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JAPANESE OCCUPATION (EDUCATION RELATED POLICIES AND LAWS)

CURRICULUM AND THE SIX PRINCIPLES OF THE JAPANESE REPUBLIC

TAGALOG, PHILIPPINE HISTORY, and CHARACTER EDUCATION were the focus.


Love for WORK and DIGNITY FOR LABOR was emphasized. There was the
spread elementary and VOCATIONAL education.
NIPPONGO was used and the Japanese tried to stop the Filipino people from
using the English Language.
School calendar became longer
No summer vacation for students
Class size increased to 60
Deleted anti-asian opinions, banned the singing of american songs, deleted
american symbols, poems and pictures

SIX BASIC PRINCIPLES OF THE JAPANESE EDUCATION

Realization of a NEW ORDER and promote friendly relations between Japan


and the Philippines to the farthest extent.
Foster a new Filipino culture based.
Endeavor to elevate the morals of the people, giving up over emphasis to
materialism.
Diffusion of the Japanese language in the Philippines.
Promotion of VOCATIONAL education.
To inspire people with the spirit to love neighbor.

Take Note:
Spanish - Reigned for 300 years
Americans - Reigned for 50 years
Japanese - Reigned for about four years

It is thus not surprising that despite the measure they had instituted, the Japanese
failed to succeed in transforming the values and attitudes of the people in line with
their vision of the new order.
A contributory factor was widely reported brutalities that ushered in the Japanese
occupation that the Filipinos did not experience with the same degree during the
American period.
In 1947, by the virtue of Executive Order No. 94, the Department of Instruction was
changed to "Department of Education." During this period, the regulation and
supervision of public and private schools belonged to the Bureau of Public and
Private Schools.

The objective of the Philippine Education was to established integrated,


nationalistic, and democracy-inspired educational system included the ff.

Inculcate moral and spiritual values inspired by an abiding faith in God


To develop an enlightened, patriotic, useful and upright citizenry in a
democratic society
Conservation of the national resources
Perpetuation of our desirable values
Promote the science, arts and letters
Great experiments in the community school and the use of vernacular in the
first two grades of the primary schools as the medium of instruction were
some of them.
An experiment worth mentioning that led to a change in the Philippine
Educational Philosophy was that of school and community collaboration
pioneered by Jose V. Aguilar.
Schools are increasingly using instructional materials that are Philippineoriented.
Memorandum No. 30, 1966 sets the order of priority in the purchase of books
for use in the schools were as follows: Books which are contributions to Phil.
Literature Books on character education and other library materials, library
equipment and permanent features.

FOUR PILLARS OF EDUCATION