an eLearning variant of the Community eCenter Pilot ICT Project to Bridge the Digital Divide  for Disadvantaged Youth in U...
Project Overview
Status of Philippine Education <ul><li>“ The poor performance of students across the country in national and international...
DepEd’s ICT for Education Master Plan <ul><li>Secretary Jesli Lapus  (ICT Congress) </li></ul><ul><li>Improvement of quali...
CICT Human Capital Development Group A nation competent in the use of ICT as a tool for sustainable human development A Cu...
CICT's ICT4E: Table of Activities Yes Yes Yes Yes Tertiary Yes Yes Yes Yes ALS Yes Yes Yes Yes HS No No No Limited Elem In...
 
An Educational Crisis COHORT SURVIVAL TREND <ul><li>dropout rate for HS: 9% in SY 1998-1999 to 13.10% in SY 2002-2003.  </...
2003 Functional Literacy, Education and Mass Media Survey  Source: 2003 FLEMMS Results
Philippine OSY <ul><li>5.18 million out-of-school  youth  (2005) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.84 M aged 6 to 11 + 3.94 M aged 1...
Alternative Learning System <ul><li>Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Accreditation & Equivalenc...
eSkwela <ul><li>Commissioner Emmanuel C. Lallana, Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Idea similar to NotSchool Schools of UK </li...
eSkwela <ul><li>to establish/re-orient Community eLearning Centers in major centers in the country that will broaden acces...
eSkwela <ul><li>CICT-HCDG project through the AEF Grant </li></ul><ul><li>Project Team: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commissioner...
eSkwela – AEF Grant  <ul><li>4 pilot sites: </li></ul>Quezon City San Jose del Monte Cebu City Cagayan de Oro City
eSkwela – AEF Grant  <ul><li>Project Cost – $200,000 (P10,246,000) </li></ul>8.12% <ul><ul><li>Project Mgt. and Stakeholde...
Three Tracks eSkwela Accreditation and Equivalency Catch-up with Formal Education ICT-based Livelihood Program
Projected Results <ul><li>at least 600 out-of-school individuals serviced (1 st  4 sites) </li></ul><ul><li>pilot the inte...
Project Components Materials Development Stakeholders’ Training Community Support for   Program Sustainability Infrastruct...
Project Components <ul><li>Infrastructure Deployment </li></ul><ul><li>21 units + peripherals + broadband connectivity </l...
Infrastructure Deployment <ul><li>21 Computers  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Laboratory:  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>20 PCs l...
Project Components <ul><li>Curriculum Review & Materials Development </li></ul><ul><li>conversion of 86 BALS print modules...
BALS Core Curriculum <ul><li>enhancement of  life skills  and  lifelong learning skills  among its learners (21 st  Centur...
Sample Modules <ul><li>Communication Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Are You Listening? </li></ul><ul><li>A Language of Our Own <...
eSkwela Instructional Design (pilot) eSkwela elearning modules (A&E) (ver 1) BALS Session Guides & other materials eSkwela...
Blended Learner-centered Instruction one hour : computer-aided learning via interactive elearning modules one hour: teache...
eLearning Modules <ul><li>software developer:  Sandiwaan Center for Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>module review by BALS-T...
<ul><li>Sample Rubric Sheet: to be given out </li></ul><ul><li>Score for each item: must be at least a 3 </li></ul>
http:// balsontheweb . wikispaces .com
 
Learning Management System <ul><li>For progress monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>For center utilization </li></ul><ul><li>For ...
 
 
Project Components <ul><li>Materials Development </li></ul><ul><li>conversion of 86 BALS print modules into elearning modu...
Project Components  <ul><li>Educators’ Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prof. Tim Unwin’s Seminar Workshops (Intel-sponsored...
Project Components  <ul><li>Educators’ Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher Training on the customized eSkwela Instructi...
http:// eSkwela . wikispaces .com
 
Project Components <ul><li>Materials Development </li></ul><ul><li>conversion of 86 BALS print modules into elearning modu...
Project Components  <ul><li>Community Involvement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>for Community Mobilization, Sustainability, and Pr...
Local eSkwela Steering Committee <ul><li>to oversee, monitor, and sustain all aspects of the Center’s operations – both as...
Local eSkwela Steering Committee <ul><li>Responsibilites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supervise the preparations for the Center’...
Local eSkwela Steering Committee <ul><li>Responsibilites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formulate, develop, and review policies an...
Project Components <ul><li>Materials Development </li></ul><ul><li>conversion of 86 BALS print modules into elearning modu...
Monitoring and Evaluation <ul><li>in close coordination with BALS, the SCL-EDO, and the recipient communities  </li></ul><...
Schedule Updates
TIMELINE for eSkwela:  GRANT AEF sent Grant Contract v. 2 for review (65-25-10 allocation schedule) May 11, 2006 AEF sent ...
TIMELINE for eSkwela:  GRANT CICT received 65% of AEF Grant ($1: P51.23) 1 st  week of August CICT sent soft copy of compl...
TIMELINE for eSkwela:  GRANT Final Report Due for last tranch (10%) Sept/Oct 2007 eSkwela POW submitted to OSEC for consid...
TIMELINE for eSkwela:  INFRA Submitted all bid documents to DBM-PS for their evaluation Sept. 18, 2006 Submitted draft Age...
TIMELINE for eSkwela:  MATERIALS DEVT <ul><li>BALS-TWG Workshop recommended module enhancements (balsontheweb) </li></ul><...
TIMELINE for eSkwela:  MATERIALS DEVT <ul><li>MOA signed between CICT and SCL; submitted first 20 modules for review (alph...
TIMELINE for eSkwela:  MATERIALS DEVT <ul><li>SCL’s work on the balance of 30 modules (TWG to review) </li></ul>Dec. 2006 ...
TIMELINE for eSkwela:  TRAINING Teacher Training Workshop for BALS-TWG June 26-28, 2006 <ul><li>Seminar Workshops by Prof....
TIMELINE for eSkwela:  TRAINING Interim Progress Meeting: eSkwela implementers (teachers + center mgr + community reps + e...
TIMELINE for eSkwela:  COMMUNITY Community Mobilization: Cebu, SJDM, CDO, QC (partial) Sept. 2006 <ul><li>Draft FGD paper ...
TIMELINE for eSkwela:  COMMUNITY Begin work on eSkwela Operations Manual March/April 2007 2 nd  round: CDO & QC community ...
STATUS (as of Dec. 8, 2006) Completed; included BALS-TWG reps 15 participants 12 participants <ul><ul><li>Sustainability T...
STATUS (as of Dec. 8, 2006) 2 POWs still to be submitted 2 ongoing 4 sites <ul><li>Site Renovations </li></ul>Module enhan...
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Thank you. Maria Melizza D. Tan Head Executive Assistant, CICT-HCDG eSkwela Project Coordinator [email_address] +63- 2 - 9...
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  1. 1. an eLearning variant of the Community eCenter Pilot ICT Project to Bridge the Digital Divide for Disadvantaged Youth in Urban Areas Maria Melizza D. Tan - Philippines International Conference on AEF Activities 2006 08 December 2006, Cancun, Mexico eSkwela
  2. 2. Project Overview
  3. 3. Status of Philippine Education <ul><li>“ The poor performance of students across the country in national and international achievement tests, and the consistently high dropout rates at both elementary and secondary school levels, underscore the deterioration of the quality of the Philippine schools system.” </li></ul><ul><li>National Framework Plan for ICTs in Basic Education, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>ICTs as a powerful enabler of capacity development towards ensuring basic education for all and lifelong learning </li></ul>
  4. 4. DepEd’s ICT for Education Master Plan <ul><li>Secretary Jesli Lapus (ICT Congress) </li></ul><ul><li>Improvement of quality and access </li></ul><ul><li>Empowerment of teachers and learners towards lifelong learning </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient and effective educational planning and governance </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination and collaboration with stakeholders </li></ul>
  5. 5. CICT Human Capital Development Group A nation competent in the use of ICT as a tool for sustainable human development A Culture of Creative ICT Use An Educational System that Maximizes the Use of ICT in Learning World Class Knowledge Worker
  6. 6. CICT's ICT4E: Table of Activities Yes Yes Yes Yes Tertiary Yes Yes Yes Yes ALS Yes Yes Yes Yes HS No No No Limited Elem Infrastructure Deployment Content Dev Applications Dev Educators Training
  7. 8. An Educational Crisis COHORT SURVIVAL TREND <ul><li>dropout rate for HS: 9% in SY 1998-1999 to 13.10% in SY 2002-2003. </li></ul>
  8. 9. 2003 Functional Literacy, Education and Mass Media Survey Source: 2003 FLEMMS Results
  9. 10. Philippine OSY <ul><li>5.18 million out-of-school youth (2005) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.84 M aged 6 to 11 + 3.94 M aged 12 to 15 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>42% considered “idle” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>the Bureau of Alternative Learning System (BALS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ The Other Side of Education” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>provides non-formal and informal education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>receives less than 1% (0.068% in 2005) of the total education budget </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Alternative Learning System <ul><li>Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Accreditation & Equivalency </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secondary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advanced Level – Bridge Program </li></ul><ul><li>use print modules </li></ul><ul><li>small number of mobile teachers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Service Providers (LGUs, NGOs, etc.) finance additional Instructional Managers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>simply not enough!! </li></ul>
  11. 12. eSkwela <ul><li>Commissioner Emmanuel C. Lallana, Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Idea similar to NotSchool Schools of UK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>broadening access to basic education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>using ICTs effectively in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>enhancing teaching & learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>21 st Century Skills </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. eSkwela <ul><li>to establish/re-orient Community eLearning Centers in major centers in the country that will broaden access to ICT-enabled learning opportunities through a non-formal, community-based e-learning program for out-of-school youth (OSY) and adults </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eLearning experience + blended and collaborative modes of instruction + performance-based assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pioneering effort with DepEd-BALS </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. eSkwela <ul><li>CICT-HCDG project through the AEF Grant </li></ul><ul><li>Project Team: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commissioner Emmanuel C. Lallana, Ph.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maria Melizza D. Tan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nelvin T. Olalia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avelino Mejia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kathryn Pauso (Jan. – Sept. 2006) </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. eSkwela – AEF Grant <ul><li>4 pilot sites: </li></ul>Quezon City San Jose del Monte Cebu City Cagayan de Oro City
  15. 16. eSkwela – AEF Grant <ul><li>Project Cost – $200,000 (P10,246,000) </li></ul>8.12% <ul><ul><li>Project Mgt. and Stakeholders’ Coordination </li></ul></ul>4.35% <ul><ul><li>Connectivity </li></ul></ul>10.29% <ul><ul><li>Recipient preparation (inclusive of Seminars & Trainings) </li></ul></ul>48.08% <ul><ul><li>Professional Services (eLearning Modules) </li></ul></ul>MOOE 29.16% <ul><li>CAPITAL OUTLAY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provision for procurement of Hardware </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. Three Tracks eSkwela Accreditation and Equivalency Catch-up with Formal Education ICT-based Livelihood Program
  17. 18. Projected Results <ul><li>at least 600 out-of-school individuals serviced (1 st 4 sites) </li></ul><ul><li>pilot the integration of ICTs in education towards the development of specific curricular standards and guidelines for national adoption – more flexible than formal education setting </li></ul><ul><li>assess the effectiveness of the elearning modules for probable wide-scale deployment and use around the country (even in formal educ settings) – received numerous inquiries already! </li></ul><ul><li>assess the pilot run for duplication and rollout of more eSkwela elearning centers around the country – LGUs and NGOs are interested!; will receive national gov’t funding for 14 additional pilot sites! </li></ul>
  18. 19. Project Components Materials Development Stakeholders’ Training Community Support for Program Sustainability Infrastructure eSkwela Monitoring & Evaluation
  19. 20. Project Components <ul><li>Infrastructure Deployment </li></ul><ul><li>21 units + peripherals + broadband connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>4 pilot urban sites </li></ul>eSkwela
  20. 21. Infrastructure Deployment <ul><li>21 Computers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Laboratory: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>20 PCs loaded with open source productivity tools, learning modules, etc </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>server </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LCD projector </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3-in-1 printer (print, scan, copy) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 A/C units </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digital camera </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Tables + Monoblocs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Free Internet connection for 1 year; wireless </li></ul><ul><li>bidding: finished </li></ul><ul><li>deployment: Dec/Jan </li></ul>
  21. 22. Project Components <ul><li>Curriculum Review & Materials Development </li></ul><ul><li>conversion of 86 BALS print modules + livelihood courses into elearning modules </li></ul>eSkwela <ul><li>Infrastructure Deployment </li></ul><ul><li>21 units + peripherals + broadband connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>4 pilot urban sites </li></ul>
  22. 23. BALS Core Curriculum <ul><li>enhancement of life skills and lifelong learning skills among its learners (21 st Century Skills) </li></ul><ul><li>ALS’ A&E Program - five learning strands: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem Solving and Critical Thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainable Use of Resources/ Productivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of Self and a Sense of Community / Value of Collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expanding One’s World Vision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eSkwela to focus on the A&E Secondary Level Program: 50 of 86 core modules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>based on Curriculum Review by BALS (2005) </li></ul></ul>
  23. 24. Sample Modules <ul><li>Communication Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Are You Listening? </li></ul><ul><li>A Language of Our Own </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Writing </li></ul><ul><li>The Interview </li></ul><ul><li>Are you a Critical Reader? </li></ul><ul><li>How to Become an Intelligent Listener </li></ul><ul><li>Panitikang Filipino </li></ul><ul><li>Filling-up Forms Accurately </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solving & Analytical Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Reproductive Health </li></ul><ul><li>Skeletal System </li></ul><ul><li>Addictive and Dangerous Drugs </li></ul><ul><li>The Cost of Environmental Degradation </li></ul><ul><li>Composting </li></ul><ul><li>Buying Wisely </li></ul><ul><li>Business Math </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Searching for Patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Water and its Costs </li></ul>Sustainable Use of Resources/ Productivity Marks of a Successful Entrepreneur Water Pollution Wanted: Clean and Fresh Air Workers’ Rights Ideas for Income-Generating Projects Dev’t of Self and a Sense of Community Building Relationships with Others Dealing with Fear, Anger, and Frustration Ironing It Out Changing Roles Civil and Political Rights The Beautiful World of Our Native Borthers Expanding One’s World Vision The Major Religions of the World Think Globally, Act Locally How to Resolve Conflicts
  24. 25. eSkwela Instructional Design (pilot) eSkwela elearning modules (A&E) (ver 1) BALS Session Guides & other materials eSkwela Learning Management System (alpha) Learner outputs/ portfolios + Teacher-learner interactions + Teacher-teacher & learner-learner interactions Involvement of Learning Community + Livelihood Programs ( http://www.e-skills.net.ph/ cw / )
  25. 26. Blended Learner-centered Instruction one hour : computer-aided learning via interactive elearning modules one hour: teacher-facilitated instruction/discussion (based on the current needs of the learners) one hour of collaborative group activities and projects (practical application)
  26. 27. eLearning Modules <ul><li>software developer: Sandiwaan Center for Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>module review by BALS-TWG based on the eLearning Courseware Rubric </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clear standards/ expectations for the developer in enhancing the modules vs. verbal agreements (problematic) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Module Review Form + Digital Courseware Evaluation Rubric </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http:// balsontheweb.wikispaces.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>(sample to be shown later – separate file) </li></ul>
  27. 28. <ul><li>Sample Rubric Sheet: to be given out </li></ul><ul><li>Score for each item: must be at least a 3 </li></ul>
  28. 29. http:// balsontheweb . wikispaces .com
  29. 31. Learning Management System <ul><li>For progress monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>For center utilization </li></ul><ul><li>For tracking of learner’s progress </li></ul><ul><li>For module utilization and evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>For enhancing learning + online collaborations + learner portfolios </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs, discussion forum, albums, portfolio folders, webpage links, collaborative projects, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  30. 34. Project Components <ul><li>Materials Development </li></ul><ul><li>conversion of 86 BALS print modules into elearning modules </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholders’ Training </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers’ Training </li></ul><ul><li>Lab Management Training </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability Trng </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure Deployment </li></ul><ul><li>21 units + peripherals + broadband connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>4 pilot urban sites </li></ul>eSkwela
  31. 35. Project Components <ul><li>Educators’ Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prof. Tim Unwin’s Seminar Workshops (Intel-sponsored): </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ICTs and the Design of Teacher Training Programs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring & Evaluation in ICT4E Activities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher Training Workshop on ICT4E for BALS-TWG (7 members, 24-hour training + 56-hour workshop; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>output: http://balsontheweb.wikispaces.com ) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  32. 36. Project Components <ul><li>Educators’ Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher Training on the customized eSkwela Instructional Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ICT Literacy + ICT-enabled learning + use of the eSkwela LMS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>8 mobile teachers/instructional managers per community, 40 hrs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://eSkwela.wikispaces.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Onsite Laboratory Management (2 participants, 40hrs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability Planning Workshop (3 participants/school, 24hrs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DepEd rep (pref. ALS Head) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>School Board rep </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Local partner rep (from LGU or NGO or barangay) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  33. 37. http:// eSkwela . wikispaces .com
  34. 39. Project Components <ul><li>Materials Development </li></ul><ul><li>conversion of 86 BALS print modules into elearning modules </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholders’ Training </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers’ Training </li></ul><ul><li>Lab Management Training </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability Trng </li></ul><ul><li>Community Support for Program Sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Local Community / GU Involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure Deployment </li></ul><ul><li>21 units + peripherals + broadband connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>4 pilot urban sites </li></ul>eSkwela
  35. 40. Project Components <ul><li>Community Involvement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>for Community Mobilization, Sustainability, and Project Customization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>feeder center for Livelihood Training Programs (e.g. PESO, CITE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>site renovations – ongoing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local eSkwela Steering Committee – being finalized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>assignment of Center Manager + Lab Manager - assigned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>teacher- & learner- selection – ongoing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>successful Stakeholders’ Mobilization meetings! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>draft MOAs and Deeds of Donation being reviewed </li></ul></ul>
  36. 41. Local eSkwela Steering Committee <ul><li>to oversee, monitor, and sustain all aspects of the Center’s operations – both as an eLearning Center and as a Community eCenter </li></ul><ul><li>composed of representatives from the eSkwela Project Management Office of CICT, the local government unit, the local DepEd-ALS Division/Unit, the local partners, the local community, and other stakeholders </li></ul>
  37. 42. Local eSkwela Steering Committee <ul><li>Responsibilites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supervise the preparations for the Center’s operations; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formulate an acceptable use policy for the Center; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assign a Center Manager, Lab Manager, and other support staff to operate the Center; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allow the personnel stated in #3 to undergo training as deemed appropriate by CICT and/or DepEd; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet regularly to discuss and decide on concerns and issues pertinent to the Center’s operations and management; </li></ul></ul>
  38. 43. Local eSkwela Steering Committee <ul><li>Responsibilites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formulate, develop, and review policies and procedures relating to Center utilization, data collection, financial management, and other aspects of center operations (including but not limited to setting up a logging system, scheduling, inventory, maintenance, security, replenishment and use of supplies, staff deployment and supervision, monitoring and evaluation, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitor the Center’s schedule to maximize the use of the Center, with priority given to non-formal educational purposes; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitor the Center’s operations and ensure its sustainability; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review and sign-off the reports prepared by the Center Manager and the Lab Manager with regards to the operations of the Center; and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Undertake additional tasks to benefit the Center as directed by the eSkwela PMO. </li></ul></ul>
  39. 44. Project Components <ul><li>Materials Development </li></ul><ul><li>conversion of 86 BALS print modules into elearning modules </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholders’ Training </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers’ Training </li></ul><ul><li>Lab Management Training </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability Trng </li></ul><ul><li>Community Support for Program Sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Local Community / GU Involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure Deployment </li></ul><ul><li>21 units + peripherals + broadband connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>4 pilot urban sites </li></ul>eSkwela Monitoring & Evaluation
  40. 45. Monitoring and Evaluation <ul><li>in close coordination with BALS, the SCL-EDO, and the recipient communities </li></ul><ul><li>pre-implementation: focus group discussions + interviews - done </li></ul><ul><li>regular site visits and program assessment sessions </li></ul><ul><li>automated monitoring system via LMS </li></ul><ul><li>class checklists, student portfolios, lab logbook </li></ul><ul><li>pre-test, post-test, feedback, year-end interviews, written surveys, observations, self-assessment, and focus group discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Impact study together with BALS and UPOU ( discussions ongoing ) </li></ul>
  41. 46. Schedule Updates
  42. 47. TIMELINE for eSkwela: GRANT AEF sent Grant Contract v. 2 for review (65-25-10 allocation schedule) May 11, 2006 AEF sent Grant Contract v. 3 based on revised project timeline June 1, 2006 AEF Grant Contract v. 1 for review (30-30-40 allocation schedule) April 4, 2006 AEF advised CICT of change in leadership Feb. 1, 2006 AEF announced the approval of the grant: only one of 6 chosen from 89 submitted proposals Nov. 17, 2005 CICT submitted Grant Proposal to AEF Sept. 30, 2005
  43. 48. TIMELINE for eSkwela: GRANT CICT received 65% of AEF Grant ($1: P51.23) 1 st week of August CICT sent soft copy of completed Contract July 20, 2006 CICT sent eSkwela Progress Report Jan-June 2006 June 27, 2006 CICT reported progress to APEC Secretariat Philippines (DFA-OUIER) June 20, 2006 CICT signed Grant Contract, awaiting bank details June 13, 2006
  44. 49. TIMELINE for eSkwela: GRANT Final Report Due for last tranch (10%) Sept/Oct 2007 eSkwela POW submitted to OSEC for consideration and approval August 4, 2006 Submission of Interim Progress Report as basis for next tranch of grant (25%) Late Feb. 2007 AEF to be invited for Center inaugurations Dec. 2006/Jan. 2007 AEF Conference Dec. 7-8, 2006 RPS approved eSkwela POW August 28, 2006 AEF visited CICT August 22, 2006
  45. 50. TIMELINE for eSkwela: INFRA Submitted all bid documents to DBM-PS for their evaluation Sept. 18, 2006 Submitted draft Agency Procurement Request to DBM Procurement Service for review Last week of August <ul><li>Bid Opening & Awarding: Nov. 30, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Deployment begins mid-December </li></ul>Nov. 30, 2006
  46. 51. TIMELINE for eSkwela: MATERIALS DEVT <ul><li>BALS-TWG Workshop recommended module enhancements (balsontheweb) </li></ul><ul><li>Prioritized list of 50 core modules </li></ul><ul><li>eLearning Courseware Rubrics </li></ul>June 29 – July 7, 2006 <ul><li>Coordination Work with DepEd-BALS – official formation of BALS-TWG </li></ul>April – May 2006 <ul><li>Discussed possible tie-up with Don Bosco for ICT-based livelihood modules ( http://www.e-skills.net.ph/cw/ ) </li></ul>Feb. 2006 <ul><li>MOU signed between CICT & DepEd </li></ul>June 26, 2006
  47. 52. TIMELINE for eSkwela: MATERIALS DEVT <ul><li>MOA signed between CICT and SCL; submitted first 20 modules for review (alpha version) </li></ul>Sept. 13, 2006 <ul><li>Session Guides uploaded to balsontheweb </li></ul>Oct. 16-18, 2006 <ul><li>Module review for 1 st 20 mdoules: by BALS-TWG based on courseware evaluation rubric by CICT-HCDG </li></ul>Oct. 18-20, 2006 <ul><li>Began work on eSkwela LMS </li></ul><ul><li>HCDG-BALS-SCL meeting on module review process </li></ul>August 2006
  48. 53. TIMELINE for eSkwela: MATERIALS DEVT <ul><li>SCL’s work on the balance of 30 modules (TWG to review) </li></ul>Dec. 2006 – April 2007 <ul><li>upload APC-NSTP enhanced modules for out-of-school adults </li></ul>Dec. 2006 - Mar. 2007 <ul><li>Proposal for APC-NSTP to work on modules for Out of School adults: submitted and approved </li></ul>Oct. 19, 2006 <ul><li>SCL enhancements on 1 st 20 modules </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptance by CICT: version 1 </li></ul>Oct. 18-Dec. 2006
  49. 54. TIMELINE for eSkwela: TRAINING Teacher Training Workshop for BALS-TWG June 26-28, 2006 <ul><li>Seminar Workshops by Prof. Tim Unwin (Intel as sponsor): </li></ul><ul><li>ICTs and the Design of Teacher Training Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring & Evaluation in ICT4E Activities </li></ul>January 2006 Sustainability Training Workshop Oct. 4-6, 2006
  50. 55. TIMELINE for eSkwela: TRAINING Interim Progress Meeting: eSkwela implementers (teachers + center mgr + community reps + eSkwela PMO) March 2007 Test-run of ATutor Training with BALS-TWG Nov. 2-3, 2006 Onsite Lab Mgt. Training December/ January Teacher Training on the eSkwela Instructional Design: QC & SJDM Nov. 13-17, 2006 Teacher Training on the eSkwela Instructional Design: Cebu & CDO Nov. 20-25, 2006
  51. 56. TIMELINE for eSkwela: COMMUNITY Community Mobilization: Cebu, SJDM, CDO, QC (partial) Sept. 2006 <ul><li>Draft FGD paper for international publication </li></ul><ul><li>Research on ICT4E M&E performance indicators </li></ul>Feb. – Apr 2006 Site Visits, Interviews, & Focus Group Discussions with OSYs: Smokey Mountain, SJDM, CDO Jan. 2006 Initial meetings with potential QC & Cebu partners May – June 2006
  52. 57. TIMELINE for eSkwela: COMMUNITY Begin work on eSkwela Operations Manual March/April 2007 2 nd round: CDO & QC community mobilization Nov 2006 Submission of POW for site renovations Sept – Nov 2006 <ul><li>Sent out draft MOAs with local partners (popular model: LGU-supported centers) </li></ul><ul><li>Formation of local Steering Committees </li></ul>Oct 2006
  53. 58. STATUS (as of Dec. 8, 2006) Completed; included BALS-TWG reps 15 participants 12 participants <ul><ul><li>Sustainability Trng </li></ul></ul>Onsite – Dec/Jan 8 trainees <ul><ul><li>Lab Mgt Trng </li></ul></ul>Completed 38 trainees 32 trainees <ul><ul><li>Teacher Trng </li></ul></ul>Completed 7 trainees 7 trainees <ul><ul><li>BALS-TWG Trng </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Educators’ Training </li></ul>To finish by mid-Dec. 3 complete, 1 needs 2 nd round 4 sites <ul><li>Community Mobilization </li></ul>Remarks Actual Target Activities
  54. 59. STATUS (as of Dec. 8, 2006) 2 POWs still to be submitted 2 ongoing 4 sites <ul><li>Site Renovations </li></ul>Module enhancements being done APC work Version 1 for acceptance: 20 50 <ul><li>Materials Devt </li></ul>ISPs identified 4 sites <ul><li>Connectivity </li></ul>Bidding process completed + awarded Deployment: Dec/Jan 4 sites <ul><li>Deployment of PCs </li></ul>Remarks Actual Target Activities
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  56. 61. Thank you. Maria Melizza D. Tan Head Executive Assistant, CICT-HCDG eSkwela Project Coordinator [email_address] +63- 2 - 9207412

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