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EVERYTHING ABOUT En.P. EXAMS IN JUNE 2011
ENP Licensure Examinations : June 2011 (15-16 ??), MLQU, Quiapo, Manila, * date to be finalized by PRC in January 2011 Deadline for Application: the week of May 25, 2011 Requirements: Bring to PRC (application extension office Gotesco Mall along CM Recto Ave Manila) or to national office or to PRC regional office • • Birth Certificate on NSO security paper, original and photocopy, Transcript of Records, with scanned picture and words “for Board Exam Purposes Only”, original and photocopy Diploma, original and photocopy, Certificate of Employment from present employer; with one separate paragraph on “Good Moral Character,” good moral standing in the workplace and in the community, no record or court conviction of moral turpitude, etc. Certificate of Planning Experience from a registered EnP (specifically someone much older than you, who has supervised you during your planning experience) o In general, Certificate of Planning Experience is not necessary for holders of ‘planning degrees’ – BS.EPM, MEP, MURP, MSRDP, MATP, MA.URP, PhD.URP For unclear reasons, PRC still requires ‘Certificate of Planning Experience’ from holders of post-graduate degree, D.LUP and D.URP
“Certificate of Equivalency” from your alma mater, if your degree is different from those disciplines stipulated by EnP law. E.g. “human ecology is equivalent to urban planning,” “public management is equivalent to public administration,” “social studies is equivalent to sociology,” “MIS is equivalent to geographic information systems,” “rural development administration is equivalent to community development,” etc four 2X2 pictures with white background, fee of PhP900, non-refundable
WHO ARE QUALIFIED TO BECOME ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNERS?
Until the current law (PD 1308) is superseded by a new law, the following are qualified to take the EnP Licensure Exams: ~ holders of a baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate degree in planning. ‘Planning degree’ refers to degree in environmental planning, urban and regional planning, city and regional planning, town and country planning, land use planning, regional development planning, transportation planning, etc.
Diliman.ph ecopolis_enp@piep. community development. comprehensive. (02)920-4317. social work. Quezon City • Separate arrangement for lodging of province-based participants at Dormitory of Bureau of Soils and Water Management.email "ecopolis_enp@piep. development studies. in front of Philippine Heart Center and PLDT. ecopolis_enp@piep. environmental management. landscape architecture. WAYS TO PREPARE FOR EXAM 1. and 90% passing rate in 2010. manager’s check.) 2. and food (lodging not included). East Ave.ph ecopolis_enp@piep.” Account Number 454-970-1000-14. You may answer Practice Questions at your own pace on your free time. public management. geodetic engineering.ph . Regular seminar fee is P6. industrial engineering. (See further explanation in succeeding sections. civil engineering.org. environmental studies.org. GROUP REVIEW: four-day ‘Integrative Seminar on Environmental Planning and Urban Development. and other fields subject to approval of the Board of Environmental Planning. environmental science.email "ecopolis_enp@piep. • Separate arrangement for lodging of province-based participants at NISMED: Tel. this mode of preparing does not fully simulate the actual exam conditions with time pressure. (02) 928-2621 to 24. sociology. Kalayaan Ave QMC.org. bank transfer from any bank to PNB. conceptual. Payments whether cash deposit.ph 3. Quezon City. ~ ‘Allied planning professions’ are architecture. public administration.org.org.org.ph" • Metro Davao (at least 50 persons to push through. environmental engineering. certificate. Rely on your own class notes and accumulated materials. 2011 NISMED UP Diliman.org. as per PRC minimum to conduct regional exam) -. April 8-11. development management. Quezon City: Tel. "Ecopolis_EnP" review group attained 90% passing rate in 2008. contact Ms Salvacion Cas 09195525631 Required Number of Participants for other Seminars outside Metro Manila: • Metro Cebu (at least 50 persons to push through. ~ holders of Bachelor's degree in 'allied planning disciplines' without planning education but with at least 5 years of certified experience in planning. 2011 National Ecology Center.300xx per person (for Metro Manila. 100% passing rate in 2009. mock test.300xx. chemical engineering. However. sanitary engineering. development administration. April 30-May 3. human ecology. Philippine studies. geography. geology. fastpaced. email@example.com for seminars outside NCR) and includes lectures. or postal money order should be made to “Ecopolis Environmental Consulting Services. as per PRC minimum to conduct regional exam) -.ph ~ holders of Bachelor's degree in 'allied planning disciplines' with planning education of at least 21 academic units plus 2 years certified experience in planning.ph" ecopolis_enp@piep. demography. geomatics.’ Content-oriented not process-intensive. Self-Review. Early bird payments made at least 24 days before seminar are given a discount of P1. complete CD kit. Philippine National Bank. Quezon City. P7. 40% of exam tests stored knowledge. Elliptical Road cor Visayas Ave.
For mails. your application papers will only be forwarded to the Board of Environmental Planning after a written appeal is made by you. it is easiest to retrieve the information that you need. Professional Regulation Commission. In the vernacular. Read and re-read.org.ph" STUDY TIPS FOR YOUR SELF-REVIEW • Think positive that you can pass – so that your mind can expand capacity and absorb as much information as possible. Address your communications: “BOARD OF ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING. & forestry board exams in June. use courier services. Follow-up frequently by calling – you might wait for a letter of approval or denial which might not be mailed on time. Never study on the night before exams. "assec@prc. Be sure to calm your mind. as if everything surprises you. Read as if everything is a delight. Manila” Tel. When your mind is relaxed. Your papers are accepted by a PRC clerk and then processed by a set of PRC employees.ph ecopolis_enp@piep. Huwag mo siyang pagurin 24 oras bago ang eksaminasyon. Queues at PRC are usually very long in May because of applicants for nursing. 314-0027 Fax 314-0024 BEP Chairperson.gov.org. Trust yourself and trust your mind that it will deliver when you need it to work.” The emotions that accompany your reading will help you remember the content. • • ecopolis_enp@piep. Key BEP clerk receiving documents: Mr Jun Torres. education. etc instead of regular Post Office. Morayta. papahingain mo ang iyong isipan para mabigyan mo siya ng buelo sa araw ng pagsusulit. ecopolis_enp@piep. Tel. LBC. There’s always lag time! Factor in plenty of time to follow-up.org. “Read with pleasure. Disapproval of exam application may come at this level. architecture.org.ph You may ask Board in writing for a conditional permit to take exam while you are completing additional requirements. Applicants at PRC regional offices and from the provinces should give enough time for bureaucratic delays in the transmittal of documents to Manila.ph • ecopolis_enp@piep. Fax 314-0024 In case of disapproval at PRC screening level. even if your short-term memory (STM) will lose it in a day or two. not with pressure.org. Study a bit each day over a long period of time.ph . Visual and sound familiarity with words will work in a Multiple Choice Exam.firstname.lastname@example.org. The information will gradually enter your sub-conscious and longterm memory (LTM).ph REMINDERS FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS Apply early! Don’t wait until the last minute. At least 100 total hours is needed (as per manuals of AICP – USA).
etc. flash cards. worst.write outlines. About 40% are easy stand-alone questions which you can answer in 10 seconds average. Talk to previous exam passers.’ not a medical sub-sub-specialist. Watch out for “weasel words” (most. be rested and well-fed. anti-diarrhea. Bring survival kit – snacks. Don’t let terms trip you up. inspite of) Don’t jump to conclusions too quickly. tylenol. Quickly go through each question but do not skim. Study definitions of key terms.ecopolis_enp@piep. If you have enough time. Exam tests stored knowledge (40%) and skills (60%) Pace yourself well.ph • • • ecopolis_enp@piep. eraser. E-mail partners for exchange of digital or electronic materials. have a good massage! On exam day.org. Others in exam room may have their own agenda. Study in whatever way has worked for you in the past -. do math answers twice. several lead pencils. Determine what is being asked – scope? details? Inference? judgment? For long narratives or scenario questions with complex multiple parts. read the choices first. • ecopolis_enp@piep. shifting your attention robs you of precious time. Dress comfortably (PRC usually requires white shirt/top to distinguish examinees from companions/visitors). Don’t spend too much resources on photocopying. exercise to relax.ph • • • TECHNIQUES IN ANSWERING QUESTIONS • • Focus on what you must do. best. but. despite. 60% of questions you can answer in 74 seconds average." as the detectives would say. mnemonic devices. Give yourself time to settle your nerves. Few days before exam. except. unless. So do not cram!!! You are not taking a high school quiz. Prioritize PRC bibliography if you have to photocopy.org. Your notes from previous planning classes are always helpful. tissue paper. pencil sharpener. advil.’ a planner is a ‘Generalist. On exam day. although. "Case the room. Join study group of others preparing for the exam. Identify main idea and understand the intention of the text.org. some water.org. arrive early at venue. ibuprofen. Watch out for negative questions. least. energy bar or energy drink.ph • As ‘integrator’ & ‘enabler. It is even tougher if you are in a crunch. • • • • • • • • email@example.com ecopolis_enp@piep. “Better to know a little about a lot of subjects than a lot of detail about a few topics!” The comprehensive content coverage can be overwhelming.ph .org. Bring non-programmable calculator. eat just right – not too much food nor too much liquid that will make you go to the CR frequently.
“What is more consistent. F. No. Cost-Benefit Analysis: Concepts and Practice (1998) Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) Guidelines for the Formulation/Revision of Comprehensive Land Use Plan 1997 (10 volumes) National Urban Development and Housing Framework (1993-1998. Earl. In dire situations. David R. Project Quality: An Agenda for Action: Proceedings of the Regional Workshop on Improving Project Quality (1994) Babbie.org. Write number on separate scratch paper. 1988 IEMSD Programme Sustainable Development Series (1997) Gabriel. The Basics of Social Research (2002) Barker. 4th ed. Godschalk.org. Manila Bulletin. Do not concentrate on how things might be done or expressed in your particular locality. Stupid ideas are sometimes presented in exam to trick you. Introducing Town Planning (1992) Greenberg. The Private Provision of Public Services in Developing Countries (1987) Gallion.ph Asian Development Bank.” If you can’t decide which answer to choose. So as not to waste time. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PRC BOARD OF ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING ecopolis_enp@piep.. and at their respective websites. Ciara. Urban Land Use Planning (1965. Eisner. more logical for most people?” Avoid the dreaded Dopeler effect! Dopeler effect is the tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they come at you rapidly. Patricia. mark the question so that you can go back to it later on.3 (1995) Chapin.ph ecopolis_enp@piep. Vol. a Neglected Dimension in Planning Theory. Adopt the national perspective of broad principles and Standard Operating Procedures rather than “how we do it at my place. 66.ecopolis_enp@piep. City Planning and Design (1964) Greed. Guidelines for the Formulation of Provincial Physical Framework Plan (1991) Kaiser. Stuart Chapin Jr. The Urban Pattern. 2009-2016) Town Planning Guidelines (10 volumes) Interagency Committee on Local Planning Program. Judy L. make a guess through a process of elimination (you always have 25% chance of being correct) Resort to Common Sense. Evaluating the Impact of Development Projects on Poverty: A Handbook for Practitioners (2000) Bayne. and S. Urban Land Use Planning (1995).org.ph • • • • • Keep in mind that it is a national exam.ph . R (ed). Philippine Star. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press Livermash. “Generating Alternatives. Broadman and Vining Weimer. 1972) Davis. Francis Stuart. Roth. Narrow down the choices to improve probability of guessing.” Town Planning Review.ph ecopolis_enp@piep. Kenneth P. Edward J. Land Use (1976) New York: McGraw Hill Book Company Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) A Sourcebook of Sustainable Development Indicators: Integrated Environmental Management (IEMSD) Programme. Go back to these difficult questions when you have the time. annotating the question and its choices with key words that can lead you to the heart of your indecision.org. Jr. RESULTS OF EXAMINATION Exam correction is computerized and results are published within one or two days after end of exams in major broadsheets such as Philippine Daily Inquirer. Valuing the Global Environment: Actions and Investment for 21st Century (1998) firstname.lastname@example.org. proceed to the next questions. Arthur B.
2004 (Plan 203) Kevin Andrew Lynch. 11.. 14.ph email@example.com. John G. Serote Jr. Classic Readings in Urban Planning (1995) Titenberg. Quezon City: UPSURP & UP PLANADES Stein. Tom. 17 (1997) ECOPOLIS PRIORITY IN READING – ACCORDING TO PREVIOUS RECORD OF MULTIPLE QUESTIONS ASKED 1. 2004 (Plan 201) RA 7718 -. ed.org. Jay M. A Legal Arsenal for the Philippine Environment (2002) Philippine Council for Sustainable Development. Its Transformation and Its Prospects (1961) National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Guidebook on Municipal Comprehensive Land Use Planning Project Development Manual. (2004). Quezon City: University of the Philippines School of Urban and Regional Planning Serote.1 – planning workshop) HLURB Manual Volume II – Sectoral Studies (Plan 210. Environmental Planning: The Conservation and Development of Biophysical Resources (2000) Serote. 5.org. 4. A Model of Local Planning and Development in the Philippines: A Concise Planning Guidebook. 1961 (Plan 231) Ian L. Urban Land Use Planning (Plan 203) firstname.lastname@example.org ecopolis_enp@piep. 10. Property. ed. Joseph & Michael Bamberger. Our Common Future (1987) Valdez. McHarg. Ernesto M. Serote Jr. The Urbanization Process: Third World Explanations in Search of Theory (1971) McHarg. Managers and Researchers (1994) World Bank. 8. Land Use and Landscape Planning (1973) Lynch. 2.org.ecopolis_enp@piep. Antonio A. Expanding the Measure of Wealth: Indicators of Environmentally Sustainable Development: Environmentally Sustainable Development Studies & Monographs Series No.1) Ernesto M. Ian L. Paul. Terry G. Wetland Environmental Applications of GIS (1995) McGee. Design with Nature (1967) Mumford. Yap and Alcalde. Environment and Nature Resources Economics (1998) UN World Commission on Environment and Development. Dereck. Design with Nature. Environmental Economics and Policies (1998) Titenberg. 7. Kevin. Property. 6.ph Lovejoy. Elum. and Jack MacCarthy. Image of the City . V. Ernesto M. 15. Jr. Monitoring and Evaluating Social Programs in Developing Countries: A Handbook for Policy Makers.ph . Environmental Planning (Plan 231) Francis Stuart Chapin Jr.. Philippine Agenda 21: A National Agenda for Sustainable Development (1997) Sample. 16. Alaric (ed). DILG Rationalized Planning System (Plan 203) Ernesto M. (2003). 12.BOT Law and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (Plan 205) RA 9184 – Government Procurement Reform of 2002 United Nations Millennium Development Goals 2000-2015 Anne Beers. Tom. 3. 1984 Oposa. 1967 (Plan 203) National Framework for Physical Planning 2001-2030 Batas Pambansa 220 Socialized Housing particularly Implementing Rules and Regulations PD 957 Subdivision and Condominium Buyers Protection Law on Open Market Housing Dolores Endriga. Patrimony and Territory. Lewis. The City in History: Its Origin. The Language of Environmental Planning in the Philippines. Site Planning (1972) Lyon. Remote Sensing and GIS in Ecosystem Management (1994) Selman. RA 7160 – Local Government Code of 1991 (Plan 210 and 203) HLURB Manual Volume I -.CLUP Process (Plan 210. Patrimony and Territory: Foundations of Land Use Planning in the Philippines. 9.ph ecopolis_enp@piep. 13.
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