Philippine Journal of Public Policy: Interdisciplinary Development Perspectives

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”7730″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_btn title=”BACK TO VOLUME 2022″ size=”sm” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-arrow-left” add_icon=”true” link=”|||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Articles” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:16|text_align:left|color:%23bababa|line_height:1″ google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Teacher Education in the Philippines: Are We Meeting the Demand for Quality?” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:24|text_align:left|line_height:1.25″ google_fonts=”font_family:Oswald%3A300%2Cregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Author[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Ian Nicole Generalao, Geoffrey Ducanes, Karol Mark Yee, and Clarissa C. David[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]DOI[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Abstract[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]
The Philippines’ dismal performance in recent international assessments (e.g., PISA in 2018; TIMSS and SEA-PLM in 2019) evince that a learning crisis persists and remains a formidable challenge for the country. This is despite the many educational reforms undertaken in recent years, such as resolving the decades-long backlog in school infrastructure, expanding access to early childhood education, upgrading teacher salaries, and enhancing the basic education curriculum. Although there is a myriad of factors that contribute to poor learner outcomes, there is a consensus in literature regarding the central role played by the teacher in these dynamics. This has motivated the researchers’ study of teacher education programs in higher education institutions (HEIs), particularly in their capacity to effectively prepare pre-service teachers for the profession. To fully understand this phenomenon, the researchers explored the profile of teacher education programs in the country in the past decade, and used multiple regression analysis to examine the relationship between performance in the Licensure Exam for Teachers (LET) and the characteristics of the HEI attended (e.g., student-to-faculty ratio, HEI type, location, size, year established). It was found that between 2010 to 2016, an outsized proportion of poor quality were in Mindanao, particularly in BARMM and Region 12. Not coincidentally, these are the same regions where not a single institution has been able to hurdle CHED requirements to become a Center of Excellence (COE) in Teacher Education. Further analysis shows that attending programs in small HEIs is associated with a 14 to 17 percentage point disadvantage in the LET, relative to large institutions. Meanwhile, SUCs are seen to perform better in LET Elementary, whereas private HEIs and LUCs perform slightly better in LET Secondary. The proponents of this study put forward policy recommendations aimed at curbing the prevalence of non-performing HEIs, providing incentives for quality among TEIs, and strengthening oversight and coordination of the space.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Keywords[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]teacher education, licensure examination for teachers, teacher quality, teacher education institutions, higher education, education quality[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Recommended Citation[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_tta_accordion][vc_tta_section title=”Chicago Style” tab_id=”1631870369581-070dc38d-6fd1″][vc_column_text]Generelao, Ian Nicole, Geoffrey Ducanes, Karol Mark Yee, and Clarissa C. David. 2022. “Teacher Education in the Philippines: Are We Meeting the Demand for Quality?” Philippine Journal for Public Policy: Interdisciplinary Development Perspectives, 2022: 1–65.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”American Psychological Association (APA) Style” tab_id=”1631870369652-f29ccca6-4ba3″][vc_column_text]Generelao, I. N., Ducanes, G., Yee, K. M., & David, C. C. (2022). Teacher education in the Philippines: Are we meeting the demand for quality? Philippine Journal for Public Policy: Interdisciplinary Development Perspectives, 2022: 1–65.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator border_width=”2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Generelao. Teacher education in the PH. (PJPP 2022)
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