Marked by the theme, "The Teachers We Need for the Education We Want: The Global Imperative to Reserve the Teachers Shortage," educators hailing from various schools across Kalinga gathered at the Kalinga Astrodome to celebrate this year's Teacher's Day.
The congregation comprised dedicated teachers representing both private and government learning institutions, with a contingent of ten (10) educators from the KSU Laboratory High School, proudly representing Kalinga State University.
President Eduardo T. Bagtang, renowned for his commitment to fostering quality education within Higher Education Institutions, delivered a compelling address underscoring the pressing need for technology integration within the classroom setting. “It is an opportune to appreciate the vital role of the Higher Education Institutions in producing exceptional teachers who are here to navigate to the changing educational environment.” He added.
This occasion then provides us with a valuable opportunity to acknowledge the pivotal role that Higher Education Institutions play in nurturing and equipping our educators to adeptly navigate the ever-evolving landscape of education.
President Bagtang's presence at this event resonated profoundly as he urged for a collective and resolute response to the global shortage of qualified educators. His call for integrating technology into the teaching and learning process underscores his dedication to ensuring that educators are equipped with the skills and tools necessary to thrive in an increasingly digital educational environment.
The Provincial Teacher's Day Celebration, graced by President Bagtang's visionary perspective, served as an indication to Kalinga's commitment to education and the invaluable contributions of its educators to the betterment of society. It is a celebration that reaffirms the vital role that educators play in shaping the future and preparing the next generation to meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving world.