SDO NAVOTAS SHARES ASSESSMENT MODEL TO SENATE, EDUC FORUM
SDO Navotas team, led by Dr. Alejandro G. Ibañez, shared its contextualized assessment framework to the members of the Senate Committee of Basic Education, chaired by Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on August 25, 2021. Usec. Nepomuceno Malaluan invited SDO Navotas to share its practices of policy operationalization to give the panel insights on how quality learning is assured in distance learning situation.
Joining Dr. Ibañez in the senate are Mrs. Fatima Corina R. Rivas, Kindergarten teacher in Bagumbayan Elementary School, Mrs; Jennie Vie R. Antonio, Grade 1 teacher in Navotas Elementary School Central; Ms. Rose Eden L. Cortez, Head Teacher in San Rafael Technological and Vocational High School; Ms. Wilfreza P. Balagosa, Principal of SRTVHS; Ms. Criselda Cimatu, SPED teacher in Kapitbahayan Elementary School and Dr. Marco D. Meduranda, EPS in English. Dr. Ibañez discussed the internal and external assessment measures embedded in SDO Navotas Contextualized Assessment Framework. Teachers discussed how this is carried out in every key stages. Dr. Meduranda highlighted the efforts of SDO Navotas to align assessment to PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) specially for Grades 8 and 9 learners as they will be the one to take the PISA test in 2022. Senator Gatchallian and Usec. Malaluan lauded SDO Navotas efforts in distance learning assessment.
Similarly, on September 09, 2021, SDO Navotas was invited again to share these practices in DepEd Educ Forum entitled Addressing the Challenge of Education Quality. The Educ Forum Series aims to serve as a platform to inform, discuss, and refine reform initiatives, and coordinate further action to address the challenge of education quality. The Dean of College of Education, UP Diliman, Dr. Jerome Buenviaje lauded SDO Navotas well-defined assessment framework of SDO Navotas. The team was able to address the questions which were given during the live Open Forum. Dr. Ibañez highlighted the participatory, authentic and systematic nature of SDO Navotas assessment framework.