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National Service Training Program - Civic Welfare Service

The Republic Act 9163 known as the National Service Training Program (NSTP) Act of 2001 was signed into law by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on January 23, 2002.  NSTP refers to the program aimed at enhancing civic consciousness and defense preparedness in the youth by developing the ethics of service and patriotism while undergoing training in any of its three program components, Reserve Officers' Training Corps, Literacy Training Service and Civic Welfare Training Service (Section 3).  Starting School Year 2002-2003, all students, male and female, of any baccalaureate degree course or at least two-year technical-vocational courses in public and private educational institutions, shall be required to complete one of the NSTP components as requisite for graduation (Section 5).

I.  CIVIC WELFARE SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM 1
For centuries, the Colegio has been characterized by the formation of the youth.  The Letranites are "molded with the Dominican zeal for spirituality, formed by the hammer of Filipino industry."  The Colegio, in adopting the CWTSP, will facilitate the total integral formation of the human person through a program designed to prepare the youth, the students, for their bounden duties as citizens of the country and children of the Holy Mother Church. 

Course Description

Course Code                :           Civic Welfare Training Service Program 1
Pre-Requisite to         :           Civic Welfare Training Service Program 2

Civic Welfare Service Training Program 1 (CWTSP 1) is a three (3) unit non-academic  course for students who opted to take the Civic Welfare Training Service component of the National Service Training Program.  It orients and trains students in programs or activities contributory to the general welfare and the betterment of life for the members of the community or the enhancement of its facilities, especially those devoted to improving health, education, environment, entrepreneurship, safety, recreation and moral of the citizenry (RA No. 9163, Section 3,d).  It gives the students an overview of their role in nation building.  Further, it promotes civic consciousness among the students, develops their physical, moral, spiritual, intellectual and social well-being needed to be able to render fruitful and meaningful service to their community.

Objective
At the end of the course, the students should be able to identify their role in nation building in response to the need for community change.

Course Outline
  1. The Guiding Principles of the National Service Training Program (NSTP)
  2. The Foundations of the Civic Welfare Training Service Program (CWTSP) of the Colegio de San Juan de Letran
  3. The Role of the Youth in Nation Building
  4. The Community We Belong
  5. The Challenge of Community-Building
  6. The Community Development Programs of the Colegio de San Juan de Letran
Teaching Strategies and Methodology
Lectures, class discussions, group sharing, film showing, for a and field exposures are strategies to be considered in the course.

Requirements
  1. Attendance and participation in classroom activities.
  2. Assignments, requirements and reports.
  3. Lectures and discussions.
  4. Field exposures/immersions.
  5. Midterm and final examinations.


I.  CIVIC WELFARE SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM 2
Colegio de San Juan de Letran recognizes a fertile ground and a greater manpower for civic/community service involvement in the CWTSP.  It is therefore the goal of the Colegio through the CWTSP to form the students to become civic/community conscious, responsive and be involved in civic welfare activities in the light of the Dominican spirituality towards the concretization and actualization of the Colegio's thrust of forming the students to become "builders and leaders of communities."

Course Description

Course Code               :           Civic Welfare Training Service Program 2
Pre-Requisite             :           Civic Welfare Training Service Program 1

Civic Welfare Training Service Program 2 (CWTSP 2) is a three (3) unit non-academic course for students who have taken Civic Welfare Training Service Program 1.  It requires the actual involvement of students in civic/community projects and activities designed to encourage the youth to contribute in the improvement of the general welfare and the quality of life for the local community and its various institutional components, more particularly, in terms of "improving health, education, environment, entrepreneurship, safety, recreation and moral of the citizenry (see RA No. 9163, Section 3,d)."

Objective
At the end of the course, the students should be able to render community service contributory to the development and welfare and the preservation of peace and order of the members of the community.

Course Outline

  1. The Ministry of Service
  2. Responsiveness in the Youth
  3. Mobilization: Strengthening Social Responsibility in the Youth

Teaching Strategies and Methodology
Lectures, class discussions, group sharing, for a, field exposures and consultations are strategies to be considered in the course.

Requirements

  • Attendance and participation in classroom activities.
  • Assignments, requirements and reports.
  • Lectures and discussions.
  • Project implementation (includes proposal, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, documentation/written report and oral presentation).
  • Midterm and final examinations.



 

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