National Competency Based Teacher Standards (Ncbts)- Philippines

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Department of Education NATIONAL COMPETENCY-BASED TEACHER STANDARDS (NCBTS) A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GUIDE FOR FILIPINO TEACHERS

Department of Education
Outline
•What is BESRA? •What is the NCBTS? •Why do we need the NCBTS? •Who should use the NCBTS? •How should teachers use the NCBTS?

Department of Education
Outline
•How can the NCBTS help teaching improve their teaching? •How does the NCBTS define good teaching? •What are the seven domains of good teaching?

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Philippine Education for All (EFA) Plan 2015

Basic Education Sector Reform Agenda (BESRA)

Department of Education Key BESRA changes as of today
KRT 1: Schools as key providers of basic education continuously improve KRT 2: Teachers as ethical & excellent professionals further enhance their contribution to learning outcomes KRT 3: Learning basic competencies in Filipino, English, Science and Math is an institutional and social strategy KRT 4: ECE, ALS and private schooling are key support interventions to public schooling KRT 5: DepED as driver of institutional reform and development of basic education

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Traditional Paradigm
• Teaching is a technical process • Teacher knowledge is technical knowledge applicable to all learners and contexts • Teaching involves consistent application of technical knowledge • Effective application of teacher knowledge dependent on prerequisite inputs in teaching environment.

New Paradigm
• Teaching is facilitating learning, & the qualities of good teaching are defined in terms of whether students learn or not • Teacher knowledge is essentially complex and problematic; applicability varies across learners and contexts • Teaching involves reflective & flexible application of technical knowledge that best bring about student learning • Effective teaching is determined within the limits and opportunities found in the learning environment.

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What is NCBTS? It is an integrated theoretical framework that defines the different dimensions of effective teaching Why Do We Need the NCBTS? - Provides a single framework that define effective teaching in all aspects of a teacher’s professional life & in all phases of teacher development. - Minimize confusion about what effective teaching is. - Provides a better guide for all teacher development programs & projects from the school-level up to the national level.

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Who Should Use the NCBTS?

TEI :to design and implement effective pre-service teacher education curricula. PRC: in designing the Licensure Exam for Teachers. Organizations and agencies: that implement in-service education for teachers (INSET) shall refer to the NCBTS in developing their interventions. Award-giving bodies in defining their criteria for outstanding teachers. The Department: in formulating its hiring, promotion, supervision, and other policies related to the teaching profession. It shall also use the NCBTS to guide its INSET programs for teachers.

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Most important, individual teachers in all the public elementary and high schools all over the country shall use the NCBTS for their professional development activities.

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How Should Teachers Use the NCBTS? As a guide to reflect on their current teaching practices; As a framework for creating new teaching practices As a guidepost for planning for professional development goals As a common language for discussing teaching practices with other teachers As the guide for thinking critically about whether the teacher’s current practices are helping students attain the learning goals in the curriculum.

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How Can the NCBTS Help Teachers Improve Their Teaching?
First, it makes certain assumptions about improving teaching. NCBTS assumes that: - Individual teachers have various types and levels of motivation. - Individual teachers have different capabilities. - Individual...
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