Priorities in continuing education. MiGUELA C . ALARCON. Since the launching of the non formal education program of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports on May 13, 1997 by virtue of presidential Decree no. 1139, non formal education has gained nationwide acceptance.
activities are designed to eliminate or minimize such deprivations and enable out of school youths and adults to live better happier life and participate more actively in national development.
1. The staffing and operationalizing
a. This Bureau will be the main implementing arm of the non-formal education programs of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports.
b. A means of meeting the learning needs of those unable to avail themselves of the educational services and programs under formal education.
c. Provide opportunities for the acquisition of skills necessary to enhance productivity and competitiveness in the labor market.
NOTE:Leadership training programs for adults and youth should focus intensively on rural and urban women who are emerging very strongly as partners in national development.
It is observed that while there is so NFE going on, so little has been done in terms of publicizing what is being done and what NFE can offer.