A program that serves students at any level, serves suspended or expelled students, serves students whose learning styles are better served in an alternative program, or provides individualized programs outside of a standard classroom setting in a caring atmosphere in which students learn the skills necessary to
Teachers that are involved in this program are called “Mobile Teachers ” for reasons that they often go about teaching in rural and depressed areas where a
The process of integration starts with the students attending a 10 month learning and review session conducted by the Mobile Teacher. After completion, performance are assessed in preparation for the Accreditation and Equivalency Test (or A&E) that will be given to these students.
Passers ofeither the Elementary or Secondary Level gets a certificate which bears the signature of the Secretary of the Department of Education. This allows a passer to be integrated into formal education and also gives them the chance to enroll for a college
Homeschooling or homeschool (also called home education or home learning) is the education of children at home, typically by parents but sometimes by tutors, rather than in other formal settings of public or private school.
Although prior to the introduction of compulsory school attendance laws, most childhood education occurred within the family or community, homeschooling in the modern sense is an alternative in developed countries to private schools outside the home or educational institutions operated by civil
Home Schooling Homeschooling are usually considered by parents who opt to teach their kids on a one on one basis for various reason. Home schooling though is not that simple and a lot of parents should consider several things before making the decision. Having the patience to teach ones child is on top oF tHE lIst as kIDs Don’t usually
Another is socialization. School proper offers more activity for a child to engage in to socialize with others. Nevertheless, many parents still consider this method.
Home schooling in the Philippines is something new. For accreditation purposes, a home schooling clientele must go to the DepEd office for validation or they may choose to enroll in a recognized school of the Department of Education. Many universities and
Who May Enroll to ALS? • ComplEtErs oF BasIC lItEraCy Program • unEmployED/unDErEmployED/pErsons with disabilities/physically challenge • ElEmEntary & sEConDary sCHool dropouts/failed/leavers *11-14 yrs old for elementary students *15 yrs old and above for high school students • InDustry based/housewives/maids/factory workers/drivers/inmates/rebels/soldie rs/integrees
Options & Opportunities for ALS Passers:• EntEr CollEGE/unIvErsIty• EntEr tEsDa/MeralcoFdtn./Technical Schools• EntEr otHEr non-formal trainingprograms• EntEr Formal traInInG proGrams• EntEr/rE-enter the world ofwork• EntEr/rE-enterelementary/secondary Formal
Dr. Virginia E. Silvestre (Chief ALS NCR Division)), and Dr. Teresita G. Domalanta (Director Region IV)].
Alternative Learning System - Accreditation & Equivalency Program Legal bases of the Alternative Learning System: 1.) Constitution of the Philippines 1987, Art. XIV, Sec. 2, par. 5: "Provide adult citizens, the disabled, and out-of-school youth with training in civics, vocational efficiency, and other skills." 2.) Executive Order No. 117, Sec. 5 - prescribing the powers and functions of the reorganized ministry of education, culture and sports 3.) DepEd Order No. 32, s. 1972 4.) Proclamation No. 480, dated October 16, 1989 (creating the EFA National Committee)
5.) DepEd Memo No. 101, s. 2001 6.) DepEd Memo No. 344, s. 2000 - PASUC (for government owned/controlled) 7.) DepEd Memo No. 533, s. 2000 - access to MFI 8.) DepEd Memo No. 110, s. 1999 - TESDA skills training programs 9.) DepEd Order No. 20, s. 2000 - a chance to acquire eligibility for government employment positions under CSC Resolution No. 499
TheALS A&E Test formerly known as the Nonformal Education A&E Test is a paper and pencil test.
Who are the target clienteles of the ALS A&E Test? * An elementary dropout (not enrolled in the current school year), who is at least 11 years old on or before the day of the test, may take the elementary level ALS A&E Test * A high school dropout (not enrolled in the current school year), who is at least 15 years old on or before the day of the test, may teake the secondary level ALS A&E Test * Non-passers of previous ALS A&E Tests * Youth and adults although in-school but overaged for Grade 6 (more than 11 years old) or for 4th year (more than 15 years old) * Non-passers of previous ALS A&E Test/s
Others (at least basically literate) who may be: * unemployed/underemployed OSYs and adults * industry-based workers, housewives, maids, factory workers, drivers * members of cultural minorities/indigenous peoples (IPs) * persons with disabilities (PWDs)/physically challenged * inmates, rebel/soldier integrees
What is the ALS A&E Test made of? The test is divided into 2 parts: the Multiple Choice Test and the Composition Writing. The test runs for 3 hours and 30 minutes for the Elementary Level and 4 hours and 55 minutes for the Secondary Level.
Elementary Level: 3 hours and 30 minutes Multiple Choice = 3 hours Kasanayang Pangkomunikasyon, 40 items, 40 minutes Matematika at Agham, 40 items, 60 minutes Kabuhayan at Likas na Yaman, 40 items, 40 minutes Pagpapalawak ng Pananaw, 40 items, 40 minutes Composition Writing = 30 minutes
Secondary Level: 4 hours and 15 minutes Multiple Choice = 3 hours Kasanayang Pangkomunikasyon, 50 items, 45 minutes English Communication Skills, 50 items, 30 minutes Matematika at Agham, 50 items, 60 minutes Kabuhayan at Likas na Yaman, 50 items, 45 minutes Pagpapalawak ng Pananaw, 50 items, 45 minutes Composition Writing = 30 minutes