ALS Teacher in Albay Bowed by Netizens When She Convinced One Family to Go Back to School and Learn Again
Ana Marie Herrera Jacob is an ALS teacher in Albay who is now trending on social media. Why did she become famous? It is when she convince a whole family (from the grandfather to grandchildren) to learn again.
The Alternative Learning System (ALS) is a parallel learning system in the Philippines. It provides opportunities for out-of-school youth and adult (OSYA) learners. Its main purpose is to develop basic and functional literacy skills. It will also access equal pathways to complete basic education.
This ALS teacher in Albay is helping this family to lean again the basics in life. It is her main goal as an ALS teacher. The fact that she will travel at least 30 minutes via motorcycle (habal-habal) amazed us. Not only that, after 30 minutes motorcycle, she will walk 30 minutes again to the house of her students.
Isn’t it amazing to know that teachers are passionate about their work? Teacher Ana, wants to see that her students will learn back to be able to present themselves to others.
She also said that she did not have any difficulty in teaching them since they are all willing to learn. That’s the most important factor in teaching. The willingness to learn by the students.
This ALS teacher in Albay is only a proof of the many teachers who are doing the same work with passion. Different teachers have different stories to tell. The general story is that teachers will do anything to make ways to help others. Even if it is the upland, the low land, the islands and wherever it may be, teachers are ready to battle.
This story of teacher Ana Marie Herrera will be of great lessons to all students and parents out there. No matter what your age may be, you are still rightful to education no matter what. – Clea | Helpline PH