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The Philippine Department Of Education: Challenges Of Policy Implementation Amidst Corruption, Vicente Reyes Dec 2008

The Philippine Department Of Education: Challenges Of Policy Implementation Amidst Corruption, Vicente Reyes

Dr. Vicente C Reyes Jr

This inquiry interrogates the experiences of local implementation actors of the Philippine Department of Education as they navigate through reform efforts within systemic corruption. Departing from dominant analytical paradigms centred on patron– client frameworks, the article introduces the typology of complex linkages where local actors play their roles as they find themselves trapped in between the powerful discourse of reform on the one hand and corruption on the other. Empirical findings of how local actors make sense of the challenges of reform amidst corruption as well as reflections towards greater analytical clarity are proposed.


Case Study Of Implementation Amidst Corruption Linkages: The National Textbook Delivery Program (Tdp) Of The Philippine Department Of Education, Vicente Reyes Dec 2008

Case Study Of Implementation Amidst Corruption Linkages: The National Textbook Delivery Program (Tdp) Of The Philippine Department Of Education, Vicente Reyes

Dr. Vicente C Reyes Jr

This article is subdivided into three closely linked parts. It initially starts with a description of the background and objectives of the Textbook Delivery Program (TDP). This is followed by an analysis of the factors of implementation on the basis of the field notes gathered during the inquiry. An analysis of the impact of these factors on policy implementation is highlighted in this section. The succeeding part explores cases of corruption and its intervening effects on TDP.


Systemic Corruption And The Programme On Basic Education In The Philippine Department Of Education, Vicente C. Reyes Jr Dec 2008

Systemic Corruption And The Programme On Basic Education In The Philippine Department Of Education, Vicente C. Reyes Jr

Dr. Vicente C Reyes Jr

This article contextualises corruption and implementation as it occurs in the Philippine Department of Education (DepEd). Described as a national agency suffering from 'systemic corruption,' an in-depth qualitative case study analysis of one of its programmes is imperative. The Programme on Basic Education (PROBE) hailed as a success and which has managed to be relatively free from corrupt activities is the focus. Providing findings from a study undertaken on PROBE participants from the three main islands of the Philippines, this article analyzes the various organizational factors that have an impact on the prevalence and absence of corruption and the enabling ...