ACCESS component of BEAM benefits thousands
Cotabato City (11 April) -- A total of 10, 841 individuals last year including pre0sachool children, out- of- school youths, adults and parents gained new learning through the Early Childhood (ECE), Functional Literacy (FL), Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency (ALS-A&E) and Distance Learning Program (DLP) activities of the ACCESS component.
Almost 2, 000 out-of-school youths completed the Bureau of Alternative Learning System (BALS), A&E program in preparation for the A&E National Test. Passing the test enables the learners to proceed to the next level of education.
A total of 496 parents, out-of-school youths and adults have updated their life skills through the Mobile Learning Program.
A four-wheeled vehicle equipped with an audio-visual system travels to target barangays making learning accessible and possible for learners of all ages.
In addition 119 Community/Tribal Learning Centers have been built with the help of the community and the LGU through “bayanihan.”
These centers serve as classroom for the learners and multi-purpose have for community activities. (BEAM/MCD/PIA 12) [top]