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  • Pressures on public school teachers and implications on quality 

    David, Clarissa C.; Albert, Jose Ramon G.; Vizmanos, Jana Flor V. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2019-02-15)
    This Policy Note reports on results of focus group discussions with public school teachers and interviews with school and division administrators in seven field sites around the country. In these conversations, the scope of the work of teachers is ...
  • Barriers and bottlenecks to school attendance: An update 

    Albert, Jose Ramon G.; David, Clarissa C.; Vizmanos, Jana Flor V. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-12-30)
    This Policy Note describes the profile of OOSC in the Philippines and discusses other education indicators sourced from recent data of the Department of Education (DepED) and the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). It also discusses policy issues ...
  • Defining and profiling the middle class 

    Albert, Jose Ramon G.; Santos, Angelo Gabrielle F.; Vizmanos, Jana Flor V. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-12-30)
    In AmBisyon Natin 2040, Filipinos have articulated a long-term goal to “live in a prosperous, predominantly middle-class society where no one is poor” (NEDA 2016, p. 3). This Policy Note profiles middle-class persons and families in the Philippines. ...
  • The Philippine electric power industry under EPIRA 

    Brucal, Arlan Z.I.; Ancheta, Jenica A. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-12-30)
    This Policy Note revisits the achievements and concerns regarding the implementation of EPIRA in the country. In particular, it enumerates the success and progress of the law, while drawing critical reflections that can be useful in drawing policy ...

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