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ACTRC holds translation workshops

ACTRC held two translation workshops on October 5 and 6, 2019 at the University of the Philippines, Diliman. This was part of  preparations for the anticipated data collection activities for the Baseline Study on Language Match and Teacher Assignment in Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). Instruments that were originally developed by the team in English were translated into

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ACTRC holds curriculum review workshop

ACTRC conducted a workshop to review the Department of Education Basic Education Curriculum. This activity was held from February 18-22, 2019 at the University Hotel, University of the Philippines Diliman. Participants for this activity included curriculum experts from the DepEd Bureau of Curriculum Development, and DepEd and UP Integrated School school heads and teachers.  

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ACTRC holds Advisory Board meeting

ACTRC held its Advisory Board meeting on 21 February 2019 at the Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas. Members of the board included representatives from the Philippines Department of Education, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Australian Government, University of the Philippines Center for Integrative and Development Studies (CIDS), Basic Education Sector Transformation (BEST), and SEAMEO INNOTECH.

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ACTRC Holds Conference on Learning Progressions and Formative Assessment

The Assessment, Curriculum and Technology Research Centre held a regional conference on October 22, 2018 at the University of the Philippines Cebu, Cebu City.  This was attended by elementary and secondary school teachers of math and science, school heads, and officials from division and regional offices of the Department of Education, as well as representatives from teacher education institutions, local

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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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