Project RISE [Rescue Initiative in Science Education] a project that aims to equip non-science major Science teachers in teaching science is an initiative of the SEI-DOST
MITC [Mobile Information Technology Classroom] is an air-conditioned bus that is equipped with laptop computers, LCD projector, audio devices and TV sets. It aims to bring information technology to teachers and pupils in the far-flung rural areas.
“ The extent and quality of teacher education matters for teacher effectiveness…Teacher knowledge provides the basis for his effectiveness… Teachers with great knowledge of teaching and learning are highly rated and more effective with students.”
Renato A. Arellano, Teacher Education for Effective Practitioners [The Modern Teacher, July 2004]
The Administrative Officer for personnel administration shall post the separate RQAs for elementary and secondary schools in at least three (3) conspicuous places in the concerned schools, districts and division office.
When all of those in Registry A have been appointed and assigned to their respective stations and there are still positions to be filled, those in Registry B shall be considered before going to Registry C and D, in that order.
CRISIS IN QUALITY TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS IN SCHOOL
There are dedicated educators who teach for the joy of teaching, who receiving life’s greater pleasure by giving what they can, providing directions for your children.
“ Quality teachers and administrators would not be hard to find if college age men and women would know and see the real challenge of teaching, if only they know that it is considered the noblest profession, highly respected among professional fields.”
- Onofre M. Molina, Division of Nueva Viscaya District of Kayapa
“ Merit system should be based on academic performance because it is for the learner’s benefit. By this, DepEd will produce master teachers who have potentials in attaining quality education and not quality physical aspects.”
– Rebecca R. Santos, Mayantoc Central Elementary School, Mayantoc, Tarlac
Among all the diverse demands placed on teacher education programs, promoting the ability to teach for understanding is particularly important.
Teachers are to help students delve more deeply into the underlying meanings of mathematics, engage their discussion on problems and ideas, reasoning and understanding rather than merely emphasizing performance.
“ Learning how to teach, and working to become an excellent teacher, is a long-term process that requires not only the development of very practical and complex skills under the guidance and supervision of experts, but also the acquisition of specific knowledge and the promotion of certain ethical values and attitudes.”