Manila, Philippines (Updated June 15, 2018) – The complete result and list of passers for ALS A&E March 2018 or the Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency Test for SY 2017-2018 (Elementary and Secondary levels) are expected to be released by the Department of Education (DepEd) through the Bureau of Education Assessment (BEA) three (3) months after the exams.
The 2018 ALS A&E exams were administered by BEA on March 4, 2018 at Luzon cluster and March 11, 2018 at Visayas and Mindanao clusters.
MARCH 2018 ALS A&E RESULTS SUMMARY
RELEASE OF RESULTS
As per Memorandum No. 006 series of 2018, DepEd and BEA will release the results not more than three (3) months after the administration of exams or by June 11-15, 2018.
However, results may also be released earlier or later than the target dates without prior notice.
DepEd through Memorandum No. 102 series of 2018 emphasized the change in the passing score from 75% to 60% which was implemented during 2016 exams will still be effective on the results of ALS A&E conducted last March 2018. To quote from the memo,
Relative to DepEd Memorandum No. 076, s. 2018 entitled Change in the Passing Score of the 2016 Accreditation and Equivalency Test from 75% to 60%, the Department of Education (DepEd), through Bureau of Education Assessment (BEA), announces that the 60% passing score of the Accreditation & Equivalency (A&E) Test remains in effect.
As per DepEd, the change in the passing score is for the interest of fairness for the out-of-school youth and adult learners whose hope are anchored with ALS.
ALS A&E 2017-2018
Alternative Learning System is a free-education system given by the government which provides option for the dedicated students to finish their studies through non-formal and informal sources of knowledge and skills.
A&E Test are open for learners in the ALS and Non formal education programs, out-of-school children who are prepared for the assessment and adults who are seeking for Certificate of Learning.
Applicants shall be at least 12 years old for Elementary Level and 16 years old for Junior High School.
Successful examinees of the test will be given a Certificate or Diploma with the seal of DepEd and and signature of the Secretary. The certificate certifies that the competencies are comparable to graduates of the formal education system.
In the latest press release of DepEd, they said that A&E completers now have lot of options after passing and acquiring the certification. Passers may enroll at university of his/her choice subject to the requirements of the Higher Education Institution (HEI), he/she will also be eligible to enroll at TESDA programs and other government and private skills training institutions.
Likewise, Deped said that A&E passers have the option to enroll as Grade 11 in any public or recognized private institutions offering SHS programs.
Should the examinees wants to clarify something, they can reach the BEA office directly at 3/F Bonifacio Bldg., DepEd Complex, Meralco Ave., Pasig City from Monday to Friday or call them at their hotline numbers at (02) 631-2591 or 631-2589.
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