The First Legal Document That Professionalized Teaching in the Philippines

(d) professional misconduct, gross professional misconduct, gross negligence or gross disregard for the practice of the teaching profession; (j) Ensure that all educational institutions providing primary and secondary education meet the essential requirements for school curricula, teachers and primary and secondary schools; (l) To exercise such other powers, duties and functions as the Council deems necessary for the exercise of the teaching profession and for the enhancement, improvement, development and growth of education in the Philippines. (e) prescribing and/or adopting a code of ethical and professional standards for the practice of the teaching profession. Such ethical standards, rules and regulations shall enter into force sixty (60) days after their publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of wide circulation; Paragraph 2. Statement of Principles. — The State recognizes the crucial role of teachers in the building and development of the nation through responsible and educated citizenship. To this end, the State shall ensure and promote quality training through appropriate supervision and regulation of the certification examination and the professionalization of the practice of the teaching profession. A professional licence signed by the Chairperson of the Commission, bearing the registration number and date of issue and the month of expiry or renewal, shall also be issued to any registrant who pays the annual registration fee for three (3) years has paid for successive years. This licence serves as proof that the licensee can legally practise his profession until its expiry of validity. The President and the voting President of the Council shall be appointed by the President from among these five (5) members: provided that the members of the first committee appointed under this Act are automatically registered as professional teachers and in possession of the certificate of registration and professional license upon payment of the examination and registration fees, and such other fees as may be prescribed by the Board.

(f) any person who adopts, uses or advertises, in relation to his or her name, titles or descriptions that would or could give the impression that he or she is a teacher without being in possession of a valid certificate; and informal education is less organized. [4] This may include a parent teaching a child how to prepare a meal or ride a bike. People can also get informal education by reading many books from a library or educational websites. This can also be called self-education. Some fairly famous men were largely self-taught, such as Alfred Russell Wallace. The certificate remains in full force until it is withdrawn, suspended and/or revoked in accordance with § 26. Registration and exception. — Two (2) years after the coming into force of this Act, no person may teach and/or practise the profession of teacher within the meaning of this Act, whether in preschool, elementary or secondary education, unless he is a duly registered professional teacher and holds a valid certificate of registration and a valid professional license or holder of a valid special / temporary permit. § 27 Suspension of the practice of the teaching profession. — Except as otherwise provided in this Act, no person shall practise or offer the profession of teacher in the Philippines or be appointed as a teacher for a position requiring apprenticeship without first obtaining a valid certificate of registration and a valid professional license from the Commission.

(c) issue, suspend or revoke the certificate of admission to the teaching profession; Unschooling is when children learn by walking and do not go to traditional school buildings. Instead, they go to websites, play games, or indulge in normal hobbies and learn along the way. Children`s experience with «unstructured» lives is that they are in trouble. [5] (d) be a professional teacher who holds a valid certificate of registration and a valid professional licence, other than the members who form the first board of directors of teachers in professional education; Paragraph 10. Oversight of the Board of Directors and custodian of its records. — The Committee shall be subject to the supervision and control of the Commission. All records, including requests for examinations, examination papers and results, minutes of consultations, administrative matters, investigation cases and investigations involving vocational teachers are kept by the Commission. (d) impose and collect such examination fees and other fees as it considers appropriate; (e) Using or committing fraud or deception when obtaining a registration certificate, professional licence or special/residence permit; (4) For teachers of two-year vocational and technical courses, a bachelor`s degree in the field of specialization or equivalent degree with at least eighteen (18) credits in professional training.

During the investigation, the President may suspend the defendant as a preventive measure. (g) Any person who violates or facilitates any of the provisions of this Law. (3) For secondary school teachers, a bachelor`s degree in pedagogy or equivalent with major and minor, or a bachelor`s degree in arts and science with at least ten (10) credits in vocational training; and paragraph 3. Objectives. — The objectives of this Act are: (f) not be a public servant or faculty member of , nor have a financial interest in a university, college, school or institution that grants a Bachelor of Education or its equivalent for at least three (3) years prior to his appointment, and not affiliated with an examination centre or a group or association, in which refresher courses or lectures are offered or given in preparation for the licensing examination. (c) «board» — means the Council of Professional Teachers duly constituted and constituted in accordance with this Act. There are primary and secondary schools. In many places, they are publicly funded. Colleges and universities usually charge fees (tuition), which may be different in different countries.

Upon approval of the application and payment of the prescribed fee, the certificate of registration and the professional license of professional teacher without examination in accordance with this Act shall be issued to a qualified candidate who is § 33 at the time of approval of this Act. Termination clause. All laws, presidential decrees, decrees, rules and regulations, or parts thereof, which are incompatible with the provisions of this Law, shall be repealed or amended accordingly. Many public schools (American terminology) offer free education through the government. Parents can send their own children to a private school, but they have to pay for it. In some poorer areas, some children cannot go to school because their countries do not provide education, or because their families do not have enough money, or because children have to work for money, or because society is prejudiced against girls` education. However, failure to pass the merit test for a permanent teacher cannot be invoked as grounds for dismissal or demotion. SECTION 1. Short titles. This law is known as the Philippine Teacher Professionalization Act of 1994. (d) any person posing as a declarant of the same or another name; § 32 Severability — If, for any reason, any section or provision of this Act, or the application of that section or provision to a person or circumstance, is declared unconstitutional or invalid, no other section or provision of this Act shall remain intact.