Certificate in Teaching Values Education

DLSU-D Program Offerings

The Certificate in Teaching Values Education is the response of DLSU-Dasmariñas to a call and to a need. First, a call to help teachers in values education to engage in exploring its pedagogical (teaching) methods, and to train teachers to become professional values educators. Second, the program responds to the need of the Philippine society for an educational process where teachers are agents of social transformation and graduates are well formed individuals.

Certificate in Teaching Values Education

This certificate program is designed to help aspiring and current values educators, including school teachers, youth workers, caring practitioners, school managers, principals, curriculum planners, media workers, pastors and parents, to acquire personal development and professional competence in teaching values education.

The certificate program will help the BSE students in:

  • Equipping themselves with new trends and development in values education;
  • Dealing with the current thrust and content of transformative education and pedagogical knowledge, principles and skills in facilitating personal renewal and social transformation;
  • Gaining opportunities to reflect upon values and related issues arising from identity development, personal circumstances and/or educational settings.

Goal

The program will prepare the enrollees for their ministry in values education in the school setting by providing them the necessary skills in teaching values education at all levels.

Objectives

At the end of the program, participants will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts, principles, methods, and contents in teaching Values Education;
  • Participate with competence and confidence in teaching the dynamics of Values education;
  • Manifest in their behavior, actions, skills, and decisions an integration of personal and professional development.

Major Subjects

The certificate program consists of 18 units, divided into two semesters: 9 units for the first semester (theory and concept) and 9 units for the second semester (issues, methods and strategies):

  • Philosophical and Ethical Foundations of Values Education
  • Family Life and Filipino Values System
  • Moral Issues and Concerns in Contemporary Living with specialization on Gender Issues
  • Teaching Approaches and Strategies in Values Education
  • Peace and Global Education
  • Development of Values Education, Instructional Materials and Assessment Tools

Interested applicants are allowed to take a maximum of 9 units per term. They will pay their tuition fees, and other corresponding miscellaneous fees and other fees, according to the rate of an undergraduate student taking up an education course in the College of Education at the De La Salle University-Dasmariñas.