NQESH 2018 Results– The Department of Education (DepEd) is set to announce the official list of passers of the 2018 Principals’ Test or the National Qualifying Examination for School Heads (NQESH). The said examination was conducted by the DepEd, Bureau of Human Resource and Organization Development (BHROD) and all Quality Assurance Division of each Regional Office Quality Assurance Division (RO-QAD) on December 9, 2018 in different testing centers nationwide.
The Principals’ Test is administered annually to select school heads in the public education sector. Passing the test is one of the requirements for appointment to School Principal and Assistant School Principal positions in public elementary and secondary schools.
Principals’ Test Result
The list of passers including the top examinees will be posted here once available. Expect the results to come out in April or May 2019 or 4 to 5 months after the examination. However, the results may be released sooner or later than expected without prior notice from the DepEd. Please stay tuned.
The Principals’ Test is a three-hour examination that covers the following:
- Cluster Domain 1: School Leader
- School Leadership
- Personal and Professional Attributes and Interpersonal Effectiveness
- Cluster Domain 2: Instructional Leader
- Instructional Leadership
- Creating Student-Centered Learning Climate
- Cluster Domain 3: School Manager (Governance)
- Human Resource Management and Professional Development
- Parent Involvement and Community Partnership
- School Management and Operations
To pass the examination, the examinee must obtain a rating of at least 70% in each of the three cluster domains.
The DepEd conducts the Principals’ Test once a year. In December 2017 examination, only 5,111 out of 20,653 (24.75%) hurdled the exam. Grant B. Gubatan from Region 1 and Rhoda O. Dela Cruz from Region 4A tied on highest spot. They are followed by Rowena L. Oyo-A from Region 8 and Cherryl May A. Hongcuay from Region 7 who also shared the top 2 spots.