Contributory Factors to Passing Licensure Examination for Teachers at the College of the Immaculate Conception, Cabanatuan City, Philippines

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Contributory Factors to the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) Performance among the 2008 Education Graduates of the College of the Immaculate Conception


Dr. Milagros B. Cortez and Dr. Rosalita M. Licup

The College of the Immaculate Conception (CIC) is known for its high quality teacher education. The college provided the province of Nueva Ecija with quality teachers in terms of teaching proficiency coupled with religious background. However, CIC is now facing difficulty in providing more licensed teachers due to varied factors. For quite sometimes, the college entrants for teacher education were becoming inferior in quality compared to other degree programs in the college which eventually lead to lower passing
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This report is concerned with the effects of teacher professionalization on elementary and secondary teachers in the United States(Clabaugh and Rozycki, 1986). There is a general perception that there is a marked change in the context of education in general and teacher education in particular. In a world that increasingly values specialization, teachers were found to be lacking in expertise in their respective fields of specialization. It is also recognized that there is a shift in educational emphasis from what to learn to how to learn brought about by an accelerating pace in the production of knowledge triggered by the intensifying and pervading scientific and technological revolution. But studies show that teachers do not have the appropriate learning tools such as communication, problem solving, and thinking skills to respond to such trends(Yeban,2002). Yeban (2002) continued that new imperatives are forcing teacher education institutions to re-visit and re-think their assumptions, theories, and practices about the kind of teachers that must be produced. The current curriculum where the respondents of the study belong is deemed insufficient to address these concerns. Issues such as the growing gap between theory and practice, failure to make teachers
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