Alternative Learning System Lecture on Sept. 23, 2011

Alternative Learning System in the Philippines:  EFA 2015 and beyond

Lecture – Forum Series on ALTERNATIVE LEARNING

September 23, 2011; Friday; 4:00-6:00pm

Training Center, UP College of Education

Diliman Quezon City

The Philippine EFA 2015 goals include the provision of learning needs of all young people and adults through equitable access to appropriate learning and life skills programs. It also targeted 50% improvement in levels of adult literacy by 2015. These goals defined the alternative learning programs led by the Bureau of Alternative Learning System, National Literacy Coordinating Council and their partners. With few years left before 2015, it is worthwhile to examine and reflect on the experiences and lessons learned in alternative learning and consider their implications on teacher education and development

Guest Speakers:

Edicio G. de la Torre – co-chair of the National EFA Committee; former TESDA Secretary General; Convenor of Popular Education for People’s Empowerment (PEPE) and Education for Life Foundation (ELF)

Edna A. Gulosino – Senior Education Program Specialist; Chief –OIC of the Staff Devt. Division, Bureau of Alternative Learning System, DEPED

For more information, please contact Asst. Prof Ched E. Arzadon tel # 3477468; 09151119878; ;

This event is open to the public. It is organized by the Nonformal Education Dept.  of the UP College of Education. It is also a part of the celebration of Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) with the theme: “Back to ABCs: Education for Development.”  For DPRM’s calendar of events, see

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