This research assessed the integration of the Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Dual Training System of the identified Caregiver Schools in Cebu City, Philippines. This is anchored on Christian Wolff’s theory that the mind has mental powers or faculties such as memory, reason, judgment, attention, will and observation; these functions have separate entity that can be improved through exercise or use. The respondent groups of this research were clustered into three (3) as to trainers, clinical instructors and trainees from three (3) caregiver schools and two (2) affiliated hospitals. It utilized the descriptive method with the TESDA adopted survey questionnaire as the instrument. The statistical treatments used were simple percentage, weighted mean and T-test. The findings revealed that the educational qualification and achievements of the trainers and clinical instructors met the prescribed competencies required by TESDA. Hence the Dual Training System (DTS) competency-based curriculum was Fully Delivered with an average weighted mean of 2.41 to the trainee respondent groups. The level of the DTS competency-based curriculum implementation as to basic, common and core competencies had a weighted mean of 2.91 described as Fully Implemented. There is a significant relationship between the trainees’ in-bound rating of a weighted mean grade of 88 and DTS performance rating with a weighted mean grade of 90. There is no significant difference as to the perceptions on the extent of DTS competency-based curriculum implementation among the respondent groups. Thus, it is concluded that the integration of the Dual Training System Competency-Based Curriculum improved the trainees’ performance. Thus, the Training Manual which is the output of this research is highly recommended.
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Bithay, L. L. (2020). Dual Training System Integration for
Caregiver School in Cebu City. Open Access Library Journal, 7, e6002. doi: .