BY ASANGAN T. MADALE
Vice President and DepEd Secretary Sara Duterte graces in celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Philippine Normal University Research Center for Teacher Quality (PNURCTQ). Based on the official facebook account posted by CHED , VP & DepEd Secretary Duterte leads the unveiling the historic RCTQ . It was learned that PCTQ provides data-driven studies to assist policymakers make evidence-base decisions in education.
The Philippine Normal University Research Center for Teacher Quality (RCTQ) is partnership between the Philippine Normal University (PNU) and the University of New England Australia supported by the Australian Government.
Its vision is to provide evidence-based policy advice for strengthening teacher quality. It has also assisted in the implementation of the K to 12 Reform by p;roviding nationally consistent policy advice focused on ; Pre-Service Teacher Growth and Development, In-service Teacher Professional Growth and Development and Teacher and Teacher Educator Subject and Academic Renewal are some of its major objectives. In brief some of its strategies are: it engage collaboratively with government education agencies notably the Department of Education (DepEd), the Commission on Higher Education, (CHED) and the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and establish links and networks with the education profession, business and other key stakeholders, the documents stated