The Tech4ED center in Itbayat, Batanes is the first community ICT hub established in the northernmost municipality of the country.
Leading the winners from the Philippines is the NOVUS Team from Dr. Yanga’s Colleges Inc.
Its entry, a robot called Project Feet, can manufacture footwear from plastic trash and is imbedded with piezo discs that can generate power for mobile phones and other gadgets.
In the past five years, from more than 500 aspirants from the Philippines, 50 deserving students from the Philippines took the journey to China and joined the student program.
The technical-vocational training institution has updated its curriculum, combining online teaching and face-to-face instruction for hands-on learning.
ndian IT firm Tata Consultancy Services has brought its international science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) program in the Philippines after partnering with the Department of Education–Cordillera Administrative Region.
DOST secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña said they are working on a project called RuralSync, which allows the delivery of digital contents to remote communities using spectrum access or operating on unused licensed spectrum from various television networks but without affecting their broadcast.
Sen. Lito Lapid said the digitization of textbooks and modules into electronic copies or e-books and other digital formats will help students who don’t have access to textbooks and modules.
Dr. Ju-Ho Lee, South Korea’s former Minister of Education, Science, and Technology, said “harnessing the power of AI in education is critical” especially now that many schools have shifted to online classes due to the coronavirus outbreak.