The KAGURUANG MAKABAYAN complements the Department of Education’s instructional and curriculum development efforts through a series of three-day training-writeshops that seeks to provide public school teachers training on developing lesson exemplars and applied classroom teaching methodologies through culture-based, integrative and interactive teaching approaches across the K to 12 Curriculum. Since 2014, the training includes the public schools supervisors and principals to fully realize the implementation of culture base Filipino education system.

kaguma kaguruang makabayan

Description and Objectives

1. To train teacher-participants on integration of culture-based contents and creative pedagogies in teaching the core subject areas;

2. To produce culture based lesson exemplar among the 8-subject areas namely Filipino, English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Values Education, Arts/Music, TLE at PE/Health;

3. Disseminate culture-based lesson exemplars for classroom teaching application;

4. To develop or produce new readings or instructional materials necessary for the teaching of K to 12 Curriculum;

5. To recognize teachers that produce quality education as defined by his/her lesson-plan through a competition: and

6. Support the international conference on Cultural Education to be conducted at UPLB.


This three-day national training convened to provide three-day training on the following specialized topics:

* Philippine Cultural Education Program: Sagisag Kultura ng Filipinas in K to 12 Curriculum

* Malikhaing Guro as Teaching Philosophy and Methodology

* Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education as Platform for Culture-Based Education

* Lakbay-Lahi: Local Heritage Sites as Learning Resources

* Culture and Heritage as Organizing Frame for Developing Culture-Based Lessons

  1. Kaguma Program
  2. Kaguma DepEd Memo
  3. Kaguma Presentations
  4. Photos