MANILA - Filipino students entering college have a better grasp of their career paths with the expanded basic education program, according to the founder of a career advice website.
Edukasyon.ph now handles 200,000 students looking for college courses monthly from 20,000 previously, said its founder Henry Motte-Munoz.
The first graduates of K to 12 or the expanded basic education program will apply for college starting early 2018.
"The surge in interest is already a very good indicator and the thing about today's youth is they are incredibly digital," Munoz told ANC's Market Edge with Cathy Yang.
The additional 2 years of senior high school gives students more time to think about their career plans and can lure them to often "overlooked" courses, Munoz said.