That history has included periods of Spanish, American and Japanese rule and occupation.
History[ edit ] The legal education in the Philippines was first introduced during the Spanish occupation when, inthe University of Santo Tomas established the Faculty of Civil Law. The said law institution continues to be the one of the oldest state college of law in the country.
At that time, there was hardly any kind of supervision of law schools, especially for private institutions. After World War II and in the contemporary time, more law schools were then established.
Regular members of the Board include a representative from each of the following: Members who fail to comply shall pay a non-compliance fee, and shall be listed as a delinquent member.
These systems include the Roman civil law which was inherited from Spain; the Anglo-American common law which were derived from the laws of the United States; and Islamic law otherwise known as the Shariah law of the Muslim world, Private law and legal codes are substantially patterned after the civil law of Spain, while the Public Lawincluding the Political lawis based on Anglo-American legal system.
Completion of a required course from a Philippine law school constitutes the primary eligibility requirement in order to take the Philippine Bar Examinationthe national licensure examination as precursor to admission to the practice of law in the country. Legal education in the Philippines normally proceeds along the following route: Undergraduate education usually 4 years Passing the Philippine Law School Admission Test or PhilSAT  Law school usually 4 years Admission to the bar usually by taking a Philippine bar exam Legal practice and mandatory continuing legal education Law degrees in the Philippines may be classified into three types—professional, graduate level, and honorary.
Professional law degrees[ edit ] In order to be eligible to take the bar examinations, one must complete one of the two professional degrees: The Bachelor of Laws LL. Advanced degrees are offered by some law schools, but are not requirements for admission to the practice of law in the Philippines.
Bachelor of Laws LL. It is a standard four-year law program covering all bar exam subjects. Almost all law schools follow a standard LL. Other schools, like the University of the Philippines College of Lawallow students to substitute electives for bar review subjects offered in the fourth year of study.
Like the standard LL. B or the Bachelors of Law program. Under this program, the requirements of the J. Master of Laws LL.
It is generally offered to law graduates and lawyers of any nationality. Candidates who hold only LL.Education in the Philippines: Secondary Education. Although secondary education is not compulsory in the Philippines, it is widely attended, particularly in the more urban areas of the country. At this level, private schools enroll a much higher percentage of students than at the elementary level.
ies, values education, physical education, health and mu-sic are taught in Filipino. Curriculum design The approach to curriculum design in the country is based. Language of instruction THE CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT PROCESS Administrative structures of curriculum development Development of the basic education level curriculum is the responsibility of the Central Office Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education, Curriculum Development Divisions/5(12).
Education in the Philippines: Secondary Education. Although secondary education is not compulsory in the Philippines, it is widely attended, particularly in the more urban areas of the country.
At this level, private schools enroll a much higher percentage of students than at the elementary level. PSD offers complete programs from Preschool to High School prescribed by the Department of Education, Philippines; acknowledged and recognized by the Supreme Education Council, Qatar.
Revitalized Curriculum - Nursery and Kinder 1. K to 12 Enhanced Basic Education Curriculum - Kinder 2, Grades 1, 2, 7 and 8. The former system of basic education in the Philippines consists of one-year preschool education, six-year elementary education and four-year high school education.
Although public preschool, elementary and high school education are provided free, only primary education is stipulated as compulsory according to the Philippine Constitution.