DepEd Slates Summer Scholarship Program for Teachers

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Byline: Tony Pe. Rimando

PASIG CITY A Department of Education (DepEd) Integrated Scholarship Program (DISP) for summer 2005 has been scheduled for deserving public elementary school teachers from 17 regions.

Education Secretary Florencio B. Abad said the DISP will be conducted by the University of the Philippines (UP) in Diliman, Quezon City, from April 4 to 28 (an equivalent of 22 contact days).

Abad said the DISP will specifically be administered by the National Educators Academy of the Philippines (NEAP) and the DepEds Staff Development Division - Human Resource Development Service (SDD-HRDS).

The DISP, Abad said, seeks to upgrade the teaching competencies of teachers to facilitate better understanding of the content and integrative processes on reading (with focus on effective reading instruction, diagnosis and development of reading remediation) and student assessment (particularly rubrics development, analysis, interpretation and utilization of test result).

According to Abad, elementary school teacher scholar-nominees will be initially screened by the DepEds 17 regional integration scholarship committees (RISC) and will be finally selected through appropriate evaluation process and interview by the NEAP and SDD-HRDS. …