Palace welcomes ROTC law for Grades 11, 12

/INQ.net 05/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang described as “good news” the House of Representatives’ approval of a measure that would mandate the enrollment of senior high school students in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). “That’s good news. President…

Sinas: Mandatory ROTC to teach discipline to senior high school students

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The revival of the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) is expected to teach discipline among senior high school students. Police Brigadier Debold Sinas, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), …

Mandatory ROTC bill violates laws protecting kids

Inquirer.net 12/11/2018

MANILA, Philippines -President Rodrigo Duterte’s proposal to require senior high school students to complete a two-year military training course would violate domestic laws and international agreements protecting minors from being involved in warfare, a group of military…

Move to revive CAT, ROTC gains support

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/28/2018

The proposal to bring back the Reserved Officers Training Course (ROTC) as a mandatory program for senior high school students has gained support from the chairperson of Cebu’s Provincial Youth Commission (PYC). PYC chairperson Charlton James Canoy…

Youth groups oppose mandatory ROTC

Inquirer.net, Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 11/25/2018

YOUTH groups in Cebu have opposed the proposal of President Rodrigo Duterte to revive the mandatory Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) in college and make it a requirement for Grades 11 and 12 in senior high school.…

‘Gamit unta kaayo ang ROTC sa Sinulog’

Lloyd Suarez 01/09/2017

Dili nako matingala nga gamay na lang kaayo ang mga tinun-an sa kolehiyo nga motabang pagbantay sa Sinulog Grand Parade karong Domingo kay way mga bag-ong enrollee sa NSTP tungod kay wa say enrollment sa kolehiyo tungod…

ROTC should stay optional

Nestor Ramirez 11/29/2016

I like the Reserve Officers Training Course (ROTC) now but I believe it should stay optional. I witnessed how the ROTC evolved from its rather notorious rep until it was made optional starting 2002 and what it…

Reviving the ROTC

08/07/2016

President Rodrigo Duterte’s plans to revive the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) in high school and college may be quite unpopular with the millennial generation, but we understand his call for discipline among the citizenry, especially the…

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