International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Basic Education and Cultural Heritage: Prospects and Challenges
Mercedes Camille B. Ocampo, Pauline I. Delgado

Cultural heritage and Sustainable development goes hand in hand. However, cultural heritage could only function as a conduit of sustainable development through proper education in order to raise awareness of its importance. This paper explored how to effectively teach local cultural heritage of Nasugbu and Balayan, Batangas to grade school and high school students within the existing framework of the K-12 Curriculum. The general structural inadequacies of the Philippine Basic Education system are highlighted as these greatly affect the teaching of the local cultural heritage of the two towns.

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