We Advocate Time Consciousness and Honesty – June 2023

We Advocate Time Consciousness and Honesty runs throughout the month of June every year. It is a cause and advocacy that promotes time, talent, and resources management as well as honesty in all dealings, meeting commitments, and personal life goals. Did you know internet users worldwide spend approximately 144 minutes a day on social media? For most people, it often reduces their productivity. So, what exactly is We Advocate Time Consciousness and Honesty, and what does it really convey? Let’s learn more.

History of We Advocate Time Consciousness and Honesty

We Advocate Time Consciousness and Honesty, or Project W.A.T.C.H, is headed by the JCI Senate Philippines, a non-stock nonprofit organization of JCI Senators. The JCI Senate is the highest and most coveted award of recognition bestowed by Junior Chamber International (J.C.I.). We Advocate Time Consciousness and Honesty is an advocacy program jointly undertaken by JCI Senate Philippines, Department of Education, Commission on Higher Education, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities, the Philippine Association of Private Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAPSCU), Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA), and the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Education.

We Advocate Time Consciousness and Honesty was created for the sole purpose of promoting and undertaking programs that will instill the value of punctuality and honesty in all sectors of society. In today’s world, developing wholesome values, personality, and character is crucial, especially among the young. We Advocate Time Consciousness and Honesty is the perfect movement to bring the younger generation of the Philippines forward to groom them for a greater future.

The movement was officially launched on January 11, 2008, at the Ramon Magsaysay High School in Quezon City, the pilot school led by the then JCI Senate National President, Carlos Co, and a few other respectable members. Honesty and time management are some of the hardest skills to master, but once mastered, there is no limit to achieving goals and focusing on our dreams.

We Advocate Time Consciousness and Honesty timeline

2008
The Official Launch of W.A.T.C.H

The T.I.M.E movement becomes official at the Ramon Magsaysay High School.

2009
The First W.A.T.C.H Summit

National Chairman HCI Sen. Aggie leads the first W.A.T.C.H summit in Baguio.

2010
The Search For Watch Schools

An official search for W.A.T.C.H schools is announced.

2020s
The Importance of Time and Honesty

More and more people across the world realize the importance of time and honesty.

We Advocate Time Consciousness and Honesty FAQs

What is the value of honesty?

Honesty promotes openness and enables us to develop consistency in how we present the facts. It also sharpens our perception and allows us to observe everything around us with clarity.

What are the qualities of an honest person?

They don’t exaggerate, their words and actions match up, they are transparent, they have integrity, and they always stand for the truth.

Why is time consciousness important?

Time consciousness is important because it contributes to philosophical issues such as perception, memory, expectation, imagination, habituation, and self-awareness.

How to Observe We Advocate Time Consciousness and Honesty

  1. Teach time management

    Start by teaching young children in your community about the importance of time management. Teach your own kids too. Let’s start grooming them young.

  2. Promote the value of honesty

    Raise awareness among the younger generation about the positives of being honest. Don’t forget to be a good example for them to emulate.

  3. Share your story

    If honesty and time consciousness have made a tangible difference in your life, share your stories with the world via social media. Use your personal experience to inspire the young people around you.

5 Facts About Time Consciousness And Honesty

  1. Most workers waste time

    89% of employees waste some part of their working time each day.

  2. People don’t care about time management

    Only one in five people are conscious about how they spend their time.

  3. Honesty gains you trust

    Being honest shows people you can be trusted by others wholeheartedly.

  4. Honesty often translates to love

    Honesty is often translated to love, and it keeps relationships healthy.

  5. They show maturity

    Honesty and time consciousness are values that show maturity and self-acceptance.

Why We Advocate Time Consciousness and Honesty is Important

  1. It’s good for everyone

    If everyone was punctual and honest, there would be more self-respect. Additionally, people would respect each other’s time.

  2. It motivates you

    Time consciousness and honesty make you bolder and better at time management. This motivates you to achieve anything you want in life.

  3. Honesty is really the best policy

    Honesty is the best policy. Without it, people wouldn’t be able to rely on you. Honesty builds trustworthy and reliable relationships.

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