August 25, 2017
DepEd Memorandum No. 140, s. 2017
Administration of the National Career Assessment Examination for School Year 2017-2018
Bureau and Service Directors
Schools Division Superintendents
Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Schools Heads
All Others Concerned
1. The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Bureau of Education Assessment (BEA) with the assistance of schools division and secondary schools personnel, shall administer the National Career Assessment Examination (NCAE) for the School Year (SY) 2017-2018 from August 30 to 31, 2017 to all Grade 9 students in both public and private schools nationwide. This is pursuant to DepEd Order (DO) No. 55, s. 2016 entitled Policy Guidelines on the National Assessment of Student Learning for the K to 12 Basic Education Program and DO No. 25, s. 2017 entitled School Calendar for School Year 2017-2018.
2. The authorized forwarder shall deliver the test materials to schools divisions outside the National Capital Region (NCR) two weeks before the test administration. The same forwarder shall retrieve the test materials one week after the test administration.
3. For more information, all concerned may contact the Bureau of Education Assessment-Education Assessment Division (BEA-EAD), Department of Education (DepEd) Central Office (CO), 2nd Floor Bonifacio Building, DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City at telephone no. (02) 631-2589 or through email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.
LEONOR MAGTOLIS BRIONES