Effectiveness of “Clean as You Go” Policy in Improving the Cleanliness of the Classroom in Bestlink College of the Philippines
Keywords:effectiveness, clean as you go, policy, cleanliness
The topic of our research is all about the cleanliness of the classroom of Grade 12 ABM students in Bestlink College of the Philippines. The researchers chose this topic because every student can relate to this topic because they are experiencing the problem of how to maintain the cleanliness of their classroom. The problem with classroom cleanliness is one of the many problems a student encounters every day. The purpose of this research is to educate students on how important it is to have a clean and safe learning place that can help them positively and change their habits to be more productive. The research used a descriptive research design because it describes the situation that can happen to anyone that they can relate to. The method used was a survey questionnaire to gather the data. The respondents were 50 selected Grade 12Accountancy, Business, and Management(ABM)students of Bestlink College of the Philippines. The respondents were selected through convenience sampling based on the respondent’s availability. Based on the results of the study, the following conclusions were made by the researchers on how the “Clean as You Go” policy effectively helps the students to maintain the following: (1) Classroom cleanliness –“Clean as You Go” policy positively affected the students and the cleanliness of the classroom. Having a cleaner learning place can help them focus on their study. (2) Discipline –“Clean as You Go” policy positively affected the students’ discipline; they were able to practice it with initiative and compliance because of a better understanding of the importance of maintaining a clean classroom environment to improve focus. Despite implementing the “Clean as You Go” policy, struggles were encountered by the grade 12 students in maintaining the cleanliness of the classroom. The study was about maintaining cleanliness in the classrooms of grade 12 ABM students of Bestlink College of the Philippines. It can help them be responsible and obedient in maintaining the cleanliness of their classroom and surroundings. Clean rooms will prevent diseases such as dust in the windows and flooring that are bad for those who may have asthma. It may also cause an uncomfortable experience to the students, which may hinder their productivity. Our sign “CLEAN AS YOU GO” policy is a great help for maintaining the cleanliness of the classroom.