1. What is the basic feature of the latest Performance Appraisal System for Teachers (PAST)?
A. The acronym CB-PAST means Competency-Based Performance Appraisal System for Teachers. It is an appraisal system that is used to a assess public school teacher’s performance in terms of instructional competence, school, home and community linkages and personal, social growth and professional characteristics.
From the constitution, what is the condition for allowing students to be taught religion in public schools?
A. catechists paid by government
B. extra pay for teachers
C. outside of school hours only
D. upon written permission by parents
D. According to Article XIV, Section 3 of the 1987 Constitution, at the option expressed in writing by the parents or guardians, religion shall be allowed to be taught to their children or wards in public elementary and high schools within the regular class hours by instructors designated or approved by the religious authorities of the religion to which the children or wards belong, without additional cost to the Government.
What is the most commendable and ideal drive expected from teachers in participating programs for professional development?
A. optimal use of time resources
B. continuing professional growth
C. support for training programs
D. promotion and higher merit pay
B. According to Article IV, Section 3 of the Code of Ethics for professional Teachers, every teacher shall participate in the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program of the Professional Regulation Commission, and shall pursue such other studies as will improve his efficiency, enhance the prestige of the profession, and strengthen his competence, virtues, and productivity in order to be nationality and internationally competitive. Now, among all the choices stated above.
OPTION B is the most commendable and ideal drive since it is a form of intrinsic motivation and therefore, the teacher will participate in programs for professional development because he is intrinsically motivated and not because for some external incentives.
OPTIONS A, C & D are forms of extrinsic motivation.
What main legal basis which provides the necessary support to advance quality education in our country?
A. Priority Fiscal Allocation
B. Certificate transfer program
C. Building more classrooms
D. Hiring of new teachers
A. Priority Fiscal Allocation. According to Article XIV, Section 5 of the 1987 Constitution, the State shall assign the highest budgetary priority to education and ensure that teaching will attract and retain its rightful share of the best available talents through adequate remuneration and other means of job satisfaction and fulfillment.
What type of education can best prepare the global teacher towards a limitless and boundless world?
A. Formal education
B. Inclusive education
C. Alternative education
D. Multi-cultural education
D. According to James Banks (2001), the primary goal of multicultural education is to transform the school so that male and female students, exceptional students and students from diverse cultural, social-class, racial and ethnic groups experience an equal opportunity to learn.
Which among the following is the most essential in maintaining peace and order in the school?
A. Academic curriculum
B. Campus cleanliness
C. Community participation
D. Rules of discipline
D. Rules of Discipline is one of the vital components in achieving the third pillar of education (learning to live together). Consequently, learning to live together is essential in building and maintaining a lasting culture of peace and order in the school and in the world as a whole.
Kindergarten Law is also known as _____.
A. RA 4670
B. RA 10157
C. RA 10533
D. RA 9293
B. Republic Act 10157 is an act institutionalizing the Kindergarten Education into the Basic Education System of the Philippines and appropriating funds therefore.
What government program aims to minimize the gap between low social status and educational opportunities for deserving learners?
A. National Achievement Test
B. National College Admission Examination
C. Education Service Contracting Scheme
D. Annual Fiscal Allocation
C. ESC or Education Service Contracting program is a government program which provides a fixed tuition subsidy to graduates of public elementary schools who opt to enroll in participating private high schools. It contracts private schools to provide secondary education to “would-have-been” public schools students. It is an example of a moderate public-private partnership in the World Bank’s conceptual framework. The aim of this program is to minimize the gap between low social status and educational opportunities for deserving learners.
Which among the following is a form of emotional bullying which should be stopped?
A. Ridiculing. OPTIONS B, C and D are forms of physical bullying.
Bullying is a subcategory of aggressive behavior characterized by the following three minimum criteria EXCEPT for _____.
A. there is hostile intent
B. must be physical in nature
C. imbalance of power
D. repetition over a period of time
B. Bullying is a subcategory of aggressive behavior characterized by the following three minimum criteria: (1) hostile intent (i.e., the harm caused by bullying is deliberate, not accidental), (2) imbalance of power (i.e., bullying includes a real or perceived power inequity between the bully and the victim), and (3) repetition over a period of time (i.e., more than once with the potential to occur multiple times). Bullying can be physical, sexual, verbal or emotional in nature.