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Faculty Development Programs

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ABSTRACT
FACULTY DEVELOPMET PROGRAMS AND TEACHERS’
PERFORMANCE IN TEACHING ENGLISH

This study sought to determine the relationship between faculty development programs for the academic years 2009-2012 and its effects on teaching performance in Vinzons Pilot High School in Camarines Norte. More specifically, this study seeks to answer the following questions: What is the profile of the English Teachers in terms of age, sex, and highest educational attainment? What are the different faculty development programs undertaken by Vinzons Pilot High School English Teachers for the Past Three Years? What are the Level of Teachers Performance in Vinzons Pilot High School in Camarines Norte for academic year 2009-2012? How do school heads manage and implement Faculty Development Programs? What are the Effects of Faculty Development Programs to Teachers’ Performance in Teaching English? The study revealed that there were different forms of faculty development programs undertaken by English teachers from Vinzons Pilot High School in Camarines Norte for the past three years; yet only the Seminar-Workshop was the most common form being attended by the teachers. Seven (7) out of thirteen (13) English teachers or 54% were given chance to attend in the regional level.

On the overall interpretation, the level of performance of English teachers in Vinzons Pilot High School in Camarines Norte is outstanding. i
Respondents believed the selection process of participants is mostly by the Principal’s Choice. Moreover, the study revealed that the most common form of sharing the knowledge and skills acquired from the faculty development programs were through submitting action plan. Most of the respondents said they given special task after attending such faculty development programs. Arising from these conclusions are the following recommendations: 1. Profile of the English teachers in terms of age, sex and highest educational attainment: Since female teachers in the Vinzons Pilot High School in Camarines Norte were found out numerous than male they are most chosen by the principal. They can deal with different faculty development programs that results them to have a better personality, teaching competency and classroom management, male teachers must be given further development trainings in these fields. Close monitoring of school administrators as regards to this aspect must also be implemented. 2. Different faculty development programs undertaken by Vinzons Pilot High School English teachers for the past three years: School Administrators must explore on the other faculty development programs for the teachers to avoid duplication and predictability of experiences. This could be one reason why this particular program no longer delivers the needed results in the teachers’ performance; ii

Teachers who attend any faculty development program must be required to conduct not only seminar-workshop and training but other forms like personal development and subject designated by the teacher; such as preparation of programs to be conducted for a definite duration (annual or semi- annual) among their students in English. This way, their training will actually be put into practice and actual results will be achieved and may be a new venue for research; School administrators must design a definite set of criteria for the selection of participants to various faculty development programs in all levels school based, provincial, regional, national and international. All faculty members must be given equal chances of attendance to such programs. 3. Level of English teachers performance in Vinzons Pilot high School in Camarines Norte for the Academic Year 2009-2012: Since ratings in personality, teaching competency and classroom management on the overall performance is outstanding the other statements involving there were also rated very satisfactory these areas must be given priority as focus of faculty development programs and also continue to attend to different programs such as training to maintained the highest performance. 4. Effects of faculty development programs and teachers performance in teaching English: Teachers who attend faculty development programs must not only be given special tasks. They must also be subjected to close monitoring to sustain their performance or find some more venues for improving their craft; Teachers must make this study a basis for more studies that will focus on the reasons why teachers attend the usual faculty development programs and explore on the involvement of the students in closely monitoring teachers’ performance.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page
ABSTRACT …………………………………………………………….................................i TABLE OF CONTENTS …………………………………………………………….............iv LIST OF TABLES…………………………………………………………………………....vi LIST OF FIGURES ………………………………………………………………….............vii CHAPTER

I THE PROBLEM AND ITS SETTING
Introduction…………………………………………………………................1
Statement of the Problem………………………………………………...........2
Significance of the Study………………………………………………...........3
Scope and Delimitation………………………………………………..............4
Definition of Terms…………………………………………………................4
II REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE AND STUDIES
Related Literature……………………………………………………...............6
Related Studies............………………………………………………...............9
Synthesis of the State-of-the-Art.......................................................................10 Theoretical Framework……………………………………………….............11
Conceptual Framework……………………………………………….…........14 III RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
Research Design………………………………………………………….......16
Respondents.....................................................................................................16 Instrument…………………………………………………………................16
Statistical Treatment………………………………………………................17 IV PRESENTATION ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA
Profile of the English Teachers in Terms of Age,
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Sex, Highest Educational Attainment………………........................20

Different Faculty Development Programs undertaken by Vinzons Pilot High School English Teachers for the Past Three Years…................................................................................................22

What are the Level of Teachers Performance
in Vinzons Pilot High School in Camarines Norte
for Academic Year 2009-2012……...........................…....................24

How do school heads manage and implement Faculty Development
Programs……………..........................................................................29

Effects of Faculty Development Programs
in Teachers’ Performance in Teaching English………...................32

V SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Summary……………………………………………………......................................33
Findings……………………………………………………………............................34
Conclusions……………………………………………………………......................38
Recommendations…………………………………………………............................39 BIBLIOGRAPHY........................................................................................................40 APPENDICES……………………………………………………………………..... AQuestionnaire……………………………………………………................... BEvaluation Tool for Teachers………...…………………………...................

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LIST OF TABLES

TableTitle Page

1.1Percentage of Profile of English
Teachers in Terms of Age……………................................................20

1.2Percentage of Profile of English Teachers in Terms of Sex………................21

1.3Percentage of Profile of English Teachers in Terms of
Highest Educational Attainment……………………………..............22

2.1Attendance of Faculty Members in Faculty Development
Programs for the Past Three Years By Form……………...................23

2.2Attendance of Faculty Members in Faculty Development
Programs for the Past Three Years By Level…………...............24

3.1Level of Teachers Performance…………………………………...................26

4.1Selection of Participants for Faculty Development Programs……….............29

4.2Bases for Attendance to the Faculty Development Programs……….............30

4.3Form of Sharing the Knowledge and Skill
Learned/ Acquired from the
Faculty Development Programs……………………………............31

5.1Benefits Received after Attending Faculty Development Program................32

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