BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Inmates in Bataan District Jail get education through the Alternative Learning System (ALS) program of the Department of Education (DepEd).
“The program has already produced 295 high school and 50 elementary graduates here inside the jail”, said Jail Superintendent Andrew Tauli, Bataan District Jail warden.
“Just recently, another 75 high school and 36 elementary graduates comprising the 2017 batch took the accreditation and equivalency examination”, he also said.
“For this year, 50 inmates will be enrolled in high school and 20 for elementary education”, he added.
“When they go back to their respective families and communities, they are already equipped with education, which they can use to start a new life”, he also said.
Aside from ALS program, skills trainings and livelihood activities aimed at improving the lives of inmates are also being conducted inside the Bataan District Jail under Tauli’s leadership.