Useful info

First Industrial Revolution

Fourth Industrial Revolution

Learning Objective

Mastery of basic skills and knowledge (e.g., reading, math)

Development of whole person across multiple inteligences (e.g., emotional, intellectual, social)

Role of Educator



Learner Experience

‘Factory model’ -Passive, structured, directed, en masse

‘Custom model’ -Active, self-directed, exploratory

Target Age


Lifelong learning


“Teacher knows best”

“Anyone can teach”


Physical classroom

Anytime, anywhere, any device

Features of Traditional Schools

The teacher uses a set curriculum and lesson plans which are designed for everyone to follow. 

  • Lecture-style knowledge imparting
  • Ease of social interaction
  • Cooperation and teamwork
  • Project outputs
  • Educator-student bond
  • Ensures high scores in standardized entrance tests


  • Transportation, traffic 
  • Bullies, Security
  • Pollution
  • Cost
  • Lack of parental supervision
  • Some kids might get left behind
  • Factory style


Distance/Home-Based Learning

Distance: Own pace / Self-paced
Home-based: Students follow school schedule

Students are given materials to study. The students will submit assignments and  projects and will answer tests. Teachers check if correct and make necessary comments.


Teachers and student meet using a video conferencing platform. 

They also use a learning management system where teachers put the materials online for assignments or review.

Homeschooling is the best! Parents will always be the best teachers.

Who can homeschool

  1. Parents who have time
  2. Parents who have energy
  3. Parents who has a support system and a proper home environment
  4. Parents who have patience
  5. Parents who are qualified to teach. 
  6. Parents who can afford a good homeschool provider

Two Types

  1. Independent
    • Up to parents
  2. Provider-Based
    • Accredited Homeschool Provider

Pros and Cons of homeschooling


  • Parents are aware of what the child is learning 
  • Home atmosphere is more relaxed 
  • Schedule tailored to child’s needs
  • Child avoids bullying and other behavioral problems at school
  • Child’s special needs/disability are addressed
  • Transportation/convenience
  • Strengthens closeness of the family


  • Financial disadvantages
  • Socialization
  • Knowing where to start
  • Finding the best resources
  • Finding the time
  • Burnout
  • Due to these disadvantages, only 0.01% of  Filipinos are homeschooled

Other types of homeschooling

  • Roadschooling
  • Worldschooling
  • Eclectic Homeschooling
  • Traditional Homeschooling
  • Classical Homeschooling
  • Montessori Homeschooling
  • Homeschooling with Unit Studies
  • Charlotte Mason Homeschooling
  • Waldorf Homeschooling
  • Unschooling

Progressive Education

Progressive learning allows flexibility in learning, based on activities determined by the needs and capacities of the individual child, the aim of which is to integrate academic with social development

Child-centered, not teacher-led. 

Examples: Waldorf and Montessori 

What will you do next?

Continue in your school or find another that offers better services

  • Follow school curriculum
  • Be like most of the other students 
  • Mostly worksheets and assignments from school
  • Do well in standardized test

Decide to do it yourself or with a homeschool support provider/tutors

  • Parents need special training to teach
  • Supplies – art materials, boards, games, experiments
  • Books – can be as high as P10,000
  • Classroom furniture, fixtures: table, comfortable chairs, computer, printer, aircon
  • Hiring Tutors
  • Music, Arts, and PE
  • Homeschool Provider (35,000)

Latest Educational Trends

  1. Makerspace
  2. Robotics
  3. Digital literacy
  4. Personalized learning
  5. Project-based learning
  6. Gamification and storification
  7. Holistic child
  8. Play-based
  9. Phenomenon-based
  10. Blended learning
  11. Spiral education

We offer you two choices!

Proposal 1 AHEAD Junior

  • Subjects that you have no materials for
  • Subjects you can’t teach
  • When you are sick 
  • When you have a lot of things to do 

When you need a break

Proposal 2 AHEAD Alpha

  • A unique combination of traditional, progressive, homeschooling and other new ways of learning using the BlendFlex approach.