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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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Professional development workshops held to support teachers to implement formative assessment in their classrooms

Louie Cagasan and Pam Robertson have been working with the Philippines Department of Education (DepEd) to develop professional development modules to support teachers to improve their use of formative assessment in the classroom. This work builds on the evidence base from previous studies which showed that classroom assessment in the Philippines is transforming to include greater recognition of student progress

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ACTRC holds its fourth Advisory Board meeting

ACTRC’s fourth Advisory Board meeting was held on 13 October 2017. Members of the ACTRC Advisory Board include representatives from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Australian Government, the Basic Education Sector Transformation, the Philippines Department of Education, the University of the Philippines, the University of Melbourne and stakeholder organisations SEAMEO, UNICEF and the Research Center for Teacher

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