The report is divided into several parts. Part I outlines the research objectives, design and methodology of the study. Part II describes the structure, policies and programmes of the Philippine educational system. Part III describes the socio-demographic and economic characteristics of working children/child labourers. Part IV describes the school policies and practices that undermine and/or support the schooling of working children/child labourers while Part V links the macro education policies and micro education practices, highlighting the barriers to implementation of education policies.
Porio, E., Fernan, M., & Crisol, C. (2002). An assessment of education and the worst forms of child labour: How do education policies and programmes work (or not work) for children?. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University.