It was a great privilege to be part of this history in making goals of the Philippine Department of Education: Bureau of Learning Division BLD.
The team comprised of representatives from HAPI members, headed by Edric Mendoza of Homeschool Global together with Dr. Ingrid Yap of Kids World Integrated School, Beday Fortuna of Catholic Filipino Academy, Laksmi Maluya of Gopala SMILE and also HAPI program consultant and Michael Chua of School of Tomorrow.
It was a 4-day conference that was aimed to identify the different modalities under Alternative Delivery Mode ADM. ADM is under the Formal education system of Deped that offers learners the available means in order to finish schooling.
Deped’s goal is to be a 1SSS (1Stop-shop-school), wherein the learner will be able to be given all the necessary means to acquire education through the different modalities that will be identified in the workshop.
The workshop’s participants were from the different regions of the Philippines, from the teacher/facilitators to the school head to the division and regional officers.
It concluded by identifying the different ADM modalities that will be soon implemented.