Professional development workshops held to support teachers to implement formative assessment in their classrooms

Louie Cagasan and Pam Robertson have been working with the Philippines Department of Education (DepEd) to develop professional development modules to support teachers to improve their use of formative assessment in the classroom. This work builds on the evidence base from previous studies which showed that classroom assessment in the Philippines is transforming to include greater recognition of student progress

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ACTRC holds its fourth Advisory Board meeting

ACTRC’s fourth Advisory Board meeting was held on 13 October 2017. Members of the ACTRC Advisory Board include representatives from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Australian Government, the Basic Education Sector Transformation, the Philippines Department of Education, the University of the Philippines, the University of Melbourne and stakeholder organisations SEAMEO, UNICEF and the Research Center for Teacher

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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 participates in training workshop on assessment and research

On 28 June, ACTRC researchers Louie Cagasan Jr, Joesal Marabe and Claire Scoular acted as resource persons in a training workshop in Ilocos Norte with the Philippines Department of Education’s Bureau of Educational Assessment (BEA). ACTRC works with BEA to build capacity in assessment and research to strengthen their K to 12 program. In the Ilocos Norte workshops, Claire Scoular

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