Community Data-Driven Decision Making in Education Workshop. Manila, May 24 – 26, 2011. Purposes of Workshop. To promote data-driven education decision making at the community level
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Manila, May 24 – 26, 2011
Participants will help other educators learn and implement what you learn here
2) Where they’re from
3) Their position in school
4) Their own favorite subject in school
5) One other thing you learned about them today
Day 1 = Communicating the importance of using data
Day 2 = Collecting and anaylzing data
Day 3 = Using ICT to enhance teaching and learning
What do you hope to get
out of this workshop?
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
the workshop with colleagues and community members
Questions to guide discussion:
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Collecting, analyzing, sharing, and making decisions/changes based on data is an evaluative process.
By the end of this session, you will be able to:
answering within your local school context
Monitoring is the routine tracking of program activities to help program and project managers measure progress.
Evaluation is a specific study that helps determine program achievement. A well-planned, high-quality evaluation can help answer:
to the project?
Oh no! Our school will be assessed next
month! I am being evaluated…
“I keep changing what I said. Any person who is intellectually alive changes his ideas. If anyone is teaching the same thing they were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead, or they haven’t been thinking.”
How can Peace Corps staff and Filipino partners evaluate the progress of the Education Project?
Keep in mind Developmental Evaluation principles, including data-driven decision making: What plan do you suggest for evaluating progress towards the Education Project Goal and Objectives that your group is looking at?
Project Goals and Objectives
Goal 1 Students will improve their English communication and critical thinking skills through classroom instruction and co-curricular activities.
Goal 2 Educators will strengthen their English proficiency and teaching methods through co-planning, mentoring and teacher training.
Goal 3 Schools and local communities will enrich their learning environment through the development and acquisition of educational resources and establishment of functional resource centers.
Goal 4 Community members and schools will collaborate on planning and implementing outreach projects, clubs and non-formal education.
In your School:
Why should I participate in an evaluative process, like defining a question to be answered in my school, gathering or collecting the data, analyzing it, sharing the information, and making decisions and changes?
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Behavior Change is the process by which individuals and/or communities modify their actions or ways.
He did not think he could get cancer.
He thought that diseases caused by smoking were not that serious.
He thought that if he quit smoking, he would get cancer anyway.
He thought that it was too difficult to stop the habit.
He “forgot“ that he had quit smoking.
All of his friends smoked.
(Perceived Social Norms)
He believed that it was God’s will that he smoke and get cancer.
(Perception of Divine
In your small group, considering either a student or the school:
1) Define the behaviour you would like them to adopt (and maintain from now on). Take some time to develop clarity on what the behaviour is, exactly.
2) What are the determinants that you believe have been keeping them from adopting this behaviour so far?
3) Brainstorm how you can communicate, using data, to help them overcome any barriers or hindrances to adopting the new behaviour.
“Teaching Minds, Touching Lives” Literacy Project
Tarlac College of Agriculture
Future teachers learning to teach and abandoned, neglected or orphaned youth learning to read.
“We do not have enough staff to address this issue.”
“Our staff lacks the knowledge and training to teach a complicated subject like reading.”
REALITY IN 2010: Elementary to college level residents take baseline comprehension test. 74% were below grade level.
REALITY IN 2011: Through a community partnership and focus on elementary reading, 25% of elementary residents grow 2 grade levels or more in 1 year.
“We can’t afford new books or teaching supplies, and the public library is too far away.”
REALITY IN 2010: Old resource room with outdated books and limited transportation to public library.
REALITY IN 2011: New resource room with books and supplies from national and international grants.
What behavior change would you like in your community?
What approach will you take to make the change a reality?Video Viewing – Post-Intervention
Did your teaching improve as a result of your work with your RCHI resident?
36 – YES
0 - NO
“I teach. At the same time, I learn”
“… because with a lot of strategies, I improve my teaching”
“…because my student’s behavior changed, and he got good scores”