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The Philippines Indigenous Peoples’ Core Curriculum

The Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Act (IPRA) provides a strong policy basis for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights to Education. The formulation carries a strong articulation of positive educational outcomes against the colonial foundations of education in the Philippines.
Education was used as a key institution during the early twentieth century to drive American colonial policies and programs in the Philippines.
Of the fourfold bundles of IP rights provided for in the IPRA, the implementation of the Right to Social Justice and Human Rights is least studied.
The second volume of The Road to Empowerment: Strengthening the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (Arquiza, 2007) illustrates what peoples’ …

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