National Congress for the Out-Of-School Learners (DepEd Advisory No. 1, s. 2012)

The Department of Education (DepEd) published on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 the DepEd Advisory No. 1, s. 2012, re: National Congress for the Out-Of-School Learners.

In compliance with DepED Order No. 39, s. 2009 this Advisory is issued for the information of DepEd officials and personnel.

The Philippine Association of Non-formal Educators, Inc. (PANFEI), in collaboration with the Bureau of Alternative Learning System (BALS) will hold the National Congress for the Out-of-School Learners with the theme “Kung ALS Learner Ka, Naiiba Ka” on April 17-19, 2012 at the Teachers Camp, Baguio City.

The National Congress aims to:

a. highlight the common concerns of ALS learners and identify opportunities and prospects which address those concerns;
b. generate positive responses from the learners in terms of helping improve themselves, their families and the communities where they belong;
c. instill pride among the ALS learners as lifelong learners; and
d. promote connectivity between and among the ALS learners and the ALS community.
The participants are the following:

a. DepEd Personnel
• Bureau, Center and Regional Directors;
• Schools Division/City Superintendents;
• Bureau/Regional ALS Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs, Education Supervisors II;
• Education Supervisors I in-charge of ALS;
• Public Schools District Supervisors;
• ALS Facilitators (Mobile Teachers, District ALS Coordinators) ; and
• BALS staff (committee members).

b. Non-DepEd Personnel
• ALS learners;
• ALS Gabay Aral Pamayanan (AGAP), Peer Educators, Instructional Managers, Literacy Facilitators, Service Providers; and
• (NGOs).

You can view/download a copy of the DepEd Advisory No. 1, s. 2012 here.

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