Available Online: 31 July 2021
Pardiñez, Mario N.*
Emilio Aguinaldo College, Philippines (email@example.com)
This study is focused on the effectiveness of the social action program of one public school. Specifically, it is aimed to present the profile of respondents in terms of grade level, program, affiliation to the organization, and social action programs participated; assessed the effectiveness of participation of students and staff to social action program of the schools, determined the benefits in participating social action programs of the department; identified the problems encountered by students in participating the social action programs; discover why there is a need to sustain the social action service program, benefits, and problems encountered in participating social action program of the department when grouped according to profile variable; proposed an action plan based on the result of the study. The descriptive method of research was used with the questionnaire as the main data-gathering instrument, observation, and interviews were also used to verify the accuracy of the data. However, the data gathered from the students were treated statistically using the percentage, weighted average, and the Z-test. On this study, Qualitative research was used to gather data that is free-form and non-numerical, such as diaries, open-ended questionnaires, interviews, and observations that are not coded using a numerical system, and Quantitative research that gathers data that can be coded in a numerical form. Based on the result of this study, it was found out that there are pupils, teachers, and parents who are involved in social action program, but it was not that organized and planned. The researcher also found out that involvement of students to a certain activity, like social action program, can lead them to a well-rounded values and good behavior. Teachers and parents are actively involved in the social action program in varied ways and they are necessary for such endeavor. Therefore, the researcher concluded that social action program is a necessity to effectively change the behavior and moral values of students that can lead to a certain action plan. Schools should be actively involved in social action program. School officials and teachers should be encouraged to stand as leaders in the said program. The school should seek to support charitable events, not financially but by serving or organizing committees and actively providing indoor or outdoor events.
Keywords: social action plan, Philippines, Pasig City, survey
Cite this article:
Pardiñez, M. N. (2021). The implementation of social action program of a school in Pasig City: A basis for an action plan. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 10(11), 65-76. https://doi.org/10.5861/ijrse.2021.678