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GlobALS stands for Global Peace Foundation Alternative Learning System.

GlobALS works with the Department of Education as a service provider of the Alternative Learning System (ALS), to extend education opportunitities to out-of-school children, youths and adults. The program has reached out the remote villages, indigenous communitities and religious minorities to give these underserved populations a chance to achieve their life goals, improve the quality of their lives, and become effective contributors to their societies.

Impact: To date the Globals Program has reached 38 villages and 3880 learners. 

Project Details

Target areas for the GlobALS program are communities with a low literacy rate, a large population of out-of-school youths, indigenous peoples, and Muslim communities – predominantly coming from depressed, disadvantaged and underserved communities.

GlobALS learning centers and learning sites are situated in three regions of the country: Navotas City in Metro Manila (two sites); Nueva Ecija in Central Luzon (11 sites of the Alllights Village project); and Davao Del Norte in Mindanao (14 sites). The program has instructed more than 1300 learners since its inception in 2011. Every class has a minimum of 30 students and is instructed over a ten-month learning period. Among the learners, 60% are women and 80% are youths. 

Latest News

Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Philippines reaffirmed its partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) in delivering better quality education to public schools in the country, particularly in poverty-stricken communities.
Published on 21/12/2017
15th ALS Graduation Ceremony in Davao del Norte in July 3rd.
The Philippine Department of Education’s Alternative Learning System (ALS) celebrated the commencement of its ninth and fifteenth classes of participants on July 3 and 15, 2015.
Published on 01/10/2015
Global Peace Foundation Alternative Learning Systems graduation in Nueva Ecija.
The 2015 “Education for All" national assessment of literacy in the Philippines reported that 12.3 million Filipinos ages 6-24 are not enrolled in school.
Published on 04/08/2015
The “Dakar Framework of Action” issued at the 2000 World Education Forum in Senegal with the commitment of 164 governments asserts that “Education is a fundamental human right.”  The framework launched an ambitious agenda to increase access to basic education for all peoples by 2015, recognizing
Published on 28/07/2015