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ACTRC provides technical assistance to DepEd for curriculum improvement

ACTRC is providing the Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) technical assistance as they develop a streamlined K to 12 curriculum to be released in 2022. The collaboration began at the start of 2020 and is expected to continue until mid-2022. The technical assistance draws on the findings of the Curriculum Review Project and connects DepEd with international curriculum experts for

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ACTRC completes 2-year curriculum review for DepEd

The ACTRC, in partnership with DepEd, has recently completed a comprehensive review of the K-12 curriculum, a major education reform that was started in 2012. The need to undertake a review was flagged at the time of the curriculum introduction, and as with the introduction of all new systems, review is essential to address problems that can emerge.  ACTRC acknowledges DepEd’s proactive role

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ACTRC trains DepEd NCR supervisors on building assessment competence

ACTRC recently delivered online professional development modules on Building Assessment Competence for DepEd National Capital Region (NCR) Region, Division, and District Supervisors. A total of six training sessions were conducted on September 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, and 18 via Zoom. Each of the modules covered important topics about classroom assessment purposes and process, including assessment planning, collecting evidence, interpreting

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ACTRC holds teachers’ training on basic video production

In collaboration with the Department of Education (DepEd) Bureau of Learning Delivery (BLD) and Bureau of Learning Resources (BLR), as well as the UP College of Education, ACTRC conducted an online teachers’ training on basic video production on July 15 to 31, 2020. The training was part of the preparations for DepEd’s shift to distance learning amid the coronavirus disease

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Article on Formative Assessment published

Educational Assessment, a journal released by Taylor and Francis Group, recently published the article Developing a Formative Assessment Protocol to Examine Formative Assessment Practices in the Philippines. This was written by ACTRC Research Officer Louie Cagasan, Founding Director Dr Esther Care, and Research Fellows Pam Robertson and Dr Rebekah Luo. It was based on the Formative Assessment Phase 2 project

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ACTRC trains Test Administrators for the BARMM Baseline Study

ACTRC has trained a total of 45 Test Administrators (TA) who will visit schools within the Bangsamoro Administrative Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to collect data for the Baseline Study on Language Match and Teacher Assignment in BARMM. ACTRC has partnered with local organisations to assist in the recruitment of personnel and coordination of data gathering activities in the different

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