Evolution of discourse : identifying Sikolohiyang Pilipino in the classroom

This study examines the breadth and evolution of Sikolohiyang Pilipino (Filipino Psychology) and identifies its place in educaonal settings. The study articulates Sikolohiyang Pilipino’s deviation from Western psychological discourse, which focuses on a clinical context, towards a broader scope that encompasses Filipino identity. By examining the curricula o f various Filipino studies courses taught in California, and by comparing their content with the tenets of Sikolohiyang Pilipino, the study investigates the extent to which Sikolohiyang Pilipino is currently embedded in existing curricula and considers how its presence could be enhanced.