DAVAO CITY, April 29, 2013 – The University of Mindanao (UM) continues its better performance in the March 2013 Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) and April 2013 Criminologist Licensure Examination (CLE).
UM recorded 73.58% passing rate in LET – Elementary Level against the national passing rate of 27.28%, while the performance of the university in LET – Secondary Level has reached 83.05% against the 39.61% national passing rate.
According to Dr. Marilou T. Lozarita, Dean of College of Teacher Education, “Passing the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) is a turning point in every student’s life. Realizing the importance of this examination, the College of Teacher Education is leaving no stone unturned to give its students the best training, coaching, and unique and ensuring ways to crack the board exams. This has led to obtaining consistent higher passing percentage and producing two 10th placers in the recent LET conducted in March 10, 2013, namely: Ms. Joy A. Soylon – Bachelor of Elementary Education – preschool education, and Mr. John Carl S. Aunso – Bachelor of Elementary Education – generalist”.
On the other hand, the performance of the University of Mindanao in CLE this year is better compared the previous examination. UM recorded 91.25% passing rate against the 42.28% national passing percentage. The University ranks first in the entire Davao Region.
The University of Mindanao is one of the leading universities in the country today recognized by CHED as Center of Excellence in Teacher Education. It is also the premier and the biggest Criminology School in Davao Region and the first Criminology school in Mindanao granted PACUCOA accreditation.