Friday, August 1, 2014

Dr. Marlene B. Ferido of NISMED was given the 2014 Gawad Chanselor Natatanging REPS (Research, Extension, and Professional Staff) in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the University and exemplary service to the development of science education in the country, during the 19th Gawad Chanselor Ceremonies held on 21 February 2014 at the Malcolm Hall in UP Diliman. 

The 2014 Gawad Chanselor for Natatanging REPS honors Dr. Ferido’s invaluable contribution to the advancement of Science Education in the country, particularly her (1) key role in the conceptualization and implementation of the K to 12 Science Curriculum of the Department of Education including (2) intensive research work on aligning teaching methods with the new curriculum, (3) designing appropriate curriculum materials, and (4) active involvement in training programs for science teachers from various regions in the country. 

Dr. Ferido holds the rank of Science Education Specialist V and is a member of the Chemistry Group of UP NISMED. She also serves as the Program Leader for Curriculum and leads the Science Inquiry research project of the Assessment, Curriculum, and Technology Research Centre (ACTRC), a joint partnership between the Assessment Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia and the College of Education, University of the Philippines Diliman.

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