Philippine Professional Standard for Teachers
THE Philippine Professional Standard for Teachers (PPST) lists down the needed skills and competencies that local teachers need to keep up with global ways of educating people.
The PPST has seven domains that help in guiding the teachers:
* Content Knowledge and Pedagogy: Content knowledge and its application within and across curriculum areas; Research-based knowledge and principles of teaching and learning; Positive use of ICT; Strategies for promoting literacy and numeracy; Strategies for developing critical and creative thinking, as well as other higher-order thinking skills; Mother Tongue, Filipino and English in teaching and learning; and Classroom communication strategies.
* Learning Environment: Learner safety
and security; Fair learning environment; Management of classroom structure and activities; Support for learner participation; Promotion of purposive l earning; and Management of learner behavior.
* Diversity of Learners: Learners’ gender, needs, strengths, interests and experiences; Learners’ linguistic, cultural, socio-economic and religious backgrounds; Learners with disabilities, giftedness and talents; Learners in difficult circumstances; and Learners from indigenous groups.
* Curriculum and Planning: Planning and management of teaching and learning process; Learning outcomes aligned with learning competencies; Relevance and responsiveness of