Consultative Conference cum Workshop with CHEDROs on Strengthening Program Monitoring Mechanics of CHED: Balancing Regulatory and Developmental Functions in Higher Education

Hosted by CHEDRO V and the Office of Programs and Standards Development (OSDS), the two-day activity commenced with a grand opening at Pepper land Hotel, Legaspi City.

CHED Regional Office (CHEDRO) XII is represented by the following officials: Officer-in-Charge Supervising Education Program Specialist (OIC-SEPS) Mr. Genaro R. Andres and Education Supervisors, Engr. Jhan Jkem B. Fontanilla, Ma’am. Leah S. Manon-og, MBA, Ms. Maria Theresa N. Magdolot, MBA and Mr. Danstone Guy P. Dayaday, CPA,MBA.

CHEDRO V Regional Director, Atty. Septon A. Dela Cruz graced the activity which was participated by the Chief Education Program Specialist (CEPS), Supervising Education Program Specialist (SEPS), Education Supervisor (ES) – II, and Education Program Specialist (EPS) of the different CHED regional offices.

This was then followed by the presentation of Director IV, Office of Programs and Standards Development, Dr. Cherrie Melanie Ancheta-Diego, whose discussion focused on the different elements on evaluation and monitoring from the perspective of participants.

During her presentation, she introduced the Monitoring and Evaluation Quadrant which serve as the framework in Balancing Regulatory and developmental functions in Higher Education.

After which, the presentation of survey results on the current context of Program Monitoring evaluation was presented by Ms. Aline Genaro-Magalong, which highlighted the profile of technical staff in every region, issues in the conduct of monitoring and evaluation and the recommended ways to address them.

Moreover, the workshop being conducted this afternoon focused on Gap Analysis and Designing Solutions. This is in connection to the Monitoring and Evaluation Quadrant where gaps, cause of gaps, solutions and recommended actions were discussed among five cohorts.

Presentation of workshop outputs followed and agreements among participants were enumerated.