A Research Project
Presented to the class of Prof. Sancho Antipona
To our panelist Prof. Wilhelmina Lopez and Prof. Marie Shiela Malcampo Colegio De San Gabriel Arcangel
In Partial Fulfillment
Of the Requirement for the Course
Communication Arts II
Prado, Jozelina P.
Vicente, Jovel and
Alayon, Carlo Angelo
January 22, 2010
There are common situations encountered by teachers with regard to
Students’ school attendance and academic performance, the problem arising
from the situations, and EASE as solution.
Most teachers agree that the problem about students’ leave of absence
Can be minimized more rationally and systematically, if the school has in place,
An alternative program for students who are on leave for justifiable reasons.
EASE was developed by the Bureau of Secondary Education and was adopted
This is one of the strategic components of Dropout Reduction Program (DORP).
EASE is an acronym for Effective Alternative Secondary Education. The
program offers flexible time option to certain students who cannot report to class
during certain seasons of the school year for the various reasons. The program
provides printed self-learning modules for students to use thereby allowing them
to continue their lessons and classroom activities on their own convenient time
(copyright 2009 Bureau of Secondary Education, Dept. of Education, Republic of
A. Statement of the problem. Realizing the significant effect to the
Students’ of Sapang Palay National High School the Effective Learning
Secondary Education. Specifically, this study aims to answer the question,
What are the advantages and disadvantages of Project EASE? An Effective
Alternative Secondary Education to students’ of SPNHS.
B. Basic assumption. Students’ must respond to the everyday challenges
and demands of family and community life not a hindrances to Education.
C. Importance of the Study. It must be borne in mind that the welfare of
the youth is a perennial responsibility of society.
D. Scope and limitations of the study. This study will cover the Program
Project EASE and the advantages and disadvantages to selected student in
First Year, Second Year, Third Year and Fourth Year.
Review of Related Literature
The Education Department works to lower drop out rates through a more
flexible schooling program. The Effective Alternative Secondary Education
Project, or Project EASE, is a program designed by the Dept. of Education and in
the coordination with the Southeast Asian Ministers for Educational Innovation
and Technology. It targets regular High School students who intermittently miss
classes due to various reasons. Project EASE is not a total replacement for a
regular classes; rather it is designed for studentswhi will only miss a part of the
school year (such as planting and harvesting season)to be able to continue their
Project EASE uses a module based approach-students. They are given
modules to take home and be able to study their lessons outside the classroom.
It was launched in 1997, with the Davao City National High School among the
first pilot schools to implement this program. The program is now available in the
Public High School nationwide, and is now part of the Drop-out Reduction
Specific objectives are to:
1. Improve the holding power of the school;
2. Strengthen school and family partnership in order to reduce student drop out rate; and
3. Increase students’ capabilities for independent self-managed learning.
PROJECT EASE IN ACTION
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