(by: Mr. Roldan Bangalan)
Caritas Christi urget nos!
SPUP’s School of Teacher Education (STEd), in collaboration with the Philippine Association for Teacher Education (PAFTE) Region 02, conducted training for pre-service and in-service teachers with the theme “Teacher Education Reform: Local, Regional and International Imperatives,” on March 15-17, 2017 at the Global Center (Sacred Heart of Jesus Training Center). Sr. Merceditas Ang, SPC, (University President) welcomed the four hundred student and teacher-participants from the different participating schools in the region.
In the plenary sessions, Dr. Leila P. Areola, (Schools Division Superintendent, Tuguegarao City) discussed the updates on the implementation of Senior High School Program; while, Dr. Virginia C. Liquigan, (Member of CHED Technical Committee for Teacher Education) talked about the Global Teacher Education Standards, and the Proposed Teacher Education Curriculum for AY 2018-2019. Moreover, the studies of Mr. Mark Lee Babaran, (4th Year–BSEd) on “Environmental Awareness, Knowledge and Attitude,” and Dr. Billy P. Siddayao (Associate Dean) and Mr. Roldan C. Bangalan (Faculty Member) on “Students’ Conception on Assessment and their Academic Performance” were presented in the summit.
Faculty members of the School of Teacher Education (STEd) and the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) served as trainers and facilitators. Teaching demonstration of selected participants culminated the training. The activity also included the Search for Teacher Education Ambassadors where Mr. Jechris Sabugal and Ms. Kristhel Joy Ramer, both from Saint Joseph College of Baggao, were declared winners.
The three-day summit aimed to orient the teachers with the DepED Enhanced K to 12 Curriculum Framework and Implementation Guidelines, Updates on the Senior High School Program Implementation, Quality Assurance in Basic Education and Global Teacher Education Standards, and Proposed Teacher Education Curriculum effective AY 2018-2019; and equip them with content knowledge and the 21st century teaching-learning methodologies.