Implementation of Omnibus Policy on kindergarten education

  • Angelito Estoesta Alvarado Faculty, Isabela State University, Echague Campus, Philippines
  • Marciano Radam Lopez, Jr. Faculty, Department of Education, City Schools Division of Dasmariñas, Philippines
Keywords: Kindergarten education, Implementation, Evaluation

Abstract

The implementation Omnibus Policy on Kindergarten Education was conducted primarily to determine the extent the implementation of the provisions stipulated in the DepEd Order no. 47, series 2016. It serves as the basis for the continuing enhancement in the operation and management of the kindergarten program; a benchmark that will motivate the administrators to initiate continuous improvement on all areas of concerns in the operation of the program as to Instruction, assessment, learning resources, and instructional materials, learning space and environment, and monitoring and evaluation in cluster 2 of the City Schools Division of Dasmarinas, Cavite. The methodology used was a descriptive normative survey through a structured questionnaire which contents were based on the DepEd Order no. 47, series 2016. The nominal data were treated using simple frequency count and percentage distribution, weighted mean was utilized on the areas of implementation in the Omnibus Policy on Kindergarten Education, and Chi-Square was used to test the significant relationship of the demographic profile of the respondents to the implementation of the omnibus policy, whereas ANOVA was used to determine the significant difference between the perception of respondents to the implementation of the Omnibus Policy on Kindergarten Education. Significant results of the study revealed that Assessment, Instruction, and Monitoring and Evaluation got the highest rating as always observed, whereas, Learning resources and instructional materials, and Learning space and environment were felt the same but of lower weighted mean. It is highly remarkable that inadequate play area and equipment found to be the most serious concern in the implementation of the Kindergarten program, and Information and Technology (ICT).  

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Published
2020-07-24
How to Cite
Alvarado, A. E., & Lopez, Jr., M. R. (2020). Implementation of Omnibus Policy on kindergarten education. Asian Journal of Assessment in Teaching and Learning, 10(2), 34-54. https://doi.org/10.37134/ajatel.vol10.2.5.2020