SDO-Lucena researcher keeps “CRISP” burning
Schools Division Office (SDO) – Lucena City researcher kept the Division “Culture of Research for Improving School’s Performance” (CRISP) burning when the Asia-Pacific Consortium of Researchers and Educators (APCoRE) accepted the research of Mr. Rodolfo A. Sena Jr., Principal I, Gulang-gulang National High School, to be presented at the upcoming “2016 APCore International Conference to be held at Dusit Thani Hotel, Pattaya, Thailand on September 20-23, 2016.
Matthew A. Eichler Ph. D., Chairman of APCoRE, sent Mr. Sena a confirmation letter to inform that his research has been accepted for oral presentation on the said conference. A registration fee will be sent in the bank to cover the welcome dinner, conference kit, copy of the Book of Abstract, Certificate and the Chao Phraya River Cruise for the 2016 APCoRE.
The research to be presented in APCoRE is entitled, “An Evaluation on the Implementation of Environmental Programs and Projects in the Department of Education, Division of Lucena City” focused on the level of awareness of the respondents on the mandated environmental programs and projects in the Department of Education in the Division of Lucena City in terms of Environmental programs, Youth for Environment in Schools Organization (YES-O) Membership and Reward System.
His research found out that the respondents are Highly Aware of DepEd’s Environmental Programs and Projects, YES-O membership and Reward System. However, Environmental Programs and Projects are implemented moderately due to lack of funds and overlapping activities. The results revealed that the top most identified benefits included improved managerial skills, established linkages to other Science Teachers and experts in the field and developed leadership skills and abilities which are verbally described as Strongly Agree.
His study concluded that the goals of environmental education integration in DepEd, Lucena City were achieved based on the perceived benefits in the (A) manifestations of knowledge; (B) development of skills among stakeholders; (C) observance of environmental attitudes and (D) observed environmental measures and community.
The result of his study is highly recommended and hoped to further uplift and achieve greater heights in increasing the National Achievement Test performance in the locale. Likewise, for school administrators and teachers, that they may find relevance in the use of the community and the environment as their laboratory for learning and effective teaching strategy.
Karina R. Bautista, Ph. D
SEPS (M&E) SDO-Lucena City