VISION – To provide evidence-based policy advice for strengthening teacher quality

MISSION – To conduct high-impact, applied research directed at strengthening teacher quality

OBJECTIVES – To assist in the implementation of the K to 12 Reform by providing nationally consistent policy advice focused on:

  • Pre-Service Teacher Growth and Development
  • In-service Teacher Professional Growth and Development
  • Teacher and Teacher Educator Subject and Academic Renewal


  • Engage collaboratively with government education agencies notably the Department of Education (DepEd), the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), and the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)
  • Establish links and networks with the education profession, business and other key stakeholder
  • Conduct applied research on teacher quality at an internationally recognized level
  • Disseminate research findings and related policy recommendations by:
    – conducting international and national summits and conferences
    – publishing technical reports, position papers and research articles
    – managing a website dedicated to strengthening teacher quality
  • Support a culture in the education profession for applied policy relevant research