The University of the Philippines National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (UP NISMED), in cooperation with the Department of Education will hold the National Seminar-Workshop in Science and Mathematics Education with the theme Nurturing Young Minds to Build their Future: Opportunities for Science and Mathematics Education in the K+12 Curriculumon October 26-28, 2011 at UP NISMED, Diliman, Quezon City.
The seminar-workshop will feature plenary and parallel presentations and sharing of experiences that aims to:
- familiarize teachers, teacher educators, and school administrators with the K+12 curriculum framework with focus on science and mathematics;
- elicit feedback on various features of the curriculum in science and mathematics lessons in relation to content, instructional materials, teaching learning approaches, and assessment;
- provide a venue for participants to exchange effective/relevant strategies in implementing curricular reforms in their classes.
- launch the Philippine science and mathematics online community of learners to support continuing professional development, curriculum development, and research.
The participants to the seminar-workshop are elementary and high school science and mathematics teachers from public and private schools, teacher educators, and school administrators nationwide.
A registration fee of Php5,000.00 per participant is inclusive of seminar-workshop handouts (e.g. science and mathematics curriculum frameworks, sample activities spiraled across grade/year levels with performance indicators and concept maps that show connections) preloaded in a USB drive, seminar-workshop t-shirt and bag, three (3) lunches and six (6) snacks. The fee may be charged against local funds, local school board funds and other sources subject to the usual accounting and auditing rules and regulations.
The participants will shoulder and make arrangements for their own board and lodging.
For registration details and further information/queries, please contact UP NISMED at (02) 9283545, 9281563 ext. 212, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or visitwww.nismed.upd.edu.ph.