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Baguio, Cordillera students are top English speakers in the country

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Cordillera - The city of Baguio emerged as the top English-speaking and -listening city in the Philippines, according the 2023 English Proficiency Index released by the international education company EF Education First.

Baguio garnered a score of 619 which surpasses the high-scoring cities like Dumaguete and Davao.

Meanwhile the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) topped the English-speaking and -listening regions in the Philippines, surpassing the previous high-performing regions like Eastern Visayas and Davao.

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, chairman of the Senate Commitee on Basic Education commended Baguio and Cordillera region and the country should learn their best practices to boost learner's English proficiency.

"Congratulations to the learners and teachers in Baguio and CAR for their outstanding performance in the recent international assessments. There's a lot to learn from them to improve the performance of students in all parts of the country when it comes to English proficiency...," Senator Gatchalian said.

CAR stands out as one of the top-performing regions in the 2022 edition of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). 

Alongside the National Capital Region (NCR) and Region 4A, CAR boasts one of the highest proportions of students meeting the minimum proficiency in reading. 

The 2022 PISA outcomes indicate that two out of five students in CAR have attained at least the minimum proficiency level in reading.



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