HomeIAMURE International Journal of Multidisciplinary Researchvol. 10 no. 1 (2014)

Teachers’ Writing, Publication, Research Presentation, and Professional Competency

Anna C. Bocar | Marylene N. Tizon

Discipline: Education



The study aimed to determine the participants’ writing, publication, research presentation, and professional competency. This paper also identified which one among the eight item-hindrances barred the respondents to do research paper writing, presentation, and publication within and outside the Philippines. This study utilized the descriptive survey method. The tool used to measure the educators’ profile is a researcher-made survey form. The participants consist of the 24 teachers with permanent employment status and the 30 probationary teachers. Meanwhile, the instrument utilized to ascertain the professional research competency of the participants is adapted from an online publication with modification to suit the present study. The findings of this study revealed that most of the participants desire to write a research paper. The majority said that to conduct research is very important. Only very few published their research paper in the International and national level. Nearly half of the participants have publication in the local level (in school), and almost similar to these number of participants have not published at all their research paper. The participants’ paper writing interests are present within; however, this interest needs more encouragement to boost their morale.