Planning and Research Section leads in the crafting of the Division Education Development Plan (DEDP) and assist the schools in the preparation of the School Improvement Plan (SIP), the Annual Improvement Plan (AIP) and the Annual Procurement Plan (APP). Planning and Research also generates and disseminates timely,accurate, and relevant basic education statistics and prepares the Division research agenda based on Basic Education Research Fund (BERF) standard and oversee its implementation.