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posted this in Livelihood Training, Philippines on Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Goducate in Laguna helps mothers and fathers catch up on schooling

Goducate in Laguna now has 40 students, mostly mothers, registered in its Alternative Learning System (ALS) program. The group consists of 31 mothers, 4 fathers, and 6 youths. One of the fathers is also learning farming at the Goduate model farm. Some of the youths who were attending the program at the start of the year have now gone back to high school.

The ALS is a Philippines Department of Education ladderized, modular, non-formal education program for those who for whatever reason have not completed their school education. There are uniform lesson modules for all academic subjects, and there are two levels—elementary and secondary (high school).

The classes are held twice weekly at the new Goducate office in Laguna, though not all the students are able to attend regularly. In October all the students will be sitting for their exams, 5 at elementary level and 35 at secondary. Naturally all are hoping to pass, but more importantly all believe that an education will help them in their daily lives.

Listening to the teachers

Listening to the teachers

Doing review papers---the two in the bottom left-corner are a husband and wife who will be sitting for the elementary level exam.

Doing review papers—the two in the bottom left-corner are a husband and wife who will be sitting for the elementary level exam.

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1 comment to Goducate in Laguna helps mothers and fathers catch up on schooling

  • Erwin Jose Oliva Manching

    I am happy that Goducate is involved in educating my country men. With education being at a premium, the more will we need a program like this! We would also be glad to help. We would likewise be glad if Goducate can help us in training ALS workers which we can send to Goducate after the training.

    Erwin Jose Oliva Manching

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