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ACTRC represented at NEQMAP Annual General Meeting

Professor Esther Care attended the Annual General Meeting of the Network on Education Quality Monitoring in the Asia-Pacific (NEQMAP), with many friends of ACTRC, including Gretchen Cordero of the Bureau of Educational Assessment, Philippines Department of Education, and Ethel Valenzuela of SEAMEO (pictured together to the left, front row). NEQMAP has become a model for the establishment of other education

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ACTRC participates in training workshop on assessment and research

On 28 June, ACTRC researchers Louie Cagasan Jr, Joesal Marabe and Claire Scoular acted as resource persons in a training workshop in Ilocos Norte with the Philippines Department of Education’s Bureau of Educational Assessment (BEA). ACTRC works with BEA to build capacity in assessment and research to strengthen their K to 12 program. In the Ilocos Norte workshops, Claire Scoular

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Research Forum on Formative Assessment and Science Curriculum Projects

A joint research forum was held at the University of the Philippines’ (UP) College of Education on 6 September 2016 to disseminate the findings of two ACTRC research projects: the Formative Assessment Project and the Science Curriculum Project. The forum was attended by over 130 delegates, including DepEd teachers, education students from public and private universities, and representatives of other

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Register for the ACTRC Research Forum

ACTRC will hold a research forum on 6 September 2016 at the UP Diliman College of Education, 9:00 am – 12:00 nn. The forum aims to disseminate relevant research findings on Formative Assessment and Progress of Students through the Science Curriculum. To join this free event, please register here. Thank you.

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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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Delegates from the Government of Nepal and USAID Early Grade Reading Program visit ACTRC

A delegation from the Government of Nepal’s Early Grade Reading Program visited the Assessment, Curriculum and Technology Research Centre on 29 September 2015. The delegation was composed of a number of delegates from the Nepal Ministry of Education and USAID Nepal. They were particularly interested to hear about the research activities of the Centre in tracking mother tongue based-multilingual education

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