Dates of Implementation: 7 to 9 June 2006
Partner Institution: UNESCO-International Bureau of Education (IBE) and the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education in Bangkok
- Look at and discuss the merits of the Resource Pack for application in the Philippine setting
- Promote the adoption/adaptation of appropriate curriculum change ideas and modules in the Resource Pack
- Build local capacity for curriculum change and renewal; and
- Form a multisectoral and multi-level network or community of practice to mobilize popular support for and facilitate the implementation of proposed curriculum changes.
The three-day seminar workshop is a response to the need to revise and update existing educational curricula to respond to profound and multifaceted changes occurring in the world today. In partnership with the International Bureau of Education (IBE) and the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education in Bangkok, the event aimed to gather the key sector and key actors of the Philippine Basic Education System and discuss the then-incoming shift and challenges to the existing basic education curriculum. The event also featured special lectures and panel presentations by leading local and foreign experts.