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Lea Salonga Apologizes For 'Amateur Opinion' On DepEd Module's Tattoo QuestionShe says someone out there wants to make someone else look incompetent.by Rachel Perez .
“[It] turns out that the context of that page was such: the discussion was on Philippine History and on the significance of tattoos in our culture,” the Tony Award-winning singer wrote on Facebook.
“The correct answer was C, that tattoos were a symbol of beauty and courage. Not A, that tats are a sign of being a criminal,” Leal added.
“For my part in this, allow me to apologize. I just want for our kids to get as good an education as they can get,” she said.
Initially, the international star thought the Department of Education’s (DepEd’s) correct answer for the multiple-choice question was that tattoos were a sign of being a criminal. It’s stated as such in a caption that was covering a good portion of the page.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
“I am this close to getting a tattoo if only to prove a point,” she said. The other two choices for answers were that tattoos are a sign of being a slave and being low-standing in society.
Lea Salonga reacts to misleading photo
Lea, a mom to daughter Nicole Chien, was already skeptical about the answer, asking if DepEd really approved it. She also asked for a full photo of the page and apologized as soon as she got proper context.
“Someone out there wants to make someone else look incompetent,” she said. “Covering up a big part of the page and making it look like the answer key was marking the wrong letter as correct,” Lea explained.
The singer says there’s a special place in hell for people who aims to make other people look incompetent.
Since the learn-at-home schoolyear started, many people had called out gross errors and outdated concepts in the DepEd’s modules. Another issue that went viral was the questionnaire that body-shamed Angel Locsin .CONTINUE READING BELOWRecommended Videos
Due to the rising number of complaints, DepEd has set up a hotline and messaging platform for parents and guardians to submit concerns and errors in students’ modules. It will also issue “notes to teachers” as part of its efforts to correct these errors.
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