AdZU-SED holds 20th Annual Pre-Service Teachers’ Convention
Upholding the commitment it made two
decades ago with the now defunct Philippine-Australian Project in Basic
Education (PROBE) Program, of working for quality education in Region 9, the
Ateneo de Zamboanga University School of Education held the 20th
Pre-Service Teachers’ Convention last February 2 to 4, 2018 at the Carlos
Dominguez Conference Hall.
The Pre-Service Teachers’ Convention
was conceptualized as part of the 5-year development plan with PROBE. Even
after the termination of the project, the School of Education has carried on
with the annual convention and has produced thousands of alumni-teachers who are
better equipped with skills for more effective teaching.
year’s theme, “Enhancing Knowledge,
Practices and Experiences on Teaching Trends, Patterns and Innovations,” featured
seasoned AdZU faculty members who talked about current trends in teaching, handled
workshops on application of active learning strategies, creation of lessons for
effective classroom instruction, and walked the participants through the DepEd
Curriculum Guides. Notable addition to this year’s pool of facilitators are Senior
Education students who ran some of the sessions on Whole Child Apporach P21 (21st
Century Skills), Project-Based Learning, and Expedition Learning.
Graduating Education students and
College Faculty from Mindanao Autonomous College Foundation Incorporated, Notre
Dame College of Jolo, Claret College of Isabela, Marawi State University-Tawi-Tawi
College of Technology and Oceanology, Mahardika Institute of Technology,
Dipolog Institute College of Technology, Zamboanga State College of Marine
Science of Technology, Furigay College, Josephina H. Cerilles State College–Mati
Campus, Pagadian Capitol College, Basilan State College, Southern City Colleges
and other schools from Region IX and ARMM particularly BASULTA (Basilan, Sulu,
and Tawi-Tawi) Area participated in this convention.
Led by Dean of Education Dr Evelyn
Chavez and Professor Anita Tagadiad, the event targeted to apply active
learning strategies that will engage students/pupils at maximum learning; create
lessons for classroom instruction that respond to the learners’ inherent
learning modalities and intelligence dominance; and demonstrate capabilities to
instruct, assess, and evaluate students’/pupils’ academic performance.