The Philippines has been declared as a ‘newly industrialised nation’ by the World Bank two years ago. This new status is due to the advancement in the country’s economic performance and industry development. As such, the education sector is tasked to sustain this development by prioritizing and enhancing instructions on priority sectors or industries.
The Commission on Higher Education has updated its list of priority courses that were identified based on national development plans, manpower demands until 2018 and a study of the Department of Labor and Employment that determined the in-demand and hard-to-fill courses, skills, and jobs that match the projected employment requirements of key industries until 2020.
The new list comprise of various courses in various fields. Find out what these fields and courses are!