Reflection Paper (Nstp)

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National Service Training Program (NSTP) is a required course mandated by law which is a preparation and opportunity to improve yourself to serve others and gives you the chance to be socially involved and have deeper awareness of yourself in relation to others. NSTP endows you with theoretical and practical knowledge and experiences that are needed for community services and it opens a window for you to see the current situation of the country. It trains you to respond to present challenges, harnessing your instinct for national service.

I’ve learned that it aims to promote and integrate values education, transformational leadership, spirit of patriotism and nationalism and sustainable social mobilization for youth development, community building and national security. And also it is a program aimed at enhancing civic consciousness and defense preparedness in the youth by developing the ethics of service and patriotism while undergoing training in any of its three (3) program components which are Literacy Training System (LTS), Civil Welfare Training System (CWTS), and Reserved Officers Training Corps (ROTC). These various components are specially designed to enhance the youth’s active contribution to the general welfare.

The National Service Training Program (NSTP) is a curriculum requirement for all college students under Republic Act (RA) No. 9163. The law provides an opportunity for the youth to directly contribute in nation building.

As I have said earlier every student should finish in any of the NSTP three (3) components. Reserved Officers Training Corps or simply ROTC deals with military training that will motivate, train, organize, and mobilize students or youth for national defense preparedness. While Civic Welfare Training Service provides an opportunity for students to share their time, talent, energy, and resources with marginalized communities or sectors. And the program component that designed to train students to teach literacy and...
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