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Linking The DOTS Of STEM Instruction In Private Higher Education Institution

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Inocencia Marcojos – Canon



Development Education, STEM Instruction, Descriptive Method, Leyte, Philippines



This research determined the factors affecting STEM Instruction in the K to 12 implementation at Private Higher Education Institution in Maasin City, Southern Leyte, during School Year 2017 - 2018 as basis for Development Plan. The respondents were 44 instructors and 238 Grade 12 students in STEM. The researcher used the descriptive method to measure teacher’s instructional competency, school climate and teaching – learning facilities. Another questionnaire was used to measure student’s attitudes toward STEM. The following were the highlights of the study: (a) Majority of STEM teachers were females and at their young age, married and have master’s degree units. The teachers are in need of adequate number of hours K to 12 trainings and seminars. (b) In terms of Instructional competence results are highly proficient; Further, school climate and teaching-learning facilities are proficient. (c) In students’ academic performance, majority of the students got very satisfactory and have a desirable attitudes toward STEM. (d) The teacher-respondents’ Hours of K to 12 Trainings correlates with Teachers’ Competence; Curriculum Content and Pedagogy is also correlated with Teacher-respondents’ Bachelor’s Degree Course. Also, School Climate is correlated with Gender. (e) There is no significant relationship between the factors affecting K to 12 implementation and the Academic performance of students. (f) The best practices observed by the teachers manifest their preeminent obligation to give their best to be effective of the entire school system.



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