Educational Vulnerability Assessment of Youth on Natural Disasters: The Case of Brgy. Paciano Rizal, Bay, Laguna

Educational Vulnerability Assessment of Youth on Natural Disasters: The Case of Brgy. Paciano Rizal, Bay, Laguna

Abstract

This study assessed the educational vulnerability of youths in Brgy. Paciano Rizal, Bay, Laguna, by determining their perceived level of awareness on natural disasters and disaster management. Seventy youth respondents aged 13 to 19 years old were randomly selected using stratified random sampling. The data were gathered through the personal interview method. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and thematic analysis and with reference to Maskrey’s concept of educational vulnerability. Results of the study describe that the youth in Brgy. Paciano Rizal perceived themselves to have a high level of awareness of natural disasters and disaster management.  Read More

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Family Structure and Parental Involvement Vis-a-vis Science Performance of Grade 7 Students of Samar National School

Abstract

Factors that could possibly affect science performance were family structure and parental involvement. This study assessed the science performance of three hundred and one Grade 7 students of Samar National School in relation to their family structure and perceived parental involvement of their father, mother and guardian. In attaining the goal of the study, a survey using a self-made questionnaire was used in gathering data.  The data revealed that student respondents’ profile has nothing to do with their science performance, on the other hand, their type of family, head of the family, perceived parental involvement of their mother in school related activities significantly affects their science performance.

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