Starting 2011, the Alternative Learning System will offer two sets of Accreditation and Equivalency Tests - Set A (paper and pencil) for the sighted test takers and Set B (Braille) for the visually-impaired. Both tests are in two levels: elementary and secondary, to be administered in 203 Divisions nationwide in four (4) waves on the following dates:
Paper & Pencil
|W1||October 2, 2011||October 3, 2011||Regions IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA & ARMM|
|W2||October 9, 2011||October 10, 2011||Regions V, VI VII, & VIII|
|W3||October 16, 2011||October 17, 2011||Regions I, II, III, & CAR|
|W4||October 23, 2011||October 24, 2011||Regions IV-CALABARZON, IV-MIMAROPA & NCR|
Activities to be undertaken for the ALS A&E Test Registration & Administration are scheduled as follows:
|Submission (to BALS) of Official Testing Centers from the Region (Set A)||June 16, 2011|
|Test Registration Period (Set A)||June 20 - July 30, 2011|
|Submission (to BALS) of Official Masterlist of Test Takers from the Division (Set A)||August 12, 2011|
|Regional Orientation on ALS A&E Test Registration (Set A)||June 16, 2011|
|Division Orientation on ALS A&E Test Administration||October 1, 8, 15 & 22 (Set A - am)|
October 1, 8, 15 & 22 (Set A - pm)
All registrants for Set A Test shall register in duly designated Registration and Testing Centers (RTCs) identified by the Schools Division Superintendent (SDS). A duly appointed ALS District Coordinator shall serve as Test Registration Officer (TRO) in the Registration and Testing Center. However, for Set B, special registration shall be conducted by the Region. Specific instructions will be communicated through a separate letter. The Official List of RTCs shall be posted on the DepEd Website (A&E logo/icon) on June 20, 2011. RTCs submitted after June 16, 2011 shall not be posted on the DepEd Website.
Orientation on ALS A&E Test Registration (Sets A & B) shall be held simultaneously in all Regional Offices on June 16, 2011. However, for NCR, Regions IV- A & B, Orientation shall be held also on the same day in DepEd Central Office - Bulwagan ng Karunungan.
Information pertinent to the October 2011 ALS A&E Tests Registration and Administration is provided in the enclosed guidelines.
Click here to download GUIDELINES FOR THE OCTOBER 2011 ALTERNATIVE LEARNING SYSTEM (ALS) ACCREDITATION AND EQUIVALENCY (A&E) TEST REGISTRATION AND TEST ADMINISTRATION.