Table 4: Summary of the views of the participants towards the contents and activities format of the training program.

Participants’ views towards the contents and activities format of the training programRespondents with positive responses (Options 4–6)
S1S2S3Overall
𝑛 % 𝑛 % 𝑛 % 𝑁 %

(1) It has strengthened my understanding of the nature of adolescent development196294.9129396.374799.1400296.1
(2) It has helped me to cultivate positive attitude to adolescent development199196.4130197.174899.2404097.1
(3) It has strengthened my understanding of positive youth development, including its concept, design and research200697.1130097.175099.6405697.5
(4) It has helped me to understand the Project P.A.T.H.S., including its basic philosophy, design, implementation, and evaluation199696.6131598.075099.5406197.5
(5) It has strengthened me to understand the content of the Tier 1 Program200296.9129396.674899.3404397.3
(6) It has helped me to acquire the attitude, knowledge and skills that are conducive to the successful implementation of the Tier 1 Program193693.8128796.374598.8396895.5
(7) It has helped me to establish self-help support network and shared teaching experiences among the program participants195094.5124793.371695.1391394.2
(8) The training methods and activities are appropriate (e.g. lecture, games, group discussion)189891.9125193.274699.1389593.6
(9) Training time is appropriate171583.2115986.470994.0358386.2
(10) It has met my expectation181788.1122691.474198.4378491.0
(11) Overall speaking, I am satisfied with the training program187891.0125793.774999.3388493.4
(12) There was much peer interaction amongst participants201397.5128796.074598.8404597.3
(13) Instructor(s) encouraged participants to do the best200797.5129796.674999.3405397.5
(14) I think participants are satisfied with the training program188691.4124692.974799.2387993.3
(15) It has promoted self-reflection193893.8126894.674999.3395595.0
(16) It has helped me to recognize factors that affect teaching193593.8126194.074298.4393894.7

Note. All items are on a 6-point Likert scale with 1: strongly disagree, 2: disagree, 3: slightly disagree, 4: slightly agree, 5: agree, 6: strongly agree. Only respondents with positive responses (options 4–6) are shown in the table. S1: Secondary 1 level; S2: Secondary 2 level; S3: Secondary 3 level.