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

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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 the SEA-PLM, most notably, the SEA-PLM is: (1) The only assessment at the regional scale designed to measure progress in relation to the values and curricula of the SEA region; (2) The only assessment in the region to date to assess the foundations of global citizenship; (3) The first assessment in the world to assess the writing across scripts and languages; and (4) The framework is developed by analyzing curricula from all eleven SEAMEO Member Countries. Furthermore, this presentation described how SEA-PLM is a product of collaborative efforts with member countries; effects capacity-building efforts; builds on international best practices; and can serve as a point of reference for curriculum and review at the primary level.