From The Report: The Philippines 2017
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The Philippines has embarked on education reforms that it considers crucial to its economic development, bringing its school system into line with international standards and seeking to open up its higher education sector to more people, while supporting research and development activities that will raise its academic profile and bring lasting benefits to the country. The government had to overcome substantial opposition to introduce a K-12 structure, a sign of its determination to bring lasting change, but sustained funding to support the increased demand on resources will be crucial if these bold reforms are to be a success.

This chapter contains an interview with Jikyeong Kang, President and Dean, Asian Institute of Management.