The University of the Philippines National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (UP NISMED) will hold a National Conference in Science and Mathematics Education on 22-24 October 2013 at UP NISMED, Diliman, Quezon City. This will be NISMED’s initial activity in the run-up to its Golden Anniversary in 2014.

The conference has the following objectives:
  1. Promote lesson study as a professional development model to enhance the capability of teachers in implementing the K to 12 Curriculum (Mathematics and Science);
  3. Promote teaching of science through inquiry and teaching of mathematics through problem solving in lesson study;
  5. Provide a forum for sharing of experiences and research results related to lesson study; and,
  7. Initiate a local network on lesson study.
To achieve these objectives, there will be plenary and parallel sharing of research results and practices, demonstration teaching, discussion groups, and poster presentations.