PHILSSA and AKKMA Sign Up as Citizen Auditors
Representatives from PHILSSA and AKKMA attended the training on Citizen Participatory Audit (CPA) of DepEd School buildings conducted by the Commission on Audit (COA) last September 23-25 in Quezon City. They will be part of the two CPA teams composed of COA and CSO representatives who will conduct the audit. The teams will be deployed in randomly selected 158 public schools in Metro Manila from October to November to check the compliance of school buildings with the project contract specifications. The citizen auditors will also conduct focus group discussions with the students of the schools to gather their feedback regarding the learning environment in their schools. The compliance of the school buildings with accessibility provisions will also be checked.