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Understanding the Context of

Quality Assurance
Field Application of the Policies
CO Organic Units: Leads the mainstreaming of reforms (e.g. systems)
Region : Policy Localization, Region-wide system installation/ mainstreaming reforms;
QAA; M&E in aid of Policy; technical assistance (TA) to the Div. office, etc.
Division: Strategic Management of the Delivery of BE ; TA to Schools; M&E
School: Integration point of Elem. Ed., Sec. Ed & ALS Curriculum, + Instruction
LRs PLUS harnessing of Resource towards strategic delivery of education
TRANSLATING POLICIES Into ACTIONS
POLICIES
Implementing Frameworks, Guides, Ops Manuals, Tools, . .
BASIC APPROACH FOR CHANGE
Development
areas:
SBM
KRT1
Tchr. Ed.
Dev.
KRT2
NLS , ALS ,
IP & LTVE
KRT3
QAA /
M&E
KRT4
Orgl Dev
+ RMM
KRT5
Primary
Reform
Instrument:
c/o
TWGs
Curriculum Reform
K to 12 (KRT3)
LEARNERs
Quality & Access to
Education
(EFA Indicators)
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TA
Implementing Frames Guides, Ops Manuals, Tools:
Quality Assurance and Accountability Framework
Quality Management System
M&E Operating Systems Region, Division , Schools

POLICIES: Adoption of QAA Framework; DO No.44,s. 2010
BASIC APPROACH FOR CHANGE: QUALITY ASSURANCE
Development
area:
Curriculum Reform
K to 12 (KRT2)
LEARNERs
Quality & Access to
Education
(EFA Indicators)
QA-M&E
KRT4
TRANSLATING
POLICIES
Into ACTIONS
Divisions
(204)
Regions
(17)
Schools
(46,000+)
CO: OPS -
PPD
How did it all start?
Legal Bases
1. Administrative Order No. 161
Institutionalizing Quality Management System
in Governance,

Executive Order No. 605,
Institutionalizing the Structure, Mechanisms
and Standards to Implement Quality
Management Program.
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Promote transparency & accountability
in governance;
Provide a framework for assessing
quality system performance;
Establish public service quality
standards;
Recognize quality excellence among the
government organizations.

QMS of the government as a
strategy to


Basic Education Reform Agenda
(BESRA)
(DepEd Order No. 83, s 2006)
KRT 3 - Desired Learning Outcomes Enhanced
by National Strategies and Quality Assurance

DepEd Order No 118, s 2010- Adoption of the
New BESRA Implementation Arrangement
KRT 4: Quality Assurance and Accountability
and Monitoring and Evaluation


DepED Order 44 s. 2010
Adoption of KRT 3: Quality Assurance and
Accountability Framework
Institutionalization of the Quality Management
System in DepED

Quality Assurance and
Accountability Framework (QAAF)
It is a roadmap or guide for building a
culture of quality in the Department
As a framework,
It has its objectives.
It adheres to a set of premises and salient
features.
It adopts a quality management model
Objectives of the QAAF

1. Highlight the strategic importance of schools in
providing quality education to learners.

2. Strengthen support of the divisions and regions
to schools and community learning centers

3. Define the system boundaries between the
DepEd units.

4. Facilitate the documentation and
propagation of best and effective
practices.
5. Ensure education standards and
management systems at all levels are in
place
6. Instill a continuous improvement in the
education system.
7. Facilitate decision-making and problem
solving.

The Salient Features Of The
QAAF
Salient Features of QAAF

The Overall Goal of DepEd is Functional
Literacy for All.
The Main Indicator of DepEd success is
Learners' Outcome.
Access
Retention
Completion
Achievement
School-Based Management (SBM) is the
vehicle through which quality can be
attained in schools.
Salient Features of QAAF

Management levels in DepEd take a
System Perspective.
DepEd adopts a Process Approach in
undertaking procedures within and across
levels.
DepEd attaches great importance in
Continuous Improvement in order to
produce better school system and better
learners' outcomes

QA ROLES BY MANAGEMENT LEVEL
(RA 9155)
Understanding Quality
Management System (QMS)
as an Operational
Mechanism
QMS is a mechanism that
systematically and continuously
examines, ensures and embeds quality
in the systems, processes, and
outcomes in order to produce better
learner outcomes and deliver better
technical and management services.


Overall Purpose of QMS:

To integrate and synchronize the functions
of the schools, division and region to ensure
attainment of the standards of quality in
education planning, in the implementation of
core systems and processes and the
evaluation of the intended outcomes for
continuous improvement.
.

Specific Objectives
To ensure quality planning at every level so
that the goals of DepEd and purposes of the
schools, division and region are identified and
taken care of
To provide a mechanism for insuring that
standards set for undertaking implementation
procedures and processes for programs and
projects at different levels are met
To put in place a common guide for monitoring
& evaluation
To establish a communications and feedback
system to ensure sustainability of the processes


Quality Management System