Moreover, DepEd said the "changes introduced by various national and global frameworks" such as the K to 12 law, ASEAN integration, globalization, and other changing character of the 21st century learners "necessitate the improvements and call for the rethinking" of the National Competency-Based Teacher Standards (NCBTS
) which resulted in the development of the PPST.
The learner should be equipped with the seven domains of learning as stipulated in the National Competency Based Teacher Standards (NCBTS)--Social Regard for Learning (SRFL), Learning Environment (LE), Diversity of Learners (DOL), Curriculum (Curr.), Planning, Assessing, Reporting (PAR), Community Linkages (CL) and Personal Growth and Professional Development (PGPD) which are represented by a circle implying that the learner is to be developed holistically.
National Competency Based Teacher Standards (NCBTS), Posted by: Saicebrian on July 5, 2009, www.saicebrian.wordpress.com/2009/07/ 05/national-competency-based-teacher-standards-ncbts/Date retrieved: January 15, 2010