Describing the significant learnings, challenges, and coping strategies of secondary students in “Edukasyon sa Pagpapakatao (EsP)” in the normal


  • Jonave Maraat Prospero Saint Columban College, Pagadian City, PHILIPPINES
  • Genesis Balongkit Naparan Saint Columban College, Pagadian City, PHILIPPINES
  • Josephine C. Visande University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines, PHILIPPINES



Challenges, coping mechanisms, Edukasyon sa Pagpapakatao, students’ learning experiences


This study focuses on the tenth-grade students' significant learnings, challenges, and coping mechanisms by investigating their learning experiences in Edukasyon sa Pagpapakatao (EsP) using self-learning modules. The researchers used the qualitative case study method and gathered information through online interviews with the twenty participants who completed their first and second quarters with top grades. The study disclosed the students' significant learnings such as correcting the wrong decision, responsible use of freedom, using the right conscience and identifying acts of man and human acts. Students also experienced difficulties learning EsP using self-learning modules due to a lack of teacher-student interaction and poor time management. However, participants show positivity in coping mechanisms for using internet websites as their learning tool.


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How to Cite

Prospero, J. M., Naparan, G. B., & Visande, J. C. (2022). Describing the significant learnings, challenges, and coping strategies of secondary students in “Edukasyon sa Pagpapakatao (EsP)” in the normal. Journal of Research, Policy & Practice of Teachers and Teacher Education, 12(1), 1–14.