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GRADE SCHOOL
Grade School Course Description
Christian Living

The subject Christian Living being the core of the curriculum offers a developmental discovery of God’s magnificence and love in the splendor of His perfect creation. Every learner is taught and developed to become living witness of God’s unconditional love as evidenced in His creation and His Only Begotten Son who was made flesh through the Blessed Virgin Mary. From the basic know-how of the prayers taught by the Church and the sources of truth about the Triune God in the Scriptures, the learner is plunged into a deep sense of being loved by God through the things and people around him. He learns the basic truths about Jesus, about the Church and about the Scripture that may prompt him to respond to God’s call to be of service especially to the least of his brethren.

The subject focuses on the call to know more about God and to love Him in return by loving and serving one’s neighbors especially those who are in need. The learner is expected to recognize his capacity to respond faithfully to this call by the use of his intellect and will, freedom and conscience. In his capacity to appreciate God’s creation, to live a sacramental life, to follow the Commandments, to strengthen his faith through prayerful life, he is expected to live a righteous life and to be of service to his fellowmen.

Furthermore, the learner is challenged to live a holy life amidst materialism and temptations. He is expected not to conform to the present world but to the teachings of the Church and of Christ’s. He defends his faith by prudently doing the right thing and by courageously upholding his Catholic faith even if others seem not to affirm what he believes in. The topics from Kinder to Grade 10 provide a wider perspective of what is it to be a follower of Christ in the context of the Scriptures.

As a learner that belongs to a Benedictine institution, he demonstrates concrete actions of being prayerful, God-fearing, humble, obedient, caring, disciplined, man for others, friendly, and transformed. These Benedictine attitudes are translated in his daily life in school, at home and in the community he is in.

Filipino

Nakabatay ang kurikulum ng asignaturang Filipino sa Yunit Elementarya sa mga pamantayang pang nilalaman at pagganap na inilahad sa Pinaghusay na Programang K-12. Ayon sa pamantayan ng programa ay inaasahang lilinangin ang paggamit ng wikang Filipino upang madaling maunawaan at maipaliwanag ang mga kaalaman sa araling pang nilalaman, magamit ang angkop at wastong salita sa pagpapahayag ng sariling kaisipan, damdamin o karanasan nang may lubos na paggalang sa kultura ng nagbibigay at tumatanggap ng mensahe.

Naging bahagi ng mga kagamitang pampagtuturo ang paghahanda sa mga mag-aaral sa higit na mataas na baitang ng pag-aaral at gagabay sa kanila sa mga pangyayari sa kapaligiran. Binalangkas ang mga araling pampagkatuto na nakatuon upang taglayin ng mga mag-aaralang kasanayan ng pagiging malikhain sa anumang gawain, mapanuring pag-iisip, epektibong paglahok sa pakikipagtalastasan at pakikipag-ugnayan, at responsableng paggamit ng teknolohiya – mga kakayahang aagapay sa kanila sa pagbabagong bunsod ng ika-21 siglo.

Masasalamin din sa mga tunguhing pang-akademiko ng Kagawaran ng Filipino ang nilalaman ng Bisyon at Misyon ng Kolehiyo ng San Beda at sa tema ng bawat taong panuruan na nakatuon sa paglinang ng mga Palatandaan ng Pagsasabuhay ng mga Aral-Benedictino.

Physical Education

The curriculum aims to equip the learners with the knowledge and skills pertinent to basic Physical Education activities. It takes up lessons and drills that promote fitness, body movements, basic stunts and rhythmic activities, sports, lead – up games and exercises that will provide meaningful activities towards active and healthy lifestyle. The learners build on these knowledge and skills in order to plan, set goals and monitor their participation in physical activities to respond to the 21st century challenges.

The contents, lessons and activities of the Physical Education are anchored in the school’s vision – mission that guides the students to live out the Benedictine values. With their physical abilities demonstrated and shared, they live an active life geared towards fitness and lifelong health. This will pave the way to creativity, collaboration and social growth that make them better individuals.

Science

The Science Curriculum is in consonance with the Department of Education’s spiral progression covering Matter, Living Things and Their Environment, Force, Motion and Energy and Earth and Space. With the aim of developing the 21st Century Skills where pupils are critical and creative problem solvers, responsible stewards of nature, innovative/inventive thinker, informed decision maker and effective communicator and collaborator, they can make judgments and decisions regarding application of scientific knowledge that may have social, health, or environmental impacts.

The Bedan education instills in its pupils the Benedictine way of life that is indicated through its 10 Hallmarks. That while developing the critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills, the Science curriculum also, develops and inculcates Stewardship, Discipline, Humility and Stability among many others.

Different teaching strategies and approaches are employed in the realization and attainment of the said skills and values: inquiry-based, problem-based or issue-based learning, learning by doing and discovery learning to name a few. Science process skills are also developed through the conduct of laboratory activities where pupils perform laboratory experiments and accomplish worksheets to report findings and write conclusions. Each level highlights an increasing level of science process skills.

Technology & Livelihood Education

Technology and Livelihood Education (TLE) curriculum develops learners to acquire the 21st Century skills (creativity, collaboration, communication, critical thinking, cross cultural, computing, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and career self-reliance) and prepares them for higher education, middle-level skills development, employment and entrepreneurship. It also enables pupils to contribute to the global community through practical use of skills.

Computer Education challenges the pupils to become globally competitive through the use of Technology in understanding and gathering information from different sources in a borderless environment. Aside from the life skills developed in the curriculum, obedience, discipline and stewardship as Benedictine Hallmarks plays a vital role in all learning areas of TLE. Following instructions and procedures strengthens a Bedan’s sense of involvement and respect to all members of the community.

Music Education

Music Education is a learning area that provides pupils with avenues of self-expression. They are encouraged to express their ideas, show their skills and talents freely through the varied activities given to them. The offering of Music Education establish and enhance the pupils’ ability to learn and acquire the different music skills through varied activities. These also help the pupils develop their thinking skills and confidence as well as transferring visual symbols into creative sound, expressive movements, foster creativity through individual and group activities, manifest dynamism and experience joy their shared experiences as a community. It also enriches their ideas on the richness of our Filipino culture. It fosters the pupils’ appreciation of the different genre of music. It also contributes to the emotional, social, cultural, and spiritual development to inspire every pupil to be fully human and live as a true follower of Christ.

Mandarin

Mandarin is offered to the Grade 1-6 classes to provide young pupils opportunities to learn the basic concepts of the Mandarin language. They are taught how to count, greet, and communicate in simple Mandarin dialogues. This is to prepare the learners to equip themselves with skills that are needed in the 21st century in the context of being globally competitive.

Through this Mandarin curricular offering the learners acquire the basic knowledge, concept and skills in communicating foreign language. This offering promotes global linkages, appreciation and respect of other cultures particularly Chinese culture.

Mathematics

Mathematics of Grade School is a skills subject which focuses on quantities, shapes and figures, numbers and number sense. It is also a tool of science and a language complete with its own notations and symbols and “grammar” rules, with which concepts and ideas are effectively expressed.

In response to the call of 21st century, the curriculum provides opportunities for pupils to be able to interact, communicate, and collaborate through different classroom activities. It also aims to develop critical thinking, computing skills and use Information Communication Technology by solving both routine and non-routine problems. The curriculum also gears towards improving pupils’ creativity and innovation skills through the different tasks provided for them. It also aids learners to understand different cultures in the different scenarios as shown in their performance tasks which guides them to experience the possible job or career they might have in the future.

The curriculum is primarily anchored in the School’s Vision – Mission and the Benedictine Hallmarks. The Christian dimension is always part of the daily discussion to ensure that whatever they learned merely be used for a good purpose and for serving others.

English

The Grade School English Curriculum features the systematic relation of thinking, learning, language and values of the learner to define a culture vital in communicating his thoughts and action to make meaning. It integrates grammatical competence, language fluency and proficiency, academic vocabulary, information technology and appreciation of literary texts through appropriately challenging literacy-learning activities. These facets facilitate the 21st century learners to foster critical thinking,creativity and to bring about concern and love for God's creations as they strengthen their listening, speaking, reading, writing and viewing skills to build on their language experience.

Approaches employed in the English subject are performance task-based, integrative, interdisciplinary and collaborative with activities that enhance multiple intelligences, heightened societal and environment consciousness, cultural heritage and realizing the School's Vision-Mission goals and objectives and hallmark of Benedictine education.

 
 
 
Academic Programs
JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Junior High School Course Description
Christian Living

The subject Christian Living being the core of the curriculum offers a developmental discovery of God's magnificence and love in the splendor of His perfect creation. Every learner is taught and developed to become living witness of God's unconditional love as evidenced in His creation and His Only Begotten Son who was made flesh through the Blessed Virgin Mary. From the basic know-how of the prayers taught by the Church and the sources of truth about the Triune God in the Scriptures, the learner is plunged into a deep sense of being loved by God through the things and people around him. He learns the basic truths about Jesus, about the Church and about the Scripture that may prompt him to respond to God’s call to be of service especially to the least of his brethren.

The subject focuses on the call to know more about God and to love Him in return by loving and serving one's neighbors especially those who are in need. The learner is expected to recognize his capacity to respond faithfully to this call by the use of his intellect and will, freedom and conscience. In his capacity to appreciate God's creation, to live a sacramental life, to follow the Commandments, to strengthen his faith through prayerful life, he is expected to live a righteous life and to be of service to his fellowmen.

Furthermore, the learner is challenged to live a holy life amidst materialism and temptations. He is expected not to conform to the present world but to the teachings of the Church and of Christians. He defends his faith by prudently doing the right thing and by courageously upholding his Catholic faith even if others seem not to affirm what he believes in. The topics from Kinder to Grade 10 provide a wider perspective of what is it to be a follower of Christ in the context of the Scriptures.

As a learner that belongs to a Benedictine institution, he demonstrates concrete actions of being prayerful, God-fearing, humble, obedient, caring, disciplined, man for others, friendly, and transformed. These Benedictine attitudes are translated in his daily life in school, at home and in the community he is in.

Araling Panlipunan

Tunguhin ng K-12 Kurikulum ng Araling Panlipunan na makahubog ng mamamayang mapanuri, mapagmuni, mapanagutan, produktibo, makakalikasan, makabansa at makatao na may pambansa at pandaigdigang pananaw at pagpapahalaga sa mga usaping pangkasaysayan at panlipunan.

Sa pagkamit ng layuning ito, kinakailangan ng tamang pagsunod sa teorya ng pagkatuto na kontruktibismo, kolaborasyon, pagkatutong pangkaranasan at pangkonteksto, at ang paggamit ng mga pamaraang tematiko-kronolohikal at konseptuwal, pagsisiyasat, intregratibo, interdisiplinaryo, multidisiplinaryo. Mula sa kinder hanggang ika-anim na baitang, nakaangkla ang mga paksa, sampung Aral Benediktino, Bisyon at Misyon ng Kolehiyo ng San Beda at pamantayang pang nilalaman at higit sa lahat, ang pamantayan sa pagganap ng bawat yunit sa pitong tema: 1) Pagkilala sa Sarili, 2) Pag-unawa sa Sarili Bilang Kasapi ng Pamilya at Paaralan, 3) Ang Kasalukuyan at Nakaraan ng Kinabibilangang Komunidad 4) Ang Komunidad ng Pilipinas Bilang Bahagi ng Lalawigan at Rehiyon ng Bansa, 5) Pagkakaiba-iba ng mga Kulturang Pilipino Batay sa Paggamit ng mga Kasanayan sa Heograpiya, 6) Pagkakabuo ng Kapuluan ng Pilipinas at mga Sinaunang Lipunan Hanggang sa Pagbabagong Pang-ekonomiya at ang Implikasyon nito sa Lipunan sa Simula ng Ika-19 na Siglo, 7) Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas Mula sa Ika-20 Siglo.

Kasabay na nalilinang ayon sa kinakailangang pag-unawa at pagkatuto ng mag-aaral, ang kasanayan sa iba't ibang disiplina ng Araling Panlipunan tulad ng pagkamalikhain, mapanuring pag-iisip at matalinong pagpapasya, pagsasaliksik, pagsisiyasat, kasanayang pang kasaysayan, pakikipag talastasan at pagpapalawak ng pandaigdigang pananaw.

Filipino

Nakabatay ang kabuuan ng programang pang-akademiko ng Kagawaran ng Filipino sa Junior High School sa mga pamantayang pang nilalaman at pagganap na inilahad ng Pinaghusay na Programa ng K-12. Nakabilang sa mga kagamitang pagtuturo ng baitang 7 hanggang 10 ang mga gawaing lilinang sa kasanayan ng mga mag-aaral na makapag pamalas ng kakayahang komunikatibo, mapanuring pag-iisip, at pag-unawa at pagpapahalagang pampanitikan gamit ang teknolohiya at ang ibat ibang uri ng teksto at mga akdang pampanitikang rehiyunal, pambansa, saling-akdang Asyano at pandaigdig tungo sa pagtatamo ng kultural na literasi. Nagsangkapito ng ibat ibang pagdulog at istratehiya upang magabayan ang mga mag-aaral sa pag-unawa at pagsusuri ng mga akdang Ibong Adarna, Florante at Laura, Noli Me Tangere, at El Filibusterismo bilang mga dakilang obra maestrang pampanitikan na mapagkukunan ng mahahalagang kaisipang magagamit sa pag-aanalisa ng mga suliranin sa lipunang Pilipino sa kasalukuyan.

Nakatuon ang kabuuan ng programa sa indibidwal at praktikal na pagpapaunlad sa sarili upang maging kapaki-pakinabang na mamamayan ng bansa at ng daigdig na nagsusulong ng pagkakaisa, pagpapahalaga, at pagmamalaki sa sariling panitikan, kultura at tradisyong sumasalamin sa pagkakakilanlan ng isang tunay na Pilipino sa gitna ng mga pagbabagong bunsod ng ika-21 siglo.

Mathematics

The Mathematics curriculum enhances the students mastery of computational and procedural skills, understanding of concepts and problem solving competencies. The curriculum builds up on holistic approach which responds to the demands of K to 12 Program that will equip the learners with the 21st century skills. The learning strategies provide the students the opportunity to think critically, globally and analytically. The activities lead them to apply new ways in responding to the demands of daily life and the challenges of a dynamic society.

In response to the call of 21st century, the curriculum provides opportunities for students to be able to interact, communicate, and collaborate through different classroom activities. It also aims to develop critical thinking, computing skills and use Information Communication Technology by solving both routine and non-routine problems. The curriculum also gears towards improving students creativity and innovation skills through the different tasks provided for them. It also aids learners to understand different cultures in the different scenarios as shown in their performance tasks which guides them to experience the possible job or career they might have in the future.

The curriculum is primarily anchored in the Schools Vision and Mission and the Benedictine Hallmarks. The Christian dimension is always part of the daily discussion to ensure that whatever they learned merely be used for a good purpose and for serving others.

Nakaangkla rin ang kurikulum ng asignatura sa nilalaman ng Bisyon at Misyon ng Kolehiyo ng San Beda at sa pagpapamalay sa isip at damdamin ng mga mag-aaral sa tema ng bawat taong panuruan na nakatuon sa paglinang ng mga Palatandaan ng Pagsasabuhay ng mga Aral-Benedictino.

Physical Education

The curriculum is aligned with the standards in learning the Physical Education skills to ensure that all learners have equivalent opportunities and choices that will provide meaningful activities towards active and healthy lifestyle. It promotes optimum development of the individuals physical, social, emotional and mental well-being through total body movements in the performance of well- planned applicable activities .This will equip the learners to become self-regulated and self-directed as a result of knowing what should be done and how to actually do it. They will be equally confident in influencing their peers, family, immediate community, and ultimately, the society. These 21st century skills corresponds to the K to 12 Curriculum in Physical Education in developing the wellness of the learners.

The contents, lessons and activities of the Physical Education are anchored in the schools vision and mission that guides the students to live out the Benedictine values. With their physical abilities demonstrated and shared, they live an active life geared towards fitness and lifelong health. This will pave the way to creativity, collaboration and social growth that make them better individuals.

Science

The Science Curriculum is in consonance with the Department of Educations spiral progression covering Life Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, and Earth Sciences. With the aim of developing the 21st Century Skills where students are critical and creative problem solvers, responsible stewards of nature, innovative/inventive thinker, informed decision maker and effective communicator and collaborator, they can make judgments and decisions regarding application of scientific knowledge that may have social, health, or environmental impacts.

The Bedan education instills in its students the Benedictine way of life that is indicated through its 10 Hallmarks. That while developing the critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills, the Science curriculum also, develops and inculcates Stewardship, Discipline, Humility and Stability among many others.

Different teaching strategies and approaches are employed in the realization and attainment of the said skills and values: inquiry-based, problem-based or issue-based learning, learning by doing and discovery learning to name a few. Science process skills are also developed through the conduct of laboratory activities where students perform laboratory experiments and write scientific paper to report findings and write conclusions. Investigatory project for Grade 7-9 and Scientific Research for Grade 10 are also conducted. It highlights the skills of the students in creatively finding and acquiring new knowledge that may have relevant impact to the society.

Technology & Livelihood Education

Technology and Livelihood Education (TLE) curriculum develops learners to acquire the 21st Century skills (creativity, collaboration, communication, critical thinking, cross cultural, computing, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and career self-reliance) and prepares them for higher education, middle-level skills development, employment, and entrepreneurship. It also enables students to become globally competitive in the field of Industrial Arts, Home Economics, ICT and Entrepreneurship. Computer Education challenges the students to become globally competitive through the use of Technology in understanding and gathering information from different sources in a borderless environment.

Aside from the life skills developed in the curriculum, obedience, discipline and stewardship as Benedictine Hallmarks plays a vital role in all learning areas of TLE. Following of instructions and procedures strengthens a Bedans sense of involvement and respect to all members of the community.

English - Junior High School

The Junior High School English Curriculum encompasses the interrelatedness of language, literacy, skills and values of the learner to define a culture vital in communicating his thoughts and action to make meaning. It integrates communicative grammar, language competency, research, information technology and interactive communication through developmentally appropriate strategies. These features enable the 21st century learners to enhance their critical thinking, creativity, thorough awareness of their own learning process compassion and love for God's creations as they fully develop and establish the necessary written, oral and visual communication competence for future local and global contribution.

Approaches employed in the English subject are performance task-based, integrative, interdisciplinary and collaborative with activities that enhance multiple intelligences, heightened societal and environment consciousness, cultural heritage and living out the School's Vision-Mission goals and objectives and hallmark of Benedictine education.

 
 
 
Academic Programs
SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Senior High School Course Description
Core Subject
Specialized Subject
Applied Subject
Oral Communication

The development of listening and speaking skills and strategies for effective communication in various situations.

Reading and Writing

The development of reading and writing skills as applied to a wide range of materials other than poetry, fiction and drama.

Komunikasyon at Pananaliksik sa Wika at Kulturang Filipino

Pag-aaral tungo sa pananaliksik ukol sa kalikasan, katangian, pag-unlad, gamit at paggamit ng Wikang Filipino sa mga sitwasyong komunikatibo at kultural sa lipunang Pilipino.

Pagbasa at Pagsusuri ng Iba’t Ibang Teksto Tungo sa Pananaliksik

Pag-aaral sa proseso ng pagbasa at pagsusuri ng iba’t ibang anyo at uri ng teksto na nakatutulong sa pagbuo at pagsulat ng sistematikong pananaliksik.

21st Century Literature from the Philippines and the World

Study and appreciation of the literature of the region where the school is located in relation to the literature of the other regions of the country.

Contemporary Philippine Arts from the Regions

The subject covers various contemporary arts practices of the region where the school is located. It aims to provide students with an appreciation of a broad range of styles in the various disciplines with consideration on their elements and principles, and engage them to an integrative approach in studying arts. Through this subject, students will broaden and acquire the necessary creative tools that open opportunities in pursuing their individual career goals and aspirations.

Media and Information Literacy

The course introduces the learners to basic understanding of media and information as channels of communication and tools for the development of individuals and societies. It also aims to develop students to be creative and critical thinkers as well as responsible users and competent producers of media and information.

General Mathematics

At the end of the course, the students must know how to solve problems involving rational, exponential and logarithmic functions; to solve business-related problems; and to apply logic to real-life situations.

Statistics and Probability

At the end of the course, the students must know how to find the mean and variance of a random variable, to apply sampling techniques and distributions, to estimate population mean and proportion, to perform hypothesis testing on population mean and proportion, and to perform correlation and regression analyses on real-life problems.

Earth and Life Science

This learning area is designed to provide a general background for the understanding of Earth Science and Biology. It presents the history of the Earth through geologic time. It discusses the Earth’s structure, composition, and processes. Issues, concerns, and problems pertaining to natural hazards are also included. It also deals with the basic principles and processes in the study of biology. It covers life processes and interactions at the cellular, organism, population, and ecosystem levels.

Physical Science

Evolution of our understanding of matter, motion, electricity, magnetism, light, and the universe from ancient times to the present; applications of physics and chemistry concepts in contexts such as atmospheric phenomena, cosmology, astronomy, vision, medical instrumentation, space technology, drugs, sources of energy, pollution and recycling, fitness and health, and cosmetics.

Introduction to Philosophy of the Human Person

An initiation to the activity and process of philosophical reflection as a search for a synoptic vision of life. Topics to be discussed include the human experiences of embodiment, being in the world with others and the environment, freedom, intersubjectivity, sociality, being unto death.

Physical Education and Health

Physical Education and Health offers experiential learning for learners to adopt an active life for fitness and lifelong health. The knowledge, skills and understanding which include physical and health literacy competencies support them in accessing, synthesizing and evaluating information; making informed decisions; enhancing and advocating their own as well as others’ fitness and health.

Personal Development

This course makes senior high school students aware of the developmental stage that they are in, for them to better understand themselves and the significant people around them as they make important career decisions as adolescents. The course consists of modules, each of which addresses a key concern in personal development. Using the experiential learning approach, each module invites students to explore specific themes in their development. Personal reflections, sharing, and lectures help reveal and articulate relevant concepts, theories, and tools in different areas in psychology.

Understanding Culture, Society, and Politics

This course uses insights from Anthropology, Political Science, and Sociology to develop students’ awareness of cultural, social and political dynamics, and sensitivity to cultural diversity; provide them with an understanding of how culture, human agency, society and politics work; and engage them in the examination of the country’s current human development goals. At the end of the course, students should acquire ideas about human cultures, human agency, society and politics; recognize cultural relativism and social inclusiveness to overcome prejudices; and develop social and cultural competence to guide their interactions with groups, communities, networks, and institutions.

Earth Science

This learning area is designed to provide a general background for the understanding of the Earth on a planetary scale. It presents the history of the Earth through geologic time. It discusses the Earth’s structure and composition, the processes that occur beneath and on the Earth’s surface, as well as issues, concerns, and problems pertaining to Earth’s resources.

Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction

This course focuses on the application of scientific knowledge and the solution of practical problems in a physical environment. It is designed to bridge the gap between theoretical science and daily living.

Applied Economics

This course deals with the basic principles of applied economics, and its application to contemporary economic issues facing the Filipino entrepreneur such as prices of commodities, minimum wage, rent, and taxes. It covers an analysis of industries for identification of potential business opportunities. The main output of the course is the preparation of a socioeconomic impact study of a business venture.

Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

The course deals with the fundamental concepts, principles, and practices of ethical standards in the business environment. It combines the theoretical foundations of setting up business enterprises with the conduct of entrepreneurial activities in the context of one’s accountability and social responsibility.

Fundamentals of Accountancy, Business and Management 1

This is an introductory course in accounting, business, and management data analysis that will develop students’ appreciation of accounting as a language of business and an understanding of basic accounting concepts and principles that will help them analyze business transactions.

Fundamentals of Accountancy, Business and Management 2

The course deals with the preparation and analysis of financial statements of a service business and merchandising business using horizontal and vertical analyses and financial ratios. Knowledge and skills in the analysis of financial statements will aid the future entrepreneurs in making sound economic decisions.

Business Math

This course will provide an understanding of the basic concepts of mathematics as applied in business. It includes a review of the fundamental mathematics operations using decimals, fractions, percent, ratio and proportion; mathematics concepts and skills in buying and selling, computing gross and net earnings, overtime and business data presentation, analysis and interpretation. The use of computer

Business Finance

This course deals with the fundamental principles, tools, and techniques of the financial operation involved in the management of business enterprises. It covers the basic framework and tools for financial analysis and financial planning and control, and introduces basic concepts and principles needed in making investment and financing decisions. Introduction to investments and personal finance are also covered in the course. Using the dual-learning approach of theory and application, each chapter and module engages the learners to explore all stages of the learning process from knowledge, analysis, evaluation, and application to preparation and development of financial plans and programs suited for a small business.

Media and Information Literacy

The course introduces the learners to basic understanding of media and information as channels of communication and tools for the development of individuals and societies. It also aims to develop students to be creative and critical thinkers as well as responsible users and competent producers of media and information.

Organization and Management

This course is designed to familiarize the students with the basic concepts, principles, and processes related to business organization, and the functional areas of management. Particular emphasis will be given to the study of management functions like planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, and orient the students on the importance of these functions and the role of each area in entrepreneurship.

Principles of Marketing

The course deals with the principles and practices in marketing goods and services. It also focuses on the development of integrated marketing programs that will help grow businesses.

Work Immersion

Work Immersion is one of the course requirements for graduation. A Senior High School student has to undergo Work Immersion in an industry that directly relates to the student’s postsecondary goal. Through Work Immersion, the students are exposed to and become familiar with work-related environment related to their field of specialization to enhance their competence. Specifically, the students are able to: (i) gain relevant and practical industrial skills under the guidance of industry experts and workers; (ii) appreciate the importance and application of the principles and theories taught in school; (iii) enhance their technical knowledge and skills; (iv) enrich their skills in communications and human relations; and (v) develop good work habits, attitudes, appreciation, and respect for work. These prepare them to meet the needs and challenges of employment or higher education after graduation.

Business Enterprise Simulation

This course integrates all the key concepts and processes of Accounting, Business and Management (ABM) as applied in real-life activities following the business cycle: business opportunity search, product/service development, business formation and organization, business implementation and control, business wind-up, and relevant management reporting in the context of ethical standard and social responsibility. Technologies are used in a business enterprise as appropriate.

Creative Writing

Lilinangin ng kurso ang kasanayang praktikal at malikhain sa pagbasa at pagsulat; ipauunawa at tatalakayin ang mga pundamental na teknik sa pagsulat ng maikling kuwento, tula, at dula na ginamit ng mga kilalang manunulat ng nabanggit na mga anyo. Tutuon ang klase sa matalas na pagsusuri sa mga teknik at worksyap ng mga burador ng mga mag-aaral sa lalo pang ikaiinam ng kanilang mga manuskrito. Matutuhan ng mga mag-aaral ang pagsasanib ng inspirasyon at rebisyon at ang malalim na pagkaunawa sa mga anyo.

Introduction to World Religions and Belief Systems

The course explores the main tenets and practices of major world religions: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Theravada Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism and Shintoism. It aims to help learners understand the historical contexts of nine religions, appreciate their uniqueness and similarities and promote mutual understanding among believers of different faiths. They are expected to demonstrate understanding and appreciation of one’s faith and that of others.

Creative Nonfiction

Focusing on formal elements and writing techniques, including autobiography and blogging, among others, the subject introduces the students to the reading and writing of Creative Nonfiction as a literary form. The subject develops in students skills in reading, and thinking critically and creatively, that will help them to be imaginative readers and writers.

Trends, Networks, and Critical Thinking in the 21st Century Culture

The course provides opportunities for students to discover patterns and extract meanings from emerging trends. It aids in developing their critical and creative thinking skills-- essential tools for decision making and understanding “ethics of care”. Global trends in the 21st century are examined and are either accepted or rejected on a sound set of criteria. Students will be asked to create and analyze scenarios that will challenge them to (1) formulate their stances on issues or concerns; (2) propose interventions and; (3) formulate alternative futures. The students will realize the interconnections between their neural connections and social realities.

Philippine Politics and Governance

This course introduces the students to the basic concepts and vital elements of politics and governance from a historical-institutional perspective. In particular, it attempts to explain how the important features of our country’s political structures/institutions, processes, and relationships developed across time. In the process, the course helps the learners gain a better appreciation of their rights and responsibilities as individuals and as members of the larger sociopolitical community to strengthen their civic competence.

Community Engagement, Solidarity, and Citizenship

This course focuses on the application of ideas and methods of the social sciences to understand, investigate, and examine challenges of contemporary community life. It focuses on community-action initiatives such as community engagement, solidarity, and citizenship as guided by the core values of human rights, social justice, empowerment and advocacy, gender equality, and participatory development. It aims at enhancing students’ sense of shared identity and willingness to contribute to the pursuit of the common good of the community. It enables students to integrate applied social sciences into community-action initiatives.

Disciplines and Ideas in the Social Sciences

The course introduces students to basic concepts, subjects, and methods of inquiry in the disciplines that comprise the Social Sciences. It then discusses influential thinkers and ideas in these disciplines, and relates these ideas to the Philippine setting and current global trends.

Disciplines and Ideas in the Applied Social Sciences

This course introduces some Applied Social Sciences, namely, Counseling, Social Work, and Communication, which draw their foundation from the theories and principles of Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, and other Social Sciences. The course highlights the seamless interconnectivity of the different applied social science disciplines while focusing on the processes and applications of these applied disciplines in critical development areas. At the end of the course, students shall demonstrate competencies in interacting and relating with other individuals, groups, and communities; apply social sciences principles, practices, and tools in addressing the development areas identified by the class; and analyze how processes in these applied disciplines work in specific life situations.

Culminating Activity

This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to integrate their learning in the different learning areas of the humanities and social sciences through a creative culminating activity. It focuses on the exhibitions/exhibits of authentic products and performances as evidence of their learning in the humanities and social sciences.

Pre-Calculus

This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to integrate their learning in the different learning areas of the humanities and social sciences through a creative culminating activity. It focuses on the exhibitions/exhibits of authentic products and performances as evidence of their learning in the humanities and social sciences.

Pre-Calculus

At the end of the course, the students must be able to apply concepts and solve problems involving conic sections, systems of nonlinear equations, series and mathematical induction, circular and trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, and polar coordinate system.

Basic Calculus

At the end of the course, the students must know how to determine the limit of a function, differentiate, and integrate algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions in one variable, and to formulate and solve problems involving continuity, extreme values, related rates, population models, and areas of plane regions.

General Biology 1

This subject is designed to enhance the understanding of the principles and concepts in the study of biology, particularly life processes at the cellular and molecular levels. It also covers the transformation of energy in organisms.

General Biology 2

This subject is designed to enhance the understanding of the principles and concepts in the study of biology, particularly heredity and variation, and the diversity of living organisms, their structure, function, and evolution.

General Biology 3

Mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids; waves; and heat and thermodynamics using the methods and concepts of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, graphical analysis, and basic calculus.

General Physics 2

Electricity and magnetism; optics; the basics of special relativity, atomic and nuclear phenomena using the methods and concepts of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, graphical analysis, and basic calculus.

General Chemistry 1 and 2

Composition, structure, and properties of matter; quantitative principles, kinetics, and energetics of transformations of matter; and fundamental concepts of organic chemistry.

Work Immersion/Research

Work Immersion is one of the course requirements for graduation. A Senior High School student has to undergo Work Immersion in an industry that directly relates to the student’s postsecondary goal. Through Work Immersion, the students are exposed to and become familiar with work-related environment related to their field of specialization to enhance their competence. Specifically, the students are able to: (i) gain relevant and practical industrial skills under the guidance of industry experts and workers; (ii) appreciate the importance and application of the principles and theories taught in school; (iii) enhance their technical knowledge and skills; (iv) enrich their skills in communications and human relations; and (v) develop good work habits, attitudes, appreciation, and respect for work. These prepare them to meet the needs and challenges of employment or higher education after graduation.

Applied Economics

This course deals with the basic principles of applied economics, and its application to contemporary economic issues facing the Filipino entrepreneur such as prices of commodities, minimum wage, rent, and taxes. It covers an analysis of industries for identification of potential business opportunities. The main output of the course is the preparation of a socioeconomic impact study of a business venture.

Organization and Management

This course is designed to familiarize the students with the basic concepts, principles, and processes related to business organization, and the functional areas of management. Particular emphasis will be given to the study of management functions like planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, and orient the students on the importance of these functions and the role of each area in entrepreneurship.

Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction

This course focuses on the application of scientific knowledge and the solution of practical problems in a physical environment. It is designed to bridge the gap between theoretical science and daily living.

English for Academic and Professional Purposes

The development of communication skills in English for academic and professional purposes.

Practical Research 1

This course develops critical thinking and problem-solving skills through qualitative research.

Practical Research 2

This course develops critical thinking and problem-solving skills through quantitative research.

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Empowerment Technologies (for the Strand)

Information and communication technologies as a tool for curating, contextualizing, collaborating, and creating content and experiences for learning in the professional tracks.

Entrepreneurship

This course deals with the concepts, underlying principles, processes and implementation of a business plan. The preliminaries of this course include the following: 1) discussion on the relevance of the course; 2) explanation of key concepts of common competencies; 3) explanation of core competencies relative to the course; and 4) exploration of career opportunities.

Inquiries, Investigations and Immersion

This culminating activity develops critical thinking and problem solving skills through qualitative and quantitative researches.