Dr Romylyn A. Metila is an Associate Professor at the Language Education Area of the College of Education, University of the Philippines-Diliman. She completed her doctoral degree in Language Education at the same institution. In 2019, she was invited as a language expert or consultant for several Department of Education (DepEd) workshops on language policy. She was also part of the team that reviewed the Grade 7-9 K to 12 English Curriculum. She also served as an English Curriculum consultant for the Philippine Science High School. In research, Rom is particularly interested in code-switching, language teaching methods, translanguaging, multilingual education, and language planning and policy. She was part of the Assessment, Curriculum, and Technology Research Centre (ACTRC) multiphase study, Understanding Best Practices in MTB-MLE in the Philippines (2013-2017), Review of Component 1 of the Learning, Equity and Accountability Program Support (LEAPS) Project, commissioned by World Bank (2017), and the Baseline Study on Language Match and Teacher Assignment in BARMM (2020). Her dissertation is about the design of a context-based MTB-MLE evaluation model.