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R.A. 7836 -Legal Basis for LET Title: “An Act to Strengthen the Regulation and Supervision of the Practice of Teaching in the Philippines and Prescribing a Licensure Examination for Teachers and for Other Purposes.”
Approved on December 16, 1994. Administered by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) through the Board for Professional Teachers.
The New LET Competencies
Promulgated by the Professional Regulation
Commission (PRC) Board of Professional Teachers in Resolution 2009-10 Based on the National Competency-Based Teaching Standards (NCBTS) Adds Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to the Gen. Education Area Changes the weights of sub-areas in the Prof. Education Area
The LET Subsections
General Education Area Professional Education Area Specialization Area Total
40% 60% N/A 100%
20% 40% 40% 100%
General Education Area English – 20% Filipino – 15% Mathematics – 20% Science – 20% Social Science – 20% Information & Communications Technology – 5% Total – 100% .
English – 20% English 1: Study & Thinking Skills – 6% English 2: Writing in the Discipline – 5% English 3: Speech & Oral Communication – 3% Literature 1: Philippine Literature – 4% Literature 2: Master Works of the World – 2% .
English 1: Study & Thinking Skills – 6% Use the English language correctly & appropriately – 3% Comprehend written text – 3% .
English 2: Writing in the Discipline – 5% Use accurate. meaningful & appropriate language in written discourse – 5% .
English 3: Speech & Oral Communication – 3% Use accurate. meaningful & appropriate language in oral discourse – 3% .
Literature 1: Philippine Literature – 4% Apply knowledge gained from local literary pieces – 1% Manifest comprehension to extract elements in major literary genres – 1% Relate insights to given situations – 2% .
Literature 2: Master Works of the World – 2% Interpret passages from master works of the world – 2% .
Filipino – 15% Filipino 1: Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino – 6% Filipino 2: Pagbasa at Pagsulat Tungo sa Pananaliksik – 5% Filipino 3: Masining na Pamamahayag – 4% .
Filipino 1: Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino – 6% Nagagamit nang may lalong mataas na antas ng kasanayan at kahusayan ang Filipino sa akademikong larangan – 6% .
Filipino 2: Pagbasa at Pagsulat Tungo sa Pananaliksik – 5% Nagagamit nang may husay ang Filipino sa pagbuo ng isang sulating pananaliksik – 5% .
Filipino 3: Masining na Pamamahayag – 4% Nababasa nang may wastong pag-unawa ang mga teksto sa iba’t – ibang disiplina – 2% Nagagamit ang angkop na repertwal (repertoire) ng wika sa pagpapahayag ng kaalaman. karanasan at saloobin – 2% .
Mathematics – 20% Mathematics 1: Fundamentals of Math – 7% Mathematics 2: Plane Geometry – 5% Mathematics 3: Elementary Algebra – 5% Mathematics 4: Statistics & Probability: 3% .
Mathematics 1: Fundamentals of Math – 7% Use of the four fundamental operations in problem solving involving arithmetic concepts – 4% Measurements and units of measure – 2% Convert units in the metric system – 1% .
Mathematics 2: Plane Geometry – 5% Show mastery of terms and basic concepts in Plane Geometry – 3% Solve problems involving basic terms and concepts in Plane Geometry – 2% .
principles and processes – 2% .Mathematics 3: Elementary Algebra – 5% Show mastery of basic terms and concepts in Elementary Algebra – 3% Solve problems. evaluate and manipulate symbolic and numerical problems in elementary algebra by applying fundamental rules.
Mathematics 4: Statistics & Probability: 3% Show mastery and knowledge of basic terms and concepts in Elementary Algebra – 1% Solve. manipulate symbolic and numerical problems in statistics and probability by applying fundamental rules – 2% . evaluate.
Science – 20% Identify scientific traits and attitudes exhibited in various situations – 3% Use scientific inquiry to investigate materials. events & phenomena in the natural world (designing experiments. making conclusions and communicating results) – 5% Use scientific knowledge to natural phenomena and protect the Earth’s resources – 5% Analyze advantages and disadvantages of different solutions to particular problems – 4% Analyze the impact of technology on living and non-living things – 3% . organizing. analyzing and interpreting data. collecting.
Social Science – 20% Philippine Government & Constitution with Human Rights – 3% Philippine History – 4% Economics. Land Reform and Cooperatives – 3% Society and Culture with Family Planning – 2% Rizal and Other Heroes – 2% Philosophy – 2% Art Appreciation / Humanities – 2% Psychology – 2% . Taxation.
Philippine Government & Constitution with Human Rights – 3% Demonstrate understanding of the various forms of government from the barangay to the present system – 1% Explain the nature and provisions of the present Constitution. its advantages and disadvantages to others in the past and its function as fundamental law of the state – 2% .
Philippine History – 4% Trace the history of the Philippines from pre-colonial to contemporary periods – 2% Draw the implications of the historical evolution of the Philippines to its present socio-political condition – 2% .
land reform and cooperatives as well as to the growth of its Gross National Product – 2% Apply the fundamental economic principles to the current economic condition of the Philippines – 1% .Economics. Land Reform and Cooperatives – 3% Manifest understanding of the Philippine economic condition with respect to taxation. Taxation.
theories and perspectives which relate to society. culture and family planning in life – 1% Recognize cultural elements that are distinctly Filipino – 1% .Society and Culture with Family Planning – 2% Apply basic concepts.
Rizal and Other Heroes – 2% Analyze how Rizal’s life and works have contributed to the country’s development – 1% Evaluate the contribution of other Philippine heroes and heroines to the development of the country – 1% .
the Filipino society and the emerging Filipino philosophy – 1% Manifest a critical and analytical attitude toward specific issues and problems in daily life – 1% .Philosophy – 2% Analyze the nature of the Filipino.
Art Appreciation / Humanities – 2% Demonstrate understanding of the totality of human experience by formulating a human perspective that integrates all areas of knowledge – 1% Manifest appreciation of art as a result of an integrative and holistic view of life – 1% .
Psychology – 2% Apply the basic concepts and theories of human behavior – 2% .
Information & Communications Technology – 5% Manifest mastery of fundamental concepts. principles and operations of information and communication technology (ICT) – 3% Identify varied and appropriate use of technology – 1% Analyze the effect / impact of ICT on the environment – 1% .
Practice Teaching – 35% Facilitating Learning. Educational Technology. Field Study. Practice Teaching – 20% Principles of Teaching. Practice Teaching – 25% .Professional Education Area Teaching Profession. Field Study. Curriculum Development. Social Dimensions of Education. Child and Adolescent Development – 20% Assessment of Learning. Field Study. Developmental Reading.
environmental. Practice Teaching – 20% Determine ways and means to ensure high standards of the teacher’s personal and professional development – 2% Describe the roles and responsibilities of the teacher in the local and global community – 2% Analyze the historical. socio-cultural. Social Dimensions of Education. geographical.Teaching Profession. political and sociopsychological factors that influence the school as an agent of change and the teacher as a facilitator of learning – 5% . Field Study. economic.
learning to live together.Teaching Profession. Social Dimensions of Education. learning to be – in responding to the aspirations of the learner and the community – 3% Apply ethical principles in the teacher’s personal life and in his/her relationship with other people – 3% . learning to do. Field Study. Practice Teaching – 20% Interpret educational problems in the light of philosophical and legal foundations of education – 5% Apply the four pillars of learning – learning to know.
Developmental Reading. instructional materials and technology.Principles of Teaching. Curriculum Development. Practice Teaching – 35% Employ activities. Field Study. Educational Technology. teaching methods. classroom management techniques appropriate for a chosen subject-area – 10% Apply appropriate approaches to lesson planning and curriculum development – 6% Apply principle in the preparation and utilization of the conventional and non-conventional technology as well as traditional and alternative teaching strategies – 5% .
parents. and metacognitive reading skills – 5% Analyze extrinsic and intrinsic factors that affect reading performance – 3% . employers. creative. Curriculum Development. teachers. and community) in the delivery of the curriculum – 1% Use activities that enhance critical.Principles of Teaching. Educational Technology. Field Study. Developmental Reading. Practice Teaching – 35% Align curriculum components to instruction and assessment – 5% Distinguish the roles of stakeholders (students.
cognitive. social and psychological dimensions – 5% Organize a learning environment that is responsive to learner’s needs and that promotes fairness among learners of various cultures.Facilitating Learning. family background. motivational socio- cultural factors that affect learning – 5% Apply theories of learning and development to the teaching – learning process – 8% Draw educational implications of research findings related to child and adolescent learning and development along with the biological. linguistic. and gender – 2% . Child and Adolescent Development – 20% Analyze the cognitive. metacognitive.
Practice Teaching – 25% Apply principles in constructing traditional and alternative / authentic forms of high-quality assessment – 10% Interpret assessment results – 7% Utilize processed data and assessment results in reporting learner’s performance to improve teaching and learning – 3% Demonstrate skills in the use of techniques and tools in assessing affective learning – 3% Assign students’ marks / ratings – 2% .Assessment of Learning. Field Study.
2. 7.E. 9. English Social Science / Social Studies P. 5. 8. Health & Music Mathematics Filipino Values Education Biological Science Physical Science Home Economics Agriculture & Fishery Arts Industrial Arts & Related Disciplines Business Technology & ICT . 10. 6.. 4. 11. 3.Areas of Specialization 1. 12.
Criteria for Passing the LET At least seventy – five percent (75%) weighted total At least fifty percent (50%) correct items per Area .
Education Area . . . . . . . . 150 – 200 item in the Specialization Area You need to get > 150 items correct per Area to pass the LET . Education Area . 200 items in the Prof.Do the Math . 200 items in the Gen. . .
Put it another way. mortality rate is between 64% and 85% .The Need for Mastery . . . . . . . for every 10 test takers. Ever since the first LET in 1996. Thus. between 6 – 8 of them won’t make it . . . . the passing rate has ranged from 15% to 36% .
Time Allocation for Each Section General Education Professional Education Area of Specialization Elementary Level 7 – 10 AM 10 AM – 1 PM n/a 6 + 1 hrs Secondary Level 7 – 10 AM 10 AM – 1 PM 2 PM – 6 PM 10 + 2 hrs Total .
Results are usually published in major broadsheet dailies and the full list is usually available in the Internet.Release of LET Results LET results are usually released within 60 days after the test day. Individual results are mailed to the address. The latest LET results were released in less than 30 days. . but can be verified in the PRC Offices.
Best of Wishes for your LET .
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