The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board for Professional Teachers (BPT) yesterday announced that 13,925 elementary teachers out of 32,798 examinees (42.46 percent), 56 Accelerated Teacher Education Program (ATEP) graduates out of 305 examinees (18.36 percent) and 7,149 secondary teachers out of 28,764 examinees (24.85 percent) successfully passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) given on March 11, 2012 in 12 testing centers nationwide.
On the Board For Professional Teachers are Dr. Faith M. Bachiller, Chairman; Dr. Reynaldo T. Peña and Dr. Jesus L. Nieves, Members.
Successful examinees who gar¬nered the 10 highest places in the March 2012 Licensure Examination for Teachers are:
1. Richie Carla Almagro Vesagas, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 87.40; 2. Sherryl Lyn Pulido Ecobisag, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 87.00; 3. Maria Carmela Francisco Diaz, University of the Cordilleras (For.Baguio C.F.), 86.80; 4. Charmaine Isobel Garcia Maquinto, Centro Escolar University-Manila, 86.20; 5. Ana Mae Fantonial Villamor, University of the Visayas-Cebu City, 85.80; 6. Paul Marie Sicuando Dangan, West Visayas State University-La Paz, 85.60; 7. Romielene Grace Barotil Capuno, Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College-Barotac, 85.40; Eilleen Keith Alfaro Sale, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 85.40; Diana Rose Bucar Zamoras, Talisay City College, 85.40; 8. Gengen Giolen Pa¬dillo, Cebu Institute of Technology, 85.00; Reysalyn Cula Pelin, Santo Rosario Sapang Palay College, 85.00; 9. Honey Gay Acosta Dichosa, Holy Cross of Davao College, 84.80; Emery Lei Suerte Felipe Sicangco, Uni¬versity of the Philippines-Diliman, 84.80; Vanessa Marie Apostol Si¬mon, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 84.80; Vianney Jane Cano Uganap, University of Mindanao-Davao City, 84.80; 10. Sharmine Mae Domingo Bitaña, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 84.60; Jean Cruz Mangurali, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 84.60; Jan Frelyn Ocso Paalisbo, University of Cebu, 84.60; Michelle Angeli Agutaya Sto Domingo, University of the East-Manila, 84.60; Ivy Sena Yasis, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 84.60
1. Alexis Coronacion Villaflor, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 87.60; 2. Jeffrey Delposo Magtibay, University of the Philippines-Los Baños, 87.40; Marie Joe Pesebre Pagaduan, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 87.40; 3. Barry John Ortonio Belen, Uni¬versity of Saint La Salle, 86.60; 4. Raymund Bataga Quiambao, Uni¬versity of the Philippines-Diliman, 86.00; Rogelio Dela Cerna Rondina Jr., Cebu Normal University (Cebu State College), 86.00; Paul Ryan Maranan Villanueva, Central Luzon State University, 86.00; 5. Marchelle Marasigan Sinangote, San Pedro College-Davao City, 85.80; 6. Angela Louise Juarez Custodio, De La Salle University-Manila, 85.60; Jhen Louie Bandiola Dignos, Cebu Normal Uni¬versity (Cebu State College), 85.60; John Isaac Guinto Enriquez, Patts College of Aeronautics, 85.60; 7. Don Gerrick Domingo Galinato, Uni¬versity of the Philippines-Diliman, 85.40; Philip Louis Go Pua, Arellano University-Manila, 85.40; 8. Saldio Jesus Santiago Amador , University of the Philippines-Diliman, 85.20; Mansueta Paned Mambiar, Univer¬sity of the Philippines-Manila, 85.20; John Raymond Palacpac Pingol, University of the Philippines-Dili¬man, 85.20; Simoun Victor Del Cas¬tillo Redoblado, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 85.20; 9. Editha Sugpatan Abangan, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 85.00; Joanne Ramirez Casanova, De La Salle University-Manila, 85.00; Loraine Suyu Tattao, Saint Paul University-Tuguegarao, 85.00; 10. Marisol Mazo Barnachea, Saint Louis University, 84.80; Reah Enad Llanto, Mater Dei College-Bohol, 84.80; Dave Arjie Dela Cruz Manandeg, Pangasinan State University-Bayambang, 84.80 Joanne Areniabo Mejia, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 84.80; Roxanne Patiga Suarez, University of the Philippines-Visayas-Cebu City, 84.80; Owen Abila Verga, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 84.80.
Child rights advocates called on senators to pass and strongly endorse a law that will institutionalize positive and nonviolent methods of disciplining children.The Child Rights Network (CRN), Plan International Philippines (PIP), Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLPCD), and Lihok Pilipinas Foundation led the call for the enactment of the Positive Discipline Bill.Several Quezon City Council members led by Majority Floor Leader Jesus Manuel Suntay, Victor Ferrer …