IPA Philippines Country Director, Nassreena Sampaco-Baddiri, presented at a knowledge-sharing forum on the Philippines' K-12 education curriculum organized by the Congressional Policy and Budget Research Department (CPBRD) and the Senate Economic Planning Office (SEPO). The two events were conducted in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), with high-level presenters from the Department of Education and the Asian Development Bank.
On January 29, legislators of the lower house attended the first forum at the House of Representatives in Quezon City.
On February 6, senators of the Philippines, as well as the National Economic Development Authority, attended the second forum in the Philippine Senate in Pasay City.
These two events are part of a series of knowledge-sharing forums to discuss the need for and the design of a National Evaluation Policy to be passed by the House of Representatives and the Philippines' Senate.