Got spare time? Be a Literacy Volunteer! 
Benefits of a Literacy Volunteer
Monthly stipend of Php 5,000
Transportation allowance of Php 2,000
Allowance for teaching aid materials Php 5,000
Become instrumental in uplifting the lives of others

Interested applicants are encouraged to consult with their DepEd Division Office for a 10-month contract.
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36 inmates graduate in Dipolog City jail
The bars of prison jail did not prevent these 36 inmates, aged 19 to 40 years old, to get their school diploma.

Through the Accreditation and Equivalency Test of the Department of Education's (DepEd) Bureau of Alternative Learning System (Bals), these inmates graduated in primary and secondary levels in Dipolog City Jail.
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Fil-Canadian Mom Chooses Education for Better Future 
A mom at 16 and a high school drop out, Charlaine Ang could have settled with her fast-food job and not become a scholar at Capilano University next year.

How did she do it? Through the youth program of Vancouver School Board's South Hill Education Centre and the Tupper Young Parent Services alternative program, that is.

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Out of school? Didn't finish school? There's Philippine Educational Placement Test

Philippine Educational Placement Test or PEPT is a FREE examination given to any Filipino who didn't finish school and would like to go back again. It covers the areas of English, Math, Science and social studies(HEKASI) for elementary and Araling Panlipunan for high school.
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Typhoon Drove Away Accreditation and Equivalency Test Takers 
Only about 56 percent of the total registrants in the elementary and 62 percent in the secondary of the Alternative Learning System or ALS, Accreditation and Equivalency test took he exams here on Sunday, October 16.
Supervisor Arsenio Yongoyong, head of ALS here said that this low turnout imay be attributed to the two typhoons that hit the province hard causing massive landslides and power outages in many towns.
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A New Community Learning Center in Cavite for Out-of-School Youths
Giving the out-of-school youth, dropouts, illiterates and indigenous people access to a better life through education translate to changing lives and impacting communities.
This is what the Paraclete Alternative Learning System (ALS) Center in Barangay (village) Old Bulihan, Silang in Cavite hopes to achieve led by Fr. Jerome Marquez, SVD, executive director of the Arnold Janssen Catholic Mission Foundation Inc. (AJCMFI).

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House Bill 4883 Open Learning and Distance Education Act of 2011
Philippine Congress has approved House Bill 4883, a bill that applies to public and private higher education institutions (HEIs) and post-secondary technical/vocational schools in the Philippines which have existing open learning and distance education programs and to others which will later be authorized as qualified implementors of such programs.

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