Utilization of SDRRM Workshop Module to Increase the Preparedness Level of Key Stage-2 Learners in Earthquake Hazard Precautions


Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 9 - September

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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8372239

Purpose This study investigated the effectivity of the Workshop Module in increasing the preparedness level of KS-2 pupils in disaster risk reduction and management in terms of earthquake hazard precautions.Design/ Methodology/ Approach The study used quasi-experimental method of research. Purposively selected KS-2 student leaders from Bula Elementary School. The data was gathered using a self-made questionnaire. To treat the data, weighted mean and t-test were used.Findings The pupils’ mean score was 2.14 (Less Prepared) in the pre-test and 3.50 (Highly Prepared) in the post test. The increase of 1.36 on the pupils’ mean score show that there is a certain improvement on the level of preparedness. The computed t-value (12.88) was also compared to the p-value (0.0001), a significant difference between the pre- and post-tests of the respondents.Research Limitations/Implications It was limited on the KS-2 pupils with leadership experiences and their level of preparedness in terms of earthquake hazard precautions before and after the exposure to module. It implies that the module was beneficial in enhancing the preparedness level of the pupils in terms of earthquake hazard precautions.Originality/ Value The habit of using the SDRRM workshop module is beneficial for enhancing students' preparedness for disaster risk reduction and management through increasing the pupils’ preparedness in terms of earthquake hazard precautions.

Keywords : SDRRM Workshop Module; Preparedness Level; Disaster Risk Reduction.


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