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Knowledge Bank

Knowledge Bank

Develops an online repository of data, information, materials and references on public sector productivity including a database on experts.

Knowledge Bank

Innovation Laboratory

Provides a venue to stimulate strategic thinking and innovation, understand, experiment and obtain first-hand experience in applying new solutions...

Knowledge Bank

Capability Development

Implements capability programs aimed to develop and hone competencies on productivity methods, tools and techniques as applied in the public sector.

Knowledge Bank

Research Program

Conducts focused studies on contemporary and emerging trends, assessment of productivity performance, best practices...

About Us

In 2015, the Philippines was designated by the Asian Productivity Organization as the Center of Excellence on Public Sector Productivity to advance the productivity movement in the Asia and Pacific.

Our History

The COE-PSP was established to address the need to generate more awareness and interest in public sector productivity in the region.

COE-PSP Framework

The COE-PSP framework provides a common understanding among APO member countries and emphasizes key principles that are vital in achieving public-sector productivity.

COE-PSP Pillars

The COE-PSP initiates, plans, and undertakes activities in accordance with its four pillars.


Government Best Practice Recognition 2019 (CALL FOR ENTRIES)

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BACKGROUND The Government Best Practice Recognition (GBPR) is an initiative of the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) to promote and showcase outstanding and innovative practices demonstrated by the public sector organizations. It is one of the Academy’s strategy responses to the rising call for public sector organizations to further enhance the quality of service Read More

DAP hosts 61st APO Governing Body Meeting

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  The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) hosted the 61st Governing Body Meeting (GBM) of the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) last April 10-12 at the Manila Marriott Hotel, with a total of 55 delegates in attendance, comprising of APO Directors, Alternate Directors, and Advisers from the 19 member economies of the APO’s supreme body Read More