A total of 11 TVET administrators from the Philippines and Pakistan were trained on the development of quality assurance systems through a Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation Management from February 11-15, 2019. This customized program deals with the results-based monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system based on the Plan-Do-Check-Act approach.

The program encouraged the participants to design and implement new or improved sustainable M&E system as essential part of the Results-Based Management (RBM) for a TVET institution The modules were designed for them to be able to set up effective monitoring systems as part of the quality assured programs. They were also encouraged to recognize the importance of M&E as an integral part of the education system programs and how a Results-Based Monitoring & Evaluation (RBM&E) system improve accountability and transparency and enhance the effectiveness of managing a TVET institution. The outputs generated by the participants will enable them to explain how to conduct stakeholder and organizational analysis and identify key success areas and performance indicators for TVET institutions’ projects and programs, as well as to prepare Monitoring and Evaluation Plan suited to their institution’s current set-up.

The 5-day activity was coordinated by CPSC’s faculty specialist, Ms. Therese Tan Lee and was supervised by CPSC’s Director General, Dr. Ramhari Lamichhane. The Research, Publication and Information Officer, Mr. Rae Emmanuel Echaveria, was also invited as one of the resource persons of the program.

In addition, exposure trips to organizations that are implementing M&E plans were embarked. These include the Basic Education Sector Transformation Program (BEST) in Marco Polo Hotel, Ortigas, Pasig City; World Vision Development Foundation in Quezon City and the Public Private Partnership Center of the Philippines (PPCP), also in Quezon City.

Visit of the Group at World Vision Philippines

The participants with the management team of Basic Education Sector Transformation (BEST) Program

Participants doing the different tasks and exercises during the training program

Visiting some of the interesting sights in Quezon City such as Eton Centris Shopping Mall (top) and the Quezon Memorial Shrine (bottom)