The Alternative Learning System (ALS) is the Department of Education’s flagship program offering non-formal education to out-of- school Filipino youth and adults who have failed to complete basic education. To enhance ALS, DepEd is piloting an initiative that integrates a skills training component to the ALS education interventions. Dubbed ALS-Education and Skills Training or ALS-EST, the initiative aims to produce ALS completers that have acquired academic and technical competencies suitable for immediate employment. DepEd is seeking partnerships with government agencies, non-government organizations, public or private academic institutions, non-stock non-profit corporations, or local government units for the delivery of ALS-EST projects. Interested parties may apply for accreditation as eligible partners for ALS-EST projects.

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Do you want to be a partner?

Click on this link to learn more and download requirements.
Deadline for submission of accreditation application is on January 26, 2018.

Additional Resources:

Download ALS-EST Project Monitoring and Evaluation Template

Download ALS-EST Risk Management Template

Download Partnership Management Template

Download ALS-EST Partnership Application Form