ADM Students Underwent Reading Capability Evaluation

August 9, 2016 at 1:28 am

A total of 156 children beneficiary of the Alternative Delivery Mode (ADM) Literacy under IREAD “Off-school” intervention were assessed through Philippine Informal Reading Inventory (PHIL-IRI). Phil-IRI is an assessment tool that evaluates the reading proficiency of elementary level pupils and gives quantitative information about the pupil’s reading capabilities.

Each of the 156 children were asked to read a passage with 131 words, record the reading time of each student and given time to answer 7 questions to test their comprehension ability.

As a result, of the 156 students who took the post test evaluation, 33% are considered as Independent readers or students who reads fast and comprehend well what he read, 37% are instructional readers or have moderate or average reading speed and an average reading comprehension level while the remaining 29% are frustrated readers or students who showed very reading speed level and low or poor reading comprehension level.

Results of the evaluation showed that the community based literacy program for out-of-school children significantly contribute to promotion of literacy in Bangsamoro communities.

This initiative was made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).”