Category Archives: MTB-MLE

ACTRC Researcher Presents at the Department of Education’s MTB-MLE Conference

ACTRC Research Officer, Lea Angela Pradilla, delivered a plenary presentation at the Department of Education’s First National MTB-MLE Conference in Mariveles, Bataan, on 2-4 August, 2017. The conference was attended by over 400 Department of Education (DepEd) directors, supervisors, school administrators and teachers from across the country. The presentation, ‘Investigating MTB-MLE in the Philippines: Realities, Implications and Points Forward,’ discussed

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ACTRC’s MTB-MLE Team Presents Findings at the 5th International Conference on Language and Education

Dr Romylyn Metila represented ACTRC’s MTB-MLE team at the 5th International Conference on Language and Education, held in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 19-21, 2016. The theme of the conference was Sustainable Development through Multilingual Education. Dr Metila presented a paper entitled Embracing Linguistic Diversity in Mother Tongue Education: The Case of the Philippines.

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Article published in special issue of The Asia Pacific Education Researcher

The ACTRC MTB-MLE team has published an article in a special issue of The Asia Pacific Education Researcher. The article, The Challenge of Implementing Mother Tongue Education in Linguistically Diverse Contexts: The Case of the Philippines, is based on findings from Phase 2 of the ongoing multiphase study Understanding Best Practices in MTB-MLE in the Philippines. The article presents the various innovations that Philippine educators have

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ACTRC researcher shares findings at MTB-MLE workshop

ACTRC researcher, Dr Romylyn Metila, gave a presentation at a protocol development workshop on contextualisation of mother tongue-based teaching learning materials in Mandaluyong, 3-5 May, 2016. The workshop, hosted by DepEd and Save the Children, outlined the processes for contextualisation of teaching learning materials in the mother tongue, described the standards, guidelines, tools and focal points for each process, and

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ACTRC MTB-MLE team presents its research at historic International Conference on Language Policy in Multicultural and Multilingual Settings, in Mandalay, Myanmar.

Members of the ACTRC MTB-MLE team were involved in a ground-breaking conference on language policy and issues in Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma) from 8 to 11 February 2016. The conference was largely planned by Professor Joe Lo Bianco of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education of the University of Melbourne, who was also involved in presentations on work he has been

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MTB-MLE Stakeholders Forum Caps Third Phase of ACTRC’S MTB-MLE Study

The second Stakeholders Forum for the study, Understanding Best Practices in MTB-MLE (Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education) in the Philippines, was held last July 20, 2015 at the Function Room of the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at UP Diliman. The event presented the results and findings for the second and third phases of the study to representatives of

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