SUBJECT: REVISED POLICIES AND STANDARDS FOR UNDERGRADUATE TEACHER EDUCATION CURRICULUM
In accordance with the pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) No. 7722, otherwise known as the “Higher Education Act of 1994”, and for the purpose of rationalizing the undergraduate teacher education in the country to keep pace with the demands of global competitiveness, the following rules and guidelines are hereby adopted and promulgated by the Commission
ARTICLE I INTRODUCTION
Quality pre-service teacher education is a key factor in quality Philippine education. It is of utmost importance that the highest standards are set in defining the objectives, components and processes of the pre-service teacher education curriculum.
ARTICLE II AUTHORITY TO OPERATE
Section 2. All private higher education institutions (PHEIs) intending to offer the BEEd or the BSEd or any of the professional education courses in both curricula must first secure proper authority from the Commission in accordance with existing rules and regulations.
ARTICLE III PROGRAM SPECIFICATIONS
Section 3. Degree
The degree programs herein shall be called Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEEd) or the Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSEd)
Section 4. Program Description and General Objectives
The BEEd is structured to meet the needs of professional teachers for elementary schools and special education programs in the Philippines and the BSEd for the needs of professional teachers for secondary schools in the Philippines.
The BEEd aims to develop elementary school teachers who are either Generalists Special education teachers Pre-school teachers
The BSEd aims to develop high school teachers who can teach one of different learning areas in high school like Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, English, Filipino, among...