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This study aimed to determine the impact of Alternative Learning Systems graduates in the Sultan Kudarat division during the 2016-2017 school year. The ALS program was implemented by the Sultan Kudarat division in the Sultan Kudarat Province, and the study used a quantitative research approach. The mobile teachers and district ALS supervisors were the study's participants.
The statistical analysis results of the data collected show that the level of input into the implementation of ALS in terms of aims and objectives was very high.The overall mean rating of provision of life skills was 3.53, which was interpreted as highly attained, and the overall mean rating of increased literacy skills was 3.54, which was interpreted as highly attained. Further, the extent of the implementation process of ALS in terms of pre-implementation, implementation, and post-implementation was described as highly evident (3.53). Moreover, the extent of the implementation of ALS in terms of accreditation and equivalency system was evident, with a mean rating of 3.22.
The ALS program was found to be successful in meeting the basic learning needs of its beneficiaries, with the majority of them passing the A&E test and earning a diploma at a secondary level.
In light of the findings and conclusion in this study, it is strongly recommended that there be a periodic curriculum enhancement and review to ensure that learning experiences may increase the learners' knowledge. Financial support may be given priority to support the implementation of the ALS program. The textbook should be given to the recipients for them to review their lesson in their house in preparation for the acceleration examination. More training, seminars, and workshops for the teachers may be conducted to develop their competency further. Buildings or classrooms may be provided this is to enhance the teaching-learning process.