Presumptive President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte names Dr. Peter Laurel as the Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary once he formally takes his office as the 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines. Dr. Laurel is currently the President of Lyceum of the Philippines University Batangas and Laguna Campuses.
Prospective DepEd Secretary Dr. Peter Laurel with Mayor Rodrigo Duterte
Aside from the announcement, Duterte also shared his thoughts on Kto12.
“Itong Kto12, ayaw ko nito but after it was explained to me by an education expert. I kind of really wavered in it. Nag-vacillate ako dito but let me come up with a clear decision on the matter maybe some time before…give me until the end of the month. I want to talk to the new…the prospective Secretary of Education.”
Watch the video below as the our presumptive president talks about Kto12.