The Tan Yan Kee Foundation, Inc., in partnership with the Office of Senator Edgardo J. Angara shared the Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education (FUSE) CONSTEC training system with some 188 teachers in Baler, Aurora held at the Aurora Polytechnic College on September 25-29, 2012. The training covered English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Elementary Science.
The Tan Yan Kee Foundation, Inc. and the Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education in partnership with the Department of Education conducted from April 10 to 14 a 5-day content training program for 123 public elementary school teachers from Ilocos Sur (Sta Cruz, San Juan and Sta. Lucia) and Nueva Vizcaya (Sta. Fe), and held at the FUSE office/facility.
The Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education or FUSE, recently conducted teacher training workshops to over 140 teachers from Regions 1, 2, and CAR. The trainings aimed at improving teacher capabilities through the use of technology support in the form of video materials, supplemented by modules, called CONSTEC DVD materials or Continuing Studies via Technology.
The forum on schools’ best practices had the deans of the UST College of Architecture and UP College of Science, and Ateneo assistant professor as resource persons of the monthly assemply of FUSE (Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education).They were Dean John Joseph Fernandez of the UST College of Architecture, Dean Caesar Saloma of the UP College of Science and assistant professor Jhoanna Michelle Paterno of Ateneo’s English Department.
The Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education, Inc. (FUSE), a partner of the Tan Yan Kee Foundation, marked its 14th year of innovative contributions to the improvement of the country’s education in 2008.
As of 2008, the foundation has trained 13,687 teachers, circulated 21,011 journals, and distributed 386,494 training video computer disks (VCDs) all over the archipelago, reaching remote areas.
FUSE Trustee Ma. Lourdes Bautista addressing participants during one of the more recent teacher training sessions of the foundation.
Tan Yan Kee Partner Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education has revised its orientation program for principals with the school administrators receiving a briefing on the content of the five learning areas—English, Elementary Science, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics—through learning stations.
Under the plan initiated by the FUSE training committee headed by Dr. Evelina Vicencio, the course will be divided into five groups with each group staying in the learning station for 10 minutes and then move on to the next station, round-robin fashion.
An important mission is educational reform. This is a critical aspect of the Tan Yan Kee Foundation’s partnership with the FUSE or the Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education. This is carried out through the training-the-trainors method, with the end result of improving teaching standards and competency particularly in the subject areas of English, Mathematics, and the Sciences.
The program revolves around regular Teacher Training workshops, distribution of Continuing Studies via Technology (CONSTEC) in CD format, and the Science and Engineering Education Project (SEEP) in partnership with the Department of Education, Ateneo de Manila University, and De La Salle University.
Since its inception in 1994 up to 2008, FUSE has trained 13,687 teachers, circulated 21,011 journals, and distributed 386,494 training video computer disks nationwide, even reaching remote areas.