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ICEME 2018

International Conference on Educational Measurement and Evaluation

August 23-25, 2018

Hotel Jen, Roxas Blvd., Manila, Philippines

Click here for the letter of invitation.

Click here for the CHED Endorsement.

Click Here for the DepEd Advisory.

In celebration of PEMEA's 10th year anniversary, the theme for the ICEME is “Progress in Educational Assessment: The Past, Present and Future Perspectives”.

The conference aims for teacher educators, basic education teachers, researchers, academics, test personnel and other education and evaluation stakeholders to:

(1) Acquire updates on recent developments in evaluating educational programs in the global community;

(2) Engage in a discussion on the contemporary approaches in evaluating educational programs for development and internationalization;

(3) Share best findings and practices related to measurement, assessment, and evaluation of educational programs; and

(4) Establish linkages with professionals in the field of measurement and evaluation worldwide.

The conference showcases plenary sessions and concurrent paper presentations from national and international experts and practitioners in the field of measurement and evaluation.


Day 1: Aug 23

7:30-8:30 Registration


8:30-9:00 Opening


9:00-9:50 Acknowledgment and Awarding of Conference Partners and Sponsors, Book launching, awarding of certificates for the EMEReview authors


9:50-10:40 Plenary Talk 1: Assessment - Context and Use (Dr. Esther Care)

10:50-11:50  PEMEA: Critical Presence of Philippine Educational Measurement and Evaluation in the Country

(Dr. Carlo Magno, Dr. Marife Mamauag, Neil Parinas, Richard Gonzales)

11:50-12:00 Recognition of PEMEA Fellows, honorary members, and previous board members

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:00 Advances in Measurement and Use of Universal Screening in Educational Settings (Dr. Carmelo Callueng)

2:00-2:10 Forum

2:10-2:30 Plenary Talk 3: Competency-based assessment for professional teachers and school leaders (Director John Siena)

2:30-3:00 Awarding of PEMEA fellows 

3:00-3:15 Break


3:15-5:15 Concurrent Sessions 

Day 2: August 24

8:00-8:10 Recap 

8:10-9:10 Keynote: Interweaving Perspectives in Educational Assessment (Dr. Lo Sing Kai)

9:10-9:20 Forum

9:20-9:30 iMOVE the NATION DIWA

9:30-10:30 Round Table Discussion: Issues and challenges in Educational Assessment in the Philippines (Dr. Jonathan Macayan, Dr Chirtsine Joy Ballada, Dr. Adonis David, Mr. Alejandro Ibanez, Dr. Carlo Magno, Reactor: Dr. Lo Sing Kai)

10:30-10:45 Forum


10: 45-11:45 PEMEA Business meeting

11:45-12:00 Election

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:00 Video Presentation (sponsors), Assessment Division Meeting

2:00-5:00 Concurrent sessions


Day 3: August 25


8:00-8:10 Recap

8:10-8:55 Global Trends in Measurement and Evaluation (Dr. Jimmy dela Torre, Dr. Marife Mamauag)

8:55-9:05 Forum

9:05-9:50 Panel 3: Measurement and Evaluation in Education: Future Directions (Dr. Ma. Alicia Bustos-Orosa, Dr. Ma. Angeles Guanzon-Lapena)


9:50-10:00 Forum

10:00-10:45 Panel 4: Future Directions: Building on Teacher Quality UsingStandards Based Assessment (Director Ma. Lourdes Pantoja, Dr. Gina Gonong)

10:45-11:00 Forum

11:00-11:45 Oath Taking of Officers, Closing Program

11:45-1:00 Lunch Break


1:00-4:00 Seminar on Structural Equations Modelling (Ambassador Sala)

1:00-5:00 Student Congress  (Embassy)



The registration fee for early bird international participants is USD 250.00 until August 1, 2018 (onsite registration is USD 300). For local PEMEA members, registration is Php 4,000.00 for early bird until July 20, 2018 and Php 4,500.00 for on-site registrants. The fee for non-PEMEA members but early bird registrants is Php 4,500.00 while on-site registrants are charged of Php 5,000.00. Registration fee includes conference materials, lunch, and snacks during the conference. Membership fee for PEMEA covers the journal, newsletter, and ID card.


Early bird registrants can pay through bank with this account details:


Account Number:   004103-0466-32

Bank:                         Bank of the Philippine Islands

Swift Code:               BOPIPHMM

Bank code:               010040018

Branch Address:      Masangkay-Mayhaligue, Manila, Philippines


To acknowledge payment, please scan your bank deposit receipt with your full name, school, and e-mail, mobile phone number and send to


Student Congress

In lieu of the ICEME, we would like to invite your Senior High School and College students to attend the student congress on August 25 from 1:00-5:00 at the Hotel Jen. The PEMEA Student Congress is a series of talks about student motivation, engagement, and using technology for effective learning. Registration is Php 600.00 inclusive of snacks and certificate.


Submission of Paper Presentations:

1.  Include the title of the paper

2.  List the authors with their affiliations, e-mail address, and cell phone numbers

3.  Abstract up to 150 words with 3 keywords

4.  Items 1 to 3 is typed in a word file in single space.

5.  Send the abstract to


Upon receipt of confirmation from the scientific committee, you may register for the conference.

FAQs on CPD points for ICEME 2018 


Question: Is ICEME 2018 a valid CPD activity?
Answer: Yes. ICEME 2018 is an activity of the Philippine Educational Measurement and Evaluation (PEMEA), a duly recognized professional organization in the country. 

Question: How many points will I receive if I attend ICEME 2018?
Answer: The points will be determined by PRC when you apply for your license renewal.

Question: What document do I need to submit for the CPD points for ICEME 2018?
Answer: You only need to submit the certificate of participation for ICEME 2018 to PRC. 

Question: I am a member of PEMEA. Can I submit this for CPD points?
Answer: Yes. CPD points may be earned in several means which includes membership to professional organizations under "Self-directed professional development track' of Republic Act No. 10912.

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