22 Matching Projects

Textbook Count

Organization(s):
Government Watch (G-Watch)
Country:
Philippines
Sector(s):
Education

Textbook Count was a collaborative initiative of G-watch and the Philippine´s Department of Education to tackle corruption in textbook procurement by mobilizing citizens to monitor bidding, production, delivery, and distribution of textbooks to all the schools in the country.

Enhancing Accountability and Performance of Social Service Contracts in Uganda

Organization(s):
Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC)
Country:
Uganda
Sector(s):
Agriculture, Health, Education

AFIC is working with government agencies to improve and support the use of tools for monitoring public procurement in health and education, and creating coalitions among key stakeholders to monitor a particular agriculture program.

Making the Budget Work for Ghana

Organization(s):
SEND Ghana
Country:
Ghana
Sector(s):
Health, Education

SEND is working with the government and local civil society organizations to strengthen budget monitoring and responsiveness and to improve access to and quality of priority health and education programs.

Check My School Philippines

Organization(s):
Affiliated Network for Social Accountability – East Asia and the Pacific (ANSA-EAP)
Country:
Philippines
Sector(s):
Education

Check My School Philippines aims to improve the provision of services in public schools across the Philippines by collecting official data, validating it through community engagement, and facilitating the identification and resolution of problems.

Promoting Social Accountability in Education

Organization(s):
Oxfam GB, Oxfam Novib
Country:
Vietnam
Sector(s):
Education

The project aimed to improve the quality of basic education by empowering children, especially girls and ethnic minorities, to become agents of change in their schools. It also trained teachers and school managers on school governance practices, and engaged other relevant local actors in order to foster participation.

The Role of Government in Developing Madrasah in Indonesia

Organization(s):
Bandung Institute of Governance Studies (BIGS)
Country:
Indonesia
Sector(s):
Education

BIGS sought to improve education services through an assessment of the accountability, effectiveness, and efficiency of school operational funding for Islamic lower-secondary schools.

Monitoring the Department of Education’s Health-Related Budget for Public Schools

Organization(s):
Ateneo School of Government (ASoG)
Country:
Philippines
Sector(s):
Health, Education, Water, sanitation, and hygiene, Food and Nutrition

The Ateneo School of Government tracked the Department of Education’s funding of school health and nutrition programs and water and sanitation services, and assessed beneficiary perceptions of the impact of these services.

Making Community Voices Heard in Education under the Socialization Process in Vietnam

Organization(s):
The Australian Foundation for the Peoples of Asia and the Pacific (AFAP) in Vietnam
Country:
Vietnam
Sector(s):
Education

AFAP Vietnam sought to improve the quality of education services by conducting a review of a government-supported program in education, collecting people’s feedback on education services, and assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of school construction projects.

Feedback for Improving the Quality of Education

Organization(s):
Khmer Institute for National Development (KIND) , Affiliated Network for Social Accountability – East Asia and Pacific (ANSA-EAP)
Country:
Cambodia
Sector(s):
Education

KIND and ANSA-EAP sought to improve the availability and quality of secondary school textbooks through tracking their distribution and delivery, surveying students, and facilitating collaboration between communities and public officials to address problems.

Building Capacity of School Support Committees

Organization(s):
NGO Education Parntership (NEP)
Country:
Cambodia
Sector(s):
Education, Water, sanitation, and hygiene

To improve the quality of primary education in Cambodia, NEP tracked spending allocated for the school learning environment, assessed student feedback on the quality of the environment, and worked with communities and officials to develop minimum learning environment standards.

Promoting the Effectiveness of Public Expenditure in Local Education (PEOPLE)

Organization(s):
Advocacy and Policy Institute (API)
Country:
Cambodia
Sector(s):
Education

The PEOPLE project aims to improve early childhood education in Cambodia by tracking public spending, collecting information on service quality, and working with communities and service education officials to reform the system.

Check My School Cambodia

Organization(s):
Khmer Institute for National Development (KIND)
Country:
Cambodia
Sector(s):
Education

In partnership with ANSA-EAP, KIND is building on the experience of Check My School Philippines to launch an online participatory monitoring initiative to promote constructive engagement between civil society and government in the education sector.

The Political Budget Course (KURPOLA): From Outstanding Initiatives into Action

Organization(s):
Perkumpulan Inisiatif (PI)
Country:
Indonesia
Sector(s):
Education

PI implemented a political budget “course” to increase citizen awareness of and engagement in the public budget process, including the use of a Citizen Report Card and Social Audit to increase citizen participation in the planning and implementation of a major social program.

Budget Information Openness Index

Organization(s):
Indonesia Forum for Budget Transparency (SekNas FITRA)
Country:
Indonesia
Sector(s):
Health, Education, Other

SekNas FITRA designed a local government budget transparency index, and worked to build civil society capacity to analyze budgets and advocate for changes.

Voice of Children and Community for Rights to Health (SAHABAT)

Organization(s):
Wahana Visi Indonesia
Country:
Indonesia
Sector(s):
Health, Education, Food and Nutrition

Wahana Visi used a comprehensive set of social accountability approaches to push for citizen engagement and policy change to improve maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition.