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Global Spotlight event Dec 13: "Assessment, Accountability, & Opportunity to Learn in Guatemala"

by Michael Rodriguez, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, CEHD

Professor Michael Rodriguez's work with USAID established a national academic content and achievement standards for the K-12 education system, a national assessment systems to monitor performance in Reading and Mathematics, and a research agenda to understand variation in achievement across Guatemala.

His current project focuses on the professional development and policy design to strengthen the capacity of schools and teachers to implement the national standards and to meet the learning needs of diverse children. The presentation will focus on the challenges in meeting these goals with attention on issues of assessment and accountability in the face of significantly limited opportunity to learn.

December 13, 2011 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. (Lunch served at noon)
101 University International Center (map)
331 17th Ave SE, East Bank

Or watch online at https://umconnect.umn.edu/tuesday/

Global Spotlight is the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance's biennial focus on a region of the world and a pressing global issue. In 2010-2012, the focus is on the region of Latin America and the Caribbean and the issue of the Impact of Urbanization. The 2Tuesday Series is a monthly event to highlight University activities related to the Spotlight themes.

All are welcome but RSVPs are appreciated!

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