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LEARNING. Students attend and participate in the afternoon class at the Piñahan Elementary School in Quezon City as they return back to school after the holiday break, on January 4, 2023.
ACT Teachers Representative France Castro says the passage of the bill is tantamount to punishing children for DepEd’s shortcomings
MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives approved on Monday, February 6, a bill that seeks to suspend the implementation of mother tongue as the medium of instruction in classes for kindergarten up to Grade 3 students.
House Bill No. 6717 is in response to the lack of learning materials written in the mother tongue language in schools.
A total of 240 lawmakers vote