Developing Excellent and
Well-rounded Faculty and Staff through the
LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICE (LeaD)
FACULTY AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
The Learning and Development Office is tasked
with developing, implementing and institutionalizing
a relevant and effective Faculty and Staff
Development Program for the Povedan Educator
towards the fulfillment of her/his mission-vision.
Povedan Educator is
- Christ-centered, anchored
on Gospel values
- grounded on the pedagogical
principles of St. Pedro
- involved in community
|A Povedan Educator is competent, integrated
and committed to the holistic formation
of the students.
|She/He inspires and facilitates
|She/He draws out the best in students
and makes them responsible life-long learners.
The Faculty and Staff development Program consists
of four sub-programs or components: 1) TA/Povedan
Spirituality and Spiritual Formation Program
2) Professional Development Program 3) PEP Development
Program; and 4) Human/Psycho-social Development
Program. A specific budget is allocated for
each of these components. At its very core,
the Faculty and Staff Development Program underscores
competence, spirituality and innovation.
The TA/ POVEDAN SPIRITUALITY and SPIRITUAL
FORMATION PROGRAM intends to deepen the
Christian faith by growing in spiritual maturity
and commitment to put Christ at the center of
one's life. This program is implemented in coordination
with The Poveda Spirituality Center and the
Christian Living Education (CLE) area. It includes
Information Education and Communication (IEC)
sessions on the Teresian Association: Origin,
Charism, Mission; the lives and teachings of
St. Pedro Poveda, Venerable Josefa Segovia,
Blessed Victoria Diez, Servant of God Elisa
Giambelluca and St. Teresa of Avila, among others.
Annual retreats as well as Advent and Lenten
recollections are also part of this program.
The PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
aims to provide the necessary training and competence
-building in their respective areas of expertise
towards efficient and effective performance
of professional duties and responsibilities.
Most of the professional training and seminars
are outsourced. However, in-house trainings
are also available. Lakbay-aral, cultural exposure
and updating are likewise included in this program.
This program is implemented in coordination
with department/unit heads.
The PEP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM provides
formation on Povedan pedagogy as explicitated
in the philosophy and principles of the Personalized
Education Pedagogy (PEP). Since PEP is a very
special feature of the school, in-house sessions
are conducted with the help of the PEP Team
in collaboration with the Poveda Center for
The HUMAN/PSYCHO-SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
seeks to increase one's awareness and understanding
of basic human and psycho-social dynamics of
the self, the others, and the environment as
they influence her/his development. Physical
fitness/wellness and team building are important
components of this program. Activities under
this program are implemented in coordination
with Human Resource Management Office, Guidance
Center, Athletics Development and Management
Office and Administrative Services Office.
To better respond to specific formation needs
of the personnel, career stages corresponding
to number of years of service have been identified
- Entry stage - 0-3 years
- Early stage - 4-10 years
- Mid stage - 11- 17 years
- Late stage - 18 onwards
There are program offerings that are perfectly
tailored to fit for the different career stages;
on the other hand, some program activities which
are called base offerings are common to all.
Through the LeaD's programs, teachers and staff
are ensured of continuous, holistic, and well-rounded
development throughout their stay in Poveda.
In effect, these kinds of training equip a teacher
or staff to nurture students to become ideal