Promise 12: Increase health, education expenditure

Posted at 07/25/2010 12:12 AM | Updated as of 07/24/2014 11:06 PM

The Aquino administration will focus investment expenditure in the very urgent need to invest in education (especially in early childhood education) and in health.

Promise 13: Promote technical and vocational education

Posted at 07/25/2010 12:13 AM | Updated as of 07/24/2014 11:05 PM

''We will promote technical/vocational schools to strengthen the labor supply and better match the needs of enterprises.''

Promise 21: A 12-year basic education cycle

Posted at 07/25/2010 12:21 AM | Updated as of 07/25/2014 12:21 AM

''We need to add two years to our basic education. Thus, their children are getting into the best universities and the best jobs after graduation. I want at least 12 years for our public school children to give them an even chance at succeeding. ''


Promise 22: Universal pre-schooling

Posted at 07/25/2010 12:22 AM | Updated as of 07/25/2014 12:22 AM

''We need to build a proper pre-school system and make this available to all children regardless of income.''


Promise 23: Establish the Madaris education as a sub-system in the current education system

Posted at 07/25/2010 12:23 AM | Updated as of 07/25/2014 12:23 AM

Our Muslim brothers and sisters ask for an education system that respects their culture while providing a technically sound curriculum in English, Filipino, science and math.