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Title: Systemic Corruption and the Programme on Basic Education in the Philippine Department of Education
Contributor(s): Reyes, Vicente (author)
Publication Date: 2009
DOI: 10.1177/0169796X0902500404
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Abstract: This article contextualizes 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 and disabling elements of successful implementation.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Journal of Developing Societies, 25(4), p. 481-510
Publisher: Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd
Place of Publication: India
ISSN: 1745-2546
Field of Research (FOR): 130302 Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education
160607 International Relations
130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
930203 Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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