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Manila, Philippines – To share the best practices by selected implementers of the existing alternative delivery modes (ADMs) in the country, the Department of Education (DepEd) will hold the first national summit on alternative delivery modes of education from December 12 to 13 in Tagaytay City.

Through DepEd Memorandum No. 251, Series of 2011, released to all undersecretaries, assistant secretaries, bureau directors, directors of services, centers, and heads of units, regional directors, schools division and city superintendents, as well as heads of public elementary schools, Education Secretary Armin Luistro scored the importance of strengthening ADMs being implemented in some public schools.

With theme, “Providing Options Where the Conventional Fall Short,” Luistro said that the summit aims to enhance the participants’ awareness on the different ADMs implemented in both public and private schools with focus on target clienteles, contests, and processes including assessment.

“The summit also aims to appraise them on the results of evaluation on the implementation of the different ADMs,” Luistro said.

DepEd will hold the summit through the Bureau of Elementary Education (BEE) in cooperation with the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and the National Association of Chiefs and Assistant Chiefs of Elementary Education (NACACEE). (Ina Hernando Malipot)