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Q&A with our ELMC Fellow, Ms. Rorich Saura

By Shekinah Benitez | Jul 22, 2021

The Educational Leadership and Management Course (ELMC) is a 7-month program for the Department of Education Region IX’s ALS Supervisors, the Schools Division ALS Focal Persons and Education Program Specialists for ALS (EPSA). One of the fellows, Ms. Rorich Saura, Education Program Specialist for ALS shares with us her experience in the course.  As an…

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R9 ALS supervisors undergo training on Academic Leadership and Supervision

By Lawrence Agustin | Jul 22, 2021

ALS supervisors consisting of eight (8) Alternative Learning System (ALS) Focal Persons and 22 Education Program Specialists for ALS (EPSA) from the Zamboanga Peninsula Region undergo module on Academic Leadership and Supervision as part of their Educational Leadership and Management (ELMC) course.  Renee Vieve Kanindot from the Ateneo de Zamboanga University’s School of Education led…

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Zamboanga del Norte ALS learners participate in entrepreneurship program

By Shekinah Benitez | Jul 10, 2021

Edna Duhaylungsod, an ALS learner from Zamboanga del Norte, started her own business with 70 pesos. Through an online training she participated in, Edna was equipped with new business strategies to grow her business. Aiming to capacitate ALS learners to start their own businesses, a training entitled “Maayong Pagnegosyo (MAPA): Youth Empowerment Through Entrepreneurship Program”…

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GoALS fellows halfway through Action Research Program, ALS teachers develop instructional materials development

By Shekinah Benitez | Jul 10, 2021

To respond to the need of the Department of Education’s drive to improve the quality of teaching, ING and UNICEF Philippines, in partnership with Ateneo de Zamboanga University’s (ADZU) The SUGPAT Program, designed the GoALS Program, a capacity development program for Alternative Learning System (ALS) teachers on instructional materials development and action research. Four months…

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Youth Development Alliance Updates: ZNYDA co-organizes MAPA Program, Northern Samar partners meet for target setting

By Shekinah Benitez | Jul 10, 2021

The Zamboanga del Norte Youth Development Alliance (ZNYDA) along with other implementing partners People Systems Consultancy, ING, UNICEF Philippines, and Ateneo de Zamboanga University’s The SUGPAT Program, organizes the Maayong Pagnegosyo (MAPA) Program. The ZNYDA, through the efforts of the Department of Education Zamboanga del Norte Division, identified the ALS learners who took part in…

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ZNYDA Update: Members join forces in strategic action planning, enhancement of ZNYDA strategic plan

By Shekinah Benitez | May 14, 2021

The Zamboanga del Norte Youth Development Alliance Strategic Planning, which was a 7-month journey for its members, finally wrapped up with an enhanced ZNYDA Action Plan.  On March 18, the ZNYDA members met for the third phase of the strategic planning. A total of 19 representatives from different government agencies, youth organizations, and non-government organizations…

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Focal persons and education program specialists for ALS undergo first 2 modules of ELMC

By Shekinah Benitez | May 14, 2021

Aiming to assimilate concepts and principles for effective supervision that help improve the quality of teaching and learning in the Alternative Learning System (ALS), the Educational Leadership and Management Course (ELMC) launched last March 22. The course welcomed eight (8) ALS Focal Persons and 22 Education Program Specialists for ALS (EPSA) in Zamboanga Peninsula to…

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SUGPAT rolls out capacity development program for ALS teachers in R9

By Shekinah Benitez | May 13, 2021

To equip ALS implementers with action research skills and be able to develop instructional materials for ALS, the SUGPAT Program of Ateneo de Zamboanga University launched “GoALS Capacity Development Program for ALS teachers on Instructional Materials Development and Action Research” last March 17, 2021.  “GoALS is one of innovations SUGPAT does as Covid-19 pandemic opened…

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Cycle 2 of ELMC to roll out in 2021

By Shekinah Benitez | Mar 8, 2021

The Educational Leadership and Management Course (ELMC) is set to roll out its second cycle this 2021, as part of the Power for Youth Project of ING and UNICEF Philippines, implemented by Ateneo de Zamboanga University’s SUGPAT Program and AdZU School of Education, and in partnership with Department of Education’s Alternative Learning System. ELMC is…

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