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CITIZENSHIP ADVANCEMENT TRAINING ORGANIZATION, ADMINISTRATION AND TRAINING Introduction to CAT P/2lt Rodel E. Sinamban (Res.) PA SCOPE Citizenship Advancement Training (CAT) is a restructuring of the “Citizen Army Training”, and is a component of MAPEH in the Fourth Year. What is CAT? ( DepEd Order No. 35 s. 2003) Citizen Advancement Training as provided by the Rule II-General Provisions, Section 2 of the Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) to implement the National Service Program. Citizen Advancement Training It is a restructuring of the Citizen Army Training required to all Fourth Year High School students in the Philippines in both public and private schools as provided for in the Department of Education (DepEd) Order Bo. 35, s. 2003 and reinforced by the DepEd Order No. 52, s. 2004. COMPONENTS OF CAT OBJECTIVES OF THE CAT PROGRAM  To enhance the students’ social responsibility and commitment to the development of their communities.  Develop the ability to uphold the law and order as they assume active participation in the community activities.  Readiness in assisting the members of the community especially in times of emergency. MILITARY ORIENTATION deals with the introduction and exposure of the learner to basic knowledge, unfamiliar situations and experiences as well as activities related to military . COMMUNITY SERVICE refers to any activity that helps achieve the general welfare and the betterment of life of the members of the community. 3. PUBLIC SAFETY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICE  PSLS which encompasses all programs and activities which are contributory to the maintenance of peace and order, enhancement of public safety and encouragement in the observance of and compliance to laws. The Program is a requirement for graduation for all fourth year high school students in both public and private secondary schools. What is the emphasis of the three peogram components of CAT?  All the three program components of CAT shall give emphasis to citizenship training, encouragement of youth to contribute in the improvement of the general welfare and quality of life of the community, and instilling patriotism, moral, virtues, respect for the rights of civilian and adherence to the constitution. OBJECTIVES

Develop in the Corps of Cadets of a good fellow by actually undergoing that part, in order to prepare them for their subsequent role as CAT Leaders.  Enhance the students’ social responsibility and commitment to the development of their communities.  Develop their ability to uphold the law and order as they assume active participation in community activities and their readiness in assisting the members of the community especially in times of emergency.

17. Develop personal qualities and attributes essential to successful leadership. Install to the students’ appreciation and deep feeling for the spirit and the true meaning of the motto – Honor, Loyalty, and Integrity.  The Citizenship Advancement Training leads the way to the holistic approach and in the country as a whole. 18. Can any high school student be exempted from the C.A.T.?  No. This training is a requirement for graduation in the high school.

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with a tolerable length of two .)      Chewing of gums or cadies while in ranks Carelessly laying aside the rifle Wearing of dirty and slovenly uniform Commits any act similar in nature as the offenses mentioned .A. CAT is treted as a separate subject. 22. 57. 19.T. 21. CADETS’ HAIRCUT The prescribed military haircut is the traditional white-side wall (Crew cut or Army cut) . rated? Student performance in the CAT is rated either PASSED or FAILED. and Music. PE and Health (MAPEH). not military fatigue nor combat shoes as per DepEd Order No. 3.weeks old hair. 52. Quizzes/Com. 20. 24. 100% Summative Test Grade (30%) Term Grade = (C. dress or clothes is prescribed but the school uniform may be used.30 as per DepEd Order No.S. How many unit credits are given to CAT?  CAT carries a unit credit of 0. 35% TOTAL …………. Aptitude ………………………. How is CAT considered as a separate component of MAKABAYAN?  CAT is considered as a separate component of MAKABAYAN along with Araling Panlipunan (AP). s. For every infraction of regulations.. When are classes considered in the passing or failing of CAT? CAT classes may be conducted during Saturday upon the approval of the School Head and PTCA . Service………. Additional merits may be awarded. 23.(70%)+Sum. Arts. Attendance ……………………. THE DEMERIT SYSTEM 26.  School-CAT related activities may prescribed one as agreed by the School Head and CAT unit but not expensive. Performance …………………. Each cadette/cadet shall be given 100 points as merits at the beginning of every term. Technology and Livelyhood Education(TLE). she/he shall be penalized by demerits.. s. Test(30%)) 25. etc. 2004. 15% 2.. CLASS B: (6-10 DEMERITS) Grave Misdemeanors  Points the rifle at any person  Rumor mongering  Making boisterous remarks while in ranks  Sleeping in classroom while instruction is being conducted  Tardiness in formation  Unkempt hair 28.How is the performance of the sttudent in the C. CLASS C: (4-5 DEMERITS) Less Grave Misdemeanors  Slouching in ranks  Walking in uniform without headgear  Rolling up of sleeves Spitting in ranks  Does any act detrimental to discipline while in ranks (howling shouting.2004. 25% 4. Grade Components Class Standing Grade (70%) 1 . CLASS A: (10 – 30 DEMERITS) Major Misdemeanors  Gross disrespect of superior officers  Abuse of authority  Unexcused absence  Destruction of school property  Cheating during examinations  Violation of standing instructions  Long hair and mustache (for cadets) 27. Edukasyong Pagpapahalaga (EP). Is there a uniform clothes or dress required while taking the CAT?  No special uniform. 25%.

CADET’S CODE OF HONOR  A cadet does not lie. leave it here.  A cadet does not cover-up the wrongs of his fellow cadet. 37. 31.  Proceed to your classrooms immediately after the period. Three Virtues of CAT  Integrity – be honest at all times  Loyalty – speak well of the institution  Service – work for the betterment of mankind 35.  The fault of one is the fault of all.  Wear your proper uniform.” 39. 5 POINTS OF MILITARY DISCIPLINE  Obey first before you complain.  If it is not for the good of all. 30.  Obey all orders given by your officers. Military Secrecy: “What you se. (Gregorio.  Don’t quit.  A cadet does not steal. 1979) 34. EXPECTATIONS FROM BASIC CADETS  Be cordial to your officers. 36. who lives without discipline.” Military Principles: “ Obey first before you complain.  Observe proper grooming and bearing. which together means love for wisdom  Refers to the doctrine of values which seeks to answer the meaning and purpose of life.  Respect is not given but earned.  Always move in “Double Time”.” “ You do what I say.29. when you leave.  A cadet does not cheat.  He.  I must be stable even under pressure. dies without dignity. I will not sacrifice myself. What is Philosophy?  comes from the Greek words – philo and sophilo . consult your officers or the CAT Commandant only. 32.  Observe silence inside the lecture room  Listen and participate attentively to the instructor.  My “buddy” is my body. EXPECTATIONS FROM BASIC CADETS  Observe regular attendance and punctuality.  Attitude is a small thing but it makes a difference.  Should you have any inquiries about CAT. what you hear. LOYALTY PLEDGE . CLASS D: (1-3 DEMERITS) Minor Misdemeanors and Omission  Untucked T-shirt  Unbraided hair for cadettes  Unpolished brass articles  Dirty face  Not bringing of handouts  Malingering  Wearing of uniform other than the one prescribed  Falling out from ranks without permission  Lazily dragging the rifle  Commits any act similar in nature to the above offenses.  Perfect practice makes perfect. Philosophy of the Citizenship Advancement Training (CAT) 33. 38. CADETS’ PHILOSOPHY  Stand and deliver.

”  1987 Constitution ( Article II.2) The Bible commands us. work for him. Soldiers on duty don’t work at outside jobs.  “ THE PRESERVATION OF THE STATE IS THE OBLIGATION OF EVERY CITIZEN. If you do. damn to your heart’s content.  “ As a good soldier of Christ Jesus you must endure your share of suffering. an ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness. Why should we take CAT? It is our duty.”  National Defense Act (Article I. do not condemn it. 41. moral.”  2 Timothy 2: 3 – 4. the first high wind that comes along will blow you away and probably you will never know why. Remember.40. spiritual. Thank you !!!!  . They try only to please their commanding officer.  “ The state recognizes the vital role of the youth in nation building and shall promote their physical. resign your position and when you are on the outside. speak well of him and stand by the institution he represents. If you must growl or externally find fault. 43. But as long as you are part of this institution. 42. It shall inculcate in the youth patriotism and nationalism and encourage their involvement in public and civic affairs . Sec. If you work for a man in heaven’s name. 45. intellectual and social well being. 44. Sec.13) It is our obligation.

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