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FSM Partnership to Improve Teacher Effectiveness by Developing and Implementing an Evidence-Based, Culturally Responsive Model for Instruction

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) comprises four individual states—Pohnpei, Chuuk, Kosrae, and Yap—made up of numerous islands and atolls spread across 1,740 miles. Within each state, there are distinct cultures and languages, and state population size greatly varies.

Through a partnership with REL Pacific, FSM’s national and state departments of education are working to design and implement a high-quality instructional model that supports student learning and performance on national learning standards, while also meeting the contextual needs of local communities.

As part of the partnership, training and coaching activities will help education leaders and teachers build their knowledge and capacity to deliver high-quality instruction.

Partner Organization(s): FSM National Department of Education, Kosrae Department of Education, Pohnpei Department of Education, Region 18 Comprehensive Center

REL Pacific is working with national and state education leaders in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to improve systemwide teacher planning and instruction by developing state-specific instructional models that can build a shared understanding of how learning works in their educational context and identify effective strategies teachers can use to support student learning. The goal of the project is to create instructional models for each state that elevate and sustain cultural practices and ways of knowing while achieving academic standards and dual-language policies that are currently in development across FSM.

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