6002 The Teaching Profession  1:30 - 2:30 MWF

                The course is centered on teaching as a profession and the teacher as a professional seen from the philosophical, legal, historical perspective . Further, it deals on the qualities and attributes of a teacher who possesses competencies and skills based on the Philippine  Professional Standards for Teachers (PPST) as defined in his/her roles, duties and accountability, rights of teachers, rewards and benefits, career path, guidelines and organizational structure of the Philippine Educational System. Discussion of Professional Ethics, core values, awareness of professional rights, privileges and responsibilities of the teacher as transformative agents of change are as well put into capsule to instill awareness to  pre-service teachers.