The Buddy-buddy System which is program's form of implementing this year's project goal that states, "To integrate Respect Education teaching strategies in the formal curriculum of DepEd Region XII". The scheme started last October 2016 and is, at present, implemented in the schools.
The system offers practical techniques to help teachers maximize their potentials. It is a one-on-one follow-up coaching session between the Pasali facilitator and the recipient teacher prior to the actual application inside the classroom. This intervention aims to enhance the lesson plan to make it more creative by employing group dynamics that connect with the topic and by adopting Respect methodologies in the process.
The Buddy-buddy System gives teachers opportunities to be exposed to different teaching approaches as well as understanding children's individual intelligences. What's more is to enhance their teaching method, develop their creative lesson plan and promote active participation of the learners. So far, this initiative was found applicable in the following subjects: Science, Filipino, HEKASI, English and Mathematics. This also facilitates a wholesome learning experience for the children. Teachers in the target schools have already tried it and are able to sustain the use of such methodology .
At the end of the day, both teacher and the learner benefit from the approach
Respect Education Program (REP)
Enhancing quality of teaching and promoting respect.
How it all started