On wanting to be up to parhome/Opinion/Op-Ed Columns/On wanting to be up to parPart 3 — Contentions for Teacher EducationTHE last two Friday write-ups with the same title described the initiatives that have surfaced in recent years for Philippine higher education. The main goal is for our higher education to be up to par with the world’s best. These initiatives include those introduced by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) as well as those by the higher education institutions (HEIs) in as far as their autonomy to administer and manage such is allowed by law. The main issue is are we meeting the demand for quality and quantity in teacher education? What has been for as long as Baby Boomers can remember (born between 1946-1964), the elementary teacher education “degree” was then actually a two-year certificate.
Source: Manila Times November 08, 2018 16:18 UTC