International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Impact Assessment of Hospital-Bound Education Program (HBEP) of the University of Southeastern Philippines –College of Education (USeP – Ced)
Roar A. Callaman, Dante O. Calamba, Ruby A. Serrano, Benjie Q. Badon, Maria Lila Y. Chaonui

This study assessed the impact of Hospital – Bound Educational Program (HBEP) to the lives of children with cancer enrolled in the program. It described how the program provided access to the educational needs of children with cancer. It utilized Qualitative Impact Assessment Protocol (QuIP) to gather evidences of the programs’ impact to the beneficiaries. Focus Group Interview and Discussion was conducted among the research participants and thematic analysis was used to analyze the data gathered. The result shows that HBEP provided access to the educational needs of the children with cancer through accommodation and providing appropriate instructional strategies. Moreover, the program sustained the educational needs of children through Multigrade Education and credited instruction under the Department of Education. Finally, the study implies that HBEP contributed significant impact to parents’ optimism and sense of purpose, the teachers’ renewed commitment in teaching and most especially to the children’s positive outlook in life.

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