Biology in High School: Skills of Biology Teachers in The University of Eastern Philippines Laboratory High School

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FE C. Andarino


Nurturing students’ performance in science classes is hard in the intermediate level. This is because of the overwhelming science and math subjects present on that level. This study aimed to assess the skills of the teachers in terms of science process skills and critical thinking skills and the performance of the students in biology. This study is a descriptive-correlation research design with a questionnaire checklist and standardized set of questionnaires form as research instrument in gathering the data. The results showed that the teachers of UEPLHS was assessed as highly skilled in science process skills and critical thinking skills. On the relationship between the teachers' profile and their skills, the data revealed that only age is significantly related to the science process skills of the teachers, while educational attainment is significantly related to the critical thinking skills of the respondents.

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