Christian College of Tanauan
School of character, school of excellence
Founded in 2003 by Dr. Vinson B. Pineda of the VBP Group of Companies, the Christian College of Tanauan is a Christ-centered community of learners which strives for excellence in academics and character, fosters a passion for learning, promotes a balanced development of body and mind and character and encourages service and instills respect for others. With its commitment to achieve educational excellence and character excellence, the school enthusiastically embraces the challenges of contemporary education. The school values its relationships with each family when a student enters its halls. It shares its commitment of intellectual and emotional well being and growth of the child
Although relatively new, the Christian College of Tanauan (CCT) has emerged as one of the prestigious institutions in the heart of Calabarzon and stands tall among the of schools in the area. With the current 1,153 student population, it has survived the test of time despite the tight but healthy competitions among schools in the vicinity. It is a school which has famed its existence through outstanding performances evidenced by a number of achievements in the field of sports, academics, cultural presentations and others. This made the parents, the faithful clientele, to continuously trust the school in the education of their children. They believe that learning from this institution could lead their children towards becoming lifelong learners that will make them fit and relevant in the fast changing demands of time and lifestyles of globalization.
The school in particular provides exceptional opportunities for academic achievement, intellectual growth, leadership skills, artistic fulfillment, physical development, moral awareness and community responsibility. The school gathers together students of considerable abilities and potentials, teachers who are experts and specialized in their own disciplines and child development. It boasts of a curriculum that addresses the needs of society and enhances the liberal arts, sciences, business education, arts and an unwavering commitment to diversity in its broadest sense.
CCTâ€™s program is organized into three levels: the preâ€“elementary, elementary, secondary and collegiate. All of these are coordinated by an integrated curriculum that provides a spectrum of challenging opportunities throughout. To achieve educational excellence and intellectual vitality, the program incorporates full-length teaching and learning styles and discipline, with special emphasis on the interdisciplinary and team approaches. Student learning and growth are also achieved through creating a small community of learners within the group to closely monitor student learning for better student development. Both the curricular and extra curricular programs encourage the students to develop to their maximum potentials.
The faculty is the heart of the school. At present, it has a total of 77 teachers in elementary, high school and college. The CCT teachers are experts in their own fields of specialization who established high standards of teaching and learning.
It is the policy of CCT to recognize Academic Freedom as the right of the teachers to teach in classes according to the best interpretation, any aspect of the topic pertinent to the understanding of the subject of specialization and to hold such views in other subjects as the instructor believes sincerely to be right and to express himself/herself on public questions in a manner that will not interfere with the duties as a faculty member. Teachers establish special relationships among its students making the teaching personal, creative and exciting. The faculty waste no time in ensuring everyone is on task as the daily activities begin. The style of always making students connected from time to time even when the students want otherwise gives a personal touch that goes far beyond the classroom reaching out to the families of the students. This is done so that every faculty will always be in touch with their students to closely monitor their progress and, in so doing, there will be “No Child Left Behind” at the end of the school year. These are the teachers of CCT.
The Unified School or the Basic Education Department challenges students to achieve high levels of learning by actively participating in the experiential learning activities to make them highly competent in all the domains of the curriculum preparing them to the academic rigors of collegiate life. It is in this level where students are being challenged to a new paradigm of not only excelling in academics but more so in character. Character development will lead to success and excellence in academic achievement. True excellence is excellence in character. In keeping with the challenge, CCT affirms its role as a Christ â€“ Centered community of learners committed to its core principles of Commitment, Communion, Discipline, and Diligence, as it continues to flourish through the tough years of its existence .
Likewise, the Collegiate Department has gained a prestige of making a difference in the community. The flagship courses offered continue to be the most popular courses among its clienteles and have proven to continuously be competitive among its contemporaries. Founded on Christian values, the students prepare themselves as competent men and women of tomorrow through the uniqueness of the curriculum offered in each of the courses. These collegiate courses are paving the way for the bright future of CCTians once they graduate in any of the course offered.
As the students in all levels gain in the stimulating environment of the school so do all of them contribute to the learning process, be it in the classroom as they actively interact about the dayâ€™s lessons, the activities outside the classrooms, a debate over an issue, training and competing in ball games, in showing off their talents in a stage performance, in conducting science investigatory projects, in competing outside for the schoolâ€™s honor, in running for a post in the Supreme Student Council Org, and engaging in community out reach programs and others. All of these foster confidence, responsibility, discipline, independence, creativity, intellectual and moral integrity, understanding of oneself, respect for self, respect for others, compassion, etc. This is it in CCT. The true measure of excellence the CCT way; the kind of education a CCTian gets.
As living proof of a school of character and school of excellence, CCTians vow to make a difference in their respective communities.
Be the best that you can be at CCT.
The Christian College of Tanauan, in waving the banner of Christian values to the community, is now paving the way to the highest standard of education. The schoolâ€™s competency to the modern educational instructions brings students to the best that they can be.
CCT currently offers BS in Commerce, BS in Accountancy, BS in Elementary Education, BS in Computer Science, BS in Industrial Engineering and BS in Nursing. Two-year courses are also offered which includes Computer Technician, Network Technician, Computer Programming and Practical Nursing. A six-month Caregiver course is also offered.