Title

A case study on the environmental management and practices of RSC schools

Date of Publication

2015

Document Type

Master's Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education Major in Educational Leadership and Management

Subject Categories

Educational Administration and Supervision

College

Br. Andrew Gonzalez FSC College of Education

Department/Unit

Educational Leadership and Management

Thesis Adviser

Voltaire M. Mistades

Defense Panel Chair

Roland Nino Agoncillo

Defense Panel Member

Teresa Yasa
Maria Rosario Villasor

Abstract/Summary

The study investigated the Environmental Management and Practices of the schools owned by the Congregation of the Reparatrix Sisters of the Sacred Heart. Employing a qualitative case study approach to research by Yin (2009) in analyzing three case study evidences, three cases were investigated from two different types of schools one is offering Preschool education only while the other two are offering complete Basic Education. The study was conducted during the school year 2012-2013. The participants were 9 administrators, 42 teachers, 40 students, 25 parents, 8 canteen personnel and 19 maintenance personnel. Results of the study show that the dimensions affecting the RSC schools environmental awareness endeavors range from the religious/spiritual sphere to basic, concrete practices. Various challenges emerged in the course of the implementation of the environmentally-responsible practices prompting the school authorities to employ different strategies to address such problems. Some of the solutions done have been helpful in resolving the challenges, and leadership, along with other means, plays a vital role in them. Finally, the study reveals the tangible and intangible benefits and advantages reaped by the individuals and the school community as a whole in their journey towards environmental literacy and responsibility.

Abstract Format

html

Language

English

Format

Electronic

Accession Number

CDTG006552

Shelf Location

Archives, The Learning Commons, 12F Henry Sy Sr. Hall

Physical Description

1 computer optical disc ; 4 3/4 in.

Keywords

Environmental management; School management and organization

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