Monthly Archives: November 2015

Assessment of Transversal Competencies in the Asia-Pacific

An orientation meeting was held last week for the regional study on ‘Assessment of Transversal Competencies in the Asia Pacific’. The study has been convened by UNESCO Bangkok’s Network on Education Quality Monitoring in the Asia-Pacific (NEQMAP) and involves nine countries of the Asia Pacific, including the Philippines. The study will explore different approaches or practices that countries and jurisdictions

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Large scale assessment in the context of teacher education in the K to 12 reforms

Dr Esther Care, ACTRC Co-Director, was an invited speaker on large-scale assessment at the 12th National Convention for the United Professionals for the Development and Advancement of Teacher Education Conference (PATEF-UPDATE), held in cooperation with the Philippine Normal University, Philippine National Research Center for Teacher Quality (RCTQ) in Manila on October 22-24. The conference theme was ‘Teacher Education in the K to 12

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Philippine Association for Teachers and Educators (PAFTE) Annual Conference

The Philippine Association for Teachers and Educators (PAFTE) held its 44th Annual and Fifth International Convention with the theme Building Capacity for Meaningful and Mastery Learning on October 15 – 17, 2015 at Iloilo City, Philippines. Dr Esther Care, ACTRC Co-Director, was an invited keynote speaker and presented to the audience of over 650 attendees on the use of assessment

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