International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis | Social Science | Philippines | Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016 | Rating: 7 / 10


Child Protection Capacity of Public Secondary Schools in Northern Samar Division and Academic Performance of Victims of Violence against Children

Josephine D. Adriatico | Garry A. Vacunawa


Abstract: This study determined the child protection capacity of public high schools in Northern Samar Division, the profile and academic performance of students who are victims of violence. It involved 173 victims of violence who were selected through purposive sampling and 71 school principals who were completely enumerated. The main statistical tool used was Pearson Correlation. Findings revealed that the child protection capacity of public junior high schools in the Division of Northern Samar was at developing level which indicates that practices and procedures were on early or preliminary stages of implementation. Findings also revealed that a majority of the victims of violence against children were fifteen to sixteen years old and belonged to Grade 9 and 10. There were more females than males who were victims of violence. A majority of the victims of violence were children agricultural and fishery workers. Moreover, a majority of the respondents belonged to families whose income belongs to lowest income bracket and from married parents. Furthermore, the academic performance of the victims of violence against children was generally high outstanding and very satisfactory which means that having been exposed to violence does not automatically mean low academic performance. Lastly, schools child protection capacity positively correlates with academic performance, which means that high level of schools child protection capacity will result to high academic performance.


Keywords: Violence, Children, School, Child, Protection, Capacity, Academic, Performance


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016,


Pages: 1354 - 1360


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