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|Title:||Secondary 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S. : process evaluation based on the co-walker scheme|
|Authors:||Shek, Daniel T. L.|
Ng, Catalina S. M.
Positive youth development program
|Source:||ScientificWorldJournal, 2009, v. 9, p. 704-714.|
|Abstract:||This study examined the implementation quality of the Tier 1 Program (Secondary 1 Curriculum) delivered in the second year of the Full Implementation Phase of the Project P.A.T.H.S. (Positive Adolescent Training through Holistic Social Programmes). Under the “Co-Walker Scheme”, systematic observation of curriculum units was conducted in 138 schools. Results indicated that the overall level of program adherence was high, with an average of 82.9%. The mean ratings of the program implementation quality were also high. Despite limitations, the findings of this study suggest that the implementation of the Secondary 1 Program (Tier 1 Program) of the Full Implementation Phase was of very high quality. The present findings also provide strong evidence to account for the successful and encouraging outcomes of a major positive youth development program in Hong Kong.|
|Rights:||© 2009 with author. The journal web site is located at http://www.tswj.com/.|
|Appears in Collections:||APSS Journal/Magazine Articles|
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