Nurturing the gifted students in the Philippines

Report
DR. FILMA G. BRAWNER
Director
SCIENCE EDUCATION INSTITUTE
Department of Science and Technology
 Special Mathematics and Science Curriculum in Basic
Education (PSHS System and DepEd)
 Regular Curriculum (with Science and
Mathematics Electives)
 Research Courses and Activities
 Mentoring by Scientists
 Opportunities for Participation in
Olympiads/Competitions
 Systems Approach to developing gifted/talented
students (elementary to tertiary level)
 Scholarships for with talents or aptitude in
Science and Mathematics
Department
of Education (DepEd)
Elementary, Secondary and
Non-formal Education
Technical Education
and Skills Development
Authority (TESDA)
Post-Secondary Education
To provide the school age
population and young adults
with basic skills, knowledge
and values
To provide middle-level
manpower training and
development
*implementation of K-12
program
Trifocal
Education
System
To formulate and implement
policies and programs for the
efficient operation of the higher
education system
Tertiary/Higher Education
(Baccalaureate and PostBaccalaureate degrees)
Commission on
Higher Education (CHED)
3
Doctorate
2
3-4 years in a university
1
Masters
2
1
2-3 years in a university
4
Post Secondary: BS
*Post Secondary: Voc-Tech
3
2
4-5 years for undergraduate
degree; 2-3 years at most for
technician/diploma
1
12
11
Secondary
2 years senior high school
*starting AY 2012-2013
10
9
8
4 years in junior high school
7
6
5
Primary
4
3
6 years in a primary school
2
1
Preparatory/Kindergarten
1
1-3 years before primary schooling
Science and Technology Literacy
A
S
S
E
S
M
E
N
T
Effective
Communicator
Performing
Scientific
Processes &
Skills
Understanding
and Applying
Scientific
Knowledge
Critical/Creative
Problem Solver
Informed
Decision Maker
Developing and
Demonstrating
Scientific Attitudes and
Values
Innovative/Inventive
Thinker
Responsible
Steward of Nature
Multi/
Interdisciplinary
Approach
Science-TechnologySociety
Approach/Contextual
Learning
Problem/Issuebased Learning
Inquiry-Based
Approach
Constructivism
Social Cognition
Learning Model
Learning Style
Theory
Gestalt
Psychology
M
O
N
I
T
O
R
I
N
G
Discovery and
Inquiry-Based
Learning
Experiential and
Situated Learning
Critical Thinking
and
Problem Solving
Cooperative
Learning
Reflective
Learning
Constructivism
CONTEXTS
Beliefs
Environment
Language
Culture
Learner’s Prior Knowledge
and Experiences
CONTENT
Numbers &
Number Sense
Measurement
Geometry
Patterns & Algebra
Statistics &
Probability
SKILLS AND
PROCESS
Knowing &
Understanding
Estimating,
Computing, & Solving
Visualizing & Modeling
Representing &
Communicating
Conjecturing,
Reasoning, Proving
and Decision-Making
Applying & Connecting
VALUES AND
ATTITUDES
Accuracy
Creativity
Objectivity
Perseverance
Productivity
MATHEMATICAL
TOOLS
Manipulative Objects
Measuring Devices
Calculators & Computers
Smartphones & Tablet PCs
Internet
UNIVERSITIES
Gifted
Education
Program
Integrated
Program
Secondary
Secondary
Elementary
Elementary
ELEMENTARY
DepEd SPED
Program
Gifted/Talented
Children
placed under
special classes
with special
curriculum
SECONDARY
PHSA (Philippine High
School for the Arts)
Children Gifted
in the Arts
Selection/Admission Process
Children Gifted in
Mathematics and
Science
PSHS System (DOST)
110 S&T Oriented HS (DepEd)
Regional Science HS (DepEd)
Other private schools with
special science curriculum
• Network of schools
identified with the
public school system
• With selected pupils
at primary level
considered as high
performing
• Give special
programs in science
and mathematics
DepEd
Regional
Science HSs
Other
Science HSs
(public & private)
SPED Schools/
S&T oriented
Elem. Schools
DOST
S&T Oriented
HSs
PSHS System
Feeder Elem.
Schools in
selected programs
University
Professors/
Scientists
Science/ Math
Teachers
Students of
Philippines and
SHSs
Research
Activities
Research
Activities
Publications S&T
Journals
PostGraduate
Specialization Level
Graduate
Undergraduate
Basic Education
Feeder System
Level 2
Feeder System
Level 1
Development of S&T Education
and Culture
Graduate
Tertiary
Secondary
Elementary
Vertical equity is
providing for
opportunities to
gifted/talented
students to
develop their full
potential in S&T
PSHS
Regional SHSs
Other SHSs
(public & private)
S&T Oriented
HSs
Other HSs
(public & private)
Universities
PSHS
Regional SHSs
UNIVERSITY
Admission
Advanced
Placement/
Assessment
Other SHSs
(public & private)
S&T Oriented
HSs
Other HSs
(public & private)
-admission test
-grades in HS
-advanced
placement exam
(optional)
 Support for science education development in the country
 Implements science education and human resource development
programs
 Collaborates with public, private institutes and professionals
associations for science education development
 Formulate plans and establish programs and projects for the
promotion and development of science and technology education
and training in coordination with Department of Education (DepEd),
Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and other institution of
learning
Accelerated Science and Technology
Human Resource Development Program
(ASTHRDP)
Basic and Applied Sciences
Science Education
Engineering Research for Development
and Technology (ERDT)
PhD S&T Scholarships
MS S&T Scholarships
DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program
RA 7687 Scholarship Program
Junior Level Science Scholarship
Undergraduate S&T Scholarships
Philippine Science High
School System
Secondary Level Scholarships
Undergraduate S&T scholarships
open to
qualified high school graduating
students interested to take up
careers in S&T
OBJECTIVES
Stimulate talented Filipino youths to pursue lifetime
S&T careers; and
Ensure a steady, adequate supply of qualified S&T
human resources who can steer the country to national
progress.
Priority Fields
1. Basic Sciences
Mathematics
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
2. Applied Sciences
Mathematics
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
3. Engineering
PLACEMENT OF STUDY
University of the
Philippines System
State Universities and
Colleges
HEIs recognized by
CHED as Center of
Excellence or
Development for the
priority courses
(Graduate)
Basic Sciences and
Mathematics
Applied Sciences
and Mathematics
Engineering and
related engineering
courses
SCIENCE EDUCATION INSTITUTE
Shaping the future now
(Graduate)
PRIORITY FIELDS OF STUDY
Agriculture, Forestry and
Natural Resources
Biotechnology
Biological Sciences
Earth, Atmospheric and Space Sciences
Fisheries and Marine Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Information and
Communications Technology
Pure and Applied Mathematics
Pure and Applied Physics
Materials Science and Nanotechnology
Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Chemical Sciences
(Graduate)
Engineering Research and Development
for Technology (ERDT)
PRIORITY FIELDS OF STUDY
Agricultural Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Energy Engineering
Information Technology
Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Water Resources
Chemical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronics and Communications
Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Remote Sensing/
Geo Informatics
ASTHRD
S&T
Experts
DOST
COUNCILS
Sci Ed
Faculty
Development
SEI
ERDT
Engineering
Experts
Consortium
Universities
POOL OF HIGH LEVEL S&T
HUMAN RESOURCES
 Philippine Science High School
System Scholarship
 Residential program for students
with high aptitute in Science and
Mathematics
 11 campuses nationwide
 Has a special and rigorous
Science and Mathematics
curriculum
 Active participation in various
national and international science,
technology, and mathematics
competitions
 Main Campus (Quezon
City)
 Southern Mindanao
Campus (Davao City)
 Western Visayas Campus
(Jaro, Iloilo City)
 Eastern Visayas Campus
(Palo Tacloban City)
 Cagayan Valley Campus
(Bayombong, Nueva
Vizcaya)
 Central Mindanao Campus
(Lanao Del Norte)
 Bicol Region Campus (Goa,
Camarines Sur)
 Ilocos Region Campus (San
Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur
 Central Visayas Campus
(Argao, Cebu)
 CAR Campus (Baguio City
 Central Luzon Campus
(Pampanga)
 Regional Science High
Schools
 One special science school
each of 17 regions; serves as
center for the region
 Specialized system of public
secondary schools
 Offers an accelerated
curriculum for science,
mathematics and information
and communications
technology, (patterned after
PSHS)
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Philippine Intel Science Fair
Philippine Mathematical Olympiad
Asia Pacific Mathematical Olympiad
Philippine Physics Olympiad
National and Regional Mathematics Competitions
International Mathematics Competition
Australian Mathematics Competition
Philippine Robotics Competition
Philippine Space Education Competition
Science and Mathematics Camps
 Philippine Intel Science Fair
- Encourage the Filipino youth to undertake scientific
research and activities that will develop their creativity,
analytical thinking and integrity as researchers
 Philippine Mathematics Olympiad
 International
Mathematics
Competition
 Australian
Mathematics
Competitions
 Mathematics
Trainers’ Guild
Competition
 Philippine Robotics
Competition
Tagisang Robotics
The Tagisang Robotics: Design, Build
and Play Competition held in the
Philippines is open to teams from
public and private high schools with
special science curriculum
 Philippine Space
Education Competition
 creates awareness among the
students on career opportunities in
the various fields of science and
engineering including space science
Marine Science Camp
Science Explorer
• Philippine Association for the
Advancement of Science (PhiLAAS)
• Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas (Physics
Association of the Philippines)
• Philippine Physics Teachers
Association
• Biology Teachers Association
• Chemistry Teachers Association
• Mathematics Society of the
Philippines (MSP)
• Mathematics Teachers
Association of the Philippines
(MTAP)
• Mathematics Trainers’ Guild
(MTG)
• Australian Mathematics
Competition
(AMC)
 Philippine Association for
the Gifted (PAG)
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A private organization advocating the
cause of the gifted
PAG’s mission is to promote better
education and assistance for potentially
gifted Filipino children
Activities of the association include the
conduct of enhancement seminars for
the gifted and workshop-seminars for
parenting the gifted
Government Legislation for
the Welfare of the Gifted
• Gifted Children Act of 2005 – an Act “Establishing
a National Program for Filipino Gifted Children”
• Intends to
– Establish a Center to implement the national
program for Filipino children gifted in the arts and
humanities and the sciences and mathematics;
– Identify gifted children at the earlier age possible;
– Provide development opportunities, scholarship
grants and other forms of assistance to Filipino
gifted children
• Intends to
– Provide special training programs
for teachers and guidance
counselors, school administrators,
other personnel and concerned
parents;
– Provide logistical and infrastructure
support that will effectively
supplement the curricular programs
for the Filipino gifted children; and
– Establish and maintain linkages
with national, international,
governmental and nongovernmental institutions and
counterpart agencies

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