BALANGA CITY, Bataan – 99 inmates from the Bataan District Jail graduated in elementary and secondary level via the Alternative Learning System (ALS) of the Department of Education on September 10, monday.
On the 99 graduates, 20 of them graduated from elementary and the remaining 79 graduated from the secondary level. Jail Superintendent Andrew W. Tauli-Bataan District Jail Warden, commended the inmates on their willingness to learn and graduated from elementary and high school. Jail chief inspector Rowena Domingo, chief of Person Deprived of Liberty, Welfare and Development Office (PDLWD), the guest speaker said to the graduates that they should pursue their dreams even they are inmates.
The Bataan District Jail – Alternative Learning System passing rate is always 100% and they awarded the “Best Educational Program – Regional Category” 2015. As of this year, the ALS Program of BDJ had eight (8) resident teachers, one of them is Mr. Rolando Barrameda. Mr. Baraameda was one of the pioneer teachers and also the Instructional Manager of the ALS Program of BDJ. One of the inmates who graduated thanked their teachers, because of them, they already reached one of their goals, and that is to graduate at elementary/high school.