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Experts shed light on the effects of positive discipline in daily teaching in 2018 NCM School Caravan

 

 

Teaching strategies and methods on positive discipline were coached during the 2018 National Children’s Month Positive Discipline in Daily Teaching School Caravan conducted on November 27 at the Sto. Cristo Elementary School, Bago – Bantay, Quezon City and November 29 at the Aurora A. Quezon Elementary School Malate, Manila.

 

Pic 2018 NCM School Caravan 1Photo caption:
Participants in the school caravan conducted at the Sto. Cristo Elementary School composed
teachers, master teachers, guidance counsellors, principals from the NCR.

 

The two-day caravan is led by CWC, DSWD and NYC together with the Department of Education – National Capital Region, World Vision Development Foundation, Save the Children Philippines, Norfil Foundation, Boy Scouts of the Philippines and the Philippine National Red Cross to support the advocacy in promoting positive discipline in schools.


Pic 2018 NCM School Caravan 2Founder of the Positive Discipline Advocates of the Philippines and former Principal of Judge Feliciano Belmonte Sr. High School, Ms. Zaida Padullo gave an extensive lecture on the application of positive discipline in everyday teaching and highlighted types of corporal punishment and harsh discipline methods usually seen in the classrooms.

“Teachers who know a lot about child development and are confident in their skills can be much more effective in guiding students in their learning; if they can regulate their emotions, they are less likely to hit, shout and punish students,” she said.

 Ms. Padullo gave emphasis on the Positive Discipline in Everyday Teaching model founded on child rights and educational principles. This further helps teachers build a strong and respectful relationship with the students

 

Photo caption: Ms. Zaida Padullo discussing Strategies for Positive Discipline in Daily Teaching

 

 

 

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Mr. Mikkey Mari Tuazon, Research Officer of the Philippine Normal University- Research Center for Teacher Quality discussed the Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers (PPST) as a basis for all learning and development programs for teachers. The module aims to manage learner behavior constructively by applying non-violent discipline to ensure learning- focused environments.

 

 

Photo caption: Mr. Mikkey Mari Tuazon discussing Resources/ Modules on Positive Discipline for Teachers

 

 

 

 

Pic 2018 NCM School Caravan 4Implications of R.A. 7610 and DepEd Child Protection Policy in Schools was discussed by Mr. Guy Aranjuez, Assistant Legal Officer of the DepEd Division of Bohol, and cited cases on how their Division Office addressed cases on disciplining or sanctioning students and incidents of bullying. Significantly, he mentioned some challenges in the different interpretations on the Child Abuse Law (RA 7610) and Department Order 40, Series of 2012 (Child Protection Policy) which can also affect the learning development of students. 

 

Photo Caption: A participant sharing his learnings from the Caravan and how they can be applied in their respective schools/ classrooms

 

 

 

 

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Participants from the Aurora A. Quezon Elementary School working on their learning assessment
of the Positive Discipline in Daily Teaching.

 

At the end of the plenary sessions, participants worked on their activity sheets which gauged their learnings and application of PDET in schools.

 

Executive Director Rommel Fuerte of the World Vision Development Foundation closed the Manila South caravan acknowledging the role of academic professionals in a healthy child development and effective teaching.

 

 

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Celaine Cabrera
Public Affairs and Information Office

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