K to 12 PLUS Project: Implementation of tracer studies

Mainlevel’s contribution

After having supported the project with the establishment of a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system, we are currently completing the first tracer study for the K to 12 PLUS Project. With a highly participatory approach throughout all its steps, the assignment’s activities include (but are not limited to):

  • Designing the approach for the tracer studies, including the development of questionnaires taking into account the internal and external validity of the overall survey design;
  • Conducting focus group discussions to identify and verify suitable questions;
  • Implementing the tracer study, including data collection, data analysis, quality assurance, reporting and presentation of results;
  • Compilation of a tracer study manual, to foster capacity building and ensure sustainability; and
  • Delivering training to the staff of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Education and project staff.


Background information

The K-to-12 PLUS project is a large multi-stakeholder initiative aiming at increasing employment and income of Filipino youth and their families, and matching the needs of companies for mid- to high level qualified employees. K to 12 PLUS is a concerted effort to utilize the comparative advantages of the respective partners by linking private sector and development cooperation competencies and interests to create added value for economic and social development in the Philippines.



Education and youth promotion


Germany, Philippines

Contract period

May 2017 to November 2018

Digitalisation, Monitoring, Research and studies
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