Center for Teacher Excellence (CefTEx)
A joint project of the COALITION FOR BETTER EDUCATION, CEBU NORMAL UNIVERSITY, CITY SAVINGS BANK & GLOBE TELECOM, the Center for Teacher Excellence, is designed to provide a facility for teachers, both pre-service and in-service to acquire and demonstrate advance and relevant knowledge of education and teaching methodologies, teaching skills and techniques that will enhance and develop their capability and competency as teachers.
CefTEx offers globally accepted education curricula and boasts of professors who come from a pool of highly qualified, certified, and competent education practitioners.
A panel of technical experts composed of representatives coming from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Department of Education ( DepEd), and TESDA as well as key members of the Coalition for Better Education look into the technical aspects of CefTEx such as setting of standards and curriculum and review of modules to ensure that the programs offered address the needs of the industry and other sectors of the society.
CefTEx offers Masters of Arts in Instructional Design and Technology (MA IDT) in collaboration with CNU as the degree-granting institution. It also offers ICT integration Courses to pre-service students as well as short-term capability enhancement programs for in-service teachers in the areas of assessment, pedagogies and teaching strategies in partnership with Microsoft, , Advocates for Living Values Education, Australian Council for Educational Leadership, International Society for Technology in Education and Pugetsoundcenter, Washington USA.
CefTEx promises to be a model learning facility in this part of the country and aims to be the premier education and certification center for pre-service and in-service teachers.
Its corporate clients include Microsoft Philippines & Globe Telecom.