WV is higher in LET National Passing Percentage: BCC tops in Negros Occidental

Western Visayas is higher in passing percentage than the national passing percentage in the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) conducted in September 2017 by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) according to Ms Blesilda Masangcay, OIC of PRC Region 6 in Iloilo City, who was part of the Regional Coorddinating council conference over the weekend hosted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), that Atty Johnson Cañete, regional director presided.

Masangcay said, Region 6 has over 11,000 examinees. Iloilo has over 7,000 but 2,498 passed, or 54.96%; followed by Bacolod City with over 3,000 examinees, where 1,039 passed which represent 52.96%. The two areas have higher passing percentage than the national which is 37.77% only.

In Negros Occidental, Bacolod City College, a community college run by the local government, was rated by PRC as number 23 out of the top 28 schools in the elementary level chosen by PRC from the 1,145 colleges in the country. Out of 84 examinees in this category, 66 passed, which represents 78.57% For the secondary level mayor in English, 6 passed out of 7 examinees, which is 85.715. In Secondary math major, five hardled the examination out of 6, or 83.33%; and for secondary level major in social science, 3 passed representing 33.3% out of 9 takers.

Last year, BCC was Number 9 in the elementary level category of LET nationwide.

Ms Masangcay also said, the satellite office of PRC at Robisnon’s Place-Bacolod has able to serve 3,425 clients for the month of November, which is higher than the regional office in Iloilo with 1,222 clients served.

She added that PRC is strictly imposing to all professionals to undergo the Continuing Professional Development Trainings for those in the hospitals, schools, and other institutions, as a mandatory requirement in the renewal of their Professional Identification Cards.*(Edith B. Colmo)


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