BUTC Education Club heads seminar-workshop on 'Modern Teacher'

Thursday December 21,2017


The BUTC Education Club spearheaded a seminar as one of the activities during the 2017 Education Week last December 6, 2017 held at Dean Geronimo Lavilla Hall which was attended by the Education Students. Two speakers were invited to discuss on the topics, “Modern Teacher: Advocate of Peace and Unity” and Localized Instructional Materials using Indigenous Technology (LIMIT). 

Mr. Jeremy A. Cruz, one of the speakers who is the current Principal III of Pag-asa National High School discussed “Modern Teacher: Advocate of Peace and Unity. ” The participants were amazed and inspired when Mr. Cruz tackled how teachers must deal students to advocate peace and unity. He also showed how he practiced to attain peace and unity in his school in a way that he is an advocate of peace and unity especially for the Special Education (SPED) and various projects in the community.

To name few of his advocacies:

  • Introduce educational innovations that significantly improved student performance and brought numerous regional, national and even international recognitions and awards
  • A pro-poor educational leader who passionately promotes poverty alleviation programs
  • Hailed as Mr. Bisikleta Principal of the Phils for his “Bike Mo, Pag-asa Ko” Program that captured the local and national media

In the afternoon, another seminar was held at the same venue on how to create an Instructional Materials, especially with limited supplies. Mrs. Teresita Biron, an assistant principal II for Cluster 1 of DepEd Legazpi City taught how to overcome difficulties in creating IM's when the future educators are assigned to rural places wherein materials are not available. She said that teachers must be creative and innovative in teaching and in creating their IM's.

Workshop was given to the Education Students. The task given was to create IM’s with indigenous limited materials. Each group presented different and fascinating IM's that were evaluated by our respected judges. The students were able to create their own IM's with different concepts in Mathematics and Science. DOMINGO B. BOGNALBAL/BUTC