Philippines

Total population (in thousands) 97,572 (2013)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 31,738 (2013)
Out-of-school children 402,182 (2013)
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In previous blogs, we have talked about efforts to use school-level datato hold providers and governments accountable for delivering high-quality learning for all children. Our research suggests that the success of information-based initiatives depends on the...

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The 2013 Functional Literacy, Education and Mass Media Survey (FLEMMS) covered around 36 million population aged 6 to 24 years. According to the survey, one in every ten or about 4 million Filipino children and youth was out-of-school in 2013. Out-of-school children...

Out-Of-School Children and Youth in the Philippines

Data and statistics help us see what is really happening but these still need to be collected properly and more importantly, analyzed thoughtfully. The number of children who leave school is a significant metric for any educational system. School leavers constitute an...

Philippines: Child-friendly: What it means for a city to be one

WE’VE been hearing about it. The city has reaped laurels after winning for the fifth time (1998, 1999, 2013, 2014 and 2015) the Presidential Awardee for the most child-friendly highly-urbanized city in the country, drawing applause from other local government...
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