The Teacher Certificate Program is a comprehensive 18-unit certificate program that provides a sound theoretical foundation on professional education reinforced by outcomes-based practice. It is a program specially designed for non-education graduates, professionals, or industry practitioners who wish to pursue a teaching career in the academe by coupling their content expertise with pedagogical tools and technology-driven approaches to teaching and learning. The program is comprised of the following courses: The Teaching Profession, Principles of Teaching, Child and Adolescent Development, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology, and Assessment of Student Learning. At the end of the program, graduates are expected to develop their knowledge and competencies on curriculum planning, instructional delivery, classroom management, and assessment, making them hi-teach, hi-tech, and hi-touch in the field. Graduates also become qualified to pursue a license in professional teaching through the Licensure Examinations for Teachers (LET).
The Teacher Education Program of the UST College of Education is recognized by CHED as a Center of Excellence in Teacher Education and enjoys a Level IV accreditation from the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP) - PACUCOA. The College has also been consistently recognized by the Philippine Regulation Commission for being a top performing school in the Licensure Examination for Teachers.
Mr. Alvin Ringgo C. Reyes