DO 47, s. 2015
Inclusion of Acts as Violations to National Examinations
Directors of Services, Centers and Heads of Units
Schools Division Superintendents
Heads, Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Schools
All Others Concerned
1. In addition to Paragraph 5 of DECS Order No. 78, s. 1999 entitled Administration of the 1999 National Elementary Achievement Test (NEAT) and National Secondary Achievement Test (NSAT); DepEd Order No. 85, s. 1999 entitled Breach of Security in National Examinations and Corresponding Sanctions; and Paragraph 1 of DECS Memorandum No. 255, s. 1999 entitledAdministration of the 1999 Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT), the Department of Education (DepEd) issues this Order to include the following acts as violations to national examinations:
Registrants/Examinees who misrepresent themselves with regard to age, residence and status and are caught cheating, plagiarizing or attempting to substitute examinees, or having themselves substituted by another person will automatically have their registration, test papers and test results cancelled/invalidated and they will be disbarred from taking the test again for a period of two years.
2. The issuance of this Order aims to protect the image and credibility of the DepEd’s Alternative Learning System (ALS) Assessment and Certification System.
3. Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed.
(Sgd.) BR. ARMIN A. LUISTRO FSC
DECS Order: (Nos. 78 and 85 s. 1999)
DepEd Memorandum: (No. 255, s. 1999)
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