Pinoy Teachers Celebrated On Tilt Best Practices From Global Educators



THREE Filipino public school teachers were recognized in the recent Asia-Pacific Teacher Exchange for Global Education (APTE) Best Practice Award.

Educators Noel V. Sadinas of Schools Division Office-Nueva Vizcaya placed second, while George B. Borromeo of SDO-Manila and Honey Rose V. Yu Vega, with his “Project Tudlo” — SDO’s community reading tutorial. -Cebu City — have bagged third place. They were among 18 laureates in the region and are alumni of the Korea-Philippines Teacher Exchange Program (KPTEP).

“We took these challenges as our weapon[s] prove that teachers like us can do more and be more, ”said Yu Vega. “The launch of KPTEP’s local programs opened new doors of opportunity, and more support was poured out.

She added, “It’s about determination and compassion for education. It is very gratifying to claim our success with the challenges that we have gone through. “

The competition was open to all KPTEP alumni from 2012 to 2021. In addition to their Korean counterparts, teachers or mentors from partner countries also submitted applications for the competition.

Prizes for the winners included the Director’s Award for the Asia-Pacific Education Center for International Understanding, the opportunity to attend the Sharing the Stories of Asia-Pacific Education Movements conference to present their essays and awards. cash.

“In KPTEP, I started to step up my speed as an educator,” Borromeo explained. “With the advocacy of the Office for International Cooperation on Global Citizenship Education, I was able to maximize my full potential. “

The recognition encouraged KPTEP educators to share their experiences in APTE. They submitted essays with supporting materials such as photographs and video presentations to display their understandings, learning, education, changes, practices, and other experiences gathered during the program.

“I still believe that… the opportunities to understand other cultures would always improve the competence and commitment of our fellow teachers in terms of efforts to create learners who respect diversity,” said the Undersecretary of the education for Diosdado San Antonio programs and instruction.

The KPTEP was developed as part of the APTE supporting the improvement of the quality of education in the Philippines through capacity building of its key educators and schools.

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