Teach To Cheat
A New Way To Pass NAT?
What if you are a teacher and your poor IQ class always passes the needle of National Achievement Test (NAT) with so much pain and hardship that they even got a perfect zero results on the examinations always, what will you do then if the force of compassion and sympathy burns your heart for this low IQ students of yours? Will you allow them to cheat the test in order for them to pass finally? Or will you give them the examination answers already and cheat the National Achievement Test (NAT) just like what the Department of Education (Deped) have discovered about the reports that school officials on Pangasinan, Western Visayas region and in Metro Manila were or have orchestrated an accepted cheating activity among their students taking up the National Achievement Test (NAT); giving their examinee students not only questionnaires but also answers to these questions on the test itself.
The Department of Education will not of course tolerate such cheating practices by the school officials themselves, thus on Pangasinan schools the Department of Education have already suspended school officials for being discovered that they were involve on such practice.
The National Achievement Test (NAT) cheating scandal have rock the public trust, especially parents who trusted the Department of Education’s competency to teach their children properly and nurture their respective child’s gifted talents and skills with honesty and excellence. Moreover, this cheating scandal will mar the reputation of the Philippines around the world regarding educating children properly and honestly.