Change agents
ESSENCE - Ligaya Rabago-Visaya (The Freeman) - June 6, 2019 - 12:00am

Notwithstanding some reactions in view of the perennial concerns that the Basic Education faces with each opening of classes, there are accounts of creativity that we knew about that are in many cases overlooked for they are overwhelmed by lambasts and condemnation. Furthermore, despite the fact that these accounts are proactive endeavors to the profound issues of poor planning and the failure to learn from the past, this can't be messed with on the grounds that the access and quality of education of our children are at stake.

In challenging situations, there are those who find ways to mitigate the inadequacy of the system. This is when creativity of our teachers is unleashed. And in the manner making them part of the solution. To be on the side of the solution requires one to acknowledge the prevailing problems, and even knowing the very root of it, and continue to find mitigating ways for the better.

Specifically since the new classroom needs the initiative and resourcefulness of the teachers for the students to learn, it needs to provide an environment conducive to maximum learning. Teaching and learning materials must be made available. Even using their own money, passionate teachers don’t mind this. Fully understanding that what are supposed to be the maintenance and operating expenses to be made available for them are thinly sliced among the competing needs of the school.

Stories like prioritizing classrooms, teachers have to waive their comfort and would give in to converting their faculty rooms into classrooms just for their students to have a roof over their heads and be far from the noise of other classes, separated only by whiteboards in gymnasiums.

Teaching at its center is a moral calling. Scratch a good teacher and you will find an ethical purpose. "To make a difference in the lives of students", obviously, such statement can't be fully trusted in light of the fact that individuals have an assortment of thought processes for becoming teachers. In any case, there is a solid part of truth to this declaration.

Surely, calls for restoring the ethical establishment of educating are justified, yet increased commitment at the one-to-one and classroom levels alone is a formula for moral martyrdom. To get any opportunity of making showing a respectable and viable calling, educators must join the mantle of good reason with the abilities of change agentry.

Good reason and change agentry, at first look, give off an impression of being bizarre associates. On closer examination they are common partners. Expressed all the more straightforwardly, moral reason—or having any kind of effect—concerns achieving enhancements. It is, at the end of the day, a change topic. Notwithstanding the need to make good reason increasingly unequivocal, teachers need the instruments to take part in change beneficially. Good reason keeps teachers close to the needs of children and youth; change agentry makes them grow better methodologies for achieving their ethical objectives.

Thus since educators are a key component to educational quality since they orchestrate instructional associations with and between students around scholastic substance, and these classroom connections—in an ideal setting—impact student learning, they must be taken care of by the system itself. It is accepted, in this way, the educators and the moves they take in the homeroom on a very basic level effect students and what they learn. As a network of education stakeholders, take this expected relationship so far as to declare that the educational system is only as good just as the quality of our teachers.

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