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The International Conference on Educational Measurement and Evaluation

September 21-23, 2016, New World Manila Bay Hotel, Manila, Philippines

Pedro Gil, Cor. MH Del Pilar Manila

To all our national and international delegates, we welcome you to the Philippines!


The theme of the ICEME 2016 conference this year is “Role of Evaluation in Educational Program Transformation and Internationalization.”


Together with our partners SEAMEO INNOTECH, Pearson Education, Quipper, EdTECH Asia, Google, and Research Center on Teacher Quality (RCTQ), the conference aims for teacher educators, basic education teachers, researchers, academics, test personnel, graduate students, and other education and assessment stakeholders to: (1) acquire updates on recent development on assessment and evaluation within an international perspective; (2) engage in a discussion on the contemporary approaches on assessment; (3) share best findings and practices related to measurement, assessment, and evaluation; and (4) establish linkages with professionals in the field of measurement and evaluation worldwide. The conference showcases plenary sessions and concurrent paper presentations from international measurement and assessment experts in this conference.

We invite you to submit your researches and documentation of best practices in assessment and evaluation for presentation in the conference. Submit your title, 120 words abstract, and contact detail to Guidelines for paper presentation are provided in the paper submission page (click here).


You may download the letter of invitation here. for local participants.

For participants outside of the Philippinesm download the invitation letter here.

How to get to the conference venue?


If you are coming from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, you can get a taxi at the arrival area and tell the driver to bring you to New World Manila Bay Hotel at Perdo Gil cor. MH de PIlar, Manila. The fair is about USD 10.


You may also open your mobile wifi and use GRAB. Inform the driver the bay number you are in so that they can pick you.


Our Conference Partners




Rachel Brujis is the Head of Product for Pearson in Asia.  She works with schools in primary, secondary and higher education as well as English language learning to find content, activities and assessments that will help their students succeed.  Prior to this role, Rachel built a new Research function for Pearson’s international division focused on understanding customer needs and product impact – with the goal of defining and measuring the educational outcomes of Pearson’s products.

As part of her work, Rachel is contributing to the evidence base on what works in education today, provoking debate about the future of education, and helping to develop the next generation of education delivery models. Rachel is the author of Education, Innovation and Israel (2013) and contributor to Oceans of Innovation (2012). Previously, Rachel was Chief of Staff to Sir Michael Barber and a consultant at McKinsey & Company where she advised governments and education institutions on strategy and innovation.Rachel has worked in Washington DC, New York, London, and Hong Kong on education strategy and delivery..Rachel wrote her thesis at Columbia University on the impact of pay for performance for New York City public school teachers.

Special Talk for College Students on September 23 from 1:00-4:00


"What it's like in the real world - career pathways and lifelong learning" where she will discuss how to make career decisions after graduation, how to invest in lifelong learning and how to build a portfolio of activities that set you up for success.  Some people estimate over half of the jobs in 2040 don't exist today.  In a world that is always changing, learning will be the only constant throughout ones career.  How can you use the time in university to build a solid foundation to enter the workforce, and where you can go to acquire further skills to advance throughout your career?  How can you use your youth as an advantage to introduce new ways of thinking, while learning from the skills of those with more experience?

The Keynote Speaker

Plenary Speakers (Click the name to dowload their slides)

Preparing for a Rennaisance in Assessment

Rachel Brujis


Compliance with Standards in Commission on Higher Education

Dr. Ruperto Sangalang

Commission on Higher Education

Assessment of Educational Programs in Southeast Asia and the Pacific

Dr. Ethel Agnes P. Valenzuela

Deputy Director, SEAMEO Bangkok

Assessment for Quality Education: Southeast Asia Promary Leanring Metrics

​​​​​Dr. Asmah Ahmad

SEA PLM Overview

Development of the Early Grade Learning Assessment in the North Pacific

Dr. Richard Gonzales

Inno-change International Consultants

Strengthening the Role of Assessment for Educational Program Transformation and Internationalization

Dr. Barbara Hodgins

Basic Education Sector Transformation

Use of Professional Standards in the Results-based Performance Management  

Dr. Gina Gonong

Research Center for Teacher Quality

Development of Classroom Observation Tools

Dr. Jennie Jocson

Research Center for Teacher Quality

Strengthening the Role of Assessment

Dr. Joy Hardy

SiMMER National REsearch Center, Universty of New England, Australia

System Assessment

Dr. Greg Ryan-Gadsden

Basic Education Sector Transformation (BEST) Program

Brigance Early Childhod Assessment

Mr. Abraham Victor Galang

F & J De Jesus Corp.

Challenges in (Inter)national Testing: Four Pictires and a Word

​​​Dr. Bill Atweh

Philippine Normal University

Dr. Zenaida Reyes

Philippine Normal University


How Assessment Data Support Studbet Development and School Improvement

Dr. Richard Gonzales

Inno-change International Consultants

Ms. Florabel Suarez 

Central Philippine University

Plenary Speakers
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