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Overview

The Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Grants shall cover the capacity-building of HEI personnel through the creation of interventions with research basis for enhanced instruction.

Key Outcomes

  • Provide capacity-building initiatives based on the arising professional needs of teaching and non-teaching personnel
  • Provide accessible opportunities in training and/or materials development
  • Contribute to the body of knowledge in education by generating responses to content and instruction gaps

Grant Principles

RECPE_Website_Principles_1Research-driven
RECPE_Website_Principles_2Oriented towards capacity-building and development
RECPE_Website_Principles_3Responsive, innovative, and sustainable
RECPE_Website_Principles_4Service-oriented

Framework

Grant Platforms

Intervention Types

Based on action-research framework focusing on the development and implementation of research-based interventions, and the documentation and diffusion of these activities as contributions to the body of scientific knowledge.
  • Content Knowledge and Pedagogy
  • Technological Integration
  • Teaching Innovation
  • Leadership and Management
  • Academic Support Services
  • Research and Extension Capacity Building
  • Trainings and Workshops
    • Trainings and/or Workshops
    • Short Courses
    • Non-Degree Certificate or Diploma Programs
    • Materials Development
  • Teaching Guides
    • Learning Guides
    • Audio-visual materials
    • Web-based applications
    • Models, prototypes, robotics, electronic/ mechanical devices etc.

 

Grant Types

Research for Personnel Development Interventions (RPDI)

Implementation of Personnel Development Interventions (IPDI)

Full research cycle that has the Research, Intervention, and Diffusion components. Characterized by the following:

  • Relevant research question
  • Strong research component
  • A well-written Research Paper with a strong Data Analysis
  • Contextualized intervention program
  • Detailed technical report and presentation
  • Comprehensive Dissemination Plan
RECPE_Website_RDPI Half research cycle that has the Research, Intervention, and Diffusion components. Characterized by the following:

  • Existing comprehensive body of research
  • Contextualized intervention program
  • Detailed technical report and presentation
  • Comprehensive Dissemination Plan
RECPE_Website_IDPI

 

Eligibility

Scope

  • The CPE Grants are open to all SUCs, LUCs, and non-stock, non-profit private HEIs (PHEIs)
  • Proposals may be submitted by single HEIs, HEIs in a partnership, or HEIs in a consortia.
  • For HEIs in partnership or consortia, a Lead HEI shall be identified
  • HEIs may partner with reputable non-HEI partners in the development and the delivery of the RECPE Grants; provided, that these partners will not receive any of the financial privileges as specified in this policy. Additional funding provided by the partner shall be seen as favorable to the proposal.

The Commission gives priority to a consortium that includes a Lead HEI with a COE/COD and at least one (1) SUC/LUC/PHEI that has/is an aspiring COE/COD in the relevant discipline of the proposed research.

For Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)

Lead HEI Eligibility
  • Must be a CHED-recognized HEI;
  • Will able to fulfill the Terms and Conditions of the grant;
  • Is able to constitute a team of personnel that fulfill the eligibility criteria
  • Has a functioning University Research Board (URB) and/or Institutional Research Council (IRC);
  • COE/COD for at least one discipline relevant to the proposal OR at least Level III Accreditation in program relevant to proposal OR is endorsed by the Technical Panel or Technical Committee in the discipline relevant to the proposal; and
  • Preferably willing to mentor an aspiring COE or COD institution
Member HEI Eligibility
  • Must be a CHED-Recognized HEI;
  • Must include team members who are in the discipline/s included in the proposal; and
  • Preferably aspiring COD in the discipline/s included in the proposal.

Team Compositions

Team Lead Eligibility
  • Filipino Citizen;
  • Higher education teaching or non-teaching personnel;
  • Has a masters or doctorate degree in the field/subject relevant to the research;
  • In good health, of good moral character, and demonstrates a record of sound ethical practice in research;
  • Demonstrates a strong academic and professional record;
  • Preferably has managed at least two (2) research projects as Project Leader/ Research Team Leader; and/or
  • Preferably has a published a refereed research paper in a CHED-accredited or internationally-indexed publication or reputable peer-reviewed journal, or have presented their research work in a reputable conference, or similar either as sole or co-author, in the last five (5) years.
Team Members Eligibility
  • Filipino Citizen;
  • Higher education teaching or non-teaching personnel;
  • Has a masters or doctorate degree in the field/subject relevant to the proposal;
  • In good health, of good moral character, and demonstrates a record of sound ethical practice;
  • Demonstrates a strong academic and professional record;
  • Must not have been convicted of any crime involving moral turpitude;
Lead Researcher Eligibility (For RPDI Only)
  • Has a masters or doctorate degree in the field/subject relevant to the research;
  • Demonstrates a strong academic and professional record, with emphasis on research;
  • Preferably has completed at least two (2) research projects, while being designated as Program / Project Leader; and
  • Preferably has published a refereed research paper in a CHED-accredited or internationally indexed journal, either as a sole or co-author, within the last five (5) years.
Other Leads

Lead Instructor Eligibility (For Training/Workshop)

  • Has a masters or doctorate degree in the field / subject relevant to the research;
  • Has participated as an organizing member of at least five (5) trainings / workshops / seminars / course in the discipline/s relevant to the discipline, or has conducted at least one (1) training / workshop / seminar / course in the discipline/s relevant to the research.

Lead Materials Developer Eligibility (For Materials Development)

  • Has a masters or doctorate degree in the field/subject relevant to the research;
  • Has participated in at least five (5) projects for the development of learning and/or teaching materials in the discipline relevant to the research

Target Participants / Beneficiaries
The beneficiaries of the CPE grants must be personnel from other HEIs and SHS teachers from HEIs offering SHS.

Duration
Maximum duration of twenty-four (24) months for RPDI and twelve (12) months for IPDI

Funding Support
Funding support is on a proposal basis provided that it is written in the WFP

Administrative Costs
Maximum of 5%

Intellectual Property
Creative Commons Attribution, Non-Commercial, No Derivatives (CC-BY-NC-ND) license

 

Application Procedure

  1. Download and accomplish the following required documents:

    • Project Proposal Template
    • Work and Financial Plan
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Gantt Chart

     

  2. Fill up the application form.

     

  3. Submit the hard copy of the proposal to the CHED Central Office:

    CHED K to 12 Transition Program Management Unit
    1/F, Commission on Higher Education, HEDC Building
    CP Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City 1101

Application documents and complete application process will be posted on this page on October 13, Friday.

Further communication may be coursed though k12.cpegrants@ched.gov.ph.