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Assistance Provided By Private Entities To Elementary Schools In San Pablo City, Laguna

Volume 3 - Issue 12, December 2019 Edition
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Author(s)
Myra C. Fabros
Keywords
Assistance of Private Entities, Significant difference on the extent of assistance provided,,Management Plan
Abstract
Education is a social responsibility. Although it is primarily the government’s accountability to ensure that public schools are adequately equipped with the tools and facilities needed to provide quality and relevant education, private entities are very much welcome to make contributions that would help address the inadequacies that confront many of the public schools in the country. Hence, this study focused on the assistance provided by private entities to elementary schools. In this regard, this study surveyed the profile of public elementary schools in terms of population, number of faculty, school location, budgetary allocation and number of years in existence. At the same time, the extensiveness of the assistance provided by private entities to public elementary schools considering curriculum, faculty and staff and physical facilities development was sought. Furthermore, the significant difference on the extent of assistance provided by private entities when grouped according to school profile variables was determined. It was also relevant for this study to ascertain some of the issues related to drawing private assistance. At the end, the findings of the study were utilized in preparing a management plan for maximum utilization of assistance to elementary schools in the Division of San Pablo City. For this reason, descriptive research design was employed. Questionnaire, interview and focus group discussion were used as data gathering instruments. Sixty- five public elementary school heads were considered as respondents. The study revealed that majority of public elementary schools have a population less than 440, with 10 to 29 faculty members, located in rural areas, with a budget amounting to Php 20,000.00 to Php 39,999.00 and exist for 40 to 59 years already. Likewise, it was bared that private entities provide extensive to moderately extensive assistance in public elementary schools’ curriculum, faculty and staff and physical facilities development. When it comes to issues relative to drawing private assistance, limited school resources and budget to sustain partnership emerged. In light of these findings, the study recommended that schools should design activities to attract more private entities that could provide assistance for them and devise ways on how the provision of assistance could be sustained. Similarly, the management plan, which was designed based from the findings, may be reviewed by the concerned schools division for suggestions and enhancement measures before possible adoption to help public elementary schools maximize the assistance they receive from private entities.
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