2nd Article | Volume 01 | Issue 04

A Sentiment Analysis on the Appointment of Sara Z. Duterte as the Department of Education Secretary  

Pedro P. Raymunde Jr., PhD

Davao de Oro State College, Compostela

Davao de Oro, Philippines

Danilo G. Baradillo, PhD  

University of the Immaculate Conception

Davao City, Philippines

Published: November 2023

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17613/6r3d-e003.



This qualitative study employing the sentiment analysis method uncovered the people's sentiments on the appointment of Vice-President Sara Z Duterte as the Secretary of the Department of Education. The comments from the Facebook online news platforms were used as the corpora of this study. Results revealed that the appointment of Vice-President Sara Z. Duterte as the Department of Education Secretary received 79% positive sentiments, 11% negative sentiments, and 10% neutral sentiments from the people. This indicates that most people responded favorably to the appointment of Vice President Sara Z. Duterte to the position of Secretary of the Department of Education. This suggests that people believed Vice President Duterte's ability to lead the Education Department and bring about significant changes within the department. 

Keywords: applied linguistics, sentiment analysis, Sara Z. Duterte, secretary, Department of Education 

How to cite:

Raymunde, P. & Baradillo, D. (2023). A Sentiment Analysis on the Appointment of Sara Z. Duterte as the Department of Education Secretary. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research and Innovation. 1(4), 15-36. https://doi.org/10.17613/6r3d-e003.


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