Cebuano couple inspires after graduating together from ALS

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 09/09/2022

CEBU, Philippines — Graduation is made more special for Cebuano couple Edgardo Dela Torre and Rochelle Dela Torre because they receive their diplomas together and as a team! Edgardo and Rochelle, from Dalaguete town in southern Cebu,…

179 Cebu City Jail male PDLs graduate from ALS

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 179 male inmates from the Cebu City Jail completed their Alternative Learning System courses on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. Like their graduation song, Liwanag sa Dilim, the inmates believe that…

83-year-old woman fulfills dream of finishing high school

Joey A. Gabieta 08/22/2022

TACLOBAN CITY—She may be in her twilight years but 83-year-old Corcondia Relleta of Calbayog City in Samar province refused to remain idle. Instead, she studied hard to complete basic education. On Aug. 15, Relleta graduated from high…

Lapu-Lapu mayor Ahong Chan congratulates ALS graduates

Futch Anthony Inso 08/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Some 881 students of Alternative Learning System (ALS) from Lapu-Lapu City graduated from the program on Tuesday afternoon, August 16, 2022. The activity was held at the Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob, which was personally…

129 Cebu City Jail Female Dorm inmates graduate from ALS

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One hundred twenty nine Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDL) of the Cebu City Jail Female Dorm graduate from Alternative Learning System (ALS) on Saturday, August 13, 2022. Of the 129 graduates, 49 graduated…

Mandaue turns over P400K worth of tablets to DepEd

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/02/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City goverment on Thursday, September 2, 2021, turned over 20 more tablets to the Department of Education in Mandaue City. This time the gadgets will be given to teachers of the…

DepEd: There will be 209 school days for school year 2021-2022

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The school year 2021-2022 will consist of 209 school days, the Department of Education (DepEd) announced on August 7, 2021. Based on DepEd Order 29, series of 2021, the school year, which had…

ALS gets boost with Learning Center, Smart School-in-a-Bag

PR 06/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – When the Department of Education (DepEd) conceptualized the Alternative Learning System (ALS) over 15 years ago, its primary goal was simple: to assist out-of-school youth and adult learners who haven’t completed basic education.…

Inmates given chance to continue basic education through DepEd’s ALS program 

Futch Anthony Inso 05/29/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Around 10,467 inmates or Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLs) will be given an opportunity to continue their studies in basic education through the alternative learning system (ALS) program of the Department of Education (DepEd). Amaryllis…

Leigh Chanelle Ong’s advocacy: Promoting Alternative Learning System 

Michelle Joy Padayhag 03/28/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines — Promising Cebuana beauty queen Leigh Chanelle Ong wants to highlight the importance of Alternative Learning System (ALS) in the country. Ong, from Alcoy town, southern Cebu, wants to emphasize this cause in…

Mandaue marks ALS Day

Norman V. Mendoza 09/20/2016

THE Mandaue City celebrated the Alternative Learning System (ALS) Day last Friday along with the Mandaue City Schools Division and the Department of Education regional office. This year’s theme is “Strengthening the ALS Learners.” The activity was…

Grandma among 700 ALS grads in Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 08/25/2016

More than 700 students graduated from the Alternative Learning System (ALS) in Lapu-Lapu City. The graduation ceremony was held at the Hoops Dome last Tuesday. Soledad dela Cruz, a 67-year-old grandmother from Barangay Babag, was one of…

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