Socioeconomic Conditions of the Bachelor of Secondary Education Graduates: A Tracer Study


  • Philner P. Salindo Negros Oriental State University - Guihulngan Campus
  • June Keziah B. Salindo Negros Oriental State University - Guihulngan Campus


Northern Negros, socioeconomic condition social science, tracer study


Graduates are the evidence of the worth of an academic program and the value of Higher Education Institutions. Through a tracer study, this paper examines the socioeconomic conditions of 92 graduates of the State University identified using purposive sampling in Northern Negros from 2015 to 2020. The study used a cross-sectional method with CHED Graduate Tracer Study as an instrument. The data was collected through survey and was analyzed using descriptive statistics. It employed the Social System Theory to assess the mandates of the HEIs to deliver quality education. The graduates have passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers and landed permanent jobs. The graduates' family income increased, and their alma mater contributed to their holistic development, contributing to the sustainability of SDG 4 of UNESCO 2030 and AmBisyon 2040. Tracer studies can be used to examine the socioeconomic conditions of graduates as a framework that goes beyond employability, competency, program, and curriculum development. It is suggested that this framework be replicated.


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Salindo, P., & Salindo, J. K. (2023). Socioeconomic Conditions of the Bachelor of Secondary Education Graduates: A Tracer Study. Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Journal (APHERJ), 10(1). Retrieved from