Pursuant to the provisions of RA No. 9155 (Governance of Basic Education Act of 2001) and RA No. 10533 (Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013), Aurora State College of Technology was granted Provisional Permit to operate the Senior High School Program effective SY 2016-2017.
The Senior High School program comprises the additional two years to the existing 10 years of basic education, which aims to strengthen the basic education system in the Philippines. It is in accordance with the DepEd’s Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 also known as Republic Act No.10533. Students will choose their career tracks in academic, technical-vocational-livelihood, sports, and arts and design. These tracks will help Filipino high school graduates prepare for higher education, for higher chances of employment and even better chances on entrepreneurship.
ASCOT has been preparing for this transition since 2014 through the initiative attending series of necessary trainings relevant to the implementation and already started forming partnerships with companies to employ its graduates.
ASCOT offers complete Academic Tracks: General Academics (GAs); Accounting, Business and Management (ABM); Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS) and Technical-Vocational-Livelihood Tracks: Home Economics (Cookery, House Keeping); Information and Communication Technology (Computer Hardware Servicing, Computer Programming); Agri-Fishery Arts ( Crop Production, Animal Production); and Industrial Arts (Masonry, Electrical Technology, Automotive Technology).
The offering of the senior high school program will be under the direct supervision of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Ma Luz F. Cabatan with the Program Focal Person, Prof. Rufina I. Talavera.