NEQMAP 2nd Annual Meeting

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NEQMAP 2nd Annual Meeting

One year after its establishment, the second annual meeting of the Network on Education Quality Monitoring in the Asia-Pacific (NEQMAP) was held on 31 March-1 April 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand, preceded by the 2nd NEQMAP Steering Group Meeting on 30 March. 

This annual network meeting presented the first opportunity for all current NEQMAP members to come together since the network’s launch. In addition to NEQMAP member institutions, delegates from non-member countries as well as international and regional partner organizations attended the meeting.

The meeting mainly focused on further discussion and exchange of ideas on the implementation of the network activities foreseen for the immediate future and beyond while exploring potential collaboration between existing NEQMAP members, expansion of membership and synergies with other initiatives and platforms.

Details of the Meeting

Date:

Steering Group Meeting: 30 March 2014 (Sunday)
Annual Meeting: 31 March - 1 April 2014 (Monday and Tuesday)

Venue:

Imperial Queen's Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Meeting Documents

 

Presentation files

 

Day 1

NEQMAP OVERVIEW

Ramya Vivekanandan Rodrigues, EPR Unit, UNESCO Bangkok

An Overview of NEQMAP

LEARNING ASSESSMENT AND ITS IMPLICATION FOR POLICY AND PRACTICE

Presenter:

Mollie Tobin, Research Officer, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Regional/comparative research study on how the results of large scale learning assessments are used and their impact on policy and practice

 CAPACITY BUILDING ON LEARNING ASSESSMENT

Ramya Vivekanandan Rodrigues, EPR Unit, UNESCO Bangkok

Report of the NEQMAP Secretariat on Activities -Capacity Building

 Panel members:

Suman Bhattacharjea, Research Director, ASER Centre/Pratham, India

Assessment Literacy

Esther Sui-chu Ho, Director, Hong Kong Centre for International Student Assessment, Hong Kong, China

Managing International Assessment: What we learn from PISA

Day 2

NATIONAL POLICIES, PROGRAMMES AND INSTRUMENTS FOR MEASURING/MONITORING LEARNING OUTCOMES:TOWARDS RESEARCH AND A KNOWLEDGE BASE 

Tserennadmid Nyamkhuu, EPR Unit, UNESCO Bangkok

Report of the NEQMAP Secretariat on Activities - Mapping study and Knowledge portal

 Panel members:

Aurélie Acoca, Assistant Programme Specialist, AIMS Unit,UNESCO Bangkok

Observatory of Learning Outcomes: Global Database and Catalogue

Ana Raivoce, Director, Secretariat of the Pacific Board for Educational Assessment (SPBEA), Fiji

Literacy and Numeracy Situation in the Pacific: Using Regional Instrument (PISNA)-Where are we and what does the evidence say?

Mohammad Ismail Khattab, Head of EMIS unit, Ministry of Education, Afghanistan

An Overview of Student Learning Assessment in Afghanistan

Panya Chanthavong, Deputy Director, Educational Standards and Quality Assurance Centre (ESQAC), Ministry of Education and Sports , Lao PDR

An Overview of Student Learning Assessment in Lao PDR

Bhojraj Sharma Kafle, Under Secretary, Education Review Office, Ministry of Education, Nepal

An Overview of Student Learning Assessment in Nepal

Krongthong Kairiree, Executive Board Member, The National Institute of Educational Testing Service (NIETS), Thailand

An Overview of Student Learning Assessment in Thailand

Nguyen Duc Minh, Director of Research Center, Vietnam Institute of Educational Reseach (VNIES)

An Overview of Student Learning Assessment in Vietnam

 ASSESSMENT OF TRANSVERSAL/21ST CENTURY SKILLS 

Ramya Vivekanandan Rodrigues, EPR Unit, UNESCO Bangkok

Report of the NEQMAP Secretariat on Activities -What do we know about assessment of transversal/21st century skills?

 Panel members:

Jyoti Bawani, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Education (IIE)

Transversal skills: Indian Perspective

Saba Saaed, Research Associate, Idara e Takeem o Agahi (ITA)/Centre for Education and Conciousness, Pakistan

21st Century Skills: Promoting creativity and innovation in the classroom

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