MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) are set to hold a “summit” to discuss the proposed inclusion of the country’s martial law period in the school curriculum in January 2022.
This was disclosed Friday by Zamboanga del Norte 1st District Rep. Romeo Jalosjos who was sponsoring the budget of the CHR during the budget deliberations in the House of Representatives.
“The CHR is now in talks with the DepEd for the inculcation of human rights [and] lessons of martial law in the curriculum of the Deped,” Jalosjos said.
“There will be a summit to be sponsored by DepEd. The summit of the DepEd for the commission…