Philippines: Senior High School Support Program

Sovereign Project | 45089-002 Status: Approved


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Project Name Senior High School Support Program
Project Number 45089-002
Country Philippines
Project Status Approved
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 Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Secondary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
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

Inception mission conducted 29 June-10 July 2015.

MOU for the Loan Inception mission has not yet been signed.

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)

Disbursement-linked indicator for the timely submission of APCPI report of the previous year completed. Attestation to be officially submitted to ADB by 31 July 2015.

Not yet due.

SHS curriculum promulgated (posted on DepEd website (

DepEd SHS curriculum issued with specific learning outcomes for math and science in the core curriculum and all 4 tracks;

Posted on DepEd website the SHS curriculum including learning outcomes for all SHS math and science courses in April 2014 (

DepEd TVL curriculum promulgated and posted on DepEd website URL:

Not yet due.

Not yet due.

Not yet due.

Not yet due.

Minimum service standards for student-classroom ratio promulgated. MTEP developed and submitted to DBM using MSS of 40:1. Attestation of achievement to be prepared, posted on DepEd website and submitted to ADB by 31 July 2015.

" Prefeasibility study completed and will be officially submitted to PPP Center by 31 July 2015.

Concept note completed and will be officially submitted to PPP Center's PDMF Committee for financing of feasibility study by 31 July 2015.

Feasibility study expected to be completed by Q4 2015.

Minimum service standard incorporated into the national budget included ratio of 1 urinal for 100 students, 1 toilet for 50 girls.

Not yet due.

Completed. Policy brief posted on DepEd website.

Completed. Policy promulgated (DepEd Memo No. 4 s. 2014 and DepEd Order 11 s. 2015).

Proposed JFPR-financed CDTA will assist in detailed design of voucher program.

Voucher operations manual to be developed by 30 September 2015.

Not yet due.

Not yet due.

Not yet due.

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
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Norman LaRocque
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Department of Education
Second Floor, Rizal Building
Department of Education, DepED Complex,
Meralco Avenue, Pasig City
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 18 Sep 2015

Loan 3237-PHI

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 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 4,110.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 15 Dec 2014 0.00 0.00 0%
Title Document Type Document Date
Loan Agreement for Senior High School Support Program - Results Based Lending Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Feb 2015
Senior High School Support Program: Report and Recommendation of the President Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2014
Education Improvement Sector Development Program Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Nov 2012

Safeguard Documents

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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

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