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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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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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