MAPUA relates to R.A 9163 by means of acknowledging that R.A 9163 is a program that targets to develop civic consciousness and defense preparedness in the youth by developing the morals of service and patriotism by having a training in any of its three program components such as ROTC, CWTS and LTS which is specifically designed to develop the youth‘s active contribution to the general welfare and was said that all incoming freshmen students, male or female, enrolled in any baccalaureate and in at least two-year technical-vocational or associate courses, are required to complete one NSTP component of their choice, as a graduation requirement.
That’s why, the National Service Training Program of the Mapua Institute of Technology Office also known as NSTP-MAPUA Office organizes the application of the Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS) and the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). Its application is administrated by R.A. 9163. It also helps the students to socialize through community services.
2. Explain the MAPUA CWTS Support and Delivery System?
The MAPUA-CWTS has three Support and Delivery Systems that harness MAPUA‘s expertise which can be offered to the community. The first one is the ENGINEERING AND HEALTH SUPPORT AND DELIVERY SYSTEM (EHSDS). It involves students who work in terms of engineering expertise and health services.
These students will do some projects that are related to their fields and that will benefit the community. The second one is the LEARNING SUPPORT AND DELIVERY SYSTEM (LSDS). It involves students who work in terms of literacy programs. The MAPUA-CWTS offers Alternative Learning Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ALEAP) for out of school youths and adults where the students will be the mentors of the program using modular method. Lastly, THE SOCIO-CIVIC SUPPORT AND DELIVERY SYSTEM (SCSDS) where students who work in terms of socio-civic programs are involved. These students will serve and act as ambassadors of the MAPUA-CWTS that will strengthen the relationship between MIT and the communities.