NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL TESTING
AND RESEARCH CENTER
National Educational Testing and Research Center leads in research,
evaluation and assessment of the effectiveness of education which
provide information vital of the formulation of educational policies
geared towards the realization of an empowered and globally competitive
- National Elementary Achievement Test (NEAT)
is a test designed to assess abilities and skills of Grade VI pupils in
all public and private elementary schools in five (5) subject areas:
English, Filipino, Science, HEKASI and Mathematics.
- National Secondary Achievement Test (NSAT)
aims to assess the abilities and skills of graduating fourth year
students to determine their knowledge and capabilities in five (5)
subject areas: English, Filipino, Science, Mathematics and Araling
Panlipunan (Social Studies).
- Philippine Validating Tests (PVT)
are intended to validate learnings acquired by those who enrolled in
elementary/secondary schools without permit; those who dropped out of
school by force of circumstances before the school year ends; and those
who studied in non-graded school. The subject areas are English,
Filipino, Science, Mathematics and Social Studies (HEKASI)/Araling
Panlipunan). Applicants for the test should get an indorsement from the
office of the Regional Director.
- Accreditation and Equivalency Program (AEP)
program aims to retrieve the out-of-school youth and place them in the
formal school system if they so desire and accredits and validates
knowledge and skills in academic areas gained thru formal, informal and
nonformal ways for job promotion, employment and self-fulfillment thru
the Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT), its test instrument.
- Accelerated Learning Program for Elementary School (ALPES)
program is intended for all Grades IV and V pupils in public schools
who can be accelerated to the next higher grade level within the school
year after passing the qualifying tests in English, Filipino,
Mathematics, Science, Heograpiya, Kasaysayan at Sibika (HEKASI),
Edukasyong Pangkabuhayan (EPP), Music, Arts and Physical Education
(MAPE) and Mental Ability. Only those who belong to the upper 25% in
the division tests can take the ALPES test.
- NEAT/NSAT/PEPT Related Studies
It analyzes and interprets data for policy formulation and recommendation.