Home Visitation and Absenteeism of Grade IV-Del Pilar Students of R.C. Quimpo Elementary SchoolJournal: International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER) (Vol.6, No. 9)
Publication Date: 2018-09-05
Authors : Ronelia P. Deluao; Joe Vincent B. Deluao;
Page : 72-74
Keywords : Home Visitation; Absenteeism; Frequency; Relationship;
This study was conducted to determine if absenteeism can be remedied by home visitation of Grade IV-Del Pilar students in R.C. Quimpo Elementary School in Davao City, Philippines for the school year 2011-2012, its frequency and relationship between the two variables. This study made use of the descriptive correlational method of research. It involved twenty (20) Grade IV-Del Pilar students observed to have habitual absenteeism. The home visitation conducted by the researcher had a percentage of 40% for the descriptive scale of sometimes while their absences got a frequency of 10 in the range and it had a percentage of 50%. Home visitation showed no significant relationship with their absences. The researcher recommended that teachers need to conduct a thorough survey and improve the teaching and learning process with home visitation and other interventions to improve the class attendance of the students. The specific questions answered were: 1. What is the frequency of home visitation by the teacher to the grade IV students in R.C. Quimpo Elementary School for school year 2011-2012? 2. How frequent do the students absent from school? 3. Does home visitation influence the decrease of frequent absenteeism of the students? Based on the findings of this study, the following conclusions were drawn: 1. The number of home visitation conducted by teachers to their students is between 6-8 times in a year with a percentage of 40%. 2. The number of absences incurred by students of RC Quimpo E/S in a year is between 2 to 10 with an average of 50%. 3. Home visitation has no significant relationship with the students? absences. The researcher offered the following recommendations: 1. Home visitation should be employed together with other intervention programs to improve class attendance. 2. Conduct a thorough survey about the family background of the students. 3. Improve the teaching and learning process so that students are encouraged to come to class regularly.
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