Name Checkmyschool
Source Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific Foundation
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Description CheckMySchool is a participatory monitoring initiative for the education sector in the Philippines. It aims to continuously improve the quality of education services by bringing the participation of citizens and communities into the governance of public schools in the country. It started in 2011 as an experimental partnership project with the Department of Education along the advocacy for access to information and social accountability.
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Lead Institution Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific Foundation
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Partners Department of Education of the Philippines
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Type Platform
Potential for reuse High
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Outputs compatible with indicators from Official Statistics Yes
Status In development
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    Case Study Description Checkmyschool (CMS), a participatory monitoring program that aims to improve service delivery in public education by promoting social accountability and transparency was established in 2011 as a joint initiative of the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific (ANSA—EAP) Foundation, Inc. and the Department of Education (DepEd) of the Philippines. CMS makes use of the ANSA—EAP's formula to exact social accountability through constructive engagement and citizen monitoring. The CMS works closely with DepEd and other government offices in the resolution of school issues by empowering citizens to engage government in dialogue and collaborative problem-solving. School communities are engaged in monitoring the services of the DepEd through data collection, data provision, sending feedback and facilitating resolution of school issues. CMS envisions public schools with quality services and better education performance, enabled by involved citizens, empowered communities, and a responsive government.
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    Created On 2014-04-12
    Updated On 2014-04-12
    Status Published