ALTERNATIVE LEARNING SYSTEM

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ALTERNATIVE
LEARNING
SYSTEM
Alternative Learning System
• Is
a
free
education
program
implemented by the Department of
Education ( DepEd ) under the Bureau of
Alternative Learning System
which
benefits those who cannot afford formal
schooling and follows whatever is their
available schedule.
• Provides vaible alternative to the
existing formal education instruction,
encompassing both the non-formal and
informal sources of knowledge and skills.
• Module – Based Learning System
OBJECTIVE
• Aims to open more educational
opportunities for Filipino citizens of
different
interests, capabilities
of
demographic
characteristics,
socioeconomic origins and status as well
as addressing the needs of marginalized
groups.
• Program cuts the time needed to finish
high school , hence , significantly cuts the
expenses as well.
• Giving hope to the less fortunate.
• Provides opportunities to Out-of-School
Youths ( OYS ) and adults elementary and
secondary school drop-outs; industrybased workers; housewives; maids;
factory workers; drivers; members of
cultural minorities; indigenous people
and the disabled/physically challenged.
- students come in on a set time and
choose a module to read.
- a quiz is given after each module to test
their learning.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
- students have to attend 10 months of
school or 800 hours in the classroom.
- their performance are assessed.
- Instead of teachers, facilitators are always
present to answer any questions and
sometimes lecturers would discuss a
certain module.
- After several months, the students will
take the students will take the
Accreditation and Equivalency Test ( AET
). If they pass the test, they will be given
a high school diploma and can now
enroll in college.
• Manny Pacquiao is a first year high
school drop-out took and passed the
(AET) under ALS proram.
• He was named as the DepEd’s
Ambassador for the ALS and People
Champ for Education.
WHAT DOES ONE BENEFIT AFTER
PASSING THE ALS TEST?
1. A test passer of either the Elementary
and Secondary level gets a certificate
which bears the signature of the
Secretary of the Department of
Education.
2. Allows a passer to mainstream in the
Educational system of the country.
3. It offers following opportunities:
a. enroll in post secondary courses (
technical / vocational, two/four/five year
course ) of the CHED.
b. access to TESDA skills trainings program.
c.acquire
eligibility
employment positions.
for
government
WHAT IS ALS ACCREDITATION
AND EQUIVALENCY TEST?
• The ALS A&E Test formerly the
Nonformal Education A&E Test is one of
the four components of the ALS A&E.
• It offers the successful test takers
certification of learning achievements at
two learning levels Elementary and
Secondary that is comparable to the
formal school system.
WHAT ARE THE LEGAL BASES OF
THE ALTERNATIVE LEARNING
SYSTEM?
1. Constitution of the Philippines 1987 ,
Art.XIV , Sec. 15
2. Executive Order No. 117 Sec. 115
3.Proclamation No. 480
4.DECS Memo No. 204, 2.1998
5.DECS Order Nos. 22 and 28, s. 1999
• Presented by:
JOCELYN SARAPANAN
III-B MATH

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