What is the basic of ALS implementation in the Philippines?

  • The 1987 Philippines Constitution provides for the recognition and promotion of others forms of education other then formal education. Article XIV, Section 2, Paragraph (1) declares that the State shall establish, maintain and support a complete, adequate and integrated system of education relevant to the needs of the people an society; and paragraph (4) concisely encourage nonformal, informal and indigenous learning system as well as self-learning, independent and out-of-school study programs particularly those that respond to community needs.
  • The Governance ACT for Basic Education otherwise known as the Rebuplic Act 9155 stipulates the establishment of the Alternative Learning System (ALS) to provide out-of –school children, youth and adults population with basic education.

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