For the Elementary Level – The Standard Score should be 90 and above and the Essay should be 3 points For the Secondary Level – If the Standard Score is 95-99, the Essay should be 3 points and If the Standard Score is 100 and above, the Essay should be at least 2 points continue reading : What are the Passing Marks/Scores for the ALS A & E Test Takers?
A potential test taker must register at the nearest Test Registration & Testing Center bringing the following requirements: Most recent ID photo 1”X 1” ( Elem- Blue Background, Sec.- Green Background) Any one (1) of the following: Birth or Baptismal Certificate Marriage Contract Driver’s License Community Tax Certificate Passport TIN Card Latest Report Card continue reading : How can a potential test taker avail o of the ALS A & E Test?
Elementary Level – 4 hours ( MC- 3 hrs & 30 mins / 30 minutes) Secondary Level – 4 hours & 45 mins. ( MC- 4 hrs & 15 mins / 30 minutes)
A & E Test is composed of : Multiple–Choice Test – is designed to determine the examinee’s level of mastery of the competencies of the ALS A&E Curriculum Framework. Composition/Essay Writing Test – is designed to assess the written communication skills of the examinees.
The following are the potential takers: Completers of the Basic Literacy Program Completers of the A & E Program Elementary and Secondary Level school drop-outs who are either unemployed/ underemployed OSY’s and adults Industry-based workers, housewives, domestic helpers, factory workers, drivers, inmates (prisoners) Others who have not graduated from elementary or high school who want continue reading : Who are the Potential Takers of the A & E Test?
The ALS A&E Test is a recognized alternative pathway to Elementary and Secondary Level certification for out-of-school youth and adults.
The potential learner in the ALS goes through a screening process to determine whatever past learning that he/she may have through the Functional Literacy Test (FLT). This assessment will assist the Learning Facilitator to set-up a teaching and learning plan for a particular learner. The FLT is composed of five (5) parts. These are 1) continue reading : Is there an entrance test in the ALS?
The learning areas in the ALS are called learning strands which are the equivalent of the “subjects” in the formal school system. These learning strands are: Communication Skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking ( numeracy and scientific thinking) Sustainable use of Resource/ Productivity (ability to earn a living through self-employment, outside continue reading : What are the areas of learning in the ALS?
The ALS utilizes learning modules. Each module is complete in itself. It contains the objectives and description of the module, learning activities, pre and post tests. Modules for the basic and lower elementary learners come with a Facilitator’s Guide. Meanwhile, modules for advanced elementary and secondary were designed for self-learning. In the conduct of ALS continue reading : What materials are used in the ALS?
Learning sessions take place at the Community Learning Center or at any place convenient to the learners. Teaching and learning may take place at the homes of the learners, under the shades of trees, inside a church or mosque, playground and any other available space and venue.