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89The Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines conducted a Lessons Learned and Monitoring Session for evidence-informed policymaking (EIPM) in education in Catbalogan, Samar on September 1, 2015.
The monitoring session served as a follow-through of the capacity building for EIPM conducted together with the Ateneo de Manila University last May 6-8. Mayor Melchor Nacario, Mayor Francisco Langi Sr., Vice-mayor Aldwin Langi, and DepEd School Governance and Operation Division Chief Claire Menda are among the 19 participants from the Provincial Government of Samar, municipalities of Calbiga, Motiong, and Pagsanghan, and the Division and District Offices of the DepEd who attended the monitoring session. Participants shared the milestones they achieved, as well as the challenges and ways forward in continuing their practice of EIPM.
This event is part of the project, "Capacity Development for Evidence-Informed Education Policy Making in Sub-national Government Level in the Philippines”, implemented together with the Ateneo de Manila University- Political Science Department, with a grant support from the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP).