History

NISMED Historical Events

7 October 1964 – Acceptance of the grant of $310,000 from the Ford Foundation for assistance over a two-year period in establishing the Science Teaching Center (727th Meeting of the Board of Regents)

20 November 1964 – Establishment of the Science Teaching Center (728th Meeting of the Board of Regents)

5 May 1967 – Renaming of Science Teaching Center to Science Education Center

5 August 1969 – Certification that HB No. 17128 entitled, “An Act Providing for the Maintenance of the Science Education Center of the University of the Philippines, and for Other Purposes” was signed into law by Pres. Ferdinand E. Marcos on 21 June 1969.  The Bill became R.A. No. 5506 (Php250,000 – Special Science Fund)

27 April 1978 – Naming of SEC Building after the late, Dr. Vidal A. Tan (901st Meeting of the Board of Regents)

25 November 1982 – Attachment to the College of Education (955th Meeting of the Board of Regents)

17 December 1982 – Additional Proviso on the Attachment Guidelines (956th Meeting of the Board of Regents)

6 October 1983 – Renaming of the Science Education Center to Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (962nd Meeting of the Board of Regents)

12 November 1987 – Confirmation of the Memorandum of Agreement among the Department of Education, Culture and Sports, Department of Science and Technology, and the University of the Philippines System to undertake the National Learning Resource Center for Teacher Training in Science and Mathematics Project (1006th Meeting of the Board of Regents)

26 June 1997 – Reorganization of ISMED into the National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (1110th Meeting of the Board of Regents)

20 March 2001 – Amendment in the Reorganization of UP NISMED Advisory Board to Advisory Council (1149th Meeting of the Board of Regents)