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Fifth GMIT Teachers’ Symposium underlined the topic “Performance-based Teaching and Assessment”

Erdenet city, 20.10.2018 Fifth German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology Teachers’ Symposium under the topic “Performance-based Teaching and Assessment” took place at the Erdenet Technical Institute-MUST on October 20, 2018.

     Fifth German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology Teachers’ Symposium under the topic “Performance-based Teaching and Assessment” took place at the Erdenet Technical Institute-MUST on October 20, 2018.

     "In the act of learning, people obtain content knowledge, acquire skills, and develop work habits—and practice the application of all three to “real world” situations. Performance-based learning and assessment represented a set of strategies for the acquisition and application of knowledge, skills, and work habits through the performance of tasks that are meaningful and engaging to students." (Source: Teacher's Guide to Performance-Based Learning and Assessment by K.Micahel Hibbard et al.)

     Over 100 teachers, professionals, surveyors of central regions of Mongolia including provinces of Bulgan, Darkhan-Uul, Orkhon and Ulaanbaatar attended in this event and 9 lecturers introduced their speechs which were head toward to training policy and program of natural science and English. They exchanged their knowledge, survey, experiment and practices.

     Especially, Gunpilmaa.Ch assistant professor of English of GMIT introduced topic “Why the performance based training is important?”. She pointed out the training program should be changed through the both of traditionanal and modern methods of lessons in the further. Also, Myagmarjav.U professional of Institute of Education spoke about “Goals of Sustainable Development and Issues of Evaluation”. She compared knowledges of Mongolian students with international students and the results were poor. Therefore, she considered about how to improve and change the evaluation system of Mongolian education.

     One of the most attracted speechs was “In regard to the genetic methods of training” introduced by Ulam-Orgikh.D assistant professor of NUM and Battsetseg.D of Ochlon secondary school. It pointed out influences of genetic methods for learning process, formation and attention of students’ study. They shared their experiment and practices about the topic with others.

     Also, the other lecturers introduced “Evaluating the scientific technique of students' learning using the worksheets”, “Assessment of Student Assignment work by rubric evaluation”, “Expimental survey for introduce training medthodology VAK”, “Research on use collaborative assessment methods for online collaboration” and “The effectiveness of performance abilities in the development of a student”.

     All of these speechs strive towarded to “How to develop the performance abilities of students and the evaluation system of education?”.

     Fifth GMIT Teachers’ Symposium continued by session meetings including “The session of mathematics and physics” headed by Battulga.N professor of physics of GMIT, “The session of chemistry and environment” headed by Nomundelger.G lecturer in chemistry of GMIT and “The session of English” headed by Gunpilmaa.Ch assistant professor of English of GMIT.

     This Symposium could be important action for that teachers could interchange their knowledge and experiences of educational system. In the further, German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology will give special attention to organize the Teachers’ Symposium regularly and efficiently.