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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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ACTRC and Philippines represented at UNESCO-APEID conference

Representatives from ACTRC and the Philippines Department of Education gave presentations at the 18th International Conference of UNESCO’s Asia-Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID), held in Bangkok on 26-28 October 2016. At a plenary session, Dina Ocampo, Undersecretary for Curriculum and Instruction, spoke on Reforms and Transitions in Basic Education in the Philippines, outlining the K–12 reform and

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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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LearnARMM Policy Forum Report Released

A research forum on the LearnARMM project was held at the Australian Embassy in Makati, Manila, on 8 September 2016. The forum was hosted by Embassy staff and attended by educators from Mindanao and Manila, including academics from ARMM and representatives of DepEd ARMM, BRAC, partner NGOs, SEAMEO INNOTECH, USAID and the University of the Philippines. The main point to emerge

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ACTRC Researcher Presents on Formative Assessment at International Conference

On 22 September 2016, ACTRC Research Officer, Louie Cagasan, represented the Formative Assessment Project team in the international conference on Research and Innovation in Classroom Assessment: International Perspectives organised by Learning Sciences Institute Australia, Australian Catholic University. This year’s conference theme, Research and Innovation Education Practices that Support Quality Classroom Assessment, provided an opportunity to make the presentation, entitled A

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