National Training on Teaching Arts in the K+12 Curriculums – Orientation and Retooling of Special Program for MAPEH, MSEP and SPA teachers.

GDTA is in the Perspective and Support of CMO 20 s. 2013 An in-service and a continuing professional education training program among the basic of education teachers of the K+12 curriculum to answer the demands and challenges of 21st century education characterized by innovation, and appreciation of culture-based education and competencies-based outcomes.

This project is in execution of NCCA – DepEd Agreement, Objective #4: The institutionalization of the training schedule for students and teachers of arts and culture for both in-service and degree programs under the NCCA-PCEP.

A two-summer 24-unit post-baccalaureate program divided into Level I and Level II which offers foundation and major courses to enhance the students’ understanding of the basic theories, processes and applications of arts, culture, heritage in the culture-based teaching of the basic education curriculum. Courses to be taken are as follows: CulEd 200 – Foundation of Cultural Education

CulEd 205 – Philippine Arts

GDTA 200 – Foundations of Art

GDTA 201 – Arts Criticism and Appreciation

GDTA 202A – Apprenticeship and Exploration in the Arts 1 (Visual Arts)

GDTA 202B – Apprenticeship and Exploration in the Arts 1 (Performing Arts)

GDTA 203 – Apprenticeship and Exploration in the Arts 3 (Specialization)

GDTA 204 – Apprenticeship and Exploration in the Arts 4 (Specialization)

The pilot classes shall be held at the following NCCA Partner Universities:

Region 6 – Iloilo National High School & West Visayas State University in Iloilo City

NCR – Philippine Normal University in Manila.

For more information, please contact:


National Commission for Culture & the Arts
Room 3D #633 Gen. Luna Street, Intramuros, Manila

PLDT Land Line Plus (02) 986-4147
Hotline 02-9864147 / Telefax: (02) 527-2192 loc. 309

Joseph ‘Sonny” Cristobal

Regular Office Staff:
Jennifer B. Bautista

Agnes P. Villareal
Apha Joy F. Ruiz

Project Staff:
Herminia B. Laudencia

Rey Clement D. Maaliao
Grace Z. Reytas

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