5.Curricula and Assessment

5.1 Personalized learning and curricula

5.1.1 How Korea reponds to Immigration and Cultural Diversity in Education: National Strategy to...

SpeakerName: Dr. Youngwha Kee, National Institute of Lifelong Learning, Republic of Korea Description: This presentation reviewed the policies Korea has enacted, which aim to address...

5.1.2 A New Dawn in Rural Thai Education

SpeakerName: Dr. Mechai Viravaidya, Thailand Description: This presentation addresses how ordinary schools can be turned around to serve as lifelong learning centers for out-of-school children,...

5.1.3 Democracy in the Montessori Curriculum: Citizens of Courage

SpeakerName: Ms. Amukta Mahapatra, SchoolScape Centre for Educators, India Description: Children need to experience democracy from an early age so as to become citizens of...

5.1.4 The Children Village School: A community nestled in the mountain

SpeakerName: Ms. Rajani Dhongchai, School Principal, Thailand Description: This presentation reviewed the educational components of the school, which include: (1) Home; (2) Production/Working unit; and...

5.1.5 FIRE Model: Innovating Instruction – VIDEO Presentation

SpeakerName: Mr. Buddy Berry, Superintendent, Eminence Independent Schools, USA Description: This presentation shared more details regarding the School on FIRE Model, which is already seeing...

5.1.6 The Arts & Learning

SpeakerName: Mrs. Solongo Sukhbaatar, English Teacher, Nalaikh non-formal lifelong learning center, Mongolia Description: This presentation reviewed the innovative initiatives and positive lessons learned from the...

5.2 Multi-grade teaching

5.2.1 Multi-grade Teaching and Multi-level Teaching (MGML): A review of innovations, issues of implementation...

SpeakerName: Prof. Manjula Vithanapathirana, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka Description: Multigrade and multi-level (MGML) teaching is addressed in this presentation, as MGML seeks to address...

5.2.2 Multi-grade Teaching in the Small Schools of Thailand

SpeakerName: Dr. Benjalug Namfa, Advisor, Office of the Basic Education Commission, Ministry of Education, Thailand Description: This presentation shared Thailand’s experience in addressing small school...

5.3 Multilingual education

5.3.1 Mainstreaming Mother-Tongue Based Multilingual Education in the Philippines: Initial Gains and Challenges

SpeakerName: Prof. Maria Mercedes Arzadon, Assistant Professor, College of Education, University of the Philippines-Diliman Campus Description: This presentation reviews the key features of MTBMLE implementation...

5.3.2 Mother-Tongue and Multi-Lingual Education in Bangladesh: The MTBMLE Programme of Save the Children

SpeakerName: Ms. Meherun Nahar, Save the Children, Bangladesh Description: This presentation shared that in November 2015, Save the Children conducted a school readiness analysis of...

5.3.3 One hour per week in the Mother Tongue can make a difference

SpeakerName: Ms. Alice Eastwood, Multilingual Education Specialist, SIL International, Indonesia Description: This presentation shared that from 2008-2015, the district departments of education, the local communities...

5.4 Standards and Assessment

5.4.1 Early Childhood Development Scales

SpeakerName: Ms. Silke Friesendorf, Communications Manager, Asia Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood (ARNEC), Singapore Description: This presentation shared the ways in which the East...

5.4.2 The Muktangan Model

SpeakerName: Ms. Elizabeth Mehta, Founder, Muktangan, India Description: In this presentation, the Muktangan system of student tracking and assessment was explained, as well as what...

5.4.3 The Southeast Asia Primary Learning Metric (SEA-PLM)

SpeakerName: Dr. Asmah Ahmad, Programme Officer II, Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Secretariat (SEAMEO Secretariat), Thailand Description: This presentation highlighted the unique features/innovations of...