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Measuring Essentials

Proactively providing the tools for the newly implemented K to 12 Curriculum

The Department of Education started implementing the K to 12 Curriculum in School Year 2011-2012. CEM assures educators and parents that it is ready to provide the tools necessary for this curriculum.

While the Achievement Tests for the old curriculum (which is being progressively phased out as the K to 12 curriculum is being phased in) are still available, beginning School Year 2012-2013, CEM's Achievement Tests for subjects taught using the K to 12 Curriculum will become available.

"The K to 12 curriculum hopes to bring into being a cohort of educators, learners and a citizenry responsive to the intellectual, social and economic challenges of a 21st century global society," says CEM president Dr. Lenore De La Llana-Decenteceo.

"Now more than ever, it is vital that educators use assessment and diagnostic tools as the K to 12 curriculum is being piloted. To know where we are, what we do, and how we are doing by way of these targets, we must measure our achievements."

"We will no doubt use results of assessments to empower educators to shape the value and projected results of the curriculum by identifying areas that work and areas that may possibly need adjustments or improvements."

(For more information about the K to 12 Curriculum Program in the Philippines, please visit http://www.gov.ph/k-12/)

K to 12 Achievement Tests

Grade level

School Year of first implementation (pioneer batch)

Availability of K to 12 Achievement Test 
(English, Math and Science)

 

Kindergarten

 

 

Universal Kindergarten

2011-2012

Starting January 2014 (English and Math only)

Primary Education

 

 

Grade 1

2012-2013

Starting January 2014

Grade 2

2013-2014

Starting January 2015

Grade 3

2014-2015

Starting January 2016

Grade 4

2015-2016

Starting January 2017

Grade 5

2016-2017

Starting January 2018

Grade 6

2017-2018

Starting January 2019

Junior High School

 

 

Grade 7

2012-2013

Starting January 2013

Grade 8

2013-2014

Starting January 2014

Grade 9

2014-2015

Starting January 2015

Grade 10

2015-2016

Starting January 2016

Senior High School

 

 

Grade 11

2016-2017

To be announced

Grade 12

2017-2018

To be announced