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MODULE 1 NSTP Law and its Significance to Adamson University s Vision Mission and Nation Building abolition of ROTC and the legislation of RA 9163 b RA 9163 or National Service Training Program Act of 2001 1 RA 9163 a Legal Basis and History Commonwealth Act No 1 mandates that the preservation of the state as an obligation of every citizens To supervise the conduct of pre military training section 35 of the National Defense Act mandates the establishment of Reserve Officers Training Corps and the first ROTC Unit was established in the University of the Philippines in 1935 After World War II the establishment of ROTC units was thru the issuance of orders from Armed Forces of the Philippines until school year 2001 2002 Presidential Decree no 1706 otherwise known as the National Service Law which took effect on September 8 1980 mandates the compulsory national service for every Filipino citizen Its implementation was suspended and the old ROTC implementing rules was followed Section 4 of Article 2 of the 1987 Philippine Constitution defines the power of the state to call to render personal or military service and that the state should maintain a regular force to maintain the security of the state RA 7077 otherwise known as the Citizen Armed Forces of the Philippines Reservist Act makes clear the duty of the state to maintain standing or regular armed force in section 2 and citizens must be provided maximum opportunity to participate in national defense in section 3 The law also provides clear provisions in the definition establishment and acceptance of advance Reserve Officers Training Corps organizations and staffing maintenance and operation and scholarships In 1995 the Department of National Defense Department of Education and new implementing rules and regulation for RA 7077 adopted the idea of making the ROTC program as purely voluntary endeavor The death of Mark Chua during the 1st semester of led to numerous student demonstrations for the c Components It affirms the prime duty of the government to serve and protect its people yet it is also the responsibility of all citizens to defend the security of the state and maybe required by the government to render personal or military service It affirms the vital role of youth in nation building by promoting civic consciousness and to develop their physical moral spiritual intellectual and social well being And also inculcates patriotism nationalism and involve them in public and civic affairs It also affirms the need to motivate train organize and mobilize the youth in military training literacy civic welfare and other similar endeavors in the service of the nation Reserve Officer s Training Corps ROTC is designed to provide military training to tertiary students in order to motivate train organize and mobilize them for national defense preparedness Civic Welfare Training Service CWTS refers to the program component or activities contributory to the general welfare and the betterment of life for the members of the community or the enhancement of its facilities especially those devoted to improving health education environment entrepreneurship safety recreation and moral of the citizenry and other social welfare services Literacy Training Service LTS refers to the program component designed to train the students to become teachers of literacy and numeracy skills to school children out of school youth and other segments of society in need of their services d Vital Provisions of the Implementing Rules and Regulation Who should take NSTP Students male and female of any baccalaureate degree course or at least two 2 year technical vocational course in public and private educational institutions are required to complete one 1 NSTP components as a requisite for graduation Each of the aforementioned NSTP course must be completed or undertaken for an academic period of two 2 semesters One Summer program may be designed by the Department of National Defense DND Commission on Higher Education CHED and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority TESDA Why should I take NSTP program in Adamson All higher and technical vocational institutions public and private must offer at least one of the program components How much do I need to pay for my NSTP program Schools shall not collect any fee for any of the NSTP components except basic tuition fees which shall not be more than fifty percent 50 of what is currently charged by schools per unit in their academic subjects Is there scholarship grant in NSTP There is hereby created Special Scholarship Program for qualified students taking the NSTP which shall be administered by the Commission on higher Education CHED and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority TESDA Who manages and designs AdU NSTP program The school authorities shall exercise academic and administrative supervision over the design formulation adoption and implementation of the different NSTP components in their respective schools In Adamson University NSTP is being implemented by Office for Student Affairs OSA Integrated Community Extension Services ICES and by the Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs What is the National Service Reserve Corps It is composed of all graduates of non ROTC components of NSTP or the CWTS and LTS program Member of this corps shall be tapped by the state for literacy and civic welfare activities through the joint effort of Department of National Defense DND Commission on Higher Education CHED and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority TESDA Graduates of ROTC however shall form the Citizen s Armed Force pursuant to RA 7077 2 Adamson University a Vision Adamson University a Catholic Vincentian educational institution is a recognized leading center for quality education particularly for the socially disadvantaged b Mission As a Catholic university we diligently pursue truth and knowledge inspired by Gospel values and guided by the teaching of the Church As a Vincentian community we inspire others to follow the examples of St Vincent de Paul who led and organized his contemporaries in creatively responding to those who are in need As an institution of learning we assist in the formation of competent creative and socially responsible leaders through our commitment to excellence in discovery learning and service As a catalyst of social transformation we provide quality services that empower others to become agents of change c Core Values 5s Search for

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