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Regional Development Plan Results Matrix (RDP-RM):
Definition of Indicators, Chapter 6
OBJECTIVES / RESULTS INDICATOR / UNIT DEFINITION
Health and Sanitation

Better health outcomes, fair health financing and responsive health system through universal health care achieved
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 livebirths  Number of maternal death per 100,000 live births taken during a specific period (usually one year).

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines the term as death of a woman related to pregnancy or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management but not from accidental or incidental causes.
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 livebirths Probability of a child dying before reaching the age of one.  The ratio is expressed in death per 100,000 live births and taken in a specific year/period (usually one year).
Underfive  mortality rate per 1,000 livebirths Probability of a child dying before reaching the age of five.  The ratio is expressed in death per 100,000 live births and taken in a specific year/period (usually one year).
Prevalence of underweight children (0-71 months)  Percentage of underweight children describes how many children under five years have a weight-for-age below minus two standard deviations of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and WHO reference median. 
HHs access to sanitary toilets  Households in a locality with access to sanitary toilet for disposal of their fecal waste. Ideal number is 100% of the whole population.
HHs access to safe water  The proportion of households (HHs) using improved drinking water sources: household connection; public standpipe; borehole; protected dug well; protected spring; rainwater.
WHO further defines the following: 
Drinking water is water used for domestic purposes, drinking, cooking and personal hygiene;
Access to drinking water means that the source is less than 1 kilometer away from its place of use and that it is possible to reliably obtain at least 20 liters per member of a household per day.
Malaria morbidity rate per 100,000 population  Any departure, subjective or objective, from a state of physiological or psychological well-being due to malaria. It is often expressed in one case per 100,000 population taken in a year.
Tuberculosis mortality rate per 100,000 population   Number of deaths due to TB in a given time period (usually one year). The ratio is expressed in death per 100,000 population. Death includes death from all forms of TB.
Tuberculosis morbidity  rate per 100,000 population  Any departure, subjective or objective, from a state of physiological or psychological well-being due to tuberculosis. It is often expressed in one case per 100,000 population taken in a year.
Contraceptive prevalence rate (all methods)  The proportion of women age 15-49 years reporting current use of all methods of family planning, i.e. pill, IUD, injectables, condom, mucus method, basal body temperature method, standard days method (SDM), and lactational amenorrhea method (LAM).
Proportion of births attended by skilled attendants  Percentage of live births attended by skilled health personnel in a given period of time.
A skilled birth attendant is an accredited health professional – such as a midwife, doctor or nurse – who has been educated and trained to proficiency in the skills needed to manage normal (uncomplicated) pregnancies, childbirth and the immediate postnatal period, and in the identification, management and referral of complications in women and newborns. Traditional birth attendants trained or not, are excluded from the category of skilled attendant at delivery.
Proportion of facility-based deliveries  Proportion of birth occurring in health facility of any level from community health center through tertiary facility. The ideal figure is 100% of all birth deliveries.
Prenatal coverage  Percent of women attended at least once during pregnancy, by skilled health personnel (excluding trained or untrained traditional birth attendants), for reasons relating to pregnancy.
Post natal coverage  Percent of women attended by skilled health personnel (excluding trained or untrained traditional birth attendants) period beginning immediately after the birth of a child and extending for about six weeks.
National Health Insurance Program enrolment rate  The cumulative likelihood that any Filipino is (a) eligible to claim (registered, paid contributions); (b) aware of entitlements and is able to access and avail of health services from accredited providers; and (c) is fully reimbursed by PhilHealth as far as total health care expenditures are concerned. Ideally, the coverage is 100% of the population.
Proportion of fully immunized children The proportion of infants who received one dose of BCG, three doses each of OPV, DPT, and Hepatitis B vaccines, and one dose of measles vaccine before reaching one year of age. Ideal figure is 100% of the infant population.
Hospital bed to population ratio: The ratio of hospital beds to the population, usually expressed as the number of available hospital beds for every 1,000 population.
Health manpower to population ratio: The ratio of health workers (i.e. doctors, nurses, midwives) serving the population.
Physician Standard Ratio: 1:20,000
Nurse Standard Ratio: 1:20,000
Midwife Standard Ratio: 1: 5,000
Sanitary Inspector Standard Ratio: 1:20,000
Dentist Standard Ratio: 1:50,000
Proportion of mothers immunized against tetanus Proportion of pregnant women receiving at least two doses of tetanus toxoid (TT2+) vaccine as part of the prenatal care. Ideal figure is 100% of all pregnant women. However, WHO encourages vaccination of all women of child-bearing age (15-49 years old).
Ratio of Botika ng Barangay (BNB) Proportion of drug outlets managed by legitimate organization (CO), non-government organization (NGO) and/or Local Government Unit (LGUs) with a trained operator and a supervising pharmacist. The ideal ratio is one BNB in each barangay. 
Housing and Urban Development

Improved access to shelter security
Expanded Housing Loan Program:   
    - Socialized Housing        Housing units/lots with long-term financing and liberalized terms on interest payments for the underprivileged and homeless citizens or units with a price ceiling of PHP450,000.00 or as determined by the HUDCC.
    - Economic Housing Housing units/lots with low interest rates and long amortization period for average income to high income families or units with a price ceiling of PHP2,000.000.00 or as determined by the HUDCC.
Resettlement Regular Housing units/lots for families displaced from sites earmarked for government infrastructure projects and those occupying danger areas and government or privately owned lands.
Additional Permanent Shelter for TS Sendong survivors Housing units/lots for families displaced by Tropical Storm Sendong (international name Washi). 
Upgrading of Settlement Acquisition and on-site improvement of occupied lands through introduction of roads/alleys and basic services such as drainage system, water and power. Land tenure issue is resolved through sale, lease or usufruct of homelots to bonafide occupants. 
Community Based Housing Program (CBHP) Community resources are mobilized for resolution of land tenure issues and/or site development through the Land Tenure Assistance Program (LTAP), Community Mortgage Program (CMP) and Community Land Acquisition Support Program (CLASP). Under LTAP, the NHA extends credit assistance to Community Associations for the acquisition of land they occupy or intend to be resettled. Under other community-based approaches, the NHA acts as conduit between community associations/cooperatives and financing institutions such as the National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation (NHMFC), Home Development Mutual fund (HDMF or Pag-IBIG Fund) and other government and non-government institutions.
AFP/PNP Housing Housing units/lots for low-income military and police personnel. 
Medium-rise housing An in-city housing alternative that entails the construction of three to five-storey buildings. The Medium Rise Public Housing Program is implemented directly by the NHA, utilizing the allocation for the Program under RA 7835 and units are made available under lease arrangement. On the other hand, the Medium Rise Private Housing Program is implemented directly by the NHA or in joint venture with other government agencies and/or the private sector.
Housing-Related Assistance for Indigenous Peoples Housing units/lots and other housing-related assistance to indigenous groups/communities.
Community Mortgage Program  Mortgage financing program which assists legally organized associations of underprivileged and homeless citizens to purchase and develop a tract of land under the concept of community ownership and construct housing units thereon (lot acquisition, site development and housing construction materials) for legally organized associations of residents of blighted or depressed areas. 
    - On-site                 Members of the community association are already living/residing in the project site.
    - Off-Site Homogeneous group who decides voluntarily to transfer to another area.
Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) updating/formulation of LGUs assisted LGUs assisted in the updating/formulation of Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (DRR/CCA)-Enhanced CLUPs.
Certificate of registration issued Certificate issued to developers/project owners for a housing project, condominium or other real-estate projects to ensure that requirements of a decent human settlement are met and to protect buyers/homeowners from fraudulent sellers.
License to sell issued License issued to developers to regulate the development and sale of subdivision lots, condominiums, and other real-estate projects thereby ensuring that requirements of a decent human settlement are met.
Field monitoring Monitoring of subdivision and condominium projects issued permits, licenses and HOAs.
Non-Field Monitoring 
Cases Adjudicated/ Decided  Hearing/resolution of complaints/cases arising from the implementation of laws, rules and regulations on zoning and subdivision/condominium development and HOAs.
HOAs Registered  Registration of Homeowners Associations (HOAs) which is a nonstock, nonprofit corporation that complement the efforts of LGUs in providing vital and basic services in their respective communities.
HOAs Supervised/ Monitored  Inspection and examination of documents, books and records, and investigate transactions and activities of the association for the purpose of ascertaining and enforcing its compliance with laws, rules and regulations being implemented by the HLURB, and in proper cases, impose appropriate sanctions.
Local Shelter Plan LGUs assisted in the updating/formulation of Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (DRR/CCA)-Enhanced Local Shelter Plan.
Poor families provided with Social Preparation Activities along Asset Reform, Human Development, etc. Urban poor families provided with assistance to facilitate access to land and housing.
Social Protection

Poor and vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals, families and communities empowered and protected from risks, e.g. life cycle, economic, environmental and social risks, and conflict
Number of poor households provided  conditional cash transfer (CCT) under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program   The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or the “Conditional Cash Transfer Program” provides “conditional cash grants” to identified poor households to improve the health, nutrition and education particularly of children aged 0-14 years old.

The number of beneficiaries is expected to decrease as households graduate after five years they been a member of the program.
Number CCT poor households who are economically and socially self-sufficient per result of the Social Welfare Indicator (SWI) Increase in number of beneficiaries provided with sustainable livelihood and employment opportunities for the poor and basic sectors.
DOLE Kabuhayan Program/DOLE Integrated Livelihood Program (DOLE – DILP) The DOLE DILP contributes to the government’s national agenda of reducing poverty and enhances the existing livelihood undertakings of self-employed workers in the informal economy into viable and sustainable business that will provide income at par with the minimum wage earners.
Sustainable Livelihood Program: The Sustainable Livelihood Program, previously called the Self-Employment Assistance program, adopted a comprehensive family approach so that livelihood strategies are informed and rooted in the context of the community.  DSWD provides livelihood assistance to both 4Ps and non-4Ps beneficiary households.
·         Track I – (Micro Enterprise)
·         SEA-K Level I (4Ps beneficiary-Households) including Non-Pantawid Pamilya beneficiary-households
Increase in number of OFWs provided with Livelihood Assistance/funding required Increase in number of  Overseas Filipino Workers returnees who are displaced, distressed and undocumented and their families provided with livelihood assistance to help them start their micro-entrepreneurship activities to provide and augment their income.
Increase in number of day care children provided with supplemental feeding  Provision of supplemental feeding for the improvement of nutritional status of children enrolled in day care centers.
Increase in number of poor senior citizens covered by social pension (RA 9994 Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010) Increase in number of poor senior citizens provided with augmentation of subsistence and medical needs.
Number of trafficked persons served under Recovery and Reintegration Program of Trafficked Persons Protection and provision of support for trafficked persons to ensure their recovery and reintegration. 
Number of OFW membership to OWWA’s disability and death benefits/funding required Number of OFW membership covered for disability and death benefits. 
Increase in number of OFWs covered by social security Increase in number of OFWs covered by social security to protect the members and their beneficiaries against hazards of disability, sickness, maternity, old age, and death resulting in loss of income or financial burden.
Number of OFWs and dependents provided with education and training benefits/funding required Number of OFWs and their dependents with access to scholarship programs and trainings under the OWWA programs: Skills for Employment Scholarship Program;   Seaman’s Upgrading Program; Education for Development Scholarship Program  (EDSP);  OFW Dependents Scholarship Program (ODSP); and Education and Livelihood Assistance Program (Education Component)
Asset Reform

Improved access to asset reform
Number of hectares of land distributed under CARP CARP agricultural lands distributed to farmers and farm workers. It secures farmers’ tenure, promotes social equity, and provides them with necessary productive resources needed to ensure their economic viability and productivity.
Increase in number of cases resolved (especially on landholdings involving big estates) Agrarian reform beneficiaries and land owners are provided legal intervention in the resolution of tenure and land conflicts.  Agrarian legal assistance is comprised of resolution of agrarian law implementation (ALI) cases, ARB representation before judicial and quasi-judicial bodies, and mediation and conciliation.
-   Agrarian Law Implementation
-   Mediation
-   Judicial Courts
-   Quasi-Judicial
The Agrarian Justice Delivery has three types of cases under this program namely: judicial or court cases, quasi-judicial, and cases related to agrarian law implementation (ALI). The first two types involve representation of farmers by the DAR lawyers before the regular courts and the DAR Adjudication Board, respectively. The third type involves the administrative rendering of decision on exemption, conversion and retention.
Increase in number of Certificate of ancestral domain title (CADTs)/Certificate of  Ancestral Land Title (CALTs) issued The increase in the issuance of CADTs and CALTS aims to recognize and protect the rights of the indigenous peoples in preserving their ancestral lands. 
Increase in number of ADSDPPs formulated including program/project identification and formulation The formulation of the Ancestral Domain Sustainable Development and Protection Plan guides the identification and implementation of programs and projects to strengthen self -governance, reduce poverty, protect the environment and cultural integrity.
Increase in number of IP students provided with scholarship and educational assistance The number of IP students provided with scholarship and educational assistance is increased to empower them as future leaders of their respective communities.
Definition/Description of Outcome Indicators for Updated 2011-2016 Northern Mindanao RDP Chapter 9: Science, Technology and Innovation (STI)
     
Subsector Outcome/Indicator Definition / Description Remarks
Subsector Outcome 1: Enhanced critical mass of STI human resource in terms of quantity and quality
Increased percentage in the number of professionals engaged in STI (e.g., number of researchers) Annual percentage increase in the number of professionals engaged in science, technology and innovation, particularly, along research and development.  
Increased number of researches entered into ISI inventory Annual increase in number of researchers entered into ISI inventory. The ISI Foundation – Institute for Scientific Interchange – was established in 1983 by the Regione Piemonte. Its core mission is the promotion of scientific research within the international cooperation, fostering the creation of research groups and of innovative and interdisciplinary labs, with a special focus on the science of complex systems (http://www.isi.it/about/)
Increased percentage of ISI citations of published researches Annual percentage increase of ISI citations of published researches  
Subsector Outcome 2: Increased productivity and enhanced competitiveness of products
Increased number of MSMEs developed and assisted Annual increase in number of MSMEs developed and assisted by the DOST MSMEs=Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises
Micro Enterprises: Total assets P3 million or less; 1-9 employees
Small Enterprises: Total assets more than P3 million but not more than P15 million; 10-99 employees
Medium Enterprises: Total assets more than P15 million but not more than P100 million; 100-199 employees
Increased productivityof MSME firms (in terms of sales generated in million PhP)  Annual increase in sales generated by the MSMEs resulting from the development assistance these enterprises received from the DOST  
Increased percentage of MSMEs’ compliance rate to international standards Annual percentage increase of MSMEs that are compliant to international standards  
Subsector Outcome 3: Reduced disaster risk due to natural hazards and strengthened resiliency of the region against negative impacts of climate change
Zero casualty No death will result from occurrence of any natural hazard  
Increased percentage  in the number of  Automatic Rain Gages (ARGs) installed/maintained Annual percentage increase in the number of ARGs installed and maintained. ARGs monitor the amount of rain fall coming in so that it can assist the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Service Administration (PAGASA) in weather monitoring and forecasting. Through the ARGs DOST can monitor the amount of rainfall and predict the occurrence of floods within a six-hour span, which is essential in helping  the local communities to be prepared for any eventuality (Source: 
http://reliefweb.int/
report/philippines/dost-installs-more-rain-gaugeswater-level-monitoring-system-car
)
The information gathered by the ARGs are automatically transmitted to the central computer database where it will be analyzed by experts and scientists and any relevant findings will be transmitted back by the PAGASA and the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) and in partnership with the Local Government Units will be used for disaster mitigation. The information gathered by the ARGs are automatically transmitted to the central computer database where it will be analyzed by experts and scientists and any relevant findings will be transmitted back by the PAGASA and the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) and in partnership with the Local Government Units will be used for disaster mitigation.
Increased percentage in the number of Water level Monitoring Sensors (WLMSs) installed Annual percentage increase in the number of Water Level Monitoring Sensors (WLMSs) installed. The WLMS sensors are installed in bridges to monitor how fast the level of river water is rising. (Source: 
http://reliefweb.int/
report/philippines/dost-installs-more-rain-gaugeswater-level-monitoring-system-car)
The information gathered by the WLMSs are automatically transmitted to the central computer database where it will be analyzed by experts and scientists and any relevant findings will be transmitted back by the PAGASA and the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) and in partnership with the Local Government Units will be used for disaster mitigation. (Source: http://reliefweb.int/report/philippines/dost-installs-more-rain-gaugeswater-level-monitoring-system-car
Regional Development Plan Results Matrix (RDP-RM):
Definition of Indicators, Chapter 8
OBJECTIVES / RESULTS INDICATOR / UNIT DEFINITION REMARKS
Early Childhood and Basic Education: Improved access to quality basic education
Intermediate Outcome
1:

Increased access and Participation
Enrollment Increased (Public & Private) Increase in the total number of students who have registered/enrolled as of August 31 in a given school year, comparing present year with previous year. The following are official ages for children to be in school under the K to 12 Program.  For:

Kindergarten (K) -  Five yrs. Old

Elementary (E) -  Six to 11 yrs. Old

Secondary (S)  - 12 - 15 yrs. Old
                          (Junior High)
                      - 16 - 17 yrs. old
                          (Senior High)
Kindergarten 
Elementary
Secondary
Gross Enrollment Rate Increased (Public & Private) Increase in the Gross Enrolment Ratio, comparing present year with previous year.

The Gross Enrolment Ratio shows the general level of participation of children in kindergarten/elementary/secondary education. It is used in place of the Net Enrolment Ratio to measure the extent of over-aged and under-aged enrolment.  Where:

Gross Enrolment Ratio =
   Total enrolment All Ages, SY N
      Population Ages K/E/S
Kindergarten
Elementary
Secondary
Net Enrollment Rate Increased (Public & Private)  Increase in the Gross Enrolment Ratio, comparing present year with previous year.

The Net Enrolment Ratio provides a more precise measurement of the extent of participation in kindergarten/elementary/ secondary education of children belonging to the official kindergarten/elementary/secondary school age. 

Net Enrolment Ratio =
   Total enrolment Ages K/E/S, SY N
       Population
Ages K/E/S
Kindergarten
Elementary
Secondary
Intermediate Outcome 2:

Improved internal efficiency/school holding power/service performance of the basic education system
Cohort Survival Rate Increased (Public only) Increase in the Cohort Survival Rate, comparing present year with previous year.
Elementary
Secondary The Cohort Survival Rate computes the percentage of a cohort of pupils/student who are able to reach Grade VI (for elementary) or Year VI (for secondary), enrolled in public schools only.  It is used to assess the internal efficiency and “wastage” in education.  This indicator is vulnerable to migration and caution should be used in computing at the school level.  The system adopted the reconstructed cohort method in calculating the Cohort Survival Rate.
Completion Rate Increased (Public only) Increase in the Completion Rate, comparing present year with previous year.

The Completion Rate measures the percentage of Grade/Year 1 entrants enrolled in public schools who graduate in elementary/secondary education.

Elementary = 
        Graduates Grade VI, SY N
        Enrolment
Grade I, SY N-5

Secondary =
       
Graduates Year VI, SY N
        Enrolment
Year I, SY N-5
Elementary
Secondary
Intermediate Outcome 3:

Improved student learning outcomes/quality of basic education
Achievement Rate Increased Increase in the Achievement Rate of the National Achievement Test (NAT) Mean Percentage Score, comparing present year with previous year.

The NAT is a standard measure of learners’ achievements to Grade Six (elementary) and Fourth year (secondary) students given by the Department of Education, which focuses on the quality of learning of the pupils across learning areas.
(National Achievement Test MPS)
Elementary
(Public and private)
Secondary
(Public and private)
Technical  Vocational Education and Training: Improved access to quality TVET systems and services
Intermediate Outcome 1:

Improved TVIs compliance to TVET requirements and standards
Assessment Centers accredited Accredited Competency Assessment Center (ACAC) is an establishment officially authorized by TESDA to manage the assessment of candidates for national certification. TESDA Circular No. 23, s. 2008
New programs registered / accredited  and monitored under UTPRAS Refers to new TVET programs offered by Institutions that complied with the minimum requirements prescribed in the program registration system or UTPRAS. Program registration prescribes full compliance with prevailing training standards, correction of sub-standard ones and denial of registration for those who fail to comply. An integral part of program registration is the monitoring of registered programs for continuous compliance to standards.  Compendium of Programs Registered under UTPRAS, Vol. V
WTR-registered programs covered  by compliance audit WITH TRAINING REGULATION (WTR) - registered program refers to the programs registered under the UTPRAS with the appropriate promulgated Training Regulations as basis for its registration.  TESDA Circular No.4, s. 2007- Omnibus Guidelines on Program Registration
New  TVET trainers issued  with NTT Certificate per year NATIONAL TVET TRAINING CERTIFICATE (NTTC) is a formal document issued to a trainer who is a holder of a National Certificate (NC) and a Trainers Methodology Certificate (TMC).  TESDA Circular No. 13, s. 2011, Guidelines on the Implementation of Competency Assessment and Certification of TVET Trainers for Levels I and II  
ISO 9001:2008 certification received/ sustained TESDA is a recipient of the esteemed ISO 9001:2008 certification and intends to sustain the certification specifically for program registration and assessment procedures.   
Intermediate Outcome 2:

Improved/intensified competency assessment and certification
No. of Workers assessed  The Competency Assessment and Certification program aims at assessing and certifying the competencies of the middle-level skilled workers through Philippine TVET Qualification and Certification System (PTQCS)  
No. of workers certified   
Percent increase in Certification Rate Certification Rate is the proportion (in percent) of persons who passed the national competency assessment to the total who took competency assessment for or within a given period.  
Intermediate Outcome 3:

Improved competence  and employability of TVET graduates
LMI system established/SFTCE reports Refers to the establishment of the Labor Market Information system where TVET stakeholders and policymakers will have access to information on the TVET skills and demand data that will serve as a valuable reference in generating sound decisions for TESD.  
Labor competency demand-supply mapping survey This is a survey on the magnitude of skills demand in the labor market that will be a useful reference in determining the TESD programs to ensure TVET programs are aligned to employment opportunities.  
No. of YP4SC availers YOUTH PROFILING FOR STARRING CAREER (YP4SC OR CAREER PROFILING) is an electronically delivered guidance program designed to help career seekers choose intelligently what course to pursue based on their abilities and occupational interests. The YP4SC is available electronically called e-Career Profiling which can be taken online (accessing a website) or offline (using uploaded profiling instrument in a personal computer).   
No. of employed TVET graduates monitored TVET graduates’ employment status is monitored through the TVET graduates tracking system in all TVET institutions. The reference period will cover 6 months to 1 year after graduation.  
Intermediate Outcome 4:

Improved equity and access to TVET 
No. of PESFA graduates increased This refers to the increase in number of graduates who availed of the Private Education Student Financial Assistance (PESFA) is a scholarship program that will afford education grants to deserving students in private post-secondary non-degree TVET courses in line with the skills requirements of the priority sectors identified in tine National Technical Education and Skills Development Plan; a financial assistance program for incoming freshmen enrolled in private schools in priority courses deemed necessary for national development.   
No. of TWSP scholars increased This refers to the increase in number of graduates who availed of the Training-for-Workshop Scholarship. The TWSP is directed to fill up the skills gaps and job requirements of priority industries and sectors with high employability rate, improve the reach of quality TVET to the grassroots and encourage technical-vocational institutions to offer programs in higher qualifications catering to in-demand industry requirements. This scholarship program entitles TWSP scholars to free training cost and assessment fee.  
No. of TVET enrollees increased This refers to the increase in the number of enrolment and graduates in TVET institutions offering programs recognized under the program registration system of TESDA.  
No. of TVET Graduates increased    
Percent increase of other TI graduates This refers to the percentage increase of graduates of Training Institutions (private TVET providers) other than the TESDA Technology Institutions  
Percent  increase of EBT graduates  monitored This refers to the percentage increase of graduates in Enterprise-based Training (EBT) program.  Enterprise-Based Programs are training program being implemented within companies/firms  
Percent increase of TBCTP  graduates are monitored This refers to the percentage increase of graduates in Technology-based Community Training Program (TBCTP). TBCTP is a program covering a full qualification or clusters of units of competencies conducted in the community by public or private TVET institution or sponsored by local government units, non-government organizations and other government agencies.  
Higher Education: Improved access to quality higher education
Intermediate Outcome 1:

Established/sustained quality assurance on HEIs 
No. of accredited programs of Higher Education Institutions increased Public and private HEIs are encouraged to submit for voluntary assessment and upgrading of program offerings through evaluation from accrediting agencies certified by the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP) to improve quality of education.  
No. of Programs monitored to conform with CHED standards Programs offered by public and private HEIs are regularly monitored to conform with CHED policies, standards and guidelines  
No. of the target number of  faculty with Master’s degree Increase of faculty with Master’s degree

Faculty members in the HEIs are required to have Master’s degrees in the discipline they are assigned to teach
   
No. of faculty with Doctorate degree increased Increase of faculty with Doctoral degree

Faculty members in the HEIs are encouraged to get or pursue advanced studies like Doctoral degrees in order to be most qualified to teach in the assigned discipline 
   
Intermediate Outcome 2:

Increased/broadened  access of economically and socially disadvantaged groups
No. of enrollees in all disciplines increased Increase of students enrolled in all academic disciplines  
No. of graduates in all disciplines increased Increase of student graduates in all academic disciplines  
No. of beneficiaries of Student Financial Assistance Programs (STUFAPs) in higher education increased

Traditional Grants / Scholarship
  - Congressional Grants
  - SNPLP Repayment Scheme
Increase of beneficiaries of Student Financial Assistance Programs    
No.  of Graduates  of Expanded  Tertiary  Education Equivalency  and Accreditation Program  (ETEEAP) Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP) is a comprehensive educational assessment program at the tertiary level that recognizes, accredits and gives equivalencies to knowledge, skills, attitudes and values gained by individuals from relevant work.  It is implemented through deputized higher education institutions that shall award the appropriate college degree.

Beneficiaries must be Filipinos who are at least high school graduates. They must have worked for at least five years in the field or industry related to the academic program they are obtaining an equivalency. They must also be able to show proof of proficiency, capability and thorough knowledge in the field applied for equivalency.
   
Intermediate Outcome 3:

Improved relevance of higher education and research
% of the faculty have undergone research Increase of faculty to have undergone research  
Regional University System in place (N.B. gradual implementation by year and by phase) The State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in Region X are planning of merging into a university system. The university system is an organized academic entity composed of separate but interrelated units. A single governing board is responsible for the formulation of system-wide policies and programs. A university system has its own system administration headed by a chief executive officer. Its function is to coordinate and integrate system-wide functions and activities. Each constituent unit has its own chief executive officer to whom broad powers are delegated by the governing board for the organization and operation of the constituent unit.