The Bangsamoro Education Code (BEC) is set to take effect on June 24, the regional government said Thursday, June 10.
This was after the BEC was published on June 8 in a newspaper of general or regional circulation.
The Education Code shall provide an educational framework that is relevant and responsive to the needs, ideals, and aspiration of the Bangsamoro people which shall conform to the minimum standards set by the national government.
The BEC shall apply to and govern formal, non-formal, public and private vocational, technical, special education, and Madaris educational systems in all levels both public and private learning institutions for basic, higher, and technical education which shall be collectively referred to as “Bangsamoro Education System.”
Bangsamoro government Chief Minister Ahod “Al Haj Murad” Ebrahim and Bangsamoro Transition Authority Parliament Speaker Ali Pangalian Balindong signed on May 18, 2021 the Bangsamoro Autonomy Act No. 18 or the BEC.