October 28, 1997 – DO 83, s. 1997 – Guidelines for Assessing Learner Performance under the Secondary Education Curriculum for Adult Learners (SECAL)
To: Bureau Directors
Private Secondary School Principals
Vocational High School Principals
- The Department of Education, Culture and Sports, in collaboration with the Bureau of Nonformal Education (BNFE), the National Educational Testing and Research Center (NETRC), and other participating agencies, is implementing beginning SY 1997-1998 the “Balik Paaralan Para sa Out-of-School Adult (OSA) Program” initially in 33 high schools nationwide. Its main objective is to widen access to secondary education.
- Owing to the nature of adult learning, a functional competency-based program called the Secondary Education Curriculum for Adult Learners (SECAL) has been developed to provide the learning and training experiences in employable and entrepreneurial skills. Conformably with this curriculum, a new set of guidelines is inclosed for assessing learner performance.
- Feedback about the program, especially on the system of assessing learner performance, shall be part of the periodic report of the participating high schools.
- Immediate and wide dissemination of this Order is expected.
Incl.: As stated
DECS Order: No. 47, s. 1997
Allotment: 1-(D.O. 50-97)
To be indicated in the Perpetual Index under the following subjects:
Course of Study, SECONDARY CURRICULUM