Journal of Practical Studies in Education https://www.jpse.gta.org.uk/index.php/home <p>Journal of Practical Studies in Education (JPSE) is a bimonthly double-blind peer-reviewed open access journal that publishes educational research making a significant contribution to the understanding and practice of education as well as advances in the field . Moreover, JPSE aims towards publishing high-quality papers addressing the relevant practical and theoretical aspects of educational processes embedded in different social, behavioural, and cultural contexts. Articles submitted to JPSE should bring together a variety of practical and methodological tools relevant to educational disciplines. We welcome empirical and methodological papers, experimental studies, observations of classroom behaviours, interviews, and surveys. Important criteria in the selection process are quality of argument and execution, clarity in presentation, and educational significance.</p> Global Talent Academy Press en-US Journal of Practical Studies in Education 2634-4629 Resistance to Change and Work Engagement of the Faculty of Occidental Mindoro State College, Philippines https://www.jpse.gta.org.uk/index.php/home/article/view/50 <p>Teachers’ resistance to change is believed to affect their engagement in work which could lead to slow the implementation of educational reform. This study had the main purpose of investigating the work engagement of the faculty of Occidental Mindoro State College in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, Philippines as influenced by the extent of their resistance to change given the new teaching and learning modalities. Descriptive research design was used to address the problems of the study. It was found that the faculty’s extent of resistance to change does not influence the level of their work engagement and none of the factors of resistance to change significantly influence the level of work engagement of the faculty. When the teachers are grouped according to college/department, they are found to differ on the level of their resistance to change specifically in terms of routine seeking, emotional reaction, and short-term focus. Since there are changes in the educational set-up in most higher education institutions in the country, teachers may resist change for a variety of systemic or individual reasons. Understanding those reasons for resistance may provide educational leaders with more effective strategies for implementing change.</p> Joanne D. Gorospe Elbert C. Edaniol Copyright (c) 2022 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 2022-05-04 2022-05-04 3 4 1 8 10.46809/jpse.v3i4.50