In view of the implementation of the K to 12 Basic Education Program, the Department of Education (DepEd) issues the following Clarifications on the Policy Guidelines on the Implementation of the Language Learning Areas and their Time Allotment in Grades 1 and 2 as stated in the Enclosure Nos. 1 and 2 of DepEd Order No. 31, s. 2012.
In view of the implementation of the Grades 1 and 2 Curricula of the K to 12 Basic Education Program and per DepEd Order No. 31, s. 2012, the public elementary schools are advised to adhere to guidelines in this Order.
Pursuant to Republic Act (RA) No. 10157 otherwise known as the Kindergarten Education Act, Kindergarten Education as the first stage of compulsory and mandatory formal education is vital for the holistic development of the Filipino child.