The study attempted to come up with expectations and new agenda that would accelerate the growth of the College of Teacher Education in Batangas State University (BSU) System. This study described the CTE’ sphilosophy/vision/mission, organizational structure, faculty qualification and admission and retention policies. The respondents assessed and compared the components of the teacher education program as to its curriculum and instruction, personal and professional qualities of faculty, student, research and community extension services. Student teaching activities and marketing strategies were also assessed. Descriptive research design was used with questionnaire, documentary analysis, and interview as tools. Administrators, faculty, students, principals, cooperating teachers, and student teachers were the respondents. The findings revealed that the philosophy of the college projected and conformed with the vision and mission of the University and the admission and retention policies were based from CHED Memoranda on revised policies and standards. Administrators, faculty and student- respondents assessed that the components of teacher education as to curriculum and instruction, personal and professional qualities of faculty, student services, and research and community extension services were implemented to a great extent. The three groups of respondents differed in their assessments regarding curriculum, personal qualities, and research. Student – teaching activities were undertaken to a great extent.A new agenda was formulated to accelerate the growth of teacher education program.
Prof. Dr. Bilal BİLGİN