TIMELINE OF PHILIPPINE EDUCATION

PRE-SPANISH TIME
by Ss FOUNDING OF
UNIVERSITY OF
 Use of Alibata o Baybayin
SANTO TOMAS (UST)

1611

Ferdinand Magellan landed in the
Philippines.

1521
SPANISH PERIOD

 Religious Congregations built
schools
 Christian doctrines
 Promotion of Spanish language
 Imposition of Spanish culture

End of Spanish rule in the Philippines. 1901  600 teachers from the USA .Thomasites  public schools  Section 17 . and marine institutions  founding of normal school  high school system .  regulation of private schools school of arts and trades.provincial governments  at least one primary school for boys and girls in each town under the UST was declared as Pontifical University by Pope responsibility of the municipal Leo XIII.Philippine Normal College (now PNU) ACT NO. and agricultural school. 477 EDUCATIONAL DECREE OF 1863  Bureau of Public Instruction to Bureau of Education 1863 1902  Establishment of special educational institutions. government  establishment of normal school for male teachers under the supervision 1899 of the Jesuits MALOLOS CONSTITUTION  primary instruction was free  Free and compulsory elementary education . 1870 ideas and way of life Founding of the 1898 University of the EDUCATION ACT OF 1901 or ACT OF 74 Philippines. AMERICAN PERIOD  promote democratic 1908 ACT NO.  establishment of public schools commerce.

Nippongo language as a medium of instruction  Tagalog. and Character Education MILITARY ORDER NO. Health. and Public Welfare . personal discipline. 42  Establishment of the Commission of Education . O. technical and the basis of a national agricultural. love for labor or work. 134 START OF JAPANESE OCCUPATION 1942 1936  President Quezon  stop depending on US and Great Britain designated Tagalog as  vocational education. Philippine History. E. EDUCATION ACT OF 1940 civic conscience and vocational efficiency 1940  Reduction of the elementary course from 7 to  duties of citizenship  adult education 6 years  School entrance age was 7 years old  1935  Compulsory attendance of primary children in  grade 1. 1943 START OF COMMONWEALTH PERIOD Ministry of Education  develop moral character. adopt the language. No.

1948 THIRD REPUBLIC  democratic ideals and way of life  equal educational opportunity for all  civil service eligibility of teachers 1968 Executive Order no.A. no 139 and universities to include in their curricula Provides the basics for the selection and courses or subjects on the life. Jose Rizal.A.A. 1425 or Rizal Law 1956  Directs all public and private schools. and adoption of textbooks. 1265  Special Education Fund Act 1945  Making flag ceremony compulsory in all educational institutions R.Presidential Commission to Department of Instruction Survey the Philippine Education became part of the  Made permanent the civil service Department of Public eligibility of teachers R. writings of Dr. 94 o Department of Instruction to Department of Education o Bureau of Public and Private Schools  regulation and supervision of public and private schools R.A. 5447 Instruction 1955 R. 4670 1966 1947  Magna Carta for Public School Teachers Executive Order No. R. 1079  PCSPE . 202 1954 R. colleges.A.A. works. .

self.1006  Program for Decentralized Education  Department of Education became the 1976 NESC Department of Education and Culture  Professionalization of teachers and teaching. Land Reform and taxation. 1974 Government and Constitution. colleges PD no. o government financial assistance to private  Provided for the national development goals and the aims of the educational system. 1982 Batas Pambansa Blg 232 1975 o voluntary accreditation for schools. and schools established a ten-year educational o established integrated system of education development program.E. Nutrition. Home Economics. 146 or universities NCEE (National College 1972 o obligations and qualifications of teachers and PD 6A or Educational Decree of 1972 Entrance Examination) was first administrators administered. 1978 PD no 1397 discipline and scientific. . Rizal’s Life DECS ORDER no 25 and Works. General Psychology. colleges. 22 o Use of Filipino in school. Bilingual Policy Practical Arts. and universities in teaching Philippine History. P. technological and vocational efficiency o became Ministry of Education and Culture  o 13 regional offices were created New Society MECS ORDER no. New Elementary School Curriculum 1981 MECS ORDER no 57 1973 Constitution o Provides for the protection of all students in all 1973 o to foster love of country institutions of HEIs.. PRODED was launched Proclamation 1081 of 1972 Presidential Decree no. Sociology. and Ethics. o to teach the duties of citizenship o to develop moral character.

Basic Education. 27 -professionalization of teachers secondary school Education to maximize . O. teachers under the respect for human rights administrative R.A. 189 . O. and CHED E. Fidel V.technical-vocational education reform. but the language the MECS ORDER no 44 child brings to school should be valued. 6728 Act providing assistance to students and teachers in R. No. no 7168 supervision and Converted Philippine Normal College into a control of the university. TESDA. 1988 Free public secondary education New Secondary Education Curriculum was launched. DECS.establishment of Teacher Education Center of Excellence Placing all public E. and for other purposes 1992 DECS ORDER no 107 Use of Filipino or English or both.A. 1983 Report of EDCOM DECS ORDER no 30 1987 1991 1993 1986  Congressional Commission on Education National Elementary Achievement 1987 Constitution Corazon Aquino  Recommendations: Test (NEAT) for all grade 6 pupils in became the president. . honors for elementary grades. 1989 R. . 6655 private education. DECS ORDER no 49 Designating honor graduates Educational Services Contracting Scheme was Designation of valedictorian.division of DECS into Department of public and private schools.A. Ramos became the president. salutatorian as first honors and second institutionalized as one of the GASTPE programs. and honourable mention for top graduate. No.

A. no 8047 (MPPE) Book Publishing Industry  Preschool Service Contracting Program Act  SPED Personnel Enhancement Program  Resource Materials Development for R. 7784 with a minimum of 200 class days. 7836 R. no. no 7687 1994 Abolished the National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) required of all high school Science and Technology Scholarship Act graduates seeking admission into a minimum four-year college program as mandated by P. Strengthen Teacher Education by establishing Centers of Excellence Ten-Year Master Plan for Basic Early Childhood Care and Development 1995 1996 Education (1996-2005) 1998 Program for Basic Joseph Estrada became the president. no.A. R. and municipality of the country. no.A. 7731 R.A. no 7743 Dual Training System Act (OJT) Philippine Teachers Professionalization Act (LET) Establishment of public libraries R. no. no 7686 R.A. DECS order no. R.A. city. 1 R. no 7791 R. no 7877 1997 Children with Special Needs  Early Intervention Program for Anti-Sexual Harassment Third Elementary Children with Disabilities Act Education Program  SQEE o Standards for Quality Elementary Education .D. 7796 and reading centers in every 185 to 200 school days Technical Educational Skills Development Authority barangay.A.A.A.A. 7722 Commission on Higher Education School calendar of elementary and secondary shall not be less than 42 weeks R. no. o modernizing education Education (PROBE) o computer education and ICT program Programs: o teacher training  Multigrade Program in Philippine Education R.A. 146.

A.A.-School-First Initiative -School-Based Management . Governance of Basic Education Act R. 2003 2013 R. 2010 Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino became the president. no 9155 Gloria Arroyo became the president.Thinking Skills Development for Maximized National Service Training Program Act Cognitive Development (TSD-MCP) -Teacher Training Program -Child Friendly School System (CFSS) -Every Child A Reader Program (ECARP) 2001 .Brigada Eskwela . 2000 Adopt-a-School Program was launched.A. Brigada Eskwela started. no 9163 Programs: . no 10533 Enhanced Basic Education Act R.