The additional provision in Item No. 2.0 of DepEd Order No. 50, s. 2013 shall be amended to read as stated in this Order.
To further realize the full integration and unification of the different contracting schemes of the Bureau in the delivery of quality education to the out-of- school children, youth and adults in the Philippines through the Alternative Learning System (ALS), the Department of Education (DepEd) amends the guidelines for the ALS Unified Contracting Scheme.
The Department of Education (DepEd) seeks to further strengthen its Alternative Learning System (ALS) in order to reach more out-of-school children, youth and adults in response to attainment of objectives of both Education for All (EFA) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
To further enhance the quality of education that the Department of Education (DepEd) provides to the out-of-school learners of the Alternative Learning System (ALS), the existing guidelines on the selection and hiring of ALS Literacy Volunteers under DepEd Memorandum No. 369, s. 2009 have been revised.
Pursuant to DepEd Order No. 46, also known as “Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of DepEd Order No. 51, s. 2004 Prescribing the Enriched Curriculum for Public Schools and Standard Curriculum for Private Madaris,” specifically item no. 8, on training of teachers, the Asatidz shall undergo training programs to raise the quality of delivery of the ALIVE subjects.