de Oro City
(08822)722-652; 727-836; 720-665 (08822)726-574 fax
XI
F. Torres St. Davao City
(082)227-9342; 227-1102; 221-6147; 221-8459
XII
Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City
(083)228-8825; 520-0421; 228-9753
XIII (CARAGA ADMINISTRATIVE REGION)
Km. 3, Libertad St., Butuan City
(085)342-6267; 342-8207; 342-0302; 342-2198; 815-2021; 342-6267
CAR
Wangal, La Trinidad, Benguet
(074)422-1318; 309-3013; 422-1804 (074)422-4074 fax
National Capital Region (NCR)
Misamis St., Bago Bantay, Quezon City
(02)920-5824; 921-4274; 928-0104; 922-7323; 929-4212
Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
Cotabato City
(064)421-7884; 390-1467; 421-9687; 390-1458 (064)421-3838
Source: http://www.deped.gov.ph/index.php/regional-offices

Why Study in the Philippines

Almost done!

Upon completion of the above mentioned requirements, proceed to the school where you intend to enroll your kid and pay the examination fee. Follow the dress code on the scheduled examination date.

Filipinos who graduated or studied from school abroad have additional documents to be submitted.

Is there any other document I will be needing?

And the additional documents you will be needing is the CERTIFICATION FROM THE Department of Education (DEPED). Maybe you would askAnd the additional documents you will be needing is the CERTIFICATION FROM THE Department of Education (DEPED). Maybe you would ask

Certificate of Eligibility / Evaluation / Recommendation

1)What's the certification for?

>The certification would include eligibility for admission of your kid, they will evaluate what grade or year he/she should be accepted here.

2)Where should I get it?

>DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - MAIN OFFICE is located at 2/F Department Of Education Building, Deped, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City, Metro Manila,Philippines You may reach them at Phone number: +63(2)6337228

You may visit DEPED official website http://www.deped.gov.ph/index.php/regional-offices for regional offices near you.

3)What should I bring before going to the office?

>Original Form 138 (report Card from previous School)

>It is advisable that you bring along with you the student to be transfer for his interview/test(in my case no test was given but we were advise to bring the child for possible test or interview).

4)Is there any fee?

>Good news there is none!(still base on my experience when i got the certification from DEPED MANILA

5)How long before the issuance of the certificate?

>That same day, you will get the certification less than 20 minutes it will be release to you..

Is k-12 program necessary nowadays?

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If you have further questions, feel free to ask.

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