The curriculum and instruction standards highlight the development of national guidelines for the integration and/or contextualization of the 21st century/life skills in the intended curriculum. The policy standards underscore the value of developing a set of policies for ensuring the sustainability and scalability of the 21st century/life skills intervention. All three aspects of the convergence framework informs and aligns with each other.
The key players for this convergence framework are (1) Department of Education, (2) Department of Science and Technology, (3) Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), (4) Commission on Higher Education (CHED), and (5) Professional Regulation Commission (PRC). This program is spearheaded by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).