School Orientation on

the Administration of the
National Career
Assessment Examination

What is NCAE?
NCAE = National Career Assessment
It is an aptitude test geared toward
providing information through test results
for self-assessment, career awareness and
career guidance of junior high school
students of the K to 12 Basic Education
Program (BEP).

What is NCAE?
Test-taking is mandatory.
Test results are recommendatory.
For K to 12 Program: career guidance for
choosing the tracks in Senior High School

What other features characterize the NCAE? A locally developed test which was standardized and validated using Filipino respondents A paper-and-pencil test which utilizes scannable answer sheets that are processed electronically A multiple-choice type of test Culture fair and sensitive Provides an end-user-friendly report format (COR) .

.Why was NCAE developed? The NCAE was developed to: To foster the highest quality of education in the Philippines by regulating and monitoring the flow of students to post secondary institutions of learning and their potential contribution to national development.

.Why was NCAE developed? The NCAE was developed to: To minimize indiscriminate wastage of manpower and resources by working for a match between manpower skill outputs and job market demands.

and To assess the skills of Grade 9 students planning to proceed to senior HS. abilities and readiness for academic and non- academic courses . toward providing relevant information on their skills.What are the specific objectives of the NCAE? To provide information that will help high school students make wise career decision.

occupational interest inventory.How is NCAE different from NCEE? Similarities Both are general scholastic aptitude tests (GSAT) Differences NCAE includes scientific ability as an area in GSAT Still recommendatory – without cut-off score Includes technical-vocational aptitude. aptitude on academic tracks . logical reasoning ability.

Who are the target examinees of the NCAE? All enrolled Grade 9 students in public and private high schools operating with permit. .

The test results will validate the previously thought career choice by showing the student’s strengths and weaknesses in the aforementioned domains. It also provides an interest inventory that will show the inclinations of the students in a particular occupational field. .school students and their parents in determining the career track they should take? The NCAE intends to provide information that will help high school students make wise career decisions based on the results of the domains of the test.

Can the results of the NCAE be used in ranking schools? No. . The results of the NCAE should NOT be used for other purposes other than career guidance.

What do we need to prepare? Student’s Individual Learner Reference Number (LRN) MHPNHS School Code : 300751 Final Grade of the Students for Grade 8 SY 2015 – 2016 in the following subjects: Math English Filipino Science Araling Panlipunan TLE MAPEH ESP .

What do we need to prepare? 3 pieces Mongol pencils with sharpener Packed snacks and lunch Other writing materials .

Schedule of Examination Day 1 – December 6 Day 2 – December 7 .

1 30 2 Science Rm. Room Assignment Examinees 1 Science Rm. 5 30 6 Science Rm. 4 30 5 Science Rm. 10 30 . 7 30 8 Science Rm. 3 30 4 Science Rm. 6 30 7 Science Rm.Room Assignment and Clustering No. 2 30 3 Science Rm. 8 30 9 Science Rm. 9 30 10 Science Rm. of Cluster No.

4 30 . 12 30 13 Science Rm. 15 30 16 Science Rm. 11 30 12 Science Rm. 2 30 19 Building A Rm. 14 30 15 Science Rm.Room Assignment and Clustering No. 1 30 18 Building A Rm. of Cluster No. 13 30 14 Science Rm. 16 30 17 Building A Rm. 3 30 20 Building A Rm. Room Assignment Examinees 11 Science Rm.

15 30 . of Cluster No. 8 30 25 Building A Rm. 6 30 23 Building A Rm. 11 30 28 Building A Rm. 10 30 27 Building A Rm. 12 30 29 Building B Rm. 14 30 30 Building B Rm. 9 30 26 Building A Rm. Room Assignment Examinees 21 Building A Rm. 5 30 22 Building A Rm. 7 30 24 Building A Rm.Room Assignment and Clustering No.

16 30 32 Building B Rm. of Cluster No. 17 30 33 Building B Rm.Room Assignment and Clustering No. 19 30 35 Building B Rm. Room Assignment Examinees 31 Building B Rm. 24 30 40 Building B Rm. 22 30 38 Building B Rm. 21 30 37 Building B Rm. 18 30 34 Building B Rm. 25 30 . 20 30 36 Building B Rm. 23 30 39 Building B Rm.

32 30 48 Building C Rm. of Cluster No. 26 30 42 Building B Rm. 31 30 47 Building C Rm. 29 30 45 Building B Rm. 30 30 46 Building C Rm. 36 30 .Room Assignment and Clustering No. 33 30 49 Building C Rm. 27 30 43 Building B Rm. 34 30 50 Building C Rm. Room Assignment Examinees 41 Building B Rm. 35 30 51 Building C Rm. 28 30 44 Building B Rm.

DEL PILAR NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL E- LIBRARY 1 S T OF DECEMBER 2016 .Excerpts from the Examiner’s Handbook MARCELO H.

. 2. before proceeding to his/her room assignment. 4. receives the Test Booklets (TBs) and Answer Sheets (ASs) from the Chief Examiner and signs the Form 3. 3. posts the replica of the Name Grid and boardwork. counts the TBs and ASs while the plastic bag is still sealed.Functions of the Room Examiner 1. gives the general directions to the examinees before distributing the TBs and ASs.

The examiner is not allowed to read the contents of the TBs as . 7. keeps the excess TBs inside the plastic bag while the test is in progress. checks if the examinees shaded the Name Grid and other information on the first page of the AS correctly.Functions of the Room Examiner 6. 8. before proceeding to the test proper. administers the test according to the Examiner’s Handbook.

retrieves the TBs and ASs simultaneously. . while the unused ASs are returned to the Chief Examiner. Used ASs must be placed in the original plastic bag.arranges the used and unused TBs consecutively by serial number and puts them back in the plastic bag with the Batch Slip. The AS must be inserted inside the TB.Functions of the Room Examiner 9. 10.

12. .returns the TBs and ETRE to the Chief Examiner.seals the Examiner’s Transmittal Report Envelope (ETRE) contaning the used AS while still inside the examination room.Functions of the Room Examiner 11.

Rapport must be established with the examinees because they work better when they are relaxed and properly . Administration of the Test An important factor that affects performance in a test is the psychological climate in the testing room. It is important therefore to be very pleasant during the test.

Check (√) each subpart after a specified activity / instruction has been done/given. . Administration of the Test The activities pertaining to the test have to do with: pre-test. test proper and post-test. Follow the succeeding instructions strictly to ensure fair and standardized test administration.

Seating Arrangement .

In no case shall there be more than 30 examinees in a room. Administration of the Test 1. 2. prepared by the School Principal/Testing Coordinator. . Check the attendance by calling out the names of the examinees from the list.

In the absence of requirements a & b. ask the other test takers to attest the identity . If the school ID is not available. ask the examinee to present a notebook or any belonging bearing his/her name. Administration of the Test 3. Check the identity of the examinees inside the examination room using the following procedure: Countercheck the identity through the school ID.

5. Instruct them that all belongings must be placed beneath the blackboard . Administration of the Test 4. Inspect the chairs of the examinees to ensure that only pencils and blank sheets of paper for computation purposes are there.

There are thirty (30) TBs in a pack (15 TB1 and 15 TB2). . Check their quantity and see to it that these are complete. Distributing the Answer Sheets (ASs) and Test Booklets (TBs) Open one end of the plastic bags containing the TBs and ASs. Each examinee will use two (2) TBs and a set of ASs (two sheets).

. Distributing the Answer Sheets (ASs) and Test Booklets (TBs) IMPORTANT: Make sure that each examinee will receive two sheets of AS with the same barcode (Examinee Number).

. Distributing the Answer Sheets (ASs) and Test Booklets (TBs) Seats of the latecomers/absentees should be left vacant but the allocated TMs should be in the custody of the Room Examiner.