Cotabato Province — Arabic teaching language and Islamic value education in public school have intensified in Kidapawan City.
Arabic language and other aspects is not only taught in the Madrasah, but today it us included in the school curriculum in public schools in kidapawan City.
As reported and reaching Gold Star Daily – Cotabato, it was learned from the city executive of LGU – Kidapawan that the Arabic language and Islamic values are taught in nine public elementary schools.
City Mayor Rodolfo Gantuangco said it is important as quality education program of the city LGU and DepEd curriculum to give significance to cultures and tradition and identity of the Moro and their religion.
The good news of this offering is that it is not only as exclusively open, but the other tribes particularly Christians who want to learn the Arabic language and culture and once and for all to learn the Muslim culture, he said.
In General, there are 25 teachers and not only in Kidapawan and only in Region 12 has honorarium for the teachers per month who are holding alive the Arabic curriculum according to the city information office. by Teng Lauban Datu Gold Star Daily