Request for Expressions of Interest on the Conduct of Qualitative Evaluation of the Contribution of BEST Activities to Higher Level Program Outcomes



Cardno Emerging Market, through the Basic Education Sector Transformation (BEST) Program is seeking expressions of interest from experienced professionals (individuals and companies) on the Conduct of Qualitative Evaluation of the Contribution of BEST Activities to Higher Level Program Outcomes 

The Basic Education Sector Transformation (BEST) Program is a partnership between the Governments of the Philippines and Australia. The Goal is for girls and boys to have competencies and skill to make an increased contribution to economic growth and stability in the Philippines. BEST objectives will contribute to improved quality of education outcomes in the Philippines; more equitable access of all people at all levels of education in the Philippines; and better education governance.

BEST works closely with the Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) and its implementing partners to improve the quality of teachers, curriculum and assessment, learning materials and education facilities; and to strengthen DepEd's capacity to improve quality, effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery.

Expressions of Interest for the conduct of qualitative and quantitative evaluation of the contribution to higher level program outcomes of activities in the following areas are required.

  • Pre-service teacher development;
  • In-service teacher development;
  • Educational leadership and management;
  • Curriculum and assessment;
  • Gender equity, disability, & social inclusion;
  • Policy, planning & evidence-base decision making;
  • Unified Information System; and
  • Human resource and organisational development

The BEST Program Basic Information package (including program theory of change and results framework) Instruction can be downloadable here.

Expressions of Interest must be submitted to: or to BEST Program Office, Unit 14D, 14th Floor, Marco Polo Business Office, Sapphire Road, Ortigas, Pasig City 1605 Philippines on or before close of business Tuesday 31 July 2018.

Interested parties may obtain further information at

Pre-qualification will be in accordance with the principles set out in the Commonwealth's Procurement Rules (downloadable at and BEST Program Procurement Manual (downloadable at