E-NET AGENDA

FRAMEWORK

Guided by the principle that education is a basic human right and an enabling factor, E-Net Philippines envisions a society where there is equitable access to good quality education that is rights-based, holistic, liberating and fully develops human potential. Moreover, E-Net Philippines envisions good quality education that is gender fair, promotes multiculturalism, inculcates active citizenship and contributes to the attainment of peace, democracy and development in the country.

Priority areas, agenda and action points:

AREA AGENDA ACTION POINTS
Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) 1. Implementation of the National ECCD Law (RA 8980). 1. E-Net to immediately convene ECCD collective.
  2. Development of "program standards" (rather than a standard program) that is rights based, holistic, culture based and promotes active partnership with the family and community for the child's total development. 2. Formation of a working group within the ECCD collective with E-Net as member
 

3. Development of "program standards" (rather than a standard program) that is rights based, holistic, culture based and promotes active partnership with the family and community for the child's total development.

3. Conduct discussions within the learning collective to thresh out program standards in ECCD.
  4. Participation of NGOs in program implementation based on their experiences in establishing viable ECCD models. 4. Mapping of existing NGO capacities and geographic reach for submission to CWC to make NGO presence felt and to provide ready reference for expanding ECCD reach.
  5. NGO representation in the National Coordinating Council for ECCD. 5. Work for active participation of NGOs in the Working Group on ECCD at the NCEFA
Quality and Relevance of Formal Education 1. Undertake curriculum reforms to promote an education that is rights based, holistic, liberating, gender fair, promotes multiculturalism, inculcates active citizenship and contributes to the attainment of peace, democracy and development in the country. 1. Initiate public discourse on education framework to expose IT and migrant workforce bent of government agencies such as Dep Ed, DTI and CHED
  2. For the formal system to be more responsive and flexible to different contexts of learners such as child workers or labourers, children in indigenous communities, displaced children due to conflict, etc. 2. Work for active participation of NGOs in the Working Group on formal education at the NCEFA particularly on curriculum reforms .
 

3. Substantive investment in teacher education and training to develop an understanding of child development/how children learn as well as develop teaching skills

 
  4. Mechanisms for genuine parent and community participation in the formulation, implementation and assessment of education program at the school level.  
Quality and Relevance of Formal Education 1. Undertake curriculum reforms to promote an education that is rights based, holistic, liberating, gender fair, promotes multiculturalism, inculcates active citizenship and contributes to the attainment of peace, democracy and development in the country. 1. Initiate public discourse on education framework to expose IT and migrant workforce bent of government agencies such as Dep Ed, DTI and CHED
  2. For the formal system to be more responsive and flexible to different contexts of learners such as child workers/labourers, children in indigenous communities, displaced children due to conflict, etc. 2. Work for active participation of NGOs in the Working Group on formal education at the NCEFA particularly on curriculum reforms .
  3. Substantive investment in teacher education and training to develop an understanding of child development/how children learn as well as develop teaching skills  
  4. Mechanisms for genuine parent and community participation in the formulation, implementation and assessment of education program at the school level.  

 

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