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Course description: NSTP Common Module
Service to the Nation through Empowerment and Servant/Participatory Leadership
The course sets the basic framework of service to the Filipino people and the community as the basis for all NSTP courses. It emphasizes the UP values of honor, excellence and service to the nation/people, while embodying the topics prescribed by the NSTP IRR of 2009 –namely, NSTP Orientation, Citizenship Training, Drug Education, Disaster Awareness, Preparedness and Management, Environmental Protection and other National Concerns.
- To establish an NSTP framework that is anchored to the university’s goal of academic excellence, honor and service to the Filipino nation through community service, organizing and development.
- To give an overview and understanding of Philippine history and condition.
- To impart basic competencies in community service including disaster awareness and preparedness, environmental care, and citizenship training necessary to serve the AFP Reserve Force (for ROTC graduates) and the National Service Reserve Corps or NSRC (for CWTS and LTS graduates).
NSTP – National Service Training Program
IRR – Implementing Rules and Regulations
CWTS – Civic Welfare Training Service
LTS – Literacy Training ServiceAFP – Armed Forces of the Philippines
ROTC – Reserve Officers’ Training Corps
NSRC – National Service Reserve Corps