Tag Archives: Longitudinal Study of Learning Achievement of Students in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (LearnARMM)

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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BRAC Philippines and DepEd-ARMM National Research Forum: Catching Up on Education via the Alternative Delivery Model

ACTRC’s Dr Esther Care and Dr Eufracio Abaya presented on the Longitudinal Study of Learning Achievement of Students in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (LearnARMM) at the BRAC Philippines and DepEd-ARMM National Research Forum: Catching Up on Education via the Alternative Delivery Model held on September 1, 2015. The forum focussed on sharing the findings of a number of

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ACTRC Research Forum

Around 400 students, teachers, education specialists, researchers, and other stakeholders attended a Research Forum organized by the Assessment, Curriculum and Technology Research Centre on July 18, 2015. It was held at the NISMED Auditorium, University of the Philippines Diliman. The event disseminated research findings from studies conducted by the Assessment, Curriculum and Technology Research Centre in the field of education.

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LearnARMM team contributes to UNICEF early childhood study

Photo of harmonisers work on the Cebuano version of LearnARMM tools

The LearnARMM suite of assessment instruments will be used as part of a UNICEF longitudinal study tracking the learning experience and performance of kindergarten students through to grade 2. ACTRC is currently halfway through the LearnARMM study examining how learning achievement unfolds in different contexts within the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao. The LearnARMM team is pleased to contribute to this

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LearnARMM Test Development Workshops

Photo of Participants from the LearnARMM Test Development Workshops

The LearnARMM Test Development team held test development workshops in early May focussed on the development of grade 3 and grade 4 tests for reading comprehension, numeracy and science. Melissa Digo and Xerxes de Castro of ACTRC, and Masa Pavlovic and Judy Crigan from the Assessment Research Centre, University of Melbourne facilitated the workshops. Content specialists from the University of

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LearnARMM : Educator feedback sessions

On 3-4 November, ACTRC researchers met with teachers and education personnel in Lanao del Sur and Maguindanao to provide feedback on the testing of 4,265 Kinder and Grade 1 students. The researchers outlined the developmental framework that underpins the Centre’s approach to assessment, explaining how the LearnARMM tests of literacy and numeracy were constructed and how they relate to the

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