CTE holds nat’l training for teachers

The MMSU College of Teacher Education (CTE) spearheaded the conduct of a six-day National Training Program for Newly-Hired Teachers under the Junior Level Science Scholarship Program of Republic Act 10612. 


With the theme, “The Teaching Profession: Its Context. Foundations and Quality Requirements,” the training program aimed to equip newly-employed teachers with pedagogically sound and technically efficient teaching models and methodologies suitable for secondary learners. Teacher quality requirements, principles, philosophies, and laws relevant to the teaching profession were discussed in the series of webinars held last September 4-5, 11-12, and 18-19. 


Dr. Marlina L. Lino, chief of MMSU Language Center, graced the training and served as keynote speaker during the opening program and highlighted the need for teachers to have good grasp of effective communication skills in delivering lessons.


Speakers in the program were Prof. Aleli R. Martin, Dr. Ronald Candy S. Lasaten, Dr. Bert A. Gamiao, Dr. Aris Reynold V. Cajigal, Dr. Jahnese D. Asuncion, Prof. Irene T. Acuna, Prof. Gorge M. Bagaoisan, Dr. Rosabel L. Acosta and Prof. Julius Pumaras for the following topics: Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers, e-Professional portfolio development, factors and processes of school culture, educational worldviews, the link between the past and present education, inclusivity, ideals of a professional teacher, the Filipino teacher in a glocalized context, and group outputs for competency standards, respectively.


Asynchronous sessions were conducted after every synchronous virtual meetings to allow participants to express their learnings and reflection. -by Mark Ian C. Tagami, correspondent (StratCom)