A survey of some schools in Metro
Manila and nearby provinces
disclosed that the drop-out rate is
higher in the first year than in any
other year level. The survey also
identified several reasons why
students leave school.
Among these are:
the inability to defray school
expenses because of poverty;
distance of home from school;
part or fulltime job opportunities;
the concern to help augment family
boring or slow lessons which do
not challenge bright students;
elopement or early marriage;
and being overage.
Which of the following is NOT a reason why
students leave school.
a. boring or slow lessons which do not
challenge bright students
b. ability to defray school expenses
system has invested a lot
of resources and efforts to
minimize if not to eliminate
inefficiency in delivering
quality education to its
Yet, despite the magnitude of the
resources committed to improve
the quality of education for all, still
the drop-out problem coupled
with low academic achievement of
pupils remain an insurmountable
problem as ever.
The drop-out problem coupled with low
academic achievement of pupils remain an
insurmountable problem as ever. In this
sentence, what does insurmountable
a. A problem that can not be overcome
b. A big problem
c. An increasing problem
But the system does not provide any
alternative to those who cannot
come to school regularly, or must
stay out of school because of
personal, physical and socioeconomic reasons beyond their
It is in this context that
Project EASE: Effective
and Affordable Secondary
Education was developed.
EASE is an acronym for Effective
Affordable Secondary Education.
It is a secondary education program
run by the Bureau of Secondary
Education (BSE) of the Department of
Education (DepED) of the Republic of
The program offers flexible time option to
certain students who cannot report to class
during certain seasons of the school year
for various reasons.
The program provides printed self-learning
modules for students to use thereby
allowing them to continue their lessons and
classroom activities on their own
What does EASE in Project EASE mean?
a. Effective Accessible Secondary Education
b. Effective Accomplished Secondary
c. Effective Affordable Secondary Education
Its objective was to design and
develop an alternative learning for
students in socio-economic,
geographical, and physical
circumstances that are
disadvantageous to their
completing high school.
Project EASE sought to provide
distance learning system to high
school students who cannot come
to school regularly or must leave
school temporarily because of
circumstances beyond their control.
Additionally, it was
envisioned that EASE should
also cater to advanced
students who find the
conventional learning system
too slow or boring and would
like to study on their own, at
their own place.
More specifically, the following were the
objectives of the project:
to improve the effectiveness and
efficiency of the instructional delivery
system of the secondary school;
to extend the benefits of secondary
education to a greater population,
including the out-of-school youths
and adults, than is presently reached
by the conventional school system;
to develop a competency-based,
environment-oriented curriculum that would
equip the youths – the secondary school age
population – with the knowledge, skills and
attitudes necessary for their active
participation as economically productive,
service-oriented, law-abiding citizens of the
Complete the sentence.
One of the Project EASE objective is to improve
the effectiveness and ________ of the
instructional delivery system of the
Complete the statement.
Another objective of Project EASE is to extend
the benefits of secondary education to a
greater population, including
_______________________, than is presently
reached by the conventional school system.
a. the out-of-school youths and adults
b. the out-of-school youths and workers
c. workers and adults
Project EASE is
during the course of
the school year.
If you are certain about the
time when you will be unable to
attend regular classes, it is best
that you inform your class
adviser early in order to avail of
If you are certain about the time when you
will be unable to attend regular classes,
who would you inform in order to avail of
a. The school principal
b. The subject coordinator
c. The class adviser
Complete the statement.
In order to avail project ease, one must be a
passer of ______ and ______ ability tests in
English and Filipino and the mathematical
a. reading, speaking
b. speaking, writing
c. reading, writing
Project EASE is available
nationwide. All interested
parties may contact the DORP
Coordinator at the nearest
DepED Regional Office.
The DORP Coordinator
will direct the applicant
to the nearest schools
division where EASE is
If you are interested on Project EASE,
you may contact the DORP
Coordinator at where?
a. the nearest CHED Regional Office.
b. the nearest DepED Regional Office.
c. the nearest TESDA Regional Office.