Science Process Skills and Research Competence of Grade 12 Learners in the Province of Iloilo


  • Regie S. Salmeron Iloilo State University of Fisheries Science and Technology, San Enrique Campus San Enrique, Iloilo, PHILIPPINES



Science Process Skills, Research Competence, Grade 12


The descriptive-correlational study determined the relationship between science process skills and research competence among Grade 12 learners. This was conducted in the Province of Iloilo for School Year 2019-2020. The respondents are 359 Grade 12 learners chosen through systematic cluster random sampling covering the five (5) districts of the province.  The results disclose that as an entire group, the Grade 12 learners possess “developing/ moderate” science process skills when classified as to district. The research competence of Grade 12 learners as an entire group is “competent” and when classified as to district range from “not competent” to “competent”.  Significant differences existed in the science process skills taken as a whole when classified as to district. No significant difference in the experimenting skills of the learners classified as to district. The research competence of the learners significantly differed when grouped as to district. Finally, a low and significant relationship existed between the science process skills and research competence of Grade 12 learners.  


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How to Cite

S. Salmeron, R. (2023). Science Process Skills and Research Competence of Grade 12 Learners in the Province of Iloilo. Polaris Global Journal of Scholarly Research and Trends, 2(1), 90–105.