Meeting on educational assessment for policy and programme design

Date: 8-12 September, 2014

Place: Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española (Spanish Cooperation Training Centre), Montevideo, Uruguay

Type of event: Seminar / workshop

Organized by:
OREALC/UNESCO Santiago
Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID)

Participants:
Heads of planning at education ministries, principally from countries that are participating in the Third Regional Comparative and Explanatory Study (TERCE), and professionals in the Education Experts Network of AECID Technical Cooperation Offices.

Event information:
Contributing to capacity building for participants by providing information and knowledge in the field of education assessment, to promote its usage in policy-level and practical education decision making, taking as a reference the theoretical frameworks and tools used for TERCE - the results of which will be available in December 2014.

The meeting will provide an analytical framework and tools to assess education policies and programmes, and will encourage countries to use information from TERCE in education policy improvement and planning oriented toward improving education quality in Latin America.

More information:

Contacts:
Atilio Pizarro, a.pizarro(at)unesco.org
Fernanda Olivera, folivera(at)aecidcf.org.uy

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