International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1308-9501

Original article | International Journal of Educational Researchers 2019, Vol. 10(3) 49-60

Implementation and Practices of the Comprehensive School Safety Framework: Views of Senior High School Students

Mark Anthony C. Mamon

pp. 49 - 60   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1907-11-0001

Published online: September 29, 2019  |   Number of Views: 449  |  Number of Download: 939


It is the directive for Department of Education (DepEd) to implement Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) in Basic Education based on the Comprehensive School Safety Framework (CSSF). This study assessed the views of senior high school students on the implementation and practices of the three pillars of CSSF.  Ninety (90) Grade 12 students were randomly selected to answer a five-point Likert scale survey questionnaire. Findings show that students consider their school as evidently safe on its location, have resilient design and construction with regular repairs, and highly evident on conducting regular inspection and maintenance. Students consider disaster risk management practices as highly evident in schools specifically contingency planning, providing first aid kits, conducting school maintenance programs, establishing early warning system, and creating evacuation plans and procedures. Moreover, capacity building activities conducted by the school are highly recognized by the students as part of disaster resilience education. Data also show that DRRM is evidently learned in the curriculum of some subjects and through educational materials. In conclusion, safe learning facilities, disaster risk management, and risk reduction and resilience education are evidently prioritized or practiced in senior high school based on the assessment of students.

Keywords: comprehensive school safety framework (CSSF); safe learning facilities; disaster risk management; risk reduction and resilience education; senior high school

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APA 6th edition
Mamon, M.A.C. (2019). Implementation and Practices of the Comprehensive School Safety Framework: Views of Senior High School Students . International Journal of Educational Researchers, 10(3), 49-60.

Mamon, M. (2019). Implementation and Practices of the Comprehensive School Safety Framework: Views of Senior High School Students . International Journal of Educational Researchers, 10(3), pp. 49-60.

Chicago 16th edition
Mamon, Mark Anthony C. (2019). "Implementation and Practices of the Comprehensive School Safety Framework: Views of Senior High School Students ". International Journal of Educational Researchers 10 (3):49-60.

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