Induction Program, Performance, and Morale of Teachers in Selected Schools in Deped, Cavite City

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INDUCTION PROGRAM, PERFORMANCE, AND MORALE OF TEACHERS IN SELECTED SCHOOLS IN DEPED, CAVITE CITY

A Thesis Presented to the Faculty of the Graduate Program College of Industrial Education Technological University of the Philippines

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts in Industrial Education Major in Administration and Supervision

by JESTER C. NICODEMUS March 2011

Chapter 1 THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND Introduction “The DepEd shall pursue to institutionalize the Teacher Induction Program in the division and school levels of DepEd…

- MTPDP, 2004-2010

The Department of Education is known as the biggest bureaucracy in the country. As a beginning professional teacher, it is advantageous
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Background of the Study Induction is the support and guidance provided to novice teachers in the early stages of their careers. Induction encompasses orientation to the workplace, socialization, mentoring, and guidance through beginning teacher practice. The first year of teaching is usually a time of considerable stress and burnout. This is true particularly in some schools where the first year of teaching is considered a form of initiation to test the mettle of neophyte teachers. They are posted to the more remote schools of the division and assigned to teach the “problem classes.” In addition, they are given co-curricular responsibilities and other non-teaching tasks in the community. As a result, some beginning teachers resort to questionable tactics to survive, and some potentially valuable members of the profession are disheartened and they quit. Substantial teacher preparation resources are thus put to waste (Huling-Agustin, 1990; Hatton, Watson, Squires and Soliman, 1991). While it is true that pre-service training includes one or two semesters of practice teaching, the term itself seems to suggest that the practicum is only a rehearsal. It is in their first teaching assignment that new teachers are confronted

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by the realities of the classroom, an experience that can be bewildering or even traumatic. The literature on beginning teachers notes that they are often “hired at the last

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