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What is ETEEAP?

eteeap logo newThe Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP), being implemented pursuant to Executive Order 330 of 1996, is an educational assessment scheme, which recognizes knowledge, skills, and prior learning obtained by an individual from non-formal and informal education experiences.

Through this program, an individual may be granted a diploma for a degree after a competency-based evaluation from established equivalency competencies standards and a comprehensive assessment system employing written tests, interviews, skills demonstration, portfolio, and other creative assessment methodologies administered by designated assessors or faculty experts.

In pursuance of its mission, and in consonance with the objectives of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), USEP, starting 2004, shall undertake its privileged role as one of the deputized Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to implement the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP).

What are the advantages of ETEEAP?

  • Provide points on trainings and skills
  • Promote on-line study/tutorial
  • Preserve hassle-free learning experience
  • Practice flexible time in enrollment and class schedule
  • Prescribe a shorter-term degree to be earned

Competency Standrads

  • Knowledge refers to the awareness and understranding of theories, principles, and practices of
    business management or public management/governnance or in agriculture.
  • Skills is the ability to translate knowledge into actual or related pratice.
  • Attitude refers to how the individual perceive/looks at the people, things, and situation.
  • Values are the behavior resulting from attitudes.

Credit Equivalent Guide

  • Work Experience means the duties and responsibilities born-out of his appointment to a particular
  • Related Expeience refers to the other duties, responsibilities, activities in addition to his original
    official appointment.
  • Seminars are the official gathering of people with common discipline, interest, concerns, which may
    or may not include workshop.
  • Training is the activity undertaken to develop or enhance knowledge and skills.
  • Research is the written output as a result of scientific/systematic investigation of problems/issues.
  • Awards and/or Recognition Awards refers to the special awards/citations for exemplary work/contribution.
  • Expert Services means the consultancy work, resource person, lecturer, and other services
    performed outside of his main work in recognition of his competency or professional stature.
  • Related Exams are the exams taken from accredited institutions relevent to the program pursued.
  • Innovation refers to the policies, technology developed and utilized.

Rating System

Considering the scope of work and the assessment scheme employed in the ETEEAP, faculty assessors will rate the enrolles as follows:

  • Equi for equivalency based on accredited documents towards a specific course/subject in the
    prescribe curriculum for the required units.
  • Accre for accredited skills or mastery of subject matter towards a specific course/subject in the
    prescribed curriculum for the required units.
  • USeP grading system for prescribed supplemental courses given through tutorial sessions.

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