271 Participate in Batch 2 of UP NISMED’s First Institute-Wide Online Training Program

A total of 271 teachers and instructional leaders from the Department of Education (DepEd) Schools Division of Albay and the Schools Division of Marinduque participated in the second batch of UP NISMED’s first Institute-wide online training program. This second run of training was conducted from 20 October to 5 November 2021. The first run was conducted in August 2021. This online training program titled, Training for Science and Mathematics Teachers and Instructional Leaders in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, was granted an allocation in the General Appropriations Act of 2020 through the office of Senator Ramon Bong Revilla, Jr.

Ms. April Fermin, a participant of Course M6: Learning the Basics of GeoGebra, sharing her output to the class.

The 11 concurrent courses under this program were distributed in such a way that five were offered to the Schools Division of Albay (Courses A1 to A5) and six to the Schools Division of Marinduque (Courses M1 to M6). The number of participants (n) and the number of hours per course are as follows.


Course Title and Number of Participants (n)

Number of Hours

Schools Division of Albay

Course A1:

Explicit Mentoring of the Inquiry-Based Teaching Method
(n =30)


Course A2:

Weaving Coherent Mathematics Lessons Using the Mathematical Discourse in Instruction Framework (n = 19)


Course A3:

Diving Deeper into the Content Standards and Learning Competencies for Force, Motion, and Energy (n = 30)


Course A4:

Teaching Junior High School Life Science Using Project-Based Approach (n = 25)


Course A5:

Implementing Inquiry-Based Chemistry Instruction in Senior High School (n = 30)


Schools Division of Marinduque

Course M1:

Fostering Mathematical Reasoning in Junior High School
(n = 23)


Course M2:

Analyzing the Inquiry Quality of Science Curriculum Materials
(n = 30)


Course M3:

Teaching STEM through Project-Based Learning (n = 20)


Course M4:

Developing Video Lessons in Science and Mathematics
(n = 19)


Course M5:

Introduction to Teaching Mathematics through Problem Solving for Grades 1 to 3 Teachers (n = 19)


Course M6:

Learning the Basics of GeoGebra as a Tool in Teaching Mathematics  (n= 26)



Ms. Jacqueline Rose M. Gutierrez, team leader of Course A5: Implementing Inquiry-Based Chemistry Instruction
in Senior High School, giving her message to the participants during the Overall Closing Program.