International cooperation in the field of education quality assessment

From March 18 to March 22,  a study visit to Moscow, supported by the World Bank, enabled delegations from  Armenia, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Tajikistan and Vietnam (consisting of these countries’ representatives from their Ministries of Education, Universities and National Assessment Centres) to get acquainted with Russian universities’ experience  in  the development of  graduate level programs…

Conducted a brainstorming workshop with the Mongolian National University of Education and MECSS

Conducted a brainstorming workshop with the Mongolian National University of Education (MNUE) and MECSS to develop strategies for improved pre-service teacher training on formative assessments for reading and math skills in the primary grades, with ongoing development of recommendations for options around material support to the MNUE and specific training needs of teaching faculty

Pre-tested the teacher training module for the national reading intervention and delivered training to master trainers

Pre-tested the teacher training module for the national reading intervention and delivered training to master trainers who will in turn train primary grade teachers in 108 schools. The master teacher training included two officials from MECSS, 30 provincial education officers, five staff members from the Institute of Teacher Professional Development (ITPD), and five staff members…

Completed the dissemination activities from the “South Asia Regional Conference on Using Large- Scale Assessments to Improve Teaching and Learning”

Completed the dissemination activities from the “South Asia Regional Conference on Using Large- Scale Assessments to Improve Teaching and Learning” workshop that was held in New Delhi in April 2018, including providing a feature story for the READ 2 newsletter and uploading conference materials on the READ 2 website

Conducted the workshops

Conducted a workshop for a group of 25 experts from Kyrgyz Academy of Education, Ministry of Education and Science, National Testing Center and Republic In-service Teacher Training Institution focusing on the current situation, the challenges of using educational assessment in decision making, and the roadmap for reaching education system goals Conducted a workshop for a…