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Nqesh Terminology & Definitions

principals' exam




The National Qualifying Examination for School 5. Adults Learners – These are learners Heads (NQESH), also known as the Principal’s who are aged 25 years old and above who Test, serves as a mechanism for selecting are illiterates or neo-literates who have school heads in the public education sector. The either no access to formal education or Principal’s Test is open to all interested have reverted to illiteracy. applicants for Principal I positions. 6. Schools Division Superintendent – The 2015 Principals’ Test is based on the seven He/she can appoint only teachers, school (7) domains of the National Competency-Based heads/principals and division education Standards for School Heads (NCBSSH). The supervisors. 21stCentury Managerial Skills are already integrated in the said 7 domains. Furthermore, there will be no more items 7. the establishment of another new district on upon the recommendation of the Schools communication skills. 1. Regional Director – He/she can direct Division Superintendent. Informal Education – This refers to the 8. Regional Director – lifelong process of learning by which every exercise person teaching personnel only. acquires and accumulates disciplinary He/she action can over the act that knowledge, skills, attitudes and insights from daily experiences at home, at work, 9. Republic Act 9155 – An renamed the DECS into DepEd abolished at play and from life itself. the BPESS (Bureau of Physical Education 2. 3. Integrated Schools – Schools that offer and School Sports) and the transfer of the a complete basic education in one school Komisyon ng Wikang Pilipino, national site and has unified instructional program. Historical Institute, Records Management Basic Education – It covers early childhood education, elementary, high school, alternative learning system and special needs education. 4. are directly involved for Culture and Arts (NCCA). 10. Republic Act 9155 – Known as the Governance of Education Act of 2001 Operating Officers – DepEd officials who and Archives to the National Commission in the 11. Republic Act 8980 – Known as the Early Childhood Care and Development Act implementation, evaluation and monitoring plans, programs and projects of the department. 12. Republic Act 10157 – Known as the Kindergarten Education Act 13. Republic Act 8525 – Known as the Adopt-a-School Act of 1998 25. Presidential Decree 603 – Known as the Child and Youth Welfare Code of the Philippines 14. Republic Act 7836 – Known as the Philippine Teachers Professionalization Act of 1994 26. Community Linkages – It is the learning environments that respond to the aspirations of the community domain of 15. Republic Act 8190 – Known as the the NCBTS. Localization Law 27. Career Service – It is based on merit 16. Republic Act 4670 – Known as the Magna Carta for Public School Teachers 17. Republic Act 6713 – Known as the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees 18. Republic Act 7160 – Known as the Local Government Code of 1991 19. Republic Act 7041 – Known as the Publication Law 20. Republic Act 9184 – Known as the Government Procurement Reform Act 21. Republic Act 7610 – Known as the and fitness determined as far as practicable by competitive examinations as based on highly technical qualifications. 28. MT 1 for 3 years and MA academic requirements – Qualifications to become a Master Teacher II. 29. Transfer – It is the movement of the employee from one position to another which is of equivalent rank level or salary without break in the service. 30. Promotion – It is the advancement of the employee from one position to another Special Protection of Children against with an increase in duties and Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination responsibilities and usually accompanied by an increase in salary. 22. Republic Act 7880 – Known as the Fair and Equitable Allocation of the DECS Budget for Capital Outlay 31. Reinstatement – It is the issuance of an appointment to a person who has been previously appointed to a position in a 23. Republic Act 7877 – Known as the AntiSexual Harassment Act of 1995 24. Batas Pambansa 232 – Known as the Education Act of 1982 career service and who has through no delinquency separated specifies position. or misconduct, therefrom restoration been exonerating to his him previous 32. Reassignment – It is the movement of orchestrates diverted at the different one employee from on organizational to aspects of principal operations to achieve another in the same department or agency the instructional goals of the school. which does not involve a reduction in rank, 40. Portfolio Assessment – A diagnostic status or salary. tool which provides pupil’s profile and the 33. Six (6) months only – An additional emerging skills that will help him become period given to a public employee who is increasingly independent learner already 65 years old but not achieved 15 evaluate his possession of knowledge. and years in the service. 41. Fifteen (15) days – Number of days a 34. Eight (8) hours and five (5) working receipt of request by the school to the days – It is the number of hours and days issuance of official school certificates, a teacher should render his/her services. diplomas, transcript of records, grades, transfer credentials and similar documents 35. Six (6) teaching hours and two (2) and records. working hours – It is the complete teaching and working hours of a teacher in a day. 42. Civil Service Manual – It contains the basic regulations, institution and information which guide DepEd Central 36. Technical Skill – This is a management skill given unfamiliar to with employees their job who or are Office and the field personnel in carrying out the teacher of the department. present assignment. 43. DepEd Order, Memoranda and Bulletins – These are issued by the 37. Strategic Planning – It is the process of DepEd for directions and regulations for setting directions for an institution to the information of or compliance by the realize what it wants to achieve and to go field. where he wants to go. 44. Recruitment – It refers to the process of 38. 25 points in leadership and potential – searching for A minimum point required to a Master candidates in Teacher quantity. candidate in order to be and identifying sufficient quality job and promoted. 45. Merit Promotion Plan – This provides 39. “The road to excellence starts here.” – A battle cry of every public school which means excellence is management that guidelines, policies and procedures for recruitment, selection and appointment. 46. Learning Management Plan – It is a document focused in learning composed offense as provided for in the Civil Service Law, Administrative Law and other laws. of the Professional Development Plan of school head, professional development 52. Grievance Procedure – It is referred to plan of teachers and student development as workable procedure for determining or activities. providing the best way to remedy the specific cause or causes of the grievance. 47. Community of Practice (COP) – It is a group of professionals/workers bound to 53. Property Accountability – It is the one another based on common problems obligation imposed by law on an official for and pursuit of solutions. keeping accurate records of property. 48. Instructional Development – It is a 54. The Principal’s Guidelines Regarding means of determining the extent to which Standard Operating Procedures the application of a new skill/competency Teachers learned contributed to improving teaching Government Property – This is to enable and learning. the and principal Accounting to group for of property management as applied to teachers in her 49. National Educators’ Academy of the particular school. Philippines (NEAP) – Formerly known as the National Education Learning Center 55. Performance Indicators – It refers to (NELC). It provides continuing strategic the several key indicators that can be human resource development programs computed and utilized for evaluating the for school managers and leaders within educational the various levels. context of emerging legitimate demands. systems performance at 56. Participation Rate – It is the ratio 50. Mentoring – It is developmental, caring, between the enrolments in the school age sharing and helping relationships where range to the total population of that range. one person invests time, know-how and effort in enhancing another person’s growth, knowledge and skills. 57. Growth Enrolment Rate – It refers to the total enrolment in a given level of education as a percentage of a population 51. Code of Ethical Standards – It defines which according to national regulations the administrative disciplinary case as one should be enrolled at this level. It is the wherein an official or employee of the measure of the capacity of a regional government is prosecuted for an act or elementary and secondary school. omission punishable as a non-penal 58. Cohort Survival Rate – It is the of education in a given school year to the proportion of enrollees at the beginning number of grade or year who reach the final grade or positions. authorized nationally-paid year at the end of the required number of 65. M2 years of study. (moderate) Maturity Level of Teacher – A maturity level of teacher who 59. Completion Rate – It is the percentage does not need only direction and of first year entrants in a level of education supervision but needs encouragement or who support and recognition for a job done. completes/finishes the level of accordance with the required number of 66. Encouraging Style of Leadership – It is year of study. described as a combination of high 60. Drop-out Rate – It is the proportion of directive (task) and high supportive pupils who leave the school during the behavior and is most appropriate to be year as well as those who complete the used grade/year level but fail to enroll in the competence but lack of commitment. to people who have some next grade/year following the school year to the total number of pupils during the 67. DepEd Order No. 28, 2005 – It recognizes the Red Cross Youth (RCY) as previous school year. official co-curricular organization in the 61. Transition Rate – It is the percentage of school and encourages every elementary pupils who graduate from one level of and secondary student to enlist as education and none on the higher next members of the Junior Red Cross Youth level. (JRCY) and the Senior Red Cross Youth (SRCY). 62. Achievement Rate – It refers to the degree of performance in different study areas in various levels of education. 68. Republic Act 8190 – The law that provides that teachers-applicant or teachers-transferee for that matter given 63. Mean Performance Score (MPS) – It priority if they are bonafide residents of indicates the ratio between the number of the barangay, municipality or province correctly answered items and the total where the school recipient is located. number of test questions or the percentage of correctly answered item in a test. 69. DepEd Order Number 22, series 2005 – It includes the BSP, GSP, PNRY, and Anti-TB Education Drive as voluntary 64. Teacher-Pupil Ratio – It is the proportion of enrolment at a certain level basis of contribution. 70. Peer Supervision – It is being done to Teacher 1 and Teacher 2. 77. School Climate – It refers to the sum of all values, cultures, safety practices and organizational structures within a school 71. Intensive-Guided Supervision – It is being given to new teachers in the school. 72. Collaborative Supervision – It is given to teachers cooperatively who with prefer the to work supervisor in developing a supervision form. that cause it to function and react in particular ways. 78. Alternative Learning System (ALS) – It is a parallel learning system to provide a viable alternative to the existing formal education. 73. Registry of Qualified Applicants – It refers 79. Quality Education – It is an to the list of applicants deemed to have appropriateness, met the qualifications required by law excellence of the education given to meet based on the evaluation and selection the needs and aspirations of an individual guidelines for teacher positions in the in a society. relevance and elementary and secondary public schools. 80. DepEd Subsidized Program – It is 74. Management – It is a way the principals use themselves to create a school climate known as the pre-school education funded by the PTA and other organizations. characterized by staff productivity, pupil productivity and creative thought. 81. Principle of Shared Governance – It is the principle which recognizes that every 75. Managerial Acumen – It is the unit in the education bureaucracy has a systematic application of an array of skills particular role, task and responsibility that provide an orderly, efficient and inherent in the office. effective school environment. 82. Inferring – It the process of reading 76. Potential – This takes into account the employee’s capability not only to perform between the lines or drawing of implications. the duties and assume the responsibilities of the position to be filled but also to those of higher and more responsible positions. 83. School-Based Management – It enables and empowers stakeholders to manage their own affairs for improved delivery of educational services in a sustainable manner. 84. Accountability Mechanism – It is the criteria and quality dimensions of the different and apparently irrelevant elements. school-based management that includes resourcing, classroom structuring and 91. Normal Grouping – It is the identification of alternatives through a pupil/student achievement. highly structured procedure that purposely 85. Crisis Management – It is a term attempts to restrict verbal interaction. generally applied to critical situation, a turning point characterized by a sense of 92. School Plant – It refers to the school facilities of the school consisting of the urgency. site, buildings and other structures. 86. Threat – An element of crisis potential 93. Republic Act 9155, Section 14 – It hindrance to some state of goal desired by refers to the implementing rules and an organization or individual. regulations management which is a known as Authority, Responsibility and Accountability (AuRA). 87. Decision – This element of crisis management refers to time in short when 94. Technical Competencies – This refers the situation will be altered in the near to the development of the curriculum and future after which no decision can be supervision made implementation of the curriculum. only under less favorable circumstances. to ensure the full 95. Human Resource Competencies – This crisis refers to the role of the principal on the management which refers to lack of self- collaborative method which is complex awareness by those affected by the crisis, and it involves many variables; issues is likely to occur, but is not equated with deal with human factor affecting the staff, the lack of planned response to the attitudes and perception of the staffs, situation. climate conducive to productive work and 88. Surprise – The element of emphasis on interpersonal issues. 89. Brainstorming – It involves the spontaneous identification of alternatives by individuals interacting in an unrestrained setting. 96. Political Competencies – It is a role which refers to limited resources, principals will either have to use for some resources; the principal develops ways to 90. Synectics – This is a creativity technique that involves the identification of novel alternatives through the joining together of collaborate and cooperate in sharing those resources. 97. Architectural Competencies – This is 103.School Improvement Plan – An the process by which the administrators education development plan that shows use and the intent and design that the schools will relationships that will allow organizations undertake to introduce improvements in to get things down. learning outcomes within the context of to frame/construct roles SBM in prescribed period and at a given 98. Bank – It refers to World Bank (WB), the cost. lending agency for the NPSBE Project. 104.Annual Improvement Plan – It identifies 99. National Program Support to Basic the problems and objectives for one Education (NPSBE) – A 200 million US school year and the intervention programs dollars program support loan secured by that the government from the World Bank to activities, time frame for implementing the finance in part of the various key reform activities, thrusts outlined in the BESRA. resources needed which are appropriate 100.Support to the Philippine Basic include strategies persons and learning responsible, and to achieve the objectives set. Education Reforms (SPHERE) – A grant 105.Qualified Recipient Schools – These fund from the Australian AID Trust Fund are public elementary and secondary amounting to 41 million Au$. schools with grant applications submitted 101.School Based Management – decentralization authority from of The decision-making central, regional, and division levels to the individual schools to their respective Division Offices and found to be eligible under the terms and conditions of this set of guidelines. 106.Eligible Activities and Expenditure with the intent bringing together the school Items – heads, teachers, students as well as the expenditure items within the parameters parents, the local government units, and set out in the NPSBE Loan Agreement the community improved at learning large These are activities and in bringing and which are recognized as reimbursable outcomes through by the World Bank. effective schools. 107.School Grant Proposal – A school 102.Grant – The funding facility authorized to be used by the schools in SBM program/or project proposal that primarily focuses on the development of ideal or operations, also known as the SBM educationally Support and Installation Fund or the SBM environment for children based on the Grant. accepted/approved SIP/AIP submitted to the Division maximal Office that learning outlines a proposed project and shows budgetary whose performance indicators have been requirements computed as way below standards. and requests monetary assistance in the form of a grant. 111. 4Ps Program – It is a poverty reduction 108.Implementing Units – It refers to the measure of the Philippine government that secondary schools that maintain separate focuses on human capital investment in book of accounts. the poorest of the poor households in the country. 109.Non-implementing Units – It refers to public elementary and secondary schools 112. 4Ps Schools – These public within the without separate book of accounts that are elementary under the direct supervision of the division municipalities covered by the 4Ps program offices. managed by DSWD. 110. High Priority Divisions – These refer to the 40 highly challenged DepEd divisions schools are 113. 7m x 9m classroom – The conventional design of classroom to be adopted fo