Philippines Education Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Education and Research from The Report: Philippines 2018

The Philippines has started to make headway in edu¬cation thanks to policies that aim to expand access and improve quality. The need for human capital development has been the main impetus behind such educational reforms, as detailed in the cur¬rent administration’s Philippine Development Plan 2017-22. Despite notable gains, work remains, especially in terms of academic performance, the number...

Rapid macroeconomic growth has worked to strengthen trade and investment in the Philippines. Build, Build, Build – the government’s infrastructure development agenda – is supporting soaring imports, while the fast-growing manufacturing export base remains an economic mainstay.

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The government has been investing heavily in higher education institutions (HEIs) and innovation activities in key industries, expanding the collaboration between academia, industry and government, as well as developing research and development (R&D) projects in different provinces around the country.

 

Educational institutions in the Philippines are gradually recognising the relevance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in supporting innovation and driving future economic growth. In a bid to increase the number of graduates who enrol in science and mathematics-related courses at the tertiary level, the K-12...

 

How can the Philippines ensure its workforce is prepared for the opportunities and challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)?

 

Although priorities vary when it comes to economic development, the increasing need for skilled labour is both a cause of and a requirement for accelerated growth that spans markets and continents. This demand for technical specialists from Mexico to Indonesia is often most concentrated in the sectors that are vital to economic advancement,...

 

The Philippines has started to make headway in education thanks to policies that aim to expand access and improve quality. The need for human capital development has been the main impetus behind such educational reforms, as detailed in the current administration’s Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-22. Despite notable gains, work remains,...

Rapid macroeconomic growth has worked to strengthen trade and investment in the Philippines. Build, Build, Build – the government’s infrastructure development agenda – is supporting soaring imports, while the fast-growing manufacturing export base remains an economic mainstay.