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Licensure Examination for Teachers (Elementary Level) 2012

The Teachers Board Exam (Elementary Level), also known as the Licensure Examination for Teachers (Elementary Level) is a board exam facilitated by the Board of  Professional Teachers under the Professional Regulatory Commission to assess the competency of Bachelor of Elementary Education graduates.

As per R.A. 1080, individuals who passed the board exam need not take the civil service exams to be eligible for the following positions:

  • Grade School Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher

Review Courses for Licensure Examination for Teachers (Elementary Level) 

There are review courses that you can take to prepare for the board exam. The content of these review courses may vary depending on the review centers, but they’re mostly based on the examination scope released by the Professional Regulatory Commission which includes:


  • English
    • Study and Thinking Skills
    • Writing in the Discipline
    • Speech and Oral Communication,
    • Philippine Literature
    • Master Works of the World
  • Filipino
    • Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino
    • Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik
    • Masining na Pagpapahayag
  • Mathematics
    • Fundamentals of Math
    • Plane Geometry
    • Elementary Algebra
    • Statistics and Probability
  • Science
    • Biological Science
    • General Biology
    • Physical Science with Earth Science
  • Social Sciences
    • Philippine Government New Constitution with Human Rights
    • Philippine History
    • Basic Economics, Taxation, Agrarian Reform
    • Society, Culture with Family Planning
    • Rizal and Other Heroes
    • Philosophyof Man
    • Arts
    • General Psychology
    • Information and Communication Technology

Professional Education 60%

  • Teaching Profession
  • Social Dimensionsof Education
  • Principlesof Teaching
  • Educational Technology
  • Curriculum Development
  • Facilitating Learning
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Assessmentof Student Learning
  • Developmental Reading
  • FieldStudy
  • Practice Teaching


Specialization 40%


Preschool Education

  • Cluster 1 – Theories, Principle and Concepts;
    • Introduction to Preschool Education
    • Characteristic of the Young Filipino
    • Preschool Curriculum
    • Introduction to Special Education
    • Trends and issues in Preschool Education
  • Cluster 2 – Content and Pedagogy
    • Creative Arts, Music, Drama for Young Children
    • Personal and Social Development (Play & Living Experiences)
    • Language and Numeracy
    • Science, Health and Nature Study
    • Classroom Management: Physical Environment, Temporal Environment, Interpersonal Environment
    • Preparation of Instructional Materials
    • Technology in the Preschool
  • Cluster 3 – Applied Courses
    • Observational Child Study
    • Assessing Behaviors of Young Children: Overview of Assessment of Young Children; Standardized Tests, Informal Tests, Assessment System
    • Guidance and Counseling in Preschool Education
    • Organization and Management of Child Development Programs
    • Home Relationship
    • Directed Study in Preschool

Special Education

  • Introduction to SPED I
  • Introduction to SPED II
  • SPED Classroom Management
  • Organization & Administration of SPED Programs
  • Behavioral Management
  • Guidance and Counselling for Children with Special Needs
  • Psychology of Children with Specials Needs
  • Inclusive Education
  • Curriculum for SPED I
  • Curriculum for SPED II
  • Preparation of Instructional Materials for SPED
  • Physiological and Physical Knowledge Approaches
  • ICT and SPED
  • Movement, Arts and Music for Children with Special Needs
  • Observational Child Study I
  • Observational Study II
  • Assessment of Children with Special Needs
  • Individualized Educational Program
  • Home and Family Life of Children with Exceptionalities
  • Effective Communication with Professionals and Families and Research in SPED

Content Courses

  • English, Pedagogy, Filipino
  • Mathematics: Advanced Algebra and Trigonometry, Plane and Solid Geometry: Analytic Geometry, Problem Solving, Pedagogy
  • Science (to include Health) Materials, Mixtures and Solutions Physical and Chemical Changes; Animal, Plants, Interrelationships in the Ecosystem;
  • Social Studies/Social Sciences: Pedagogy
  • Values Education/Character Education: Pedagogy
  • HELE: Padagogy
  • MAPEH: Music, Arts, P.E.


Licensure exams for BEED graduates are held twice a year, usually around the months of March and October. Below are the dates and testing centers for the 2012 Licensure Examination for Teachers (Elementary Level):

March 11, 2012 Sun / Manila, All Regional Offices & Zamboanga Repeaters: Jan. 6, 2012
First timers: Jan. 13, 2012
September 30, 2012 Sun / Manila, All Regional Offices, Zamboanga,
Angeles, Batanes, Laoag City, Rosales,
Masbate, Palawan, Sulu & Tawi-Tawi
Repeaters: June 1, 2012
First timers: June 29, 2012


The table below shows the number of board passers in the Licensure Exam for Teachers in the last 2 years:

September 2011 45,171 (Elementary)
6 (Accelerated Teacher Education Program)
April 2011 33,023 (Elementary)
339 (Accelerated Teacher Education Program)
September 2010 39,508 (Elementary)
430 (Accelerated Teacher Education Program)
7.21 %
April 2010 31,306 (Elementary)
109 (Accelerated Teacher Education Program)
15.44 %
3.67 %


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  1. Hi Sr./Madam,
    I would like to have an ALS in our school. when the teachers seminar for A.L.S?

  2. Ma’am/Sir:
    I will take LET exam on March 2013, can you help me for a free downloads so I can do self review…Thank you so much and god bless.

    • Hi, Duneza!

      Thanks for visiting our site.

      We’re sorry but we have no available information regarding reviewers for the licensure exams as of now. We’re working on it, though, so we’ll update our posts as soon as we come across such information.


  3. Hi Sir/maam,
    When is the examination board for teachers next year 2013.
    I just want to know because i do want to take it next year.
    Thank you.

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