Certification of learning: practical implications for learning institutions

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Certification of learning: practical implications for learning institutions. Su-Ann Oh Research consultant. How many people could potentially benefit?. What are the practical implications at the school level?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>Certification of learning: practical implications for learning institutionsSu-Ann OhResearch consultant</p></li><li><p>How many people could potentially benefit?</p><p>Residents0 to 5 years5 to 17 years0 to 17 years Karen camps 2007111489157123812253834 (48% of population)Karenni Camps 200720251318866839871 (49% of population)Migrants 20041-2m (est)271,500 - 362,000; 543,000 - 724,000 (30-40% of population)</p></li><li><p>What are the practical implications at the school level?</p><p>Practical implicationsSchools in refugee campsMigrant schools in Thai townsThai schools Adult learningTeachersAble to cope with teaching curriculum? Teaching for exams? At the moment not good at assessing student performance</p><p>Need trainingAble to cope with teaching curriculum? Teaching for exams? At the moment not good at assessing student performanceNeed trainingNeed to be able to cope with students with different needs and to manage student integration</p><p>Need trainingThai teachers teaching ThaiNight school teachers able to cope? Vocational and other training? Need trainingResettlement Constant teacher turnover Can we have Thai teachers come into camp? Or even better have students bussed to Thai schools?Turnover? Can we have Thai teachers come into migrant schools? Or even better have students bussed to Thai schools?Teacher population relatively stable ResettlementLanguageKaren in Karen camps, Burmese in Karenni campsExams in English/Karen/Burmese/Thai?Mixture of languages </p><p>Which language?ThaiThai, Karen/Burmese?Curriculum and textbooksKED and KnED approved curriculaCurrently using a range of curricula and textbooks; current efforts to standardizeThai curriculumThai curriculum, KED and KnED approved curriculaAssessment</p><p>Where, when, cost, feesAll KED schools have examinations for KG to standard 10 at least for mid-term and final. There are also standard board exams for standard 4 and 7. Continuous assessment?A mixtureStudents need to pass the NET (National Educational Test) to graduate to the next level. After the sixth year of high school, they take The O-NET (Ordinary National Educational Test) and A-NET (Advanced National Educational Test). No exams, KED exams</p><p>Recognition of prior learning?ProgressionHigher education possible?Higher education possible?Higher education possible?Higher education possible?InfrastructureScience labs needed?Science labs needed?Not all villages/towns have all levels of schooling</p></li></ul>