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REVERSE PANDEMIC DAMAGE ON EDUCATION – VILLANUEVA

Senator Joel Villanueva has sought the passage of a major education reform bill that will improve the quality of teaching, “if we are to reverse the heavy damage wrought by the pandemic on the education of our young”. Villanueva said improving teacher education, skills, and proficiency is a must for the Philippines “to navigate a […]

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ADD MORE TEACHER EDUCATION CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE

Senator Win Gatchalian is eyeing more centers of excellence in the Philippines that will boost the quality of education and training of aspiring teachers. In a Senate panel hearing, non-profit organization Philippine Business for Education (PBED) reported that there are only 74 centers of excellence and development among 1,572 Teacher Education Institutions (TEIs) in the country. […]

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IMPROVE TEACHER EDUCATION NOW – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill that aims to improve teacher education in the country through reforms in the Teacher Education Council (TEC). Gatchalian’s Senate Bill No. 1887 amends Republic Act No. 7784, the law that created the TEC, which seeks to achieve better coordination between the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission […]

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IMPROVE QUALITY OF TEACHER EDUCATION – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian sounded the alarm on the low passing rates of the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) as he reiterated the need to improve the quality of teacher education and training in the country. In a Senate panel hearing, Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board for Professional Teachers Chairman Dr. Rosita Navarro shared that from […]