Policy Guideline for Students

Greetings, Dear Student! We at Pioneer Educational Review Center has established a simple policy guideline requiring your agreement and compliance before enrolling with us.

 

Please read our policies perceptively and by submitting your signature specimen or signing our Registration Form equally translates that you have fully read, understand, and agree to the policies issued to all reviewees. You will comply and adhere to the rules and standard regulations and fully understand the penalties involved should you fail to follow them.

Classroom Guidelines (Face to Face Classes)

  1. Please follow our security protocols at the entrance and always wear your Pioneer ID. If you do not yet have an ID, please present your Official Receipt as temporary alternative identification. Please proceed to the office to have your ID crafted.
  2. Please do not let anyone attend classes for you.
  3. Please follow our dress code for students. Avoid the following clothing garments:
    • Gym clothing and sportswear
    • Any clothing that are too revealing or inappropriate.
    • Dirty and smelly clothes or unwashed garments.
    • Clothing with stamps that are offensive, disrespectful, discriminatory or inappropriate.
    • Tank top t-shirts or sando.
    • Flip flops or beach sandals.
    • Short shorts or shorts and mini-skirts.
  4. Practice good behavior and avoid any cause of conflict resulting to verbal confrontations and physical violence.
  5. Once inside the class room, kindly respect the lecturer, always.
  6. Obey the lecturer's personal rules and regulations if they impose any.
  7. All questions will be entertained at the end of the lecture. Please jot down all questions during topic discussions and at the end you may ask them.
  8. No food and drinks allowed inside the premises of the review center. Candies are allowed, but please do not litter the wrappers.
  9. Please keep easy with your freedom rights and avoid becoming a Karen. There are boundaries and peaceful ways to communicate your needs, suggestions, recommendations and everything else. You can send us a message through our Facebook messenger or e-mail.
  10. In the case of power failures, do not hold us accountale. Pioneer Educational Review Center is in no way responsible or connected to the power comany. Please remain calm and wait for the lecturer's announcement or instructions.
  11. If you need help on anything, please ask Mr. Buloy at the office.

Meeting Room Guidelines (For Online Classes)

  1. Please use your real name inside the meeting. In the case you do not use your real name, you may get marked absent. Any names unknown to us or is not found on our enrollment list, we are given the mandate to boot or kick unknown identities out of the zoom meeting.
  2. You will be required to open your camera for identification, along with it your attendance is checked. You are to open your cameras not only for identification but also for the purpose of respect towards your lecturers.
  3. At least dress decently while attending our online lectures. T-shirts are okay.
  4. Choose your study environment. You will be held accountable to your own when you get distracted by your personal affairs at home during online reviews. You are in no position to blame this system, nor do you hold Pioneer Educational Review Center responsible, nor blame the lecturer for whatever happens at your home.
  5. Upon entry, all participants are muted and only the speaker is allowed to use the microphone.
  6. Please set your view to "Speaker" or "Speaker side by side" (an option available during when the host or lecturer is screen sharing).
  7. Once inside the meeting room, kindly respect the lecturer, always.
  8. Obey the lecturer's personal rules and regulations if they impose any.
  9. During lecture, anything that goes on in your surrounding is not our responsibility.
  10. If in case your lecturer gets disconnected, wait for him/her to return or wait for announcements. Please have patience on the lecturer for he/she too has no control over internet stability and connection issues or power outages. In such case of undetermined return of the lecturer, we may suspend classes for that particular subject and reschedule.
  11. All questions will be entertained at the end of the lecture or so when the lecturer chooses you to participate. Please jot down all questions during topic discussions and at the end you may ask them.
  12. Please use the "Raise Hand" feature in the zoom app to indicate you have a question or send in chat "directly" to the lecturer or to "Everyone" for public. After your questions you may tap the "Lower Hand" to indicate that you are done with your question.
  13. You are allowed to one question at a time. You may leave the "Raise Hand" active if you have other questions.
  14. You are free to take bathroom breaks and have no need to ask permission, just turn off your camera if necessary.
  15. Please be patient with your lecturer in the cases of internet slowdown or disconnections, these matters are beyond anyone's control. Likewise, yours.
  16. Please keep easy with your freedom rights and avoid becoming a Karen. There are boundaries and peaceful ways to communicate your needs, suggestions, recommendations and everything else. You can send us a message through our Facebook messenger or e-mail.
  17. In the case of power failures, internet disconnection or slowdown or intermittent connection do not hold us accountable, Pioneer Educational Review Center is in no way responsible for the operation of your electricity and internet connection.
  18. If the moderator asks you to stay in the meeting room, please comply.

Zoom, Schedules and Invitations

  1. Once enrolled, you will be required to download the zoom app (no license required). Please use your real name inside the meeting room during live stream lectures so we can identify you.
  2. We will be posting zoom invites via the Facebook group. It is important you are in the Facebook group as all schedule changes or updates, announcements, and exam results will be posted there.
  3. It is also advisable to familiarize yourself on how to operate your zoom app. Please see link here for tutorials.

Confidentiality and Data Protection Policy

During our Registration process you are required to supply information concerning primarily about yourself. All data collected will be treated sensitive with utmost care and with strict compliance to our Confidentiality and Data Protection Policy.

 

A.

Data to be Collected from Students

The following information are to be collected for registration purposes and stated hereby the purposes as to why they are required:

  1. First name, middle name, and last name. For your identification and for the purposes of checking your name in the board exam results and in the cases of your re-enrollment with us.
  2. Gender. For identification.
  3. Mobile Number and E-mail. Used for informing you of schedules, changes, updates, suspensions and reschedules, and all other relevant information concerning your review.
  4. School graduated. For statistical data use.
  5. Honors. You are requires to disclose whether you graduated with honors in order to apply for Honorary fees (Cum Laude) and Free Admission (for Magna and Summa Cum Laude).
  6. ID Photos. For records keeping and identification purposes.
  7. Signature specimen for the purpose of your agreement to our policies.

 

B. Other Data

All other data in our care that are produced from the result of your enrollment with us will also be treated with the same security measures. In exemption to the following:

  1. Your attendance sheet will only be made available as per your Dean of College's request.
  2. Your scores shall be treated the same and will only be made available upon your Dean of College's request.
  3. Please be informed that we do post your scores to your group.

 

C.

Ramifications

For any breach of data security, please report to our office in full account of the said breach and we will take action based on the severity of the damage incurred according to our disciplinary measures and possible criminal charges on perpetrators.

 

D.

Rights & Privileges of Lecturers over their product(s) and review materials

We have also created a policy guideline for students in the care of the following:

  1. Review Materials
  2. Books.
  3. Video Files (if any)

 

It is in our deep interest to protect our lecturers' mastery in their teaching craft. With them we are a family who thrives in this profession and keeping the products of their hard work safe and protected. Therefore, as students enrolled with us, you become part of our family. We hope and expect that you would protect every data shared to you by our review center and lecturers, that you would apply the same amount of Confidentiality and Data Protection we took oath to uphold concerning about you. And as professionals, that you will abide by what is ethically correct and morally appropriate. Here listed the simplest policy guideline in support of our lecturers' livelihood. Please help support them by complying to these regulations and with Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines.

  1. You are in no position to reproduce and redistribute our review materials. These are PDF files, examination files, lecture guidelines, video lectures and all other shared content to you by your professors and lecturers.
  2. You are not allowed to record or download any of our (onsite/online) review/video lectures for the purposes of sale or redistribution or for sharing among peers, classmates or college.
  3. Any conversion of our review materials into another form for the purposes of sale or distribution or sharing is also prohibited.
  4. You shall not provide access to multiple groups of people, an enitre school or any other individual to live stream lectures in zoom meeting, Facebook group, access to PDF files, and or YouTube videos uploaded by Pioneer.

 

If caught doing any of the above listed violations, perpetrators will be subject for criminal liability.

 

E.

Penalty to Violations by Students

We are entitled to take action in the cases of violation of any of this guideline from reprimand (for minor cases), expulsion with permanent ban up to criminal charges pertinent to Republic Act No. 8293 or Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines.

 

Discount Policy

Latin Honor Discounts

  • Summa and Magna Cum Laude are free to review with us.
  • Cum Laude graduates are only required to pay a minimum fee of PHP 5,000.00.

 

Former Reviewee Discounts

  • Former reviewees are entitled to a 10% less discount if enrolling for the same review program. If you are enrolling for a different review program (e.g. ASCPi Review crossing from Medical Technology Review) the 10% discount is not honored.
  • Former reviewee discount is not applicable to Cum Laude Honor and Final Coaching.
  • If 10 years had passed since your last enrollment, your former reviewee discount is no longer valid.
  • Proof of previous enrollment is required (old Pioneer ID or Official Receipt). No proof no discount.

 

Final Coaching

All forms of discounts do not apply to final coaching.

Refund Policy

Please be informed that all payments made in full or partial is NOT REFUNDABLE. If in case you are wanting to withdraw, you may have the following options below:

  • You are allowed to move or reschedule your enrollment into a later batch.
  • You are allowed to find a replacement to fill your spot:
    • You will need to endorse your deposit slip/official receipt to the person replacing you and have that person pay you for the amount you have already paid us (full or partial). If partially paid, your replacement will have to pay the remaining balance to us.
    • You will inform us ahead that you have found your replacement and submit this person's full name to us. Then advise your replacement to contact us directly (either via landline/mobile or via e-mail), he/she needs to submit your endorsed deposit slip/official receipt.
    • Any type of discount honored to you is not transferrable to your replacement unless your replacement qualifies the same type of discount.

Pandemic Safety Protocols for Face to Face Classes

If you are attending our face to face classes, our review center has established a set of rules and guidelines in line with IATF's protocols.

  • Please fall in line at our entrance for temperature check.
  • Please wear your facemask at all times within the grounds of our review center. You may use surgical mask or N95 mask if you can handle.
  • Apart from our alcohol sprayed on your hands, kindly bring your personal alcohol (for your own assurance and personal safety).
  • Faceshield (if enforced by IATF due to our classroom's airconditioned room setting).
  • If you are infected with Covid19 or is sick, please follow quarantine measures. You may inform us via our landliine, mobile or e-mail of your situation and we'll rearrange or move your schedule to the next available batch.
  • If fully recovered, before attending face to face classes, please provide a certificate of your RT-PCR test stating that you are negative via e-mail.

NOTICE

We may add or modify any policy here that we see fit. Please check this page from time to time for updates and changes.