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St Scholastica’s College, pursuant to CHED Memorandum Order No. 11, s. 2009, offers the Cognate Program in Education which consists of eighteen (18) units of professional education courses for graduates of non-education degrees to qualify for the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET). Of the required 18 units of credit in professional education courses, 12 units must have been earned by completing one subject or its equivalent in each of the four (4) Clusters I to IV; the remaining six units may be met by completing any two of the professional education courses in Cluster V.
Program Goals and Objectives
At the end of the 18 units of cognate in education, students are expected to have manifested the following competencies:
Be equipped with the necessary units of Education subjects to be eligible to take the Licensure Examinations for Teachers (LET);
Construct one’s own philosophy of teaching that can be used as a guidepost as one goes about his or her day-to-day teaching;
Demonstrate the essential competencies to be judged as an effective and competent teacher (i.e., skills in lesson planning, teaching strategies, classroom management and assessment and evaluation of students’ learning outcomes) anchored on the National Competency-Based Teaching Standards (NCBTS); and
Appreciate the value, utility and impact of the teaching profession in influencing children (or students) to be agents of social change and transformation.