DepEd launches search for the most efficient alternative learning system implementor
The search is on for the most efficient provincial and city divisions of the Department of Education that implements the alternative learning system (ALS) for out-of-school youth and adults.
Based on DepEd Memo 245, series 2011, Education Secretary Armin Luistro said the search aims to recognize division offices for their efficient use of resources and exemplary performance in the promotion of literacy in the country.
“ALS is a very laudable program of the department which must be implemented with optimum efficiency so that we can reach as many learners as possible,” added Luistro.
Contenders to the award will be judged based on human resources management which carrries 25%; learner management 25%; program implementation management, 25%; material resource management, 10%; financial management, 10%; and stakeholder and community management 5%.
The search is open to all divisions nationwide categorized into city and provincial divisions which implement ALS programs and projects. There will be first, second and third prize winners in each category to be chosen from the top five semi-finalists that will emerge from the nationwide search.
The deadline for the submission of entries is February 15, 2012 and the awarding ceremonies will be on April 2012.
Inquiries about the search and nomination may be directed to the Office of the Director IV, Bureau of Alternative Learning System, DepEd, 3rd Floor Mabini Bldg., DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City, with telephone number (02) 635-4694.