“What we need in order for our country to develop is to effectively learn our own language. We will not develop if we merely learn a foreign language prematurely just so we would become the slaves of others.”
Tags: Tanggol Wika
Katatapos lang ng Hunyo at magsimula na ang klase at ang pagharap ng ilang mga kababayan sa maraming mga usapin sa edukasyon. Muli na namang tampok ang usapin ng wika sa pagtuturo sa paaralan, isang usapin na tila kasintagal na ng mahabang kasaysayan ng pagtuturo at kontrobersya sa wika sa kapuluan.
“This is a choice between our collective survival as a nation, and our collective death as a free country.”
Tanggol Wika and the Manila Science High School filed motions for reconsideration on the SC decision to lift the TRO on the removal of Filipino as part of core subjects.
The group Tanggol Wika is up in arms against the agency’s new memos.
The latest memorandum orders public and private higher education institutions to implement CMO No. 59 series of 1996, requiring nine units of Filipino and six units of Literature, and CMO No. 4 series of 1997 which also requires six units of Filipino and nine units of Humanities.
“We are angry because this is an attack on our culture, our history, and our community as a unified nation.”
“This is a victory for all Filipinos who clamor for a nationalist education system, aligned with the goals of strengthening national identity, and achieving national development.”
“We are losing our sense of being Filipino.”
Protesters call for the resignation of Commission on Higher Education chair Patricia Licuanan as the agency pushes the abolition of Filipino as a college subject.
MANILA – “The fight continues!” Dr. David Michael San Juan, Filipino professor of De La Salle University made the call in Filipino as he came out of the dialogue between the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) Technical Panel and the leaders of Tanggol Wika on July 11, Friday. Tanggol Wika, to which San Juan belongs,…