HomeDDC Professional Journalvol. 2 no. 1 (2011)

Extent of Implementation of the National Service Training Program – Civic Welfare Training Service on Student Development in Davao Doctors College

Jose Jorge C. Yap | Gerard S. Pil

Discipline: Education, Governance



The study aimed to assess the extent of NSTP-CWTS implementation, the level of student development in Davao Doctors College and determine the relationship between them as basis for the improvement of the NSTP-CWTS curriculum in the educational program. Quantitative and qualitative methods of research were used. Respondents were First Year students who completed NSTP-CWTS in the previous semester and enrolled in the summer of 2009 with 381 students as the total population. Stratified random sampling was used in the selection of respondents. Arithmetic mean and Pearson Product Moment Coefficient of Correlation were used for the statistical analysis. Follow through with knowledgeable informants and focused group discussions with selected students obtained qualitative information and insights. Results showed good implementation and good student development. Student development was adequately diverged, assimilated, converged and accommodated. Value transformation constituted the highest level on student development. Competency enhancement and citizenship practices of the students were adequately diverged and transformed with the spirit of volunteerism. The students adequately accommodated efficacy perspective.

NSTP-CWTS implementation and student development were significantly related. The community exposure component was significantly related to value formation. Reflection processing was significantly related to competency enhancement and citizenship practices. Project planning and community outreach were significantly related to value transformation, competency enhancement and citizenship practices. However, community exposure, reflection processing and project planning were not significantly related to efficacy perspective. Of the NSTP-CWTS implementation components, only community outreach is significantly related to the efficacy perspective.