Senate Hearing Reveals Majority of ESC Program Beneficiaries are Not Poor

Educational Service Contracting (ESC) Beneficiaries

During a recent Senate hearing, startling revelations emerged regarding the Educational Service Contracting (ESC) program beneficiaries. Contrary to its intended purpose of aiding impoverished students, it was disclosed that a significant portion of recipients hailed from affluent backgrounds. Senator Sherwin Gatchalian’s examination of the Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS) brought Read More …

Philippines Education System Faces Scrutiny After 2022 PISA Results

PISA 2022 Results: Factsheets Philippines

Manila, Philippines (February 12, 2024) – The Philippines faces renewed scrutiny over the state of its education system as it once again falls below the global average in the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results. The report, released recently has stirred concerns among policymakers, educators and the public Read More …