Now in its fourth year of operation inside the Maximum Security Compound of the New Bilibid Prisons of the Bureau of Corrections, Paaralan ng Bagong Buhay sa Pilipinas (Philippine Institute of New Life Behavior), PBBP for short, opened classes on January 12, 2008 for the first quarter with close to300 inmates enrolled in ten classes. Each inmate-student is given free study materials including textbook, notebook, ball pen and writing pad.
Unique as the only school in the Philippines offering Bible Psychology subjects, PBBP uses the New Life Behavior curriculum whose principal author and copyright owner is Dr. Hillery Motsinger, D.Ed., founder and President of New Life Behavior International based in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Inside the Maximum Security Compound of the New Bilibid Prisons of the Bureau of Corrections, 90% of PBBP instructors are inmates trained by Felix R. Garlitos, country Director of New Life Behavior Philippines.
NLB lessons are likewise used as subjects for teaching moral values in the Alternative Learning System of the Department of Education operating inside the Bureau of Corrections.
New Life Behavior Philippines, the local affiliate of New Life Behavior International and owner of Paaralan ng Babong Buhay sa Pilipinas, works hand in hand with the Philippine Bible Society which has been in operation in the Philippines since 1899 in translating and printing bibles in the Philippines.
New Life Behavior Philippines likewise works hand in hand with World Bible School of Austin, Texas, USA which is the biggest school of the Bible in the world with over 1,000,000 enrolled world-wide and over 100,000 enrolled in the Philippines. – Felix Garlitos