Monthly Archives: November 2014

LearnARMM : Educator feedback sessions

On 3-4 November, ACTRC researchers met with teachers and education personnel in Lanao del Sur and Maguindanao to provide feedback on the testing of 4,265 Kinder and Grade 1 students. The researchers outlined the developmental framework that underpins the Centre’s approach to assessment, explaining how the LearnARMM tests of literacy and numeracy were constructed and how they relate to the

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ACTRC researchers presented five papers at the International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education held at the National Institute of Science and Mathematics Education Development, UP Diliman, 28-30 October 2014. Centre Director Dr Esther Care presented a plenary paper, ‘Perspectives on Assessment,’ in which she focused on a “spirit of inquiry”. She showed how consideration of research results from large

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21st Century Skills in the Philippines

ACTRC has commenced work focusing on 21st century skills in the Philippines. The Centre will be working in partnership with the Philippine Department of Education through its National Educational Testing and Research Center (NETRC) to investigate the place of these skills and their implementation in the Philippines’ curriculum. To read more about this work please see the new project page.

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