By pursuing a career in education, you benefit society as a whole. The impression you make on the individual in the classroom continues onto the next generation especially so if you begin with young, innocent minds.
The program on Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (BECEd) is a 4-year undergraduate program under the Institute of Arts, Sciences and Teacher Education. It generally prepares students inclined at pursuing a career in teaching children 0-8 years of age usually pre-school or elementary. As learners of the foundations, children need an education with specialized pedagogical techniques for effective learning. Hence, the BECEd program offers a rigid training to teachers to be on the following areas: Child Development, Teaching Practices, Education and Curriculum Studies focused on relationships and meaning, Advocacy and Activism in Early Childhood Settings, History and Philosophy of Early Childhood, Ethical Early-childhood Professional Practice
The Program is not only focused on content but also value experiential learning. As such, the BECEd program is provided with a simulation room that serves as a training facility for actual classroom instruction for childhood education. At MCC, the student teachers are taught how to craft effective instructional materials and conduct proper classroom management and manage practice teaching as well.
In their last year before graduation, students are sent to various schools to spend their time through observations, critical reflection, actual teaching demonstration and others classroom related activities, serving as a training facility for actual classroom instruction. The BECEd program is recognized by the Government through the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and holds a Level 1 accreditation by the Association of Local Colleges and Universities, Commission on Higher Education (ALCUCOA).
With our qualified, well-trained and well-experienced faculty line-up, our students can certainly acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes, and abilities necessary in educating children thereby enabling them to confidently take the Licensure Examination for Professional Teachers (LEPT). Flexibility, creativity, nurturing demeanor, patience, and strong verbal communication skills; technical skills with spread sheet software, data entry software, or educational software and equipment; instructional skills and classroom management techniques are just a few of the skills a future preschool teacher acquires at MCC. Furthermore, the program produces competitive teachers within a market-driven curriculum to meet the demands of the partner schools.