The Secondary Education Curriculum patterned the content of the curriculum to the 2002 Restructured Basic Education Curriculum. It still includes the five major learning areas: English, Filipino, Science, Mathematics, Makabayan (Social Studies, Technology and Livelihood Education, Music,Arts, Physical Education and Health and Values Education)
The 2010 Secondary Education Curriculum has the following strengths/ advantages:
- It focuses on essential understandings.
- It sets high expectations (standards-based) expressed in terms of what students should know and the quality of the skills that they are expected to demonstrate as evidence of learning.
- It is rich and challenging as it provides a personalized approach to developing the students’ multiple intelligences.
- It develops readiness and passion for work and lifelong learning?