REPUBLIC ACT 7836 (Philippine Teachers Professionalization Act)

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REPUBLIC ACT 7836 (Philippine Teachers Professionalization Act)

  1. 1. Philippine Professionalization Act of 1994  This was signed on December 16, 1994
  2. 2. In order to ensure a responsible and literate citizenry, this law was enacted to regulate the licensure examination and professionalization of the teaching profession.
  3. 3. ARTICLE 1: This recognizes the vital role that teachers play in developing responsible and literate citizens.
  4. 4. TEACHING  refers to the profession concerned primarily with classroom instruction, at the elementary and secondary levels in accordance with the curriculum prescribed by the Department of Education, Culture and Sports, whether on part-time or full-time basis in the private or public schools.
  5. 5. TEACHERS  refers to all persons engaged in teaching at the elementary and secondary levels, whether on full- time or part-time basis, including industrial arts or vocational teachers and all other persons performing supervisory and/or administrative functions in all schools in the aforesaid levels and qualified to practice teaching under this Act.
  6. 6. BOARD  refers to the Board for Professional Teachers duly established and constituted under this Act. COMMISSION  refers to the Professional Regulation Commission.
  7. 7. ARTICLE II: BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHERS  The creation and composition, duties and functions, qualifications, a nd condition for removal of the Board are also stated in this act.
  8. 8. Two of the most important duties of the board are: 1.Prescribing a code of ethics and professional standards for teachers.
  9. 9. Standards for the Behavior and Professional Practice of Teachers Code of Ethics A set of aspirational goals base around the values of: Integrity Respect Responsibility Code of Conduct A more detailed set of standards for professional and personal conduct and professional competence based on the values set out in the Code of Ethics. Standards of Professional Practice A set of standards which apply to all registered teachers that articulate what all teachers know and be able to do.
  10. 10. 2. Look into a state/ condition which affects the teacher’s and the teaching profession so that when necessary, they will be able to enhance and create higher professional standards for teachers.
  11. 11. ARTICLE III EXAMINATION AND REGISTRATION The article tells us that the registration of professional teachers begins after his name has been enrolled in the roster of professional teachers.
  12. 12. Before this, each teacher shall be required to take his professional oath so that he can finally practice as a professional teacher.
  13. 13. ARTICLE IV: Provisions Relative to the Practice of The Teaching Profession  This article is about the inhibition against the Practice of Teaching Profession as well as the Penal Provisions.
  14. 14. No person shall practice or offer to practice the teaching profession in the Philippines or be appointed as teacher to any position calling for a teaching profession without having previously obtained a valid certificate of registration and a valid professional license from the commission.
  15. 15. The Penal Provision follow that section. If a person is practicing as a professional teacher without a valid certificate of registration or valid license;
  16. 16. he may be fined with not less than 5,000- 20,000 pesos
  17. 17. or maybe imprisoned from six( 6 ) months to five ( 5 )years.

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