45089-002: Senior High School Support Program | Asian Development Bank

Philippines: Senior High School Support Program

Sovereign (Public) Project | 45089-002 Status: Active

The Asian Development Bank is working with the Philippines to undertake sweeping reforms of the school system that will assist in the addition of two years of senior high school. The project is helping to develop senior high school curriculums, build and improve schools, and develop a voucher system to help students with tuition costs. About 5.9 million students who are expected to enter high school in the next 3 years are benefitting from the program.

Project Details

Project Officer
Perez, Lynnette Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Philippines
Modality
  • Loan
Sector
  • Education
 
Project Name Senior High School Support Program
Project Number 45089-002
Country Philippines
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3237-PHI: Senior High School Support Program (formerly Education Improvement Sector Development Program)
Ordinary capital resources US$ 300.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Education / Secondary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Employment of SHS graduates and those with some SHS enhanced
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Effective SHS system established and implemented
Progress Toward Outcome --
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Results area 4: Basic education management, fiduciary, and safeguards systems strengthened

Results Area 1: Quality of DepEd SHS program improved

Results Area 2: Minimum service standard for school facilities in DepEd SHSs achieved

Results area 3: SHS voucher program developed and implemented

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

RA 1: DepEd SHS curriculum on all 4 tracks, as well as specific learning outcomes for TVL subjects have been promulgated. Data on teacher-student ratio particularly on math and science have yet to be provided. DepEd has issued various policies and department orders regarding the TVL except for gender-equity actions.

RA 2: DepEd has conducted an inventory of its school facilities. Data has yet to be provided on student-classroom ratio for all DepEd SHS.

RA 3: SHS voucher manual has been finalized. For SY 2016-2017, at least 35% of SHS enrollments are in non-DepEd schools.

RA 4: Technical assistance is continuously being provided to DepEd particularly on public financial management, school-based management, normative financing, and the like, through the CDTA. Assessments on safeguards systems are also being done.

The Mid-Term Review Mission will be conducted in Q4 2017.

Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples B
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Representatives from different units of the Department of Education as well as from the Departments of Finance, Budget and Management and the National Economic and Development Authority were consulted, engaged and involved in the design of the program. Coordination with development partners were also undertaken to ensure complementarity of support to the overall K to 12 program of the government
During Project Implementation Semi-annual review missions are conducted which involves consultation and discussions with stakeholders from both public and private senior high schools, Department of Education schools divisions and regions, and implementing units at the central office. The mission is to primarily identify good or best practices worthy of replication and identify issues and challenges that they are confronted with which can be addressed either by the Department of Education or by other government agencies and which the CDTA can also support.
Responsible ADB Officer Perez, Lynnette
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Department of Education
2nd Floor, Rizal Building
Department of Education, DepED Complex
Meralco Avenue, Pasig City
Timetable
Concept Clearance 05 Dec 2011
Fact Finding 10 Mar 2014 to 19 Jun 2014
MRM 23 Sep 2014
Approval 15 Dec 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Sep 2017

Loan 3237-PHI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
15 Dec 2014 10 Feb 2015 22 Apr 2015 30 Jun 2020 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 4,410.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 300.00 15 Dec 2014 115.00 0.00 38%
Counterpart 4,110.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 15 Dec 2014 175.35 0.00 58%

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Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Senior High School Support Program: Program Safeguard Systems Assessment Program Safeguard Systems Assessments Oct 2014

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

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Tenders

No tenders for this project were found.

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
DLI 6 FOR 2018: AT LEAST 35% PROPORTION OF DEPED D IVISIONS AND REGIONS SUBMITTING APCPI ON TIME Loan 3237 27 Oct 2017 VARIOUS VARIOUS PHILIPPINES Department of Education OTHERS 3400000 3400000

Procurement Plan

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