DepEd launches ALS-EST Handbook
QUEZON CITY, June 4, 2019
guide implementers in navigating the Alternative
Learning System-Education and Skills Training (ALS-EST)
Program, the Department of Education (DepEd), with
support from the Australian Government through the Basic
Education Sector Transformation (BEST) Program, launched
the ALS-EST Handbook for Implementers at the SEAMEO
Innotech in Quezon City on June 4. Undersecretary and
Chief of Staff Nepomuceno Malaluan, who supervises the
program under the Office of the Secretary, noted the
highlights of the handbook and how it forms part of the
Department’s commitment to intensify and expand the
regular ALS Program, which is considered a centerpiece
of basic education under the Duterte administration.
First ALS-EST learning hub opens in Eastern Samar
Lawaan, Eastern Samar, May 4, 2019 - The country's
pioneer Alternative Learning System
Education and Skills Training (ALS-EST) Learning Center
was inaugurated at Lawaan National School of
Craftsmanship and Home Industries (LNSCHI) on May 3.
Department of Education (DepEd) Undersecretary and Chief
of Staff Nepomuceno Malaluan and Australian Ambassador
Steven Robinson led the ceremonies.