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SENATE RATIFIES ALS BILL – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian lauded the Senate’s ratification of the bicameral conference committee report on the proposed measure institutionalizing the Alternative Learning System (ALS). Gatchalian, chair of the Senate Committee on Basic Education, Arts and Culture, hailed the ratification of the reconciled versions of the Senate and the Lower House as a step closer for millions of […]

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SENATE APPROVES ALTERNATIVE LEARNING SYSTEM BILL – GATCHALIAN

The Senate has approved on third and final reading a bill that seeks to institutionalize the Alternative Learning System (ALS) and establish an ALS Community Learning Center (CLC) in every city and municipality in the country. According to Senator Win Gatchalian, principal author of the Alternative Learning System Act, putting up ALS CLCs in every […]

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INSTITUTIONALIZE ALTERNATIVE LEARNING SYSTEM – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the institutionalization of the Alternative Learning System (ALS), the Department of Education’s parallel learning system to the existing formal education system. According to Gatchalian, it is crucial for the program to reach 24 million Filipino adults aged 15 and above who have not completed basic education. The veteran legislator […]

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HOUSE PANEL APPROVES ALS INSTITUTIONALIZATION – ROMUALDEZ

A measure seeking to institutionalize the alternative learning system (ALS) nationwide has hurdled the committee level at the House of Representatives. The House Committee on Basic Education and Culture approved a substitute bill seeking to boost accessibility to the education of underserved sectors of the country such as the out-of-school youth (OSY), persons with disabilities […]